Famous Filipino Media Personalities

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Pia Wurtzbach
(Model, Actress)

Pia Wurtzbach
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Birthdate: September 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

Pia Wurtzbach is a Filipino-German beauty queen who participated in the 64th Miss Universe pageant where she was crowned Miss Universe 2015. Wurtzbach is also a model, actress, and TV personality; she had to quit her showbusiness career temporarily to participate in the beauty pageant. She is also an advocate for gender equality and works towards raising awareness of HIV.

 2 
Bryan Callen
(Comedian)

Bryan Callen
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Birthdate: January 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 3 
Maine Mendoza
(Actress, TV Host)

Maine Mendoza
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Birthdate: March 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Maria, Bulacan

Maine Mendoza is a Filipino television personality and actress. She is best known for playing Yaya Dub in the popular TV variety show, Eat Bulaga! Over the years, Maine Mendoza has won several awards, such as the Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress, which she won for her performance in the 2015 movie My Bebe Love: #KiligPaMore.

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 4 
Miriam Defensor Santiago
(Judge, Journalist, Lawyer)

Miriam Defensor Santiago
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Birthdate: June 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Iloilo City
Died: September 29, 2016

Marcelo H. del Pilar
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Birthdate: August 30, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bulakan, Bulacan, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died: July 4, 1896

Marcelo H. del Pilar was a Filipino lawyer, writer, freemason, and journalist. Along with Graciano López Jaena and José Rizal, Del Pilar became known in Spain as the leaders of the Reform Movement. He is considered the Father of Philippine Journalism for his 66 editorials and 150 essays. He is also regarded as the Father of Philippine Masonry.

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Dingdong Dantes
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Birthdate: August 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

 7 
Megan Young
(Actress)

Megan Young
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Birthdate: February 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
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 8 
Maria Ressa
(Journalist)

Maria Ressa
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Birthdate: October 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manila

Filipino-American journalist and author Maria Ressa is the co-founder and CEO of Rappler, an online news website. She was a lead investigative reporter in Southeast Asia for CNN for almost two decades.  A court in Manila found her guilty of cyber libel in 2020. This move was condemned by human rights activists as an attack on press freedom. 

 9 
Alex Gonzaga
(Television host)

Alex Gonzaga
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Birthdate: January 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Taytay, Philippines

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Sharon Cuneta
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Birthdate: January 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 11 
Nick Joaquin
(Writer, Journalist)

Nick Joaquin
4
Birthdate: May 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manila
Died: April 29, 2004

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Carlos P. Romulo
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Birthdate: January 14, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Intramuros, Manila, Philippines
Died: December 15, 1985

 13 
Richard Gomez
(Athlete)

Richard Gomez
5
Birthdate: April 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 14 
Amado V. Hernandez
(Journalist, Trade unionist)

Amado V. Hernandez
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Birthdate: September 13, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hagonoy
Died: March 24, 1970

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Cesar Montano
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Birthdate: August 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 16 
Redford White
(Actor, Comedian)

Redford White
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Birthdate: December 5, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cebu City, Philippines
Died: July 25, 2010

 17 
Isabelo de los Reyes
(Linguist, Journalist, Trade unionist)

Isabelo de los Reyes
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Birthdate: July 7, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vigan
Died: October 10, 1938

 18 
Loren Legarda
(Journalist, Reporter, Presenter, Model, Activist)

Loren Legarda
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Birthdate: January 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Malabon

 19 
Franco Hernandez
(Dancer, Actor)

Franco Hernandez
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Birthdate: April 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: November 11, 2017

 20 
Lourd de Veyra
(Journalist, Musician, Activist, Radio, Singer, Songwriter)

Lourd de Veyra
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Birthdate: February 11, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quezon City

 21 
Jose Jaime Espina
(Journalist)

Jose Jaime Espina
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Birthdate: March 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Philippines
Died: July 7, 2021