Mar Roxas Biography, Latest Update, Achievement, Net Worth

Mar Roxas is a Filipino politician and former government official. He served previously as senator, congressman and cabinet member during the Estrada, Arroyo and Aquino III administration.

Mar Roxas
Mar Roxas (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Manuel Araneta Roxas II
Nickname –> Mar
Birth Date –> May 13, 1957 (age 64)
Hometown –> Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines
Residence –> Quezon City

Family
Wife –> Broadcaster Korina Sanchez ‚Äč(married 2009)
Children –> Paolo, Pepe Ramon Gerardo Manuel Denzel and Pilar Judith Celia Ester Korina
Father –> Former Senator Gerardo Roxas
Mother –> Judith “Judy” Araneta Roxas of Bago, Negros Occidental
Brother –> Former Congressman Gerardo “Dinggoy” Roxas, Jr.
Grandfather –> Former President Manuel Roxas Sr.

Education
Elementary and High School –> Ateneo de Manila University
College –> Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
Degree –> Economics

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019 – Ran for Senator but lost
2016 – Ran for president under the Liberal Party with the strong backing of then President Benigno Aquino III but he lost to Rodrigo Duterte of Davao City
2012-2015 – Secretary, Department of Interior and Local Government
2011-2012 – Secretary, Department of Transportation and Communications
2004-2010 – Senator
2000-2003 – Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry
1993-2000 – Congressman of Capiz
* Assistant vice president of the New York-based Allen & Company

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