85 Notable alumni of
De La Salle University

De La Salle University is 346th in the world, 66th in Asia, and 3rd in the Philippines by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 85 notable alumni from De La Salle University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff. 1 individual affiliated with De La Salle University won Nobel Prizes in Chemistry.

  1. Vic Sotto

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    Vic Sotto
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    actorcomedianfilm producertelevision presentercomposer
    Biography

    Marvic Valentin Castelo Sotto is a Filipino actor, singer, and comedian known far and wide for his various television and film projects on the major Philippine television networks GMA, TV5, and ABS-CBN. He is one of three pioneer hosts of Eat Bulaga!, which is the longest-running Philippine noontime variety shoW. Sotto is also a veteran actor and host in the entertainment industry.

  2. Leila de Lima

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    Leila de Lima
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    university teacherpoliticianminister
    Biography

    Leila Norma Eulalia Josefa Magistrado de Lima is a Filipino politician, lawyer, human rights activist, and law professor currently serving as senator of the Philippines since 2016. Previously, she held the positions of Chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights from May 2008 to June 2010, and as the Secretary of Justice from 2010 to 2015 under the Aquino III administration.

  3. Tito Sotto

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    Tito Sotto
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    actorsingerbowlercomediansongwriter
    Biography

    Vicente "Tito" Castelo Sotto III is a Filipino politician and television presenter serving as the Senate President of the Philippines since 2018. Following the 2016 elections, he is currently serving his fourth term in the Senate, having served two consecutive terms from 1992 to 2004; he was re-elected to the Senate in 2010. Prior to serving in the Senate, Sotto had served as the Vice Mayor of Quezon City from 1988 to 1992.

  4. Jesse Robredo

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    Jesse Robredo
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1958-2012 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    politicianminister
    Biography

    Jesse Manalastas Robredo was a Filipino statesman who served as Secretary of the Interior and Local Government in the administration of President Benigno Aquino III from 2010 until his death in 2012. Robredo was a member of the Liberal Party.

  5. Carla Abellana

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    Carla Abellana
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actormodel
    Biography

    Carla Angeline Reyes Abellana is a Filipino actress and model who played the lead role in the Philippine adaptation of the Mexican telenovela Rosalinda in 2009. She is also known for her lead role in Sine Novela: Basahang Ginto in 2010, Kung Aagawin Mo Ang Langit in 2011, Makapiling Kang Muli in 2012, My Husband's Lover in 2013, My Destiny in 2014, Because of You in 2015, Mulawin vs. Ravena and I Heart Davao in 2017. Her first anti-heroine role in Pamilya Roces in 2018, and her family-oriented drama Love of My Life in 2020.

  6. Mariel Rodriguez

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    Mariel Rodriguez
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Maria Erlinda Lucille Sazon Termulo-Padilla professionally known as Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla or Mariel Rodriguez, is a Filipino-born American commercial model, endorser, television host, VJ and actress.

  7. Joey de Leon

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    Joey de Leon
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    singercomedian
    Biography

    José "Joey" María Ramos de León Jr. is a Filipino comedian, actor, television presenter and songwriter. He hosts the noontime variety show Eat Bulaga!. He is a member of the comedy trio Tito, Vic and Joey that has made several comedy movies and TV shows.

  8. Enchong Dee

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    Enchong Dee
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    modelactorsingerswimmer
    Biography

    Ernest Lorenzo Velasquez Dee is a Filipino actor, model, and swimmer. Dee is a contract artist of ABS-CBN's Star Magic. He came to prominence after starring in his first major TV drama Katorse (2009). He played the role of "Luis" in the Filipino remake Maria la del Barrio (2011). He also starred in Ina, Kapatid, Anak (2012–13), and Muling Buksan Ang Puso.

