Matthew “MJ” Marcos Manotoc Biography, Age, Love Life, Projects

Matthew Joseph Marcos Manotoc is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving as governor of the Philippine northern province of Ilocos Norte. Previously, he was the senior provincial board member of the second district.

In the May 9, 2022 elections, he ran under the Nacionalista Party (NP) and defeated former Congressman Rodolfo Fariñas.

Matthew MJ Marcos Manotoc
Matthew MJ Marcos Manotoc (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Matthew Joseph Marcos Manotoc
Nickname –> MJ
Birthdate –> December 9, 1988 (Age: 33)
Hometown –> Batac City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines

Love Life
Miss Earth 2014 Jamie Herrell is the girlfriend of Governor MJ Manotoc.

Family Background and Childhood
Father –> Tommy Manotoc
Mother –> Senator Imee Marcos
Elder Brothers –> Borgy Manotoc, Atty. Michael Manotoc
Uncle –> President Bongbong Marcos
Aunt –> Irene Marcos-Araneta
Grandparents –> former President Ferdinand Marcos and Former First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos

Educational Attainment
College – Claremont McKenna College in California
Course – Psychology
Graduate – Asian Institute of Management (AIM)

Work Experiences
2019-Present – Governor, Ilocos Norte
2016-2019 – Provincial Board Member, Ilocos Norte

Business
In 2011, Matthew Joseph started Espiritu Manotoc Basketball Management (EMBM), an entity that manages the career of mostly Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) players such as Japeth Aguilar and Matthew Wright.

Advocacy
Sports Development
Tourism Development
Industrial Development (Manufacturing)
Support for Entrepreneurship


Photo above shows MJ Manotoc at work: Checking out products by Ilocano entrepreneurs.

RELATED: List of Governors of Philippine Provinces 2022-2025

See also: Famous People from Ilocos Norte

See also: Profiles of Philippine Provinces and Tourist Spots

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