Famous People from Cebu Province by City and Town

Here is a list of all the famous people from the island province of Cebu in the Central Visayas Region. They are enumerated by city and by town.

Bogo
Carlo Jose A. Martinez – Mayor
Maria Cielo A. Martinez – Vice Mayor
Buenaventura Perez Rodriguez – Former Governor
Celestino Lazala Rodriguez – Former Senator, Congressman
Niel Murillo – Singer
Pedro Lazala Rodríguez – Former Senator, Mayor
Vina Morales – Singer, Actress, Entrepreneur

Carcar
Mercedita R. Apura – Mayor
Nicepuro L. Apura – Vice Mayor
Nicole Borromeo – Miss Millennial Philippines 2019 (Eat Bulaga)
Maximino Jaen Noel – Former Congressman
Sheryn Regis – singer
Teofilo Bastida Camomot – Founder, Congregation of Blessed Virgin Missionaries
Troadio Galicano – Former Senator, Congressman
Vicente Sarmiento Urgello – Former Congressman

Cebu City
Edgardo Labella – Mayor
Michael “Mike” L. Rama – Vice Mayor
Annabelle Rama – Actress, Talent Manager
Antonieto Cabajog – Catholic Bishop
Antonio V. Cuenco – Former Congressman (District II)
Antonio Palang – Catholic Bishop
Emilio “Lito” M. R. Osmeña Jr. – Former Governor
Dennis Villarojo – Catholic Bishop
Didal, Margielyn Arda – Gold medalist in skating at the 2018 Asian Games
Diva Montelaba – Actress
Francisco Montecillo Padilla – Archbishop in the Vatican’s diplomatic service
Filemon Yap Sotto – Former Senator, Congressman, Delegate Constitutional Convention
Gwendolyn Garcia – Governor, Cebu
Hilario Abellana – Former Governor
Jackie Lou Blanco – Actress
Janella Salvador – Actress, Singer
Jesus Marino “Rene” Gandiongco Espina – Former Senator, Governor, Cabinet Member
Jin Macapagal – Actor, Grand Winner of “BidaMan” Contest of It’s showtime
John Henry Renner Osmeña – Former Senator, Congressman, Vice Mayor of Cebu City
Jose Briones – Former Governor, Congressman
Jose Delgado – Former Governor, Mayor
Jose R. Rojas Jr. – Catholic Archbishop
Kenneth Earl Medrano – Actor
Kris Tiffany Janson – 2014 Miss Intercontinental 2nd Runner-up
Manuel Roa – Former Governor
Marcelo Fernan – 18th Chief Justice, Former Senate President
Marco Alcaraz – Actor
Martin Jumoad – Catholic Archbishop
Mary Joy Tabal – First Filipina to qualify as a marathon runner at the olympics
Nancy R. Cuenco – Former Congresswoman (District II)
Osmundo “Mundo” Genson Rama – Former Governor, Vice Governor
Paul Jake Castillo – PBB- Double Up Runner Up, Husband of Actress Kaye Abad
Patricio Buzon – Catholic Bishop
Pilita Corales – Singer
Rachel Marguerite B. Del Mar – Former Congresswoman (District I)
Raoul B. Del Mar – Former Congressman (District I)
Raul V. Del Mar – Current Congressman (District I)
Richard Yap – Actor, singer, businessman
Rodrigo A. Abellanosa – Current Congressman (District II)
Sergio “Serging” Veloso Osmeña Jr. – Former Senator, Governor, Mayor
Sergio Osmeña Sr. – Former President, Senate President, Cabinet Member
Vicente Rama – Former Senator, Congressman, Mayor (Father of Osmundo)

Danao
Ramon “Nito” D. Durano III – Mayor, Former Congressman
Thomas Mark H. Durano – Vice Mayor
Agnes Almendras Magpale – Former Vice Governor
Alejandro Durano Almendras – Former Senator, Governor of Davao
Joseph Felix Mari “Ace” Hotchkiss Durano – Former Congressman
Miguel Antonio Almendras Magpale – Board Member
Pedro Tecla – Former Mayor (Assassinated)
Pedro Sepulveda – Former Mayor
Ramon Durano Jr. – Former Mayor (1971-1986)
Ramon M. Durano Sr. – Former Congressman, Patriarch of the Durano Clan
Ramon H. Durano VI – Former Congressman
Vicente Duterte – Former Mayor, Father of President Rodrigo Duterte