  9. Korina Sanchez

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    Korina Sanchez
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Korina Maria Sanchez-Roxas, known professionally as Korina Sanchez, is a Filipina broadcast journalist, television news anchor, senior field correspondent, magazine show host, radio anchor and newspaper columnist. She is currently Chief Correspondent for the Integrated News and Current Affairs Division of ABS-CBN ABS-CBN Corporation airing on TV Channel 2, AM Radio DZMM and cable TV ABS-CBN News Channel. She also has a regular column in The Philippine Star entitled That Does It, as well as a Tagalog column entitled K Ka Lang in its sister newspaper, Pilipino Star Ngayon.

  10. Christopher Go

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    Christopher Go
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Tesoro Go is a Filipino politician who has been serving as President Rodrigo Duterte's personal assistant since 1998 and as a senator of the Philippines since 2019. He previously served in President Rodrigo Duterte's Cabinet as Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and Head of the Presidential Management Staff from June 2016 to October 2018. Go has served as the personal aide and special assistant to Duterte since 1998, back when Duterte was still mayor of Davao City.

  11. Noli de Castro

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    Noli de Castro
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    journalistpoliticianradio personalitytelevision presenternews presenter
    Biography

    Manuel Leuterio de Castro Jr., better known as Noli de Castro or "Kabayan" Noli de Castro, is a Filipino journalist, anchorman, and politician. He was elected to the Senate of the Philippines in 2001 after receiving the most votes of any Senator in the 2001 election. He served as the 12th Vice President of the Philippines from 2004 until 2010, under then-President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

  12. Ryan Agoncillo

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    Ryan Agoncillo
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    television presentermodelactorphotographertelevision actor
    Biography

    Kristoffer Lou Gonzales Agoncillo, is a Filipino actor, model, singer, photographer, and TV host.

  13. Cirilo Bautista

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    Cirilo Bautista
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1941-2018 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Cirilo F. Bautista was a Filipino poet, critic and writer of nonfiction. A National Artist of the Philippines award was conferred on him in 2014.

  14. Salvador Laurel

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    Salvador Laurel
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1928-2004 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Salvador Roman Hidalgo Laurel, also known as Doy Laurel, was a Filipino lawyer and politician who served as the vice-president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 under President Corazon Aquino and briefly served as the last prime minister from 25 February to 25 March 1986, when the position was abolished. He was a major leader of the United Nationalist Democratic Organization (UNIDO), the political party that helped topple the dictatorship of President Ferdinand Marcos with the 1986 People Power Revolution.

  15. Teodoro Locsin, Jr

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    Teodoro Locsin, Jr
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    journalistpoliticianlawyerlaw professortelevision presenter
    Biography

    Teodoro "Teddy Boy" Lopez Locsin Jr. GOLH is a Filipino politician, diplomat, lawyer, and former journalist serving as the Secretary of Foreign Affairs since October 2018. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 2001 to 2010, representing the 1st district of Makati and later served as the Philippine Ambassador to the United Nations from 2017 to 2018. He was the host of the editorial segment titled "Teditorial" for ANC's nightly newscast The World Tonight.

  16. Jose Diokno

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    Jose Diokno
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1922-1987 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Jose Wright Diokno, also known as "Ka Pepe", was a Filipino nationalist, lawyer, and statesman. Regarded as the "Father of Human Rights Advocacy in the Philippines", he served as Senator of the Philippines, Secretary of Justice, founding chair of the Commission on Human Rights, and founder of the Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG), the premier group of Filipino human rights lawyers. Diokno is the only person to top both the Philippine Bar Examination and the board exam for Certified Public Accountants (CPA). His career was dedicated to the promotion of human rights, the defense of Philippine sovereignty, and the enactment of pro-Filipino economic legislation.

  17. Gilbert Teodoro

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    Gilbert Teodoro
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerminister
    Biography

    Gilberto Eduardo Gerardo Cojuangco Teodoro Jr., more commonly known as Gilbert or Gibo, is the former secretary of the national defense of the Republic of the Philippines, having assumed the post in August 2007 until November 15, 2009. He was a member of the House of Representatives, representing the First District of Tarlac province, from 1998 to 2007. In March 2009, he announced his intention to run for President of the Philippines in the May 2010 elections.

