29 Notable alumni of
University of the East - Philippines

The University of the East - Philippines is 1029th in the world, 218th in Asia, and 8th in the Philippines by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 29 notable alumni from the University of the East - Philippines sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Xian Lim

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    Xian Lim
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    singermodelactortelevision actor
    Biography

    Alexander Xian Cruz Lim-Uy is a Filipino actor, filmmaker, model, singer, host, and professional basketball player.

  2. Fernando Poe

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    Fernando Poe
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1939-2004 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorcomedianfilm actorpolitician
    Biography

    Ronald Allan Kelley Poe, better known as Fernando Poe Jr. and colloquially known as FPJ, Ronwaldo Reyes and Da King or FPJ: Da King, was a Filipino actor, director and politician. His long career as an action film star earned him the nickname "King of Philippine Movies" (often shortened to "Da King").

  3. James Yap

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    James Yap
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    James Carlos Agravante Yap Sr. is a Filipino professional basketball player for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Known by his nickname Big Game James, he had played for the Star Hotshots for twelve seasons winning seven PBA championships before being traded on 2016. He is also a 16-time PBA All-Star through 2004 to 2019, all as Starter.

  4. Virgilio S. Almario

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    Virgilio S. Almario
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Virgilio Senadrin Almario, better known by his pen name Rio Alma, is a Filipino artist, author, poet, critic, translator, editor, teacher, and cultural manager. He is a National Artist of the Philippines and currently serves as the chairman of the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF), the government agency mandated to promote and standardize the use of the Filipino language. On January 5, 2017, Almario was also elected as the chairman of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

  5. 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.

  6. Alfredo Lim

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    Alfredo Lim
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1929-2020 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    politicianpolice officer
    Biography

    Alfredo "Fred" Siojo Lim was a Filipino politician and police officer who served as a Senator of the Philippines from 2004 to 2007. He also served as the Mayor of Manila twice: first from 1992 to 1998, and again from 2007 to 2013.

  7. Andrew Tan

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    Andrew Tan
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Andrew Lim Tan is a Chinese Filipino billionaire with business interests in real estate, liquor and fast food. In 2011, Forbes magazine rated him fourth on the list of the "Philippines 40 richest" with an estimated net worth of $2 billion. As of May 2018, Forbes magazine ranks him as the 10th-wealthiest person in the Philippines, with his net worth of US$2.6 billion.

  8. Janina San Miguel

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    Janina San Miguel
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    modelbeauty pageant contestant
    Biography

    Janina Miller San Miguel is a Filipino beauty queen who was crowned Binibining Pilipinas World at the Binibining Pilipinas 2008 beauty pageant.

  9. Paul Lee

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    Paul Lee
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Paul John Dalistan Lee is a Filipino professional basketball player for the Magnolia Hotshots of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He was drafted 2nd overall by Rain or Shine in the 2011 PBA draft.

  10. Ronald Tubid

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

    Ronald Tubid is a Filipino professional basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach of the Terrafirma Dyip of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He last played for the San Miguel Beermen of the PBA. Known by many as The Fearless, he was also known, along with backcourt tandem Mark Caguioa and Jayjay Helterbrand, as one-third of the so-called, The Fast, The Furious, and The Fearless. He was also known as The Saint for modeling for the portrait of San Pedro Calungsod when he was 17.

  11. Paulyn Ubial

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    Paulyn Ubial
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Paulyn Jean Buenaflor Rosell-Ubial is a Filipino physician who served as Secretary of Health on an ad interim basis. President Rodrigo Duterte nominated her in 2016, but the Commission on Appointments rejected her appointment in 2017.

  12. Edward Hagedorn

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    Edward Hagedorn
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Edward Solon Hagedorn is a Filipino politician and former Mayor of Puerto Princesa City. He was first elected mayor of Puerto Princesa in May 1992, when the city was still capital and a component city of the island province of Palawan, in the Philippines. In 2007, Puerto Princesa was declared a highly urbanized city and became independent of the province. He was a candidate for Senator in 2013 elections but lost.

  13. Ferdinand Topacio

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    Ferdinand Topacio
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Ferdinand Sumague Topacio is a Filipino lawyer and managing partner of his own eponymous law office (founded 1961). At present, around 40 percent of the office's clients are pro bono.

  14. Roi Sumang

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    Roi Sumang
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Shej Roi R. Sumang is a Filipino professional basketball player for the NLEX Road Warriors of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

  15. Niño Canaleta

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    Niño Canaleta
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Rommel Niño T. "KG" Canaleta is a Filipino professional basketball player for the Blackwater Bossing of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). A 6-6 athletic forward, he is fondly called by nicknames like KG, The Big Ticket, and The Da Vinci of Dunk. He won the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2012 PBA Slam Dunk Contests and led the Air21 Express to a third-place finish in the 2006 PBA Philippine Cup.

  16. Paolo Hubalde

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

    Dean Paulo Villegas Hubalde, sometimes known as Paolo Hubalde, is a Filipino professional basketball player for the MJAS Zenith–Talisay Aquastars of the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup. He is the son of one of the greatest shooters to ever play in the PBA, Freddie Hubalde. Paulo plays the guard position.

  17. Elmer Espiritu

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

    Elmer Torres Espiritu is a Filipino former professional basketball player who last played for Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He played five seasons for the University of the East Red Warriors in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines from 2005 to 2009. He captained the Warriors team that finished runner-up to the Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles in the 2009 season, where he averaged 13.9 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game while winning two with the Highlight Player of the Year and the Defensive Player trophies.

  18. Roland Dantes

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    Roland Dantes
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1944-2009 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Rolando Pintoy Dantes was an actor, champion bodybuilder and Filipino martial artist who trained with Remy Presas for over 30 years.

  19. Eliseo Rio, Jr

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    Eliseo Rio, Jr
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    electrical engineer
    Biography

    Eliseo Mijares Rio Jr. is a Filipino retired brigadier general and electronics engineer who is the former Undersecretary for Operations of the Philippines' Department of Information and Communications Technology and once headed the department from 2017 to 2019 as Officer-in-charge.

  20. Bong Galanza

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    Bong Galanza
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Pedrito de Guzman Galanza is a Filipino professional basketball player for the NLEX Road Warriors of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He played college basketball at the University of the East. He was drafted with the 46th pick of the 2015 PBA draft by the GlobalPort Batang Pier. He is the former Team Captain of the University of the East.

  21. Carmen Lamagna

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    Carmen Lamagna
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Carmen Z. Lamagna is a Filipino academic. She is the current vice-chancellor of American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), appointed by the president of Bangladesh. She served as the president of Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) and treasurer of International Association of University Presidents (IAUP).

  22. Fernando Sena

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    Fernando Sena
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Fernando Belen Sena is considered the Father of the Philippine Art Workshop for his tireless efforts in sharing his knowledge and talent with those who wish to learn. An all-around painter, Sena was born in Tondo, Manila and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree majoring in painting from the University of the East in 1971.

  23. Nelson Mariano II

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    Nelson Mariano II
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    chess player
    Biography

    Nelson Isurina Mariano II is a Filipino chess player. He was awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE in 2004, the fifth from the Philippines. Mariano won the Asian Junior Chess Championship in 1994.

  24. Lorna Silverio

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    Lorna Silverio
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lorna C. Silverio is a Filipina politician. She is a former employee of the now-defunct Air Manila. She was married to the late politician and businessman Ricardo Silverio. Lorna Silverio serves in the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing Bulacan's 3rd district since 2016. In her first term in the House from 2001 to 2010, she succeeded her husband, who had represented the same district.

  25. Alberto Lim Jr

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    Alberto Lim Jr
    Years
    1999-.. (age 22)
    Occupations
    tennis player
    Biography

    Alberto "AJ" Lim Jr. is a Filipino tennis player.

  26. Josie Fitial

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    Josie Fitial
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    First Lady
    Biography

    Josepina "Josie" Padiermos Fitial is the former First Lady of the Northern Mariana Islands and the wife of former Governor Benigno Fitial. She became First Lady upon the inauguration of her husband as the 7th Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands on January 9, 2006.

  27. Marella Salamat

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    Marella Salamat
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1990s
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
    Biography

    Marella Vania Salamat is a Filipina road cycling racer and former bowler.

  28. Felixberto Urbiztondo

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    Felixberto Urbiztondo
    Years
    1941-2018 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Atty. Felixberto "Berting" Salang Urbiztondo is a Filipino politician. He served as the mayor of Barobo Surigao del Sur, Mindanao Philippines for 3 terms. Passing away while still in office on March 31, 2018. A member of the Liberal Party, he is the son of the first mayor of Barobo. The late Honorable Felix P. Urbiztondo. In the 2010 Philippine general election. Atty. Urbiztondo won convincingly against 3 other Mayoral candidates Allan Bernal, Matias Caybot and Mary Grace Sanchez. During the 2013 Philippine general election. Mayor Urbiztondo won re-election with a landslide victory over opponent Allan Bernal. During the Philippine General Election, 2016 Mayor Urbiztondo won a 3rd term versus Arturo Ronquillo with another landslide victory. Winning all 22 Barangays and over 7000 votes of 22000 registered voters.

  29. Higino A. Acala, Sr

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    Higino A. Acala, Sr
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1925-1968 (aged 43)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Higino "Inong" Anoya Acala Sr. was a Filipino lawyer and civil servant. He was one of the key persons and important characters in the creation of "Bugho for Municipal Movement" during the mid-1950s. Upon the conversion of Bugho as independent town, thru the influence of Speaker Daniel Z. Romualdez he was installed as the first Municipal election Officer of then Bugho town, and served later as Municipal registrar.