Bong Revilla bio: Age, son, wife, movies, height, educational background

Bong Revilla bio: Age, son, wife, movies, height, educational background

He walked right into the footsteps of his father and created a name for himself in the political arena. He is an icon of a man of action and the defender of the oppressed and poor in the country. This is none other than Bong Revilla.

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Bong Revilla is a Filipino based television presenter, actor, and politician. He was first elected to the senate in 2004, where he succeeded his father, Ramon Revilla Sr. Even though he topped the senatorial race, which was held in 2010; he surrendered before the anti-graft court.

Bong Revilla profile summary

  • Full name: José Maria Mortel Bautista Jr.
  • Celebrated name: Bong Revilla
  • Date of birth: 25th September 1966
  • Place of birth: Manila, Philippines
  • Bong Revilla age: 54 years
  • Bong Revilla birthday: 25th September
  • Nationality: Filipino
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Bong Revilla height: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Eye colour: Black
  • Marital status: Married
  • Profession: Television presenter, actor, politician

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Bong was born on 25th September 1966 in Manila, the Philippines. His real name is José Maria Mortel Bautista Jr. He is the son of the late Azucena Mortel Bautista (mother) and the former Senator and Philippine Reclamation Authority Chairman Ramon Revilla, Sr. (father).

He has three siblings; an older brother called Strike Revilla who is a mayor of Bacoor Cavite, which is their hometown. His sister is called Andrea Bautista-Ynares, who is the wife of Casimiro Jun Ynares III, the former governor of Rizal. Bong’s younger half-brother is known as Ram Revilla and was killed in his home on 29th October 2011 at the age of 23 years. Ram was an actor like his elder brother.

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Bong Revilla educational background

Bong Revilla attended Jesus Good Shepherd School in Palico, Imus Cavite, for his elementary education. He later enrolled for his secondary education at the Fairfax High School Los Angeles, California, in the United States. It is alleged that Bong did not finish his higher education since he did not attend the classes at Fairfax High School.

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Bong Revilla sons and daughters

The couple has six well-educated children. Bong Revilla children are as follows:

  • Leonard Bryan Bautista born in November 1986
  • Jose Lorenzo Bautista III Ramon "Jolo" Revilla III, born in March 1988
  • Inah Felicia Bautista-Del Rosario born in October 1989 and is married to Vince del Rosario
  • Ma. Viktoria Gianna Bautista born in August 1995
  • Ma. Franzel Loudette Bautista born in October 1997
  • Raymon Vicente Ramboy Bautista born in December 1998

Bong Revilla wife

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Bong Revilla is married to Lani Mercado, popularly known as Jesusa Victoria Hernandez-Bautista. She was the representative of the 2nd district of Cavite. The duo tied the knot in a civil wedding in 1987. Later on, Lani and her husband highlighted their celebration by remarrying in a church with the same customs the duo used in an insertional program.


Revilla is a man of different hats as far as his career is concerned. Here is a breakdown of his career:

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Political career

  • 1995 - Vice governor of Cavite with Valesco as the governor
  • February 1998 - Governor of Cavite (he replaced Valesco who was appointed as secretary of Interior and local government)
  • May 1998 - Governor of Cavite (after winning full-term position)

Filmography career

Here are some of her movies and TV programs:

TV programs

  • Idol Ko si Kap
  • HP: To the Highest Level Na!
  • Kap’s Amazing Stories
  • Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla presents Pepeng Agimat
  • Indio
  • Agimat ng Agila

Bong Revilla movies

  • Dugong Buhay
  • Pieta, Ang Ikalawang Aklat (Pieta, the Second Chapter)
  • Sa Dibdib ng Sierra Madre
  • Celeste Gang
  • Boboy Tibayan: Tigre ng Cavite
  • Beloy Montemayor
  • Payaso
  • Anak ng Supremo (Kid Of Supremo)
  • Agaw Armas
  • Isa Lang Ang Dapat Mabuhay
  • Sgt. Villapando: A.W.O.L.
  • Dongalo Massacre
  • Target Sparrow Unit
  • Boy Tornado
  • Anak ng Lupa (Child of the World)
  • Alega Gang: Public Enemy No. 1 of Cebu
  • Iyo Ang Batas Aking Ang Katarungan (Law And My Justice)

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  • Lost Command
  • Cordillera
  • Florencio Dino: Public Enemy No. 1
  • Moises Platon
  • Isang Bala Isang Buhay
  • Urbanito Dizon
  • Bala at Rosario (Bullet and Rosary)
  • APO: Kingpin ng Maynila
  • Alyas Pogi: Birador ng Nueva Ecija
  • Onyong Majikero
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  • Manong Gang
  • Captain Jaylo: Batas Sa Batas
  • Leon ng Maynila
  • Alyas Pogi 2
  • Hanggang May Buhay
  • Pangako Sa’yo (This I Promise You)
  • Kapag Tumibok Ang Puso: Not Once, Not Twice
  • Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom
  • Captain Barbell
  • Si Agimat at si Enteg Kabisote
  • Minsan Ko Lang Sasabihin
  • Ang Agimat: Anting-anting ni Lolo
  • Sabi Mo Mahal Mo Ako, Wala ng Bawian
  • Wilson Sorronda: Leader Kuratong Baleleng's Solid Group
  • Walang Matigas na Pulis, Sa Matinik na Misis
  • Yes Darling: Walang Matigas na Pulis 2
  • Kung Marunong Kang Magdasal Umpisahan Mo Na

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Movie production

  • 1991 - Alyas Pogi 2
  • 1993 - Ako Ang Katarungan (Lt. Napoleon M. Guevarra
  • 1994 - Iukit Mo Sa Bala
  • 1995 - Ang Titser Kong Pogi
  • 1996 - Kung Marunong Kang Magdasal, Umpisahan Mo Na
  • 1997 - Yes Darling: Walang Matigas na Pulis 2
  • 1997 - Sabi Mo Mahal Mo Ako, Wala Ng Bawian
  • 1999 - Pepeng Agimat
  • 2000 - Minsan ko Lang Sasabihin


  • 2001 - PMPC Star Awards for Television for the Best Comedy Actor
  • 2009 - PMPC Star Awards for Television for the Best Educational Program Host
  • 2009 - Metro Manila Film Festival for the Best Actor
  • 2011 - GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards


Bong has a very charming face and a million-dollar smile. He has an average build body with a height of 5’9.5”.

Bong Revilla will forever be remembered as the man who didn't confine himself to the legislative duties inside the senate walls but instead went far and wide to reach the needy. In the filmography sector, he has continued to shine as a producer and actor with several awards to his name.

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