  18. Mike Enriquez

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    Mike Enriquez
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Miguel Castro Enriquez, also known as Mike Enriquez, is a Filipino television and radio newscaster. He is also the Consultant for radio operations of GMA Network, and president of the network's regional and radio subsidiary, RGMA Network Inc., and the Station Manager of Super Radyo DZBB 594 AM.

  19. Jeron Teng

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    Jeron Teng
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jeron Alvin Uy Teng is a Filipino professional basketball player for the Alaska Aces of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). As a PBA player, he usually starts at the swingman position but occasionally plays as a power forward during the Philippine Cup. A renowned prodigy, he holds multiple high school records for the Xavier Golden Stallions. After his famous high school career, he played for the De La Salle Green Archers in the UAAP with equally great success. He won a couple UAAP championships as the team captain and has the rare distinction of simultaneously winning two UAAP finals MVP awards.

  20. Joseph Victor Ejercito

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    Joseph Victor Ejercito
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joseph Victor Gomez Ejercito, also known as JV Ejercito Estrada, is a Filipino politician who served as a senator from 2013 to 2019. He had also served as the representative of San Juan from 2010 to 2013 and was the city's mayor from 2001 to 2010. He is a son of former Philippine president Joseph Estrada, and a half-brother of former senator Jinggoy Estrada.

  21. Dennis Uy

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    Dennis Uy
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1970s
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Dennis Ang Uy is a Chinese-Filipino businessman and diplomat who is a native of Davao City and is the founder of Udenna Corporation which has stakes in various businesses including Phoenix Petroleum.

  22. Vincent Crisologo

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    Vincent Crisologo
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Vincent "Bingbong" Pichay Crisologo is a Filipino politician who served as the Representative of Quezon City's 1st District from 2004 to 2013 and from 2016 to 2019. He also served as a councilor in Quezon City from 1998 to 2004.

  23. Mikee Romero

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    Mikee Romero
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    polo playerbasketball playerpolitician
    Biography

    Michael Odylon "Mikee" Lagman Romero is a Filipino businessman, politician, and polo player serving as a House Deputy Speaker since 2019, except for a 12-day period out of office in October 2020 due to a House leadership crisis. He is concurrently serving as a Party-list Representative for 1-Pacman since 2016. He is also the president of the Party-list Coalition, an alliance of more than 50 representatives from various party-lists. As a businessman, he is currently the chairman and president of Globalport 900, Inc. and owns the NorthPort Batang Pier basketball team in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). As of December 2018, his declared net worth is ₱ 7.858 billion.

  24. Mark Cardona

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    Mark Cardona
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Mark Reynan Mikesell Cardona is a Filipino professional basketball player who last played for the San Juan Knights of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL). He last played for the GlobalPort Batang Pier of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

  25. Barbie Almalbis

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    Barbie Almalbis
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Yvette Barbra Hontiveros Almalbis-Honasan, better known as Barbie Almalbis, is a Filipino singer-songwriter.

  26. Kitchie Nadal

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    Kitchie Nadal
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Anna Katrina Dumilon Nadal-Lopez is a Filipina singer-songwriter from Manila, Philippines, formerly the lead vocalist for the alternative rock band, Mojofly. Kitchie's popularity in the female OPM niche grew after she released a self-titled solo album featuring her chart-topping single, Huwag na Huwag Mong Sasabihin. The album has since achieved double platinum status (over 80,000 copies sold). In support of the Millennium Campaign, Kitchie Nadal and 26 other Filipino artists contributed to the album entitled Tayo Tayo Rin Sa 2015 - Sing the Songs. Find your Voice. Change the World. It's your Choice, released by the United Nations (in the Philippines).

  27. Felipe Gozon

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    Felipe Gozon
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    chief executive officer
    Biography

    Felipe Enrique "Henry" Lapuz Gozon, is a Filipino lawyer and the chairman and CEO of GMA Network Inc., one of the largest media networks in the Philippines.