Lapu-lapu
Junard Q. Chan – Mayor
Celedonio B. Sitoy – Vice Mayor
Efren Tumulak Herrera – Former Congressman
Janine Berdin – Tawag Ng Tanghalan Season 2 Champion
Mariano Dimataga – Former Mayor

Mandaue
Jonas C. Cortes – Mayor, Former Congressman
Glenn O. Bercede – Vice Mayor
Alfredo Ouano – Former Mayor (Father of Thadeo Ouano)
Del Castillo, Mariano – Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Demetrio Cortes Sr. – Former Mayor (Father of Jonas Cortes)
Emmarie M. Ouano-Dizon – Current Congresswoman
Luigi Quisumbing – Former Congressman, Former Mayor
Manuel Cabahug Briones – Former Senator
Nerissa Corazon Soon-Ruiz – Former Congressman
Sotero “Terong” Barte Cabahug – Former Congressman, Governor, and Cabinet Member
Thadeo “Teddy” Zambo Ouano – Former Mayor, Former Board Member

Naga
Valdemar M. Chiong – Mayor
Kristine Vanessa T. Chiong – Vice Mayor
Precioso Cantillas – Catholic Bishop

Talisay
Gerald Anthony V. Gullas Jr. – Mayor
Alan G. Bucao – Vice Mayor
Dave Bornea – Actor, Model
Eduardo Gullas – Current Congressman, Former Governor, Former Mayor
Gazini Ganados – 2019 Miss Philippines – Universe
Socrates Fernandez – Former Mayor

Toledo
Marjorie P. Perales – Mayor
Jay B. Sigue – Vice Mayor
Arsenio Veloso Climaco – Former Governor
Aurelio Espinosa – Former Mayor
John Henry Renner Osmeña – Former Senator, Congressman, Mayor of Toledo
Juan F. Clímaco – Second Governor of Cebu

Alcantara
Fritz A. Lastimoso – Mayor
Feliciano B. Ferraren – Vice Mayor

Alcoy
Michael Angelo D. Sestoso – Mayor
Jimmy M. Abajon – Vice Mayor

Alegria
Verna V. Magallon – Mayor
Gilberto F. Magallon – Vice Mayor
Ernesto Falar Herrera – Former Senator
Mariano Jesus Cuenco – Former Senate President
Pedro Calungsod – Filipino Saint

Aloguinsan
Cesare Ignatius G. Moreno – Mayor
Raisa G. Moreno – Vice Mayor

Argao
Allan M. Sesaldo – Mayor
Jessa Mae S. Flores-Mier – Vice Mayor
Agustin Yreneo Artiaga Kintanar – Former Congressman
Hilario Davide Jr. – Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and Former Ambassador to the United Nations
Isidro Kintanar – Former Congressman and Mayor
Juan Fuentes Alcazaren – Former Congressman
Julio A. Llorente – First Governor of Cebu
Francisco Emilio F. Remotigue – Former Governor
Simeon L. Kintanar – Former Congressman

Asturias
Jose Antonio T. Pintor – Mayor
Reine P. Yaras – Vice Mayor

Badian
Carmencita L. Lumain – Mayor
Fructuoso A. Caballero – Vice Mayor

Balamban
Alex S. Binghay – Mayor
Alex Francis V. Binghay II – Vice Mayor

Bantayan
Arthur E. Despi – Mayor
Antonio Y. Montemar – Vice Mayor
Casimiro Del Rosario – National Scientist
John F. Du – Catholic Archbishop

Barili
Marlon F. Garcia – Mayor
Julieto N. Flores – Vice Mayor
Pablo John Garcia – Congressman

Boljoon
Merlou D. Derama – Mayor
Ervin M. Villanueva – Vice Mayor

Borbon
Noel T. Dotillos – Mayor
Roy D. Melgo – Vice Mayor

Carmen
Carlo T. Villamor – Mayor
Al Silvestre B. Damiles – Vice Mayor
Mariano Jesús Diosomito Cuenco – Former Senate President, Cabinet Member, Governor

Catmon
Iris I. Baylon-Gestopa – Mayor
Earl Tidy H. Oyas – Vice Mayor

Compostela
Froilan Quiño – Mayor
Josephine T. Abing – Vice Mayor

Consolacion
Joannes P. Alegado – Mayor
Teresa P. Alegado – Vice Mayor
JK Labajo – Singer, Actor and Model
June Mar Fajardo – Most Valuable Player, Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)

