Famous People from Baguio, Benguet

These are the famous people from Baguio and Benguet in the Cordillera Region Philippines. Click on the link to check the biography or profile of the person. They are arranged by city and town.

Baguio City
Benjamin Magalong – Current Mayor, Retired Police General
Faustino Olowan – Current Vice Mayor
Abegail Dulawan Abad – Gold Medalist in Arnis at the 2019 SEA Games
Alexander Bangsoy – Lawyer, Entrepreneur
Anthony Castillo – Singer, Tawang Ng Tanghalan Finalist
Bea Theresa Maynigo – Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Contestant
Bienvenido Nebres – National Scientist
Benedict Musni Arevalo – Army General
Benjamin Romero Salvosa – Founder, University of the Cordilleras
Bernardo Vergara – Former Congressman, Mayor
Camilo Cascolan – Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP)
Daniel Parantac – Wushu athlete who represented the Philippines in many international competitions
Eduard Folayang – Professional Boxer
Fernando Bautista – Founder, University of Baguio
Ghenesis Padilla-Dalayday Latugat – Miss Baguio 2021
Godofredo Fernandez – Founder, Baguio Central University
Gregorio Ballesteros Honasan II – Former Senator (Parents came from Sorsogon.)
Gregorio Villar III – NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Systems Engineer
Honorato Aquino – Former Congressman
Ingrid Payaket – Singer, Pilipinas Got Talent Finalist
Kelvin Aguilan Vicente – 2018 Mister Universe Tourism
Kidlat Tahimik – National Artist for film
Klynn Pineda – Singer, The Voice Teen 2020 Contestant
Kristina Alexandra S. Rodriguez – Beauty Queen, Candidate for Miss Universe Philippines 2021
Kylie Fausto Verzosa – Miss International 2016
Lito Adiwang – Professional Boxer
Maribeth ‘Mai’ Fanglayan – Actress, 2021 Gawad Urian Best Actress
Marquez “Mark” Ocampo Go – Congressman
Marvic Leonen – Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Mauricio Domogan – Former Congressman, Mayor
Nesthy Petecio – Olympian Boxer
Nicasio Aliping – Former Congressman
Noel Neil Q. Malimban – 2006 Bar Topnotcher
Paulo Avelino – Actor and Model
Reinaldo Bautista – Former Mayor, President of University of Baguio
Robert Jaworski – Former Senator, Famous Basketball Player
Robert “Toby” Leung – Champion Debater, gold medalist
Roberto de la Cruz – Professional Boxer in the 1950’s
Rocco Nacino – Actor, Singer and Model
Romeo Brawner Jr. – AFP General
Roque Belino – Singer from Idol Philippines
Roxanne Allison Baeyens – Miss Earth – Water 2020
Sinai Hamada – Writer
Vaness Del Moral – Actress
Virginia Oteyza de Guia – Former Mayor, Vice Mayor, Councilor (Mother of Kidlat Tahimik)
Zabel Lamberth – Actress
Zorayda Ruth Andam – 2001 Miss Universe-Philippines, Lawyer

Raymundo S. Sarac – Mayor
Angelito D. Galao Sr. – Vice Mayor
Peter Buletin Alos – Former Mayor

Bill Y. Raymundo – Mayor
Edward P. Buscol – Vice Mayor
Fausto Talbino Labinio – Former Mayor

Thomas K. Wales Jr. – Mayor
Pedro P. Anton – Vice Mayor
Jenelyn Olsim – Mixed Martial Artist (MMA)

Ruben Tindaan – Mayor
Dione E. Baucas – Vice Mayor
Eda Glis Buansi Marapao – Navy Officer and First Female PMA Topnotcher from Benguet
Jack Limpayos Wanky – PNP Academy Chief of Staff
Jimmy Almora Catanes – Police Brigadier General
Melchor Diclas – Governor, Former Mayor

Victorio Tongalog Palangdan – Mayor
Adriano R. Carantes Jr. – Vice Mayor
Johnny Waguis – Current Vice Governor
Jose Faustino Jr. – AFP Chief of Staff
Marie Carolyn Verano – Superintendent of DepEd Baguio, Top Ten Inspiring Teachers of the Philippines Awardee
Roman Cornel Arugay – Pasig City Chief of Police

Basilio Louie A. Daoal – Mayor
Mircoles A. Lamses – Vice mayor
Faustino M. Aquisan – Former Mayor
Gideon Todiano – Former Mayor
Ryan Guinaran – Writer, 2016 Outstanding Men and Women of the Philippines Awardee

Manny E. Fermin – Mayor
Mayo D. Eslay – Vice Mayor
Alvin Tam – Professional Boxer
Bado Dangwa – Former governor of the undivided Mountain Province; Founder of Dangwa Transport Company
Erik Salvador – 1999 Mr. Philippines

Cesar Molitas – Mayor
Edwin G. Nitron – Vice Mayor

La Trinidad
Romeo K. Salda – Mayor
Roderick C. Awingan – Vice Mayor
Joshua Pacio – Mixed Martial Artist
Kelvin Aguilan Vicente – Mr. Universe Tourism 2019 First Runner-Up
Pedro Baban – First Igorot General and Pilot
Renz Lou Lagria – One of the Baes, celebrity, model
Valeire Mae Vicente Dicang – Magna Cum Laude, Philippine Military Academy Class Malasigan 2021

Frenzel A. Ayong – Mayor
Joseph Denver B. Tongacan – Vice Mayor
Honorio Banario – Boxer
Joseph Nacua – Catholic Bishop
Materno Luspian – Former Mayor

Manuel B. Munar Jr. – Mayor
Arthur C. Baldo – Vice Mayor, Former Mayor

Clarita Sal-ongan – Mayor
Maria L. Carantes – Vice Mayor
Ignacio Rivera – Former Mayor
Joemay Leo – Beauty Queen, 2018 Miss World – Philippines Contestant

Armando Lauro – Mayor
Juan L. Esnara – Vice Mayor
Mateo Cariño – Ibaloi Chieftain who owned most of the land where Baguio City is located

RELATED: Profile of Benguet; Baguio City Tourist Spots

See also: Famous People from Ifugao Province; List of Philippine Provinces

Famous People from Baguio, Benguet
List of famous people from Baguio, Benguet

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