  28. Ambeth Ocampo

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    Ambeth Ocampo
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    historian
    Biography

    Ambeth R. Ocampo is a Filipino public historian, academic, cultural administrator, journalist, author and curator. He is best known for his definitive writings about Philippines' national hero José Rizal and on topics on Philippine history and Philippine art through Looking Back, his bi-weekly editorial page column in the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

  29. Yohan Hwang

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    Yohan Hwang
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Yohan Hwang, also known as Yohan King, is a South Korean singer based in Manila, Philippines and also known as Korean Romantic Balladeer. He rose to fame after joining and eventually winning the first season of I Love OPM. Because of the Hallyu wave, Yohan King become more popular in the Philippines especially when he sing the "Noege" korean version of "Ikaw" the OST of "Love in the Moonlight" in Philippine television.

  30. Robert Bolick

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    Robert Bolick
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Robert Lee E. Bolick Jr. is a Filipino professional basketball player for the NorthPort Batang Pier of Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He played college basketball for the San Beda Red Lions of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines). He plays at the point guard position.

  31. Ian Lariba

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    Ian Lariba
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1994-2018 (aged 24)
    Occupations
    table tennis player
    Biography

    Ian Nietes Lariba was a Filipino table tennis player. She represented the Philippines in international tournaments and competed in the women's singles event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  32. Monsour del Rosario

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    Monsour del Rosario
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    taekwondo athletepoliticianactor
    Biography

    Manuel Monsour Tabib del Rosario III, best known as Monsour del Rosario, is a Filipino actor, martial artist, producer, and politician. He is popularly known as a Filipino taekwondo champion and actor starring in several Filipino and international action films. He is the Philippine Taekwondo Association Secretary General and a Philippine Olympic National Sports Association Martial Arts Council member. He has also served as a city councilor from the 1st district of Makati from 2010 to 2016 and later as congressman representing the same district from 2016 to 2019.

  33. Armin Luistro

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    Armin Luistro
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    Catholic friarpolitician
    Biography

    Brother Armin Altamirano Luistro, FSC is a Filipino Lasallian Brother who served as secretary of the Department of Education of the Philippines under President Benigno Aquino III. Luistro entered De La Salle Scholasticate (the center for academic training of De La Salle Brothers) in Manila on April 1979 while he was studying in De La Salle University (DLSU). He received the religious habit of the congregation on October 1981 at the La Salle Novitiate in Lipa. He professed his first religious vows on October 1982, and his final vows on May 1988.

  34. Joseph Yeo

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    Joseph Yeo
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Joseph Henry Lim Yeo is a Filipino former professional basketball player. He last played for the Meralco Bolts of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He was drafted third overall by the Coca-Cola Tigers in 2006.

  35. Alberto Romulo

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    Alberto Romulo
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1933-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Alberto Gatmaitan Rómulo is a Filipino politician and diplomat. He served in the Philippine in various capacities as Executive Secretary, Finance Secretary, Foreign Affairs Secretary, and Budget Secretary. His most recent office is his leadership of the Department of Foreign Affairs before and during the early period of the administration of President Benigno Aquino III.

  36. Jett Pangan

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    Jett Pangan
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    singerguitarist
    Biography

    Jett Pangan is a Filipino actor, singer and guitarist best known for fronting the Filipino rock bands The Dawn, and the now defunct Jett Pangan Group. He is also an actor, appearing in several theater plays, TV, and films, most notably his role in Tulad ng Dati and his lead role in the musical production of Sweeney Todd.

  37. Tim Yap

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    Tim Yap
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television presenternightclub owner
    Biography

    Timothy "Tim" Yap is a Filipino TV and radio host, newspaper editor, creative director, columnist, club owner and eventologist from Manila, Philippines. He also owns several clubs in the Philippines. He currently hosts The Tim Yap Show which airs weeknights on GMA Network, edits a pop culture section of The Philippine Star entitled "Supreme", and hosted the morning radio talk show The Playground on 99.5 PLAYFM.

