Nothing piques the interest of showbiz fans more than the sons and daughters of artistas—the next generation of stars. While some of them follow their parents’ footsteps and join showbiz, others decide to forge their own path in their chosen field. One celebrity daughter who has caught our attention recently is Erika Rae Poturnak, whose mom is no other than 90s star Ina Raymundo.
While the path to stardom has already been laid out for her, Erika is set on treading her own path. Curious about this rising star? Ahead, five fast facts about you need to know about her:
5 Things You Need to Know About Erika Rae Poturnak:
1. Erika was born on October 10, 2001.
This makes her a Libra! PS, she is also the Ate of the family. Her siblings include budding baseball star Jakob, Mikaela Jade, Anika Sage, and Minka Eve.
2. Erika is currently studying at the Berklee College of Music in the US.
The 20-year-old is good at carrying a tune—good enough that she was accepted at the Berklee College of Music! ICYDK, it’s the second most prestigious music school in the US. Haven’t heard her sing yet? Head on over to her mom Ina’s Instagram page. The proud momma often posts videos of Erika singing, much to the fans’ delight.
3. Erika is said to be in a relationship with basketball athlete Kobe Paras.
The two were first spotted together when Erika posted polaroid pictures from a trip, several of which included the basketball star. The rumors only grew when Kobe posted a carousel of their recent Bali trip on Instagram, which also had photos of the couple looking real ~*cozy*~. While neither of them has outright confirmed the status of their relationship, we’ll take the ~soft launch~ as proof!
4. Erika recently underwent breast reduction surgery.
Erika made headlines again recently when she posted a TikTok video of her as she prepared to undergo breast reduction surgery. “Happiest day of my life,” she wrote in the caption. Her mom was also supportive of her decision and made sure to leave a comment in her video.
@erikarae.p Happiest day of my life #breastreduction #breastreductionsurgery #fyp ? original sound - jake
FYI, breast reduction surgery definitely isn’t for everybody as some women prefer to embrace their large cup size. For Erika, however, going through with it helped in improving her confidence and overall health and wellness. We’re definitely happy for her!
5. Erika is definitely an island girl!
One scroll down Erika’s Instagram will tell you that she’s a certified beach babe. Her grid is chock-full of winning island girl outfits you can use as inspiration for the next time you hit the waves. Make sure to give her a follow while you’re at it!