Loren Legarda Biography

Loren Legarda is a Filipino politician. She is the current congresswoman of the lone legislative district of Antique Province. Running under the Party in the May 13, 2019 election, she defeated former two-term cingressman Exequiel Javier who ran as an independent. Two other losing independent candidates were Robin Rubinos and Rodelo Pidoy.

Loren Legarda was formerly a journalist, senator and vice presidential candidate.

Loren Legarda
Loren Legarda (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Lorna Regina B. Legarda
Nickname –> Loren
Birth Date –> January 28, 1960 (age 59)
Birth Place –> Malabon, Metro Manila, Philippines

Family
Father –> Antonio Cabrera Legarda
Mother –> Bessie Gella Bautista
Note: Loren is the only child of her parents
Spouse –> Former Batangas Governor Antonio Leviste (Separated)
Children – Leandro Leviste who is a pioneer in the renewal energy industry; Lorenzo Leviste
Grandfather –> Jose P. Bautista (Former edito of Manila Times newspaper)

Education
Elementary – Assumption College
High School – Assumption College
College – University of the Philippines
Course – Broadcast Communications

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Congresswoman
2004, 2010 – Ran for Vice President but lost
1998-2004, 2007-2019 – Senator
* Former broadcast journalist with ABS-CBN

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