  38. JVee Casio

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    JVee Casio
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Joseph Evans "JVee" D. Casio is a Filipino basketball player who plays for the Alaska Aces in the Philippine Basketball Association. He was drafted first overall by the Powerade Tigers in 2011 PBA draft.

  39. Shaira Luna

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    Shaira Luna
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Shaira Ana Teresiana Luna is a Filipina photographer. She, among others, was known as a "gifted child" and a "Promil kid", having been featured in Wyeth's infant formula ad in 1995.

  40. Jesús A. Villamor

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    Jesús A. Villamor
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1914-1971 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Jesús Antonio Villamor was a Filipino American pilot who fought the Japanese in World War II.

  41. Jose de Venecia

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    Jose de Venecia
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1936-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jose Claveria de Venecia Jr., also known as JDV, Joe De V or Mikey-Mikey (born December 26, 1936), is a former Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, serving from 1992 to 1998 and from 2001 to 2008. As Speaker, he was the fourth highest-ranking official of the Philippines. He was the former president of the Philippines' dominant party, Lakas-CMD. He ran for president in the 1998 election, but lost to Vice President Joseph Estrada, finishing second among 11 candidates.

  42. Norbert Torres

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    Norbert Torres
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Norberto Brian "Norbert" Torres is a Canadian-born Filipino professional basketball player for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

  43. Rico Maierhofer

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    Rico Maierhofer
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Paul Rico Galenzoga Maierhofer is a Filipino former professional basketball player. He last played for the San Miguel Alab Pilipinas of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). He was drafted 2nd overall by the Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants in 2009.

  44. Lord Allan Jay Velasco

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    Lord Allan Jay Velasco
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lord Allan Jay Quinto Velasco is a Filipino politician and lawyer serving as the Speaker of the House of Representatives since October 12, 2020. He is concurrently serving as the Representative of Marinduque's lone district since 2016, and previously from 2010 to 2013. He previously served as the Marinduque chapter president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, and Marinduque provincial administrator under Governor Jose Antonio Carrion.

  45. Hermilando Mandanas

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    Hermilando Mandanas
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hermilando Ingco Mandanas, known as Dodo, is a Filipino politician who served as Governor of Batangas since 2016; previously served this position from 1995 until 2004. He served as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the 2nd District of Batangas from 2004 until 2013.

  46. Edgardo Gomez

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    Edgardo Gomez
    Years
    1938-2019 (aged 81)
    Enrolled in De La Salle University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in social science
    Occupations
    biologist
    Biography

    Edgardo Dizon Gomez, was a Filipino biologist who was conferred the rank of National Scientist of the Philippines in 2014. He was a professor emeritus for marine biology at the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute.

  47. Ryan Araña

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    Ryan Araña
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Ryan T. Araña is a Filipino professional basketball player who last played for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Araña played college basketball at the De La Salle University. He was drafted with the twelfth overall pick in the second round of the 2007 PBA draft by the Welcoat Dragons.

  48. Marjorie Evasco

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    Marjorie Evasco
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Marjorie Evasco is a Filipino poet. She writes in two languages: English and Cebuano-Visayan and is a supporter of women's rights, especially of women writers. Marjorie Evasco is one of the earliest Filipina feminist poets. She is a recipient of the S.E.A. Write Award.

  49. Jerwin Gaco

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    Jerwin Gaco
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jerwin A. Gaco is a Filipino professional basketball player for the Davao Occidental Tigers of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL). He was an undrafted player in the 2005 PBA draft, and as such he never saw action in the league. After playing collegiately for Polytechnic University of the Philippines and the De La Salle Green Archers, he played for the Harbour Centre franchise in the Philippine Basketball League, where he honed his skills as an enforcer.

  50. Jong Uichico

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    Jong Uichico
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Joseph Enrique Uichico, better known as Jong Uichico, is a Filipino professional basketball head coach for the Bataan Risers in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League. Uichico is a former Philippine national team Youth member and a former player and head coach of the La Salle Green Archers in the UAAP before replacing Ron Jacobs as SMB coach in 1999. Uichico was coach of the San Miguel Beermen from 1999–2006, leading the Beermen to six PBA championships.

