Famous People from Iloilo Province by City and Town

Here is a list of famous people from the province of Iloilo in Western Visayas Region or Region 6. They are enumerated by city and by town.

Iloilo City
Geronimo “Jerry” P. Treñas – Mayor
Jeffrey Ganzon – Vice Mayor
Antonio Javellana Ledesma – Catholic Archbishop
Eugenio Hofileña López – Founder of the Lopez Group of Companies
Fernando Hofileña López – Former Vice President, Senate President, Cabinet member
Francis Jardeleza – Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Franklin Drilon – Senate President, Cabinet Member
Gregorio Soriano Araneta – Secretary of Finance and Justice (1908-1913)
Jose Maria Pidal Arroyo – Former Senator
José Zulueta – Former Senate President, Speaker of the House, Cabinet Member
Julienne L. Baronda – Current Congresswoman
Miriam Defensor Santiago – Former Senator, Secretary of Agrarian Reform
Prince Stefan – Actor
Rabiya Mateo – Miss Universe-Philippines 2020
Rafael J. Lopez-Vito – Former Congressman
Ramón Quimson Avanceña – 4th Chief Justice
Raul T. Gonzalez, Jr. – Former Congressman
Raul M. Gonzalez Sr. – Former Congressman
Ronald Tubid – Famous Basketball Player (PBA)
Paulyn Ubial – Former Secretary of Health

Passi City
Atty. Stephen A. Palmares – Mayor
Jesry T. Palmares – Vice Mayor

Ajuy
Jett C. Rojas – Mayor
Robert R. Villaruz – Vice Mayor

Alimodian
Geefre A. Alonsabe – Mayor
Ian Kenneth A. Alfeche – Vice Mayor

Anilao
Nathalie Ann F. Debuque – Mayor
Ma. Teresa F. Debuque – Vice Mayor

Badiangan
Serafin S. Villa Jr. – Mayor
Erwin Roy J. Gaje Sr. – Vice Mayor

Balasan
Manuel C. Ganzon – Mayor
Filomeno V. Ganzon – Vice Mayor
Rabiya Mateo – Miss Universe-Philippines 2020
Romulo T. De La Cruz – Catholic Archbishop

Banate
Carlos O. Cabangal Jr. – Mayor
Joje B. Undar – Vice Mayor

Barotac Nuevo
Bryant Paul Q. Biron – Mayor
Hernan D. Biron Sr. – Vice Mayor
Braeden John Q. Biron – Congressman
Ferjenel Gonzales Biron – Former Congressman, founder of Pharmawealth Group of Companies
Myrtle Sarrosa – Actress, Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition 4 Big Winner

Barotac Viejo
Nielo C. Tupas – Mayor
Parly B. Balleza – Vice Mayor
Niel D. Tupas Sr. – Former Congressman, Governor, Vice Governor, Mayor
Neil Causing Tupas Jr. – Former Congressman
Raul C. Tupas – Current Congressman

Batad
Elvira P. Alarcon – Mayor
Ernesto R. Balida – Vice Mayor

Bingawan
Mark P. Palabrica – Mayor
Ted Peter P. Plagata – Vice Mayor

Cabatuan
Ronilo O. Caspe – Mayor
Eduardo S. Tuares – Vice Mayor
Tomás Confesor – Former Senator, Former Governor

Calinog
Francisco L. Calvo – Mayor
Renato Casinao – Vice Mayor
Emmanuel C. Trance – Catholic Bishop

Carles
Siegfredo A. Betita – Mayor
Arnold T. Betita II – Vice Mayor

Concepcion
Raul Banias – Mayor
Milliard S. Villanueva – Vice Mayor

Dingle
Rufino P. Palabrica III – Mayor
Quindialem D. Villanueva – Vice Mayor
José Serofia Palma – Archbishop of Cebu

Duenas
Mamerto L. Pelopero III – Mayor
Robert Martin U. Pama – Vice Mayor

Dumangas
Ronaldo “Onal” B. Golez – Mayor
Almar D. Marfito – Vice Mayor
Arthur Doligosa Defensor Sr. – Former Congressman, Former Governor

Estancia
Melina D. Requinto – Mayor
Mary Lynn N. Mosqueda – Vice Mayor

Guimbal
Oscar G. Garin – Mayor
Jennifer S. Garin – Vice Mayor
Janette L. Garin – Congresswoman
Richard Garin – Former Vice Governor
Sharon Garin – Congresswoman as nominee of AAMBIS-OWA Partylist

Igbaras
Jaime E. Esmeralda – Mayor
Vicente “Juvic” E. Escorpion Jr. – Vice Mayor

Janiuay
Manuel Thomas Franklin Mary H. Locsin – Mayor
Bienvenido P. Margarico – Vice Mayor

Lambunao
Reynor R. Gonzales – Mayor
Arvin L. Losaria – Vice Mayor

Leganes
Vicente P. Jaen II – Mayor
Lyle L. Bartolome – Vice Mayor
Carolina Griño-Aquino – Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

Lemery
Oscar C. Villegas Jr. – Mayor
Ligaya P. Apura – Vice Mayor

Leon
Ma. Lina C. Holipas – Mayor
Rey V. Capaque – Vice Mayor

Maasin
Francis A. Amboy – Mayor
Vicente A. Albacete – Vice Mayor

Miagao
Macario N. Napulan – Mayor
Leonardo N. Naldoza – Vice Mayor

Mina
Rey P. Grabato – Mayor
Bernardino P. Chichirita – Vice Mayor
Arthur Rivera Defensor Jr. – Governor, Former Congressman
Arthur Doligosa Defensor Sr. – Former Governor, Former Congressman

New Lucena
Liecel M. Seville – Mayor
Jeffrey V. Araneta – Vice Mayor

Oton
Carina V. Flores – Mayor
Vicente B. Flores Jr. – Vice Mayor

Pavia
Laurence Anthony G. Gorriceta – Mayor
Edsel G. Gerochi – Vice Mayor

Pototan
Rafael Enrique P. Lazaro – Mayor
Romualdo Joselito M. Ilisan – Vice Mayor

San Dionisio
Darwin E. Bajada – Mayor
Erma Perez – Vice Mayor
Larry C. Villanueva – Former Mayor

San Enrique
Rosario Mediatrix P. Fernandez – Mayor
Ernesto P. Palomado – Vice Mayor

San Joaquin
Ninfa S. Garin – Mayor
Marvigrace G. Lago – Vice Mayor

San Miguel
Marina Luz S. Gorriceta – Mayor
Bonifacio S. Salapantan Jr. – Vice Mayor

San Rafael
Roberto T. Belleza Jr. – Mayor
Antonio D. Gumban – Vice Mayor

Santa Barbara
Rema B. Somo – Mayor
Jeffrey C. Sumbilla – Vice Mayor

Sara
Jon N. Aying – Mayor
Jess A. Salcedo – Vice Mayor

Tigbauan
Suzette T. Alquisada – Mayor
Virgilio T. Teruel – Vice Mayor

Tubungan
Roquito G. Tacsagon – Mayor
Leo Cezar T. Taypen – Vice Mayor

Zarraga
John H. Tarrosa – Mayor
Ma. Jofel M. Soldevilla – Vice Mayor

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