Richard Gomez Biography, Latest Update

Richard Gomez is a Filipino actor, model and politician. He is currently serving his first term as congressman of the 4th legislative district of Leyte Province in the Eastern Visayas Region. The fourth district is composed of the city of Ormoc and the municipalities of Albuera, Isabel, Kananga, Matag-ob, Merida, and Palompon.

Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Eric Codilla of Lakas-CMD Party.

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Richard Gomez
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Personal Information
Complete Name –> Richard Frank Icasiano Gomez
Screen Name –> Richard Gomez
Other Names –> Goma
Birth Date –> April 7, 1966
Hometown –> Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines
Height –> 6’1″ (1.85 m)

Family
Spouse –> Congresswoman Lucy Torres (Married 1998)
Children –> Juliana Marie Beatriz

Education
College – University of the Philippines Open University
Course – Associate in Arts
Master – Business Administration (MBA), University of Perpetual Help System

Political Career
2016-Present – Mayor, Ormoc City
2013- Ran for Mayor of Ormoc but lost to Edward Codilla
2010 – Ran for Mayor of Ormoc but was disqualified for lack of residency
2007 – Lost in his bid for senator as an independent
2001 – Ran as a nominee of Mamamayan Ayaw sa Droga (MAD) but was disqualified for lack of marginal representation

Showbiz Career
Richard worked as a crew at McDonald’s before he became a commercial model. Later, he was convinced to try acting. He was introduced in the 1984 drama film Hindi Mo Ako Kayang Tapakan starring Charo Santos-Concio and Gina Alajar.

Notable Television Programs
2016 – Maalaala Mo Kaya: Traysikel
2007-2008 – MariMar
1998-2001 – Richard Loves Lucy
1998-2002, 2011–present – ASAP
1987-1998 – Palibhasa Lalake

Movie List
2018 – Three Words to Forever
2016 – Love Me Tomorrow
2015 – The Love Affair
2014 – She’s Dating A Gangster
2009 – Bente
2006 – Eternity
2003 – Walang Kapalit
2002 – Ikaw Lamang Hanggang Ngayon
1995 – Eskapo
1995 – Sa’yo Lamang
1994 – Wating
1993 – Saan Ka Man Naroroon
1992 – Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin
1991 – Hihintayin Kita Sa Langit
1987 – Paano Kung Wala Ka Na
1986 – Blusang Itim
1986 – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
1985 – Inday Bote
1985 – Naked Paradise
1984 – Hindi Mo Ako Kayang Tapakan

RELATED: List of City Mayors of the Philippines

See also: List of Famous Filipino Actors

See also: Famous People from Leyte Province

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