  51. Orlando S. Mercado

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    Orlando S. Mercado
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    journalistradio personalityministerpolitician
    Biography

    Orlando Sanchez Mercado, better known as Orly Mercado, is a Filipino politician and radio broadcaster. He was a senator of the Philippines for two terms (1987–1992 and 1992–1998) and the head and anchor of the popular radio program Radyo Patrol of ABS-CBN from 1969 to 1971 as well as the field reporter for pre-Martial Law days in The World Tonight. Upon Marcos' Proclamation No. 1081 in 1972, Orly was charged for subversion under Republic Act 1700 (Anti-Subversion Law) and was detained in Fort Bonifacio then his release after nine and a half months in detention, he returned to broadcasting and started teaching. Since 1975 Mercado has been the current producer and host of GMA Network's Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko (I Love My Fellowmen), the pioneer television program in public service in the Philippines. In 1998, he was appointed Secretary of National Defense by President Joseph Estrada. On January 19, 2001, the Chief of Staff and all of the commanding generals of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, together with the rest of the military establishment, withdrew their support for President Estrada who was then facing impeachment for plunder and corruption. Their appearance before a throng of protesters at the EDSA Shrine was the culmination of what was to be known as EDSA People Power II (Second EDSA Revolution), which ousted President Estrada from office. Mercado was reappointed Secretary of Defense by incoming President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo but resigned the post in protest of the designation of a former Chief of Staff as National Security Adviser who was also the subject of Mercado's anti-corruption campaign in the Department of National Defense.

  52. Edwin Lacierda

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    Edwin Lacierda
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Edwin Lacierda is a Filipino lawyer and technology entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of the online payments company, PayMongo. He was a member of the Philippine Cabinet and Presidential Spokesperson of President Benigno S. Aquino III. Prior to this, he was the spokesperson for the presidential campaign of then Senator Aquino from November 2009 up to the elections in May 2010.

  53. Gavino Trono

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    Gavino Trono
    Years
    1931-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    biologist
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    Gavino Trono Jr., Ph.D. is a Filipino biologist dubbed as the "Father of Kappaphycus farming". He was conferred the rank of National Scientist of the Philippines for contributions to the study of tropical marine phycology, focusing on seaweed biodiversity. He is currently working as a technical consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Aquaculture Seaweed Research and Development and is a professor emeritus of the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute.

  54. Prospero Pichay, Jr

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    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Prospero Arreza Pichay Jr., also known as Butch Pichay, is a Filipino politician who is the incumbent Representative of Surigao del Sur's 1st district in the Philippine House of Representatives since 2016 and which he had previously held from 1998 to 2007. He was also the chairman of the House Committee on National Defense in the 13th Congress of the Philippines. He is a member of the formerly dominant political party Kabalikat ng Malayang Pilipino and was a senatorial aspirant in the 2007 Philippine Senate election but lost.

  55. Kaka Bag-ao

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    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Arlene "Kaka" J. Bag-ao is a Filipino human rights lawyer and agrarian reform advocate who was a member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines between 2010 and 2019. Currently, she serves as the Governor of the Province of the Dinagat Islands - since June 30, 2019. She has been dubbed as the 'Dragon Slayer' after consecutively defeating two of the most prominent members of the most influential political dynasty in the Dinagat Islands. One of them, the Ecleo family.

  56. Ramon Magsaysay, Jr

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    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Ramon "Jun" Banzon Magsaysay Jr. is a Filipino politician and businessman. He is the son of former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay.

  57. Abigail Valte

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    Abigail Valte
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Abigail "Abi" Valte is the former Deputy Presidential Spokesman of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III.

  58. Rufus Rodriguez

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    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Rufus Bautista Rodriguez is a Filipino legal scholar and politician. He is the president of the Centrist Democratic Party and has been a member of the House of Representatives representing the second district of Cagayan de Oro City from 2007 to 2016 and from 2019-present.

