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Net Worth of Noynoy Aquino
Noynoy Aquino has a net worth of $1.2 million. He is a Pilipino politician. Born as Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III in Manila to a family of politicians, Noynoy Aquino has been the 15th President of the Philippines since 2010. Before becoming a 4th-generation politician, Noynoy Aquino took his BA in Economics from Ateneo de Manila University in the year of 1981, when he joined his family in their exile to the States.
A few years later, Noynoy Aquino got back to the Philippines following the assassination of his father. At the time, he held some positions working in the private sector. In the year of 1998, Noynoy Aquino was first elected to the House of Representatives as Representative of the 2nd district of Tarlac province. After two subsequent re-elections (It was in 2001 and 2004), Noynoy Aquino got banned from running for re-election to the House again in the year of 2007. It was in 2009, Noynoy Aquino officially confirmed his candidacy in the 2010 presidential election, held on May 10, 2010. Later, on June 30, 2010 Noynoy Aquino was sworn into office as the fifteenth President of the Philippines, at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park (Manila).
Early life and education of Noynoy Aquino
Noynoy Aquino was born on February 8, 1960, at Far Eastern University Hospital in Sampaloc (Manila). He is the third of the five children of Benigno Aquino, who was later the vice governor of Tarlac, and Corazon Cojuangco. He has four sisters: Maria Elena, Aurora Corazon, Victoria Elisa, and Kristina Bernadette. Noynoy Aquino attended the Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City for his elementary school, high school, and college education. In 1981, he finished his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ateneo de Manila University. Noynoy Aquino was one of the students of the former professor of economics at the Ateneo de Manila University.
Noynoy Aquino joined his family in their exile in the United States. In September 1972, Aquino’s father, who was a senator and prominent opposition leader to President Ferdinand Marcos, was arrested for subversion. In August 1973, his father was brought before a military tribunal in Fort Bonifacio. In the year of 1980, after a series of heart attacks, his father was allowed to seek some medical treatments in the United States, where his family began a period of self-exile. In the year of 1981, after graduation, Noynoy Aquino joined his family in the United States. In 1983, after 3 years in exile, his family returned to the Philippines, after the assassination of his father on August 21, 1983. Noynoy Aquino had a short tenure as a member of the Philippine Business for Social Progress, working as an assistant to the executive director of PBSP. Later, he joined Mondragon Industries Philippines as an assistant Retail Sales Supervisor and assistant promotions manager for Nike Philippines.
Congressional career of Noynoy Aquino
Noynoy Aquino was a 4th-generation politician. His paternal grandfather, Benigno Aquino served as Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines from 1943 to 1944. Aside from that, his maternal grandfather, Jose Cojuangco, was also a member of the House of Representatives. His parents were Corazon Aquino, who served as the 11th president of the Philippines (1986–1992), and Senator Benigno Noynoy Aquino was a member of the Liberal Party, where he held several positions including Secretary General and Vice President (for Luzon).
House of Representatives (1998 – 2007)
On November 8, 2004, Noynoy Aquino became a deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, however relinquished his post on February 21, 2006, when Noynoy Aquino joined his Liberal Party members for the resignation of President Gloria at the height of the Hello Garci scandal. Also, Noynoy Aquino was a Chairman of the Board of the Central Luzon Congressional Caucus.
It was barred from running for re-election to the House of Representatives of the Philippines, due to term limits, Noynot Aquino was elected to the Senate of the Philippines in the 2007 Philippine midterm election on May 15, 2007, under the banner of the Genuine Opposition, a coalition comprising a number of parties, seeking to curb attempts by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to amend the Philippine Constitution in 1986.
In Noynoy’s political ads, he was supported by his younger sister, Kris Aquino, and his mother, Corazon Aquino. Even though a Roman Catholic, Noynoy Aquino was supported by the pentecostal Jesus Is Lord Church, one of the biggest Protestant churches in the Philippines. With more than 14.4 million votes, Noynoy’s tally was the sixth highest of the 37 candidates for the 12 vacant seats elected from the nation at large. Noynoy Aquino assumed his new office on June 30, 2007. He was referring to an unsuccessful coup attempt staged by rebel soldiers led by Gregorio Honasan on August 28, 1987, in which he was seriously injured.
Personal life of Noynoy Aquino
Noynot Aquino never married and had no children. He previously had a relationship with Shalani Soledad, a Valenzuela metropolitan councilor and niece of former Senator Francisco Tatad. In November 2010, he confirmed that he and Shalani Soledad had ended their relationship. Previously, he had dated Korina Sanchez, and Liz Uy. Also, he was in a relationship with Grace Lee. Noynoy Aquino had openly stated that he preferred younger women as he wanted to have children.
Aside from that, Noynoy Aquino was also an enthusiast of billiards, shooting, and video games. He did not drink alcoholic beverages, however he was a chain smoker. Also, he said that he was not keen on being a poster boy for anti-smoking campaigns. After winning the election, he received a phone call from U.S. President Barack Obama, who congratulated him and offered assistance to stop smoking.