Sorry fangirls, Carlos Yulo is taken.
It’s no surprise that artistic gymnast Carlos Yulo is one of the biggest names among our local athletes. In the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, he wrapped up his impressive streak by bringing home five gold medals and two silver medals.
Carlos is currently in a long-distance relationship with content creator and influencer, Chloe Anjeleigh San Jose. The pair have always expressed their love through posting shout-outs and screengrabs of their video calls on social media.
Yulo and San Jose have been in a relationship since 2020
It seems that the couple has been together since 2020, as seen on Yulo’s Facebook page.
San Jose also revealed on Tiktok that she started going out with Yulo when she was 18 years old.
crying, cos we haven't got any pics together irl but i wanted to do this trend anyways ♬ Please only use if your lgbtq - Heartstopper <3
Chloe collects her memories with Carlos on Instagram Stories
Long-distance is tough, but Chloe and Carlos make it work. Since video calls are their favorite pastime, Chloe collects screengrabs of their conversations in two Instagram Stories Highlights labeled “mahal” and “lahamz.”
The highlights show the couple at their sweetest like sharing virtual kisses and sending heartfelt gifts.
San Jose also shares snippets of their long-distance relationship on Tiktok.
POV: facetime w my bf♬ original sound - paige 🌞
Personal space is a must
Being in a long-distance relationship can make a couple extra clingy when they meet. However, Yulo and San Jose believe in the importance of giving each other space.
In a chance interview with Spin.ph, San Jose said she “respects” Carlos’ career by giving him time to train.
“I let him focus po. Binibigyan ko siya ng time so siyempre kapag training, I respect his time and I let him do whatever he needs to do then kapag tapos na siya, that’s when I [step in],” Chloe said.
Yulo and San Jose’s relationship is ‘getting stronger’
Even if Yulo and San Jose don’t meet like regular couples, their relationship remains strong.
“Siyempre mahirap [ang long-distance], wala namang madaling relationship. Pero getting stronger naman po,” San Jose told Spin.ph.
San Jose flew to Vietnam to support Yulo’s SEA Games bid
San Jose traveled from Australia to Hanoi, Vietnam to support Yulo in the SEA Games. After his successful run, Yulo changed his Facebook profile picture with a photo of himself and Chloe.
“Panalong panalo hehe,” Yulo wrote, adding a heart emoji.
San Jose gushed about her boyfriend in the comments saying, “CONGRATS MAHAL KO. ILOVEYOUSOMUCHIEIEIE. I'M SO PROUD OF YOU PO.”
San Jose also posted a video of themselves doing a funny roleplay with her boyfriend on Tiktok.
“u finally together so happy for u guys,” one netizen wrote in the comments.
Another netizen said, “OMG YES YOU GUYS ARE FINALLY TOGETHER OMG CONGRATS I WISH YOU HAPPINESS.”