  59. Willy Wilson

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    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    basketball player
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    William Joel Wilson is a Filipino-American former professional basketball player who is currently an assistant coach for the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He played for four teams in the PBA. He spent his college years playing in De La Salle University before being drafted fifteenth overall by the Alaska Aces in the 2004 PBA draft.

  60. Dominic Zapata

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    Born in
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    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    film directortelevision director
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    Dominic Zapata, is a Filipino television and film director. He is a graduate of the De La Salle University-Manila and Don Bosco Technical Institute-Makati. He took up AB Communication Arts and BSC Marketing Management (CAM-MMG) at De La Salle University-Manila, where he entered the communication arts program in 1988. He is now one of the resident directors of GMA Network since 1997.

  61. Rafael Buenaventura

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    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1938-2006 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    bankerpolitician
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    Rafael Carlos Baltazar Buenaventura was a prominent banker in the Philippines who served as the second Governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (from 1999 to 2005); he served under two Philippine presidents during one of the most tumultuous political transitions in the country's history.

  62. Albert S. Garcia

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    Born in
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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Albert Raymond " Abet" S. Garcia is a Filipino politician and the current provincial Governor of Bataan under the National Unity Party, which also he is the president of the political party, he has been elected to two terms as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the 2nd District of Bataan. He first won election to Congress in 2004, and was re-elected in 2007.

  63. Lorenzo V. Tan

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    Born in
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    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    banker
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    Lorenzo Villanueva Tan is a prominent Filipino banker and former President of the Banker's Association of the Philippines, and Chairman of the Asian Bankers Association. At 37 years old, he became the youngest president of a universal bank in the Philippines.

  64. Murphy Pakiam

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    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Tan Sri Datuk Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam, P.S.M., P.J.N. was the third metropolitan archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 2003 to 2013. He is styled His Grace The Most Reverend Tan Sri Datuk.

  65. Jose Maria Zubiri Jr

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    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politician
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    José María Rubín Zubiri Jr., more commonly known as Jose Ma. R. Zubiri Jr. or simply Jose Zubiri Jr., is a Filipino businessman and politician who is the incumbent governor of the province of Bukidnon in the Northern Mindanao region of the Philippines and was a three time representative of the 3rd District of the same province.

  66. Jose Isidro Camacho

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    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    bankerpolitician
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    Jose Isidro "Lito" Navato Camacho is a Filipino banker who served as the Philippines' Secretary of Energy and later on as Finance under President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

  67. Sebastian Francis Shah

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    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Sebastian Francis Shaw is a Pakistani Roman Catholic archbishop. He was born in Padri Jo Goth, Sindh, Pakistan on 14 November 1957. He received his early education at Fatima High School and attended the Government Degree College. He received his religious training under the Order of Friars Minor and at the Christ the King seminary in Karachi and was ordained a priest in Lahore, Pakistan on 6 December 1991. Before joining the Franciscans he was a teacher.

  68. Winston Damarillo

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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    businessperson
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    Winston Damarillo is a Filipino-American businessman.

  69. Sergio Osmeña III

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    Born in
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    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Sergio "Serge" de la Rama Osmeña III, is a Filipino politician and legislator who served as a Senator of the Philippines. He is a grandson of the 4th president of the Philippines, Sergio Osmeña. In his eighteen years in the Senate, Osmeña chaired the most committees and filed the most bills in the history of the institution.

  70. Julio C. Teehankee

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    academic
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    Julio Cabral Teehankee is a Filipino political scientist. He is Full Professor of Political Science and International Studies at De La Salle University where he served as Chair of the Political Science Department (1994-2007); Chair of the International Studies Department (2008-2013); and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts (2013-2017).

  71. Florencio Miraflores

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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Florencio Tumbocon Miraflores is a Filipino politician. "Joeben" was born in Ibajay, Aklan to parents Dr. Jose Conlu Miraflores and Eusebia Tumbocon. He is married to Ma. Lourdes Villanueva Martin. He graduated valedictorian at St. Clement's College, Iloilo and finished Industrial and Management Engineering at De La Salle University. He was Mayor of Ibajay from 1988 to 1995, and Governor of Aklan from 1995 to 2004 and from 2013 to 2022

  72. Josh Edward Cobangbang

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    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
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    Josh Edward S. Cobangbang is a Filipino politician who is presently the youngest mayor elected in the history of Philippines at the age of 21 and 7 months of the Municipality of Cabugao, Province of Ilocos Sur. The previous youngest mayor title was held by Jono Jumamoy who was elected as mayor of Inabanga on 14 May 2007 at the age of 21 and 8 months.

  73. Jose Manuel Romualdez

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    Born in
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    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in De La Salle University
    Studied in 1966-1970
    Occupations
    writer
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    Jose Manuel "Babe" del Gallego Romualdez is a Filipino journalist, publisher and business executive who is the current Ambassador of the Philippines to the United States. He previously served as Special Envoy of President Rodrigo Duterte to the United States.

  74. Inna Palacios

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    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    association football player
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    Inna Kristianne Beza Palacios is a Filipino international football player who plays as a goalkeeper.

  75. Aurelio Umali

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    Aurelio Umali
    Born in
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    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Aurelio Matias Umali is a Filipino politician from the third district of Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Umali is the youngest elected governor in the province since his first government office position. He currently serves as a Governor of Nueva Ecija. He was a governor for three terms from 2007 to 2016 and was re-elected in 2019.

  76. Cayetano Paderanga, Jr

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    Years
    1948-2016 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacherpolitician
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    Cayetano "Dondon" Paderanga Jr. was a Filipino economist and former Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), a cabinet-level agency of the Philippine government responsible for economic development and planning.

  77. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr

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    Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr
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    Years
    1935-2020 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Alfredo G. Marañon Jr. was a Filipino politician from Sagay City who served as Governor of Negros Occidental.

  78. Philip Ella Juico

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    Occupations
    athlete
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    Philip Ella Juico is the former Dean of the Graduate School of Business of De La Salle Professional Schools in the Philippines.

  79. Diosdado Talamayan

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    Born in
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    Years
    1932-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
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    Diosdado Aenlle Talamayan, D.D., Ph.D., S.T.D. is the Archbishop-emeritus of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tuguegarao in the province of Cagayan, on the island of Luzon, Philippines after his retirement on June 15, 2011. Pope Benedict XVI replaced him with Sergio Utleg.

  80. G3 Misa

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    G3 Misa
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    software architectsongwriter
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    Guillermo Vicente Misa III, nicknamed "G3" is a Filipino singer/songwriter and recording artist based in Los Angeles. He is also the former lead guitarist of the band Introvoys.

  81. Robert "Ace" Barbers

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    Robert "Ace" Barbers
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Robert Ace S. Barbers, or also known simply as Ace Barbers, is a Filipino politician and the son of Robert Barbers.

  82. John Paul Gomez

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    John Paul Gomez
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    chess player
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    John Paul Gomez is a Filipino chess player. He was awarded the title of International Master (IM) in 2007 and International Grandmaster (GM) in 2009. He is a three-time Filipino national junior champion and has also won the Filipino Chess Championship.

  83. Cesare Syjuco

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    Cesare Syjuco
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    poetart critic
    Biography

    Cesar Augusto "Cesare" Limcaco Syjuco is a multi-media artist, painter, poet and art critic from Manila, Philippines.

  84. Sebastian Ugarte

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    Sebastian Ugarte
    Occupations
    association football player
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    Sebastian Ugarte was a Filipino international footballer and sports executive.

  85. Marielle Benitez

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    Marielle Benitez
    Born in
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    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    association football player
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    Marielle Moya Benitez is a Filipino footballer who formerly plays for the Philippine women's national football team. She plays in the midfield position. She is also a sports news anchor.