Rex Gatchalian Biography, Age, Family, Achievement

Rex Gatchalian is a Filipino businessman and politician. He is currently serving as congressman of the first district of Valenzuela city in Metro Manila, Philippines.

In the May 13, 2019 election, he ran for mayor under the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) Party and defeated two other candidates. He ran for congressman in 2022 without any opponent.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Rexlon Ting Gatchalian
Nickname –> Rex
Birth Date –> January 21, 1979 (age 43 years)
Birth Place –> Manila, Philippines
Hometown –> Valenzuela City

Family
Father –> William Gatchalian, a billionaire who founded the Wellex Group of companies that include Wellex Industries, Waterfront Philippines, and Air Philippines
Mother –> Dee Hua Ting, a pastor of a Christian Church
Brothers –> Kenneth, Current Senator Sherwin, Current Congressman Weslie Gatchalian

Education
College – George Washington University

Work Experiences
2007-2013, 2022-Present – Congressman, First District of Valenzuela
2013-2022 – Mayor
* worked as business executive of the different companies belonging to the family-owned Wellex Group of companies.

Achievements and Awards
Under Rex’s administration, Valenzuela was given:
1. Hall of Fame award as Most Business Friendly Highly Urbanized City in the country
2. Galing Pook awards for innovation and excellence in local governance
3. Government Best Practices Recognition

Advocacy
Education, Health and Social Welfare Services, Housing, Economic Development, and Livability

See also: Top Government Officials Under Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

RELATED: List of Congressmen of the Philippines 2022 – 2025

See also: Profiles of Philippine Cities and Tourist Spots

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