Congrats! Sen. Koko Pimentel ties the knot with 36-year-old chef

Congrats! Sen. Koko Pimentel ties the knot with 36-year-old chef

- Senator Koko Pimentel got married to Kathryna Yu

- Yu is a 36-year-old chef who he met five years ago in his victory party

- The wedding was attended by President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Manny Pacquiao

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Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III tied the knot with 36-year-old chef Kathryna Yu in a civil wedding.

KAMI learned that the event was held at the Coconut Palace on October 18, Thursday.

According to, fashion designer Paul Cabral designed Yu’s wedding gown and Pimentel’s barong Tagalog.

Congrats! Sen. Koko Pimentel ties the knot with 36-year-old chef
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Some of the principal sponsors include President Rodrigo Duterte, Senate President Tito