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Vilma Santos Biography

Screen Name- Vilma Santos.

Birth Name- Maria Rosa Vilma Tuazon Santos.

Nicknames- Ate Vi, The Star for All Seasons, Most Outstanding Mayor.

Birthplace- Trozo, Magdalena, Manila, Philippines.

Birth date- November 3, 1953.

Height- 5'0.

Parents' names- Her father's name is Amado Constantino Santos (deceased in 1984) & was born in  Bamban, Tarlac, Philippines. Her mother's name is Milagros and was born in San Isidro, Nueva Ecija , Philippines.

Sibling's names- She has three sisters whose names are Maria Michaela Emelyn " Emmy", Maria Theresa Marites, and Maria Norwina "Winnie". She also has one brother, whose name is Joel "Sonny Boy".

Raised- Tondo, Manila, Philippines.

Influences- Pilita Corales. (Filipino Singer)

Role Models/Role Models- Princess Diana & Mother Teresa.

Education- Attended St. Mary's Academy School in the Philippines, where she only finished school with a high diploma only due to the height of her fame.

Breakthrough- At age 9, she did her first film called Trudis Liit

Married- Eduardo "Edu" Luis Barrios Manzano (Filipino Actor) in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 19, 1980. On April 21, 1981, Vilma gave birth to her first son,  Luis "Lucky" Philippe Manzano at Cardinal Santos Memorial Hospital  However, Vilma & Edu later divorced.

Currently Married To- Ralph Gonzales Recto (Senator) in the San Sebastian Cathedral, which is located in Lipa City, Batangas on December 11, 1992. On 29, 1996, Vilma gave birth to her second son, Ryan Christian Recto in Makati Medical Center. 

Current Job- Mayor of Lipa City, Batangas.




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