Cordoba
Mary Therese S. Cho – Mayor
Ximgil Dino A. Sitoy – Vice Mayor

Daanbantayan
Sun J. Shimura – Mayor
Gilbert M. Arrabis Jr. – Vice Mayor
Janice Salimbangon – Current Congresswoman
Maria Luisa Loot – Former Mayor
Vicente Loot – Former Mayor, Former Police General

Dalaguete
Jeffrey B. Belciña – Mayor
William O. Lagahid – Vice Mayor

Dumanjug
Efren Guntrano Z. Gica – Mayor
Erwin Z. Gica – Vice Mayor
Dionisio A. Jakosalem – Former Governor
Isabelo Abarquez – Catholic Bishop
Nelson Gamaliel Garcia – Former Mayor, Son of Pablo Garcia
Pablo P. Garcia – Former Congressman, Patriarch of the Garcia Clan of Cebu

Ginatilan
Dean Michael P. Singco – Mayor
Jose Ramon O. Gornez – Vice Mayor

Liloan
Ma. Esperanza Christina C. Frasco – Mayor
Thelma L. Jordan – Vice Mayor

Madridejos
Salvador S. dela Fuente – Mayor
Jay River S. dela Fuente – Vice Mayor

Malabuyoc
Lito Narciso E. Creus – Mayor
Lito Narciso “Jigjig” L. Creus III – Vice Mayor

Medellin
Joven J. Mondigo Jr. – Mayor
Juan Alfonso L. Lim – Vice Mayor

Minglanilla
Elanito A. Peña – Mayor
Loben C. Geozeon – Vice Mayor
Golden Cañedo – Singer, Performer
Roger Pogoy – Famous Basketball Player of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)

Moalboal
Paz A. Rozgoni – Mayor
Inocentes G. Cabaron – Vice Mayor

Oslob
Jose C. Tumulak Jr. – Mayor
Christopher A. Amit – Vice Mayor

Pilar
Manuel P. Santiago – Mayor
Antonio R. Ceballos – Vice Mayor

Pinamungahan
Glenn F. Baricuatro – Mayor
Richard M. Canillo – Vice Mayor

Poro
Edgar G. Rama – Mayor
Luciano D. Rama Jr. – Vice Mayor

Ronda
Mariano Terence Y. Blanco V – Mayor
Rocky T. Gabatan – Vice Mayor
Mariano Blanco III – Former Mayor who was shot ded in his office on September 5, 2018
Santiago Villagonzalo Lucero – Former Senator, Mayor

Samboan
Emerito “Tito” S. Calderon – Mayor
Emerito D. Calderon Jr – Vice Mayor
Raymond Joseph Calderon – Former Mayor
Ernesto “Boy” F. Herrera – Former Senator, Congressman, Labor Leader

San Fernando
Lakambini “Neneth” G. Reluya – Mayor
Ricci Regen G. Reluya – Vice Mayor
Beatrice Luigi Gomez – Miss Cebu 2020

San Francisco
Alfredo A. Arquillano Jr. – Mayor
Aly A. Arquillano – Vice Mayor

San Remegio
Mariano R. Martinez – Mayor
Alfonso C. Pestolante – Vice Mayor

Santa Fe
Ithamar P. Espinosa – Mayor
Naomi I. Espinosa – Vice Mayor

Santander
Marites B. Buscato – Mayor
Marilyn S. Wenceslao – Vice Mayor

Sibonga
Lionel E. Bacaltos – Mayor
Mariano Laude – Vice Mayor

Sogod
Richard B. Streegan – Mayor
Lissa Marie D. Streegan – Vice Mayor
Francesco Padilla – Archbishop, Apostolic Nuncio to Qatar
Jesus Dosado – Archbishop, diocese of Ozamiz
Osvaldo Padilla – Archbishop, Former Apostolic Nuncio to South Korea

Tabogon
Zigfred P. Duterte – Mayor
Leonardo B. Arpon – Vice Mayor

Tabuelan
Raul T. Gerona – Mayor
Rex Casiano T. Gerona – Vice Mayor

Tuburan
Danilo M. Diamante – Mayor
Democrito M. Diamante – Vice Mayor

Tudela
Greman B. Solante – Mayor
Erwin P. Yu – Vice Mayor

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