Little is known about Rhenz Abando’s personal life, including details about his parents and family, despite his rise to fame.
This article will explore his professional journey, family, romantic life, and tattoos.
Rhenz Abando currently plays for the Anyang Jung Kwan Jang Red Boosters in the Korean Basketball League (KBL).
During his collegiate career, Abando was a key player for the UST Growling Tigers, making it to the finals of UAAP Season 82 in 2019.
Later, he transferred to the Letran Knights, leading them to the NCAA Season 97 championship in 2022.
Furthermore, he was named the NCAA Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Rookie of the Year.
In June 2022, the basketball player decided to forego his remaining college eligibility and signed with Anyang KGC in the KBL.
In his debut season in South Korea, he achieved remarkable success by winning the KBL championship, Slam Dunk Contest, and 3×3 All-Star Game.
Rhenz Abando Family
Amidst his growing fame, Rhenz Abando has skillfully guarded his personal life regarding his family, parents, and romantic relationships.
His commitment to privacy extends so much that very little is known about his parents and family background.
Despite his generally private stance, Rhenz Abando took a moment to share a glimpse of his family on social media.
In a heartwarming Mother’s Day post, he expressed love and appreciation for his mom, sister, grandma, and auntie, sending them warm wishes and blessings.
The translated message reads: “🥰 Always be careful. I love you all, and may God bless you more ❤️😘 Mom Gnehw, Sister Lorraine Annjeanette, Grandma Arsenia, Auntie Zyl.”
Upon further research into Rhenz Abando’s family background, his mother, Gnehw Mamuyac-latonio Odnaba, has noted ‘widowed’ in her profile, suggesting that Rhenz’s father has already passed away.
Furthermore, Rhenz grew up with two brothers and a sister.
Girlfriend: Rizyl Diamante
The basketball standout, Rhenz Abando, has been in a relationship with Rizyl Diamante for several years.
Rizyl, who pursued a travel operations and service management degree, attended the same college as Rhenz—the University of Santo Tomas.
Marking the occasion of her birthday, Rhenz penned a heartfelt message that expressed,
“Rizyl, the love of my life, I wish you the happiest of birthdays! Thank you for sticking by me through the tough times and for all the sacrifices you’ve made for me, you can always count on Rhenz to be there for you.”
Tattoo Of Rhenz Abando
Rhenz Abando boasts distinctive tattoos adorning his physique.
In 2021, he acquired a tattoo on his chest, complemented by a tattoo on his right shoulder in 2022. Both of the tattoos were skillfully crafted by Vermy Trinidad Tattoo.
The chest tattoo showcases a plus sign, enhanced by wings on the sides.
Interpretations suggest that the cross symbolizes his devotion to Christianity, while the wings reflect his appreciation for freedom.
On his right shoulder, an intricate flower design graces his skin, and its exact interpretation remains unknown.