Jovit Baldivino, a Filipino musician who won the first series of Pilipinas Got Talent in 2010, died on Thursday at the age of 29. The news was confirmed by his parents Hilario and Cristeta Baldivino and his fiance Camille Ann Miguel.
Suffered from a brain aneurysm and died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Batangas City. Baldivino suffered from high blood pressure and was ordered to rest by doctors, but accepted an invitation to perform at a Christmas program in Batangas City on December 4.
He sang three songs and on the third song he gasped. A short time later he was taken to the hospital, where a scan revealed a blood clot in his brain, which was said to be a sign of an aneurysm. He died on Thursday despite being in a coma for five days due to bleeding from the brain.
His fiance posted a series of messages on Facebook after the news was announced. “Miss na miss na po kita, love ko (I already miss you so much, my love),” she said. Baldivino rose to fame in 2010 when he won the first season of Pilipinas Got Talent at the age of 19.
He released his first studio album, Faithful, and released three more albums between 2011 and 2015. In a 2012 interview, The. Nationally, he described his rise to fame as “crazy.” “But for me, I have a lot of people around me, family and friends, who love me and don’t change my lifestyle much,” he said.
Baldivino’s last public appearance was on November 28 for a popular episode of the television game show Family Feud.