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Who Is The Filipino Politician, Bongbong Marcos? Bio, Parents, Married, Wife, & Net Worth

Bongbong Marcos

Bongbong Marcos is a famous personality, and most recently, many peoples have been interested to know about him. He is a Filipino politician and a former senator of the Philippines.

Bongbong is active on social media platforms. He has more than 6.2m followers on his Facebook page, 1m followers on Twitter, and 901k followers on his official Instagram account.

Who Is Bongbong Marcos? Biography Details

Bongbong Marcos is a politician and entrepreneur by profession. He is one of the most successful and wealthiest politicians in the Philippines. Also, Bongbong is a Former senator and recently announced that he will run for president of the Philippines in the upcoming 2022 election.

He was born on 13 September 1957 in Manila, Philippines. Marcos is currently 64-years-old, and his nationality is Filipino. Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. is his full name, but he is popularly known by his nickname, Bongbong.

His height is 5 feet 4 inches or 1.62 m tall, and he weighs around 73 kg to 160 lbs.

Did Bongbong Marcos Complete His Graduation?

Talking about his educational background, Ferdinand completed his primary school at La Salle Green Hills and secondary school at Worth School in West Sussex, England.

Later, he enrolled at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, to study philosophy, politics, and economics (PPE). Unfortunately, Bongbong couldn’t earn a bachelor of arts degree in PPE.

Moreover, Bongbong attended Oxford University but couldn’t complete his graduation. Also, he enrolled in the Masters in Business Administration program at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, the United States of America, but failed to complete his education.

Who Are Bongbong Marco’s Parents?

Bongbong Marcos is the son of Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos (father) and Imelda Remedios Visitacion Romualdez (mother). His father was representative of the second district of Ilocos Norte when Bongbong was born, and his father also served as a senator. Most of the Philippines’ people told that Bongbong’s father was a ruthless dictator.

Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos is the only son of his parents. He has three siblings sisters namely Imee Marcos, Irene Marcos, and Aimee Marcos.

Is Bongbong Marcos Married?

Yes, Bongbong Marcos is a married politician. He got married to his girlfriend turned wife, Louise Cacho Araneta, in 1993. His wife, Louise is a lawyer who belongs to a prominent political family.

Bongbong frequently uploads his pictures with his wife on his social media accounts. He shared his wife’s pictures on 21 August 2021 via Instagram on her birthday and wished her a happy birthday.

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He is the father of three children, namely Ferdinand Alexander Araneta Marcos, Joseph Simon Araneta Marcos, and William Vincent Araneta Marcos.

When Did Bongbong Marcos Start His Career?

Bongbong Marcos started his career as a politician. He carried the legacy of his parents and family. Bongbong first entered politics as vice-governor of Ilocos Norte province at the age of 23 in 1981.

Later, he worked as an emperor from 1983 to 1986, but his term was cut short when his father was expelled. Although his family spent several years in exile in the United States, he returned as a congressman in the same province in 1992.

Bongbong Marcos was elected Governor of Ilocos Norte in 1998 and even won a seat in the Senate in 2010. Moreover, the former governor announced his bid for the vice presidency in 2021 with his family, including his mother, Imelda.

Marcos confirmed that he was teaming up with Miriam Defensor-Santiago in her run for the presidency. In the Philippines, the vice president and president can choose to run separate or combined campaigns.

How Much Is Bongbong Marcos’ Net Worth?

Bongbong Marcos has an estimated net worth of $10 million, which he earned from his professional career. His other source of revenue is also generated from his parent’s net worth.

Moreover, he earned a decent fortune from his business venture and got paid by social media.