Rebecca Ynares is a Filipino businesswoman and politician. She served as governor of Rizal Province in Southern Tagalog Region.
In the May 13, 2019 election, she ran for governor under the Nationalist People’s Coalition Party (NPC) and defeated two relatively unknown independent candidates. She ran for re-election in the May 9, 2022 and handily won over four other candidates including Andrew Sumulong.
On March 25, 2020, a statement from Casimiro “Junjun” Ynares III said that his mother Rebecca Ynares tested positive for COVID-19.
Complete Name –> Rebecca Alcantara Ynares
Nickname –> Nini
Birth Date –> September 26, 1949 (Age 73)
Hometown –> Rizal, Philippines
Husband – Former Governor Casimiro M. Ynares, Jr.
Children – Former Governor Dr. Casimiro “Jun” A. Ynares III, Governor Nina Ricci Alcantara Ynares-Chiongbian, Mia
Daughter-in-law – Antipolo City Mayor Andrea Bautista Ynares
Father-in-law – Former Binangonan Mayor Casimiro A. Ynares Sr.
Brother-in-law – Current Binangonan Mayor Cesar M. Ynares
Brother-in-law – Current Binangonan Vice Mayor Cecilio M. Ynares
College – St. Paul College
Degree – Commerce
Work Experiences – Politics and Business
2001–2004, 2013-2022 – Governor
1998-2001 – Director, United Coconut Planters Bank
1995 – President, Mar-Vi Enterprise, Inc.
1988 – President, Octagon Realty and Development
1988 – President, JNM Realty and Development Corporation
Achievements / Awards
* Under her term as governor, the province of Rizal was awarded the Most competitive province for 4 consecutive terms from 2016 to 2019.
See also: Famous People from Rizal Province