Noli de Castro

Vice President of the Philippines from 2004 to 2010

Manuel Leuterio de Castro Jr. (born July 6, 1949), popularly known as Noli de Castro or "Kabayan" Noli de Castro, is a Filipino journalist, politician and was elected as senator in 2001 and as the 12th Vice President of the Philippines from 2004 until 2010, under the presidency of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.


Noli de Castro
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12th Vice President of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 2004 – June 30, 2010
PresidentGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded byTeofisto Guingona Jr.
Succeeded byJejomar Binay
Chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council
In office
June 30, 2004 – June 30, 2010
PresidentGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded byMike Defensor
Succeeded byJejomar Binay
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 2001 – June 30, 2004
Personal details
Born
Manuel Leuterio de Castro Jr.

(1949-07-06) July 6, 1949 (age 73)[1][2]
Pola, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines
Political partyK4 (2004)
Independent (2001–2004, 2004–2010)
Spouse(s)Pacita Torralba (annulled)[3]
Arlene Sinsuat (died)[4]
ChildrenManuelli
Katherine
Shamier[5]
Alma materUniversity of the East
OccupationJournalist
NicknameKabayan
Noli
TV/radio shows hosted
  • Kabayan radio commentator (1986-2001, 2010-2021, 2021-present)
  • Magandang Gabi, Bayan host (1988-2001, 2001-2004)
  • TV Patrol anchor (1987-2001, 2010-2021, 2023-present)
  • KBYN: Kaagapay ng Bayan host (2022-present)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Philippines, Civil Registration (Local), 1888-1983," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-27136-14128-86?cc=1410394&wc=9S6Q-ZNG:25271701,27962101,25268603,25270403 : accessed April 18, 2014), Oriental Mindoro > Pola > Birth registers > 1947-1951; citing National Census and Statistics Office, Manila.
  2. "Philippines, Civil Registration (Local), 1888-1983," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-27136-13575-50?cc=1410394&wc=9S6Q-ZNG:25271701,27962101,25268603,25270403 : accessed April 18, 2014), Oriental Mindoro > Pola > Birth registers > 1947-1951; citing National Census and Statistics Office, Manila.
  3. "Noli: Leave my family alone". Philstar.com. 2004-03-31. Retrieved 2019-09-28.
  4. "Profile of Manuel Jr. "Noli" Leuterio De Castro". ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs. June 5, 2009. Retrieved July 6, 2015.
  5. "Noli L. De Castro". Office of the Vice President of the Philippines. Archived from the original on August 18, 2016. Retrieved July 18, 2016.