About Imee Marcos
Maria Imelda Josefa Remedios Romualdez, or Imee Marcos, has been the Senator of the Philippines since the year 2019.
She was born on November 12, 1955, in Mandaluyong, Rizal, Philippines. She has accumulated a massive net worth through her career in politics.
Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Imee Marcos's net worth?
Imee has an enormous wealth that is under suspicion.
How much does Imee Marcos earn per year?
Imee earns approximately $1.5 million per year from her career in politics.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Imee Marcos?
Imee's height is approximately 5 ft 8 in (173 cm).
How old is Imee Marcos?
Imee Marcos was born on November 12, 1955, and as of 2021, she is 66 years old.
Childhood And Education
Imee Marcos was born in Mandaluyong, Rizal, the Philippines as the eldest child of the then-president, Ferdinand Marcos, and first lady, Imelda Marcos of the Philippines. She grew up in the family house of the president, the Malacañan Palace. She felt a bit uncomfortable because the house was very formal. She attended the regular Manila schools but had to discontinue because the people were protesting against the leadership of her father's dictatorship that lasted for two decades since he came to rule in December 1965, and his rule ended in February 1986.
Imee Marcos had made many false claims about her educational background, but the truth about her education was revealed. She attended the Institucion Teresiana in Quezon City from kindergarten to grade IV. Then, she was enrolled at the Convent of Our Lady of Assumption at Harren Street in Manila from Grade V to the first year of high school. She was transferred to the American School in Makati. She enrolled at Princeton University after completing her high school degree, where she did not have any significant and studied courses related to religion and politics.
She did not get any degree from Princeton because she flunked out. Later, she enrolled at the University of the Philippines College of Law. There was a staged ceremony to portray that she had graduated because of political pressure and the student body did not like the way she was preferred as she did not have to go through any strict admission procedure while other students had to, and was admitted readily into the institution.
Imee Marcos was born to Imelda Romualdez Marcos and Ferdinand Marcos. Her siblings are Irene Marcos- Araneta, Aimee Marcos, and Ferdinand Marcos Jr. She also has half-siblings, but their identities are unknown. They are the children of her father and her former common-law wife, Carmen Ortega of the Ortega clan of La Union, and Imelda was his second wife whom he married as a political strategy.
Imee Marcos married the former professional basketball coach and golfer Tommy Manotoc. They had three children, Ferdinand Richard Michael, a lawyer, and Matthew Joseph, a sports agent and Governor of Ilocos Norte since 2019. And Fernando Martin, a commercial model, and club DJ. She had two stepchildren from the former wife of, Manotoc, including TJ Manotoc, ABS-CBN reporter and news anchor.
Imee and Manotoc divorced, and she has been in a long-term relationship with Mark Chua, a Chinese businessman from Singapore, since the '90s.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Imee Marcos' partner?
Imee Marcos was married to Tommy Manotoc, golfer and former professional basketball coach, but they got divorced. She is in a relationship with Mark Chua now but is not married.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Imee was a member of the Regular Batasang Pambansa from Ilocos Norte's at-large district from July 1984-March 1986. She was a Philippine House of Representatives member from Ilocos Norte's second district from June 1998-June 2007. She was made the Governor of Ilocos Norte from June 2010-June 2019.
She has been the incumbent chair of the Philippine Senate Electoral Reforms and People's Participation Committee since 2019. She has been the incumbent chairperson of the Philippine Senate Economic Affairs Committee since July 2019. Since July 2019, she is also the incumbent chairperson of the Philippine Senate Cultural Communities Committee and the incumbent senator of the Philippines since June 2019.
Imee has also appeared in GMA Telesine Special, 'Tinimbang Na Dangal' as Patricia (1996) and 'Kapag Kumatok Ang Pag-Ibig' as Tina (1998).
Imee is best known for her parents' aristocratic leadership style.
Other Interesting Imee Marcos Facts And Trivia
- Born in Metro Manila to Imelda Marcos and Ferdinand Marcos, she has traveled around the world, owing to her position at her government office, accumulating real estate and artwork.
- She enrolled at Princeton University, but whether she completed the degree is unknown.
- Imee Marcos reportedly has an enormous net worth owing to her family and office wealth.
- She was also the producer of Metro Magazine (1975–1986).
- She was elected to the Senate in the 2019 elections.
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