List of Famous people born in Philippines
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Romualdez Marcos Jr. is a Filipino politician who most recently served as a senator in the 16th Congress. He is the second child and only son of former President and dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos and of former First Lady Imelda Romualdez-Marcos.
Vanessa Joy Lachey is an American television personality, beauty queen, fashion model, television host and actress. She was named Miss Teen USA in 1998. She has been a New York-based correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and hosted Total Request Live on MTV. She has starred in two network sitcoms, and has hosted various competition and reality shows through the 2010s and 2020s.
Maria Angelita Ressa is a Filipino-American journalist and author, and co-founder and CEO of Rappler. She previously spent nearly two decades working as a lead investigative reporter in Southeast Asia for CNN. She was convicted of cyberlibel in the Philippines.
Maria Leonor "Leni" Gerona Robredo is a Filipina lawyer and social activist who is the 14th and incumbent vice president of the Philippines. Running under the Liberal Party, Robredo won the vice-presidential contest in the May 9, 2016 election as confirmed and proclaimed by the official congressional count of May 25–27, with 14,418,817 votes, narrowly defeating Senator Bongbong Marcos by 263,473 votes. A report released by the Presidential Electoral Tribunal further widened her lead to 278,566 over Senator Marcos. She is the second woman to serve as vice president after Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and the first vice president from Bicol Region.
Mel Senen S. Sarmiento is a Filipino politician. He was a member of the Philippine House of Representatives representing the 1st Legislative District of Samar from 2010 to 2015. He also served as Secretary-General of the Liberal Party. He served as the Vice Mayor of Calbayog City from 1992 to 1995 and Mayor from 2004 to 2011 before the death of Congressman Uy. He was also the Secretary General of the League of Cities of the Philippines from 2004 to 2010. He also served as the last Secretary of the Interior and Local Government under President Benigno Aquino III after Jesse Robredo and Mar Roxas.
Marcus Sebastian Smith is a Filipino-born English professional rugby union player currently playing for the Gallagher Premiership side Harlequins. He plays at fly-half.
Timothy Richard Tebow is an American professional baseball player in the New York Mets organization, former professional football quarterback, and broadcaster. He played college football for the University of Florida, winning the Heisman Trophy in 2007 and appearing on BCS National Championship-winning teams during the 2006 and 2008 seasons. In the National Football League, Tebow played for the Denver Broncos and the New York Jets. He is a minor league outfielder in the New York Mets organization. Tebow is known for his outspoken Christian faith as well as his athletic prowess; his practice of genuflecting in prayer on the football field has become known as "Tebowing".
JayR Tinaco is an Australian actor known for their role in the Netflix series Another Life.
María Isabel Preysler Arrastía is a Filipina socialite and television host. She is the mother of singers Enrique Iglesias, Julio Iglesias Jr., and journalist Chabeli Iglesias.
Maria Chriselle Elisse Joson Diuco, professionally known as Elisse Joson, is a Filipina actress, model, dancer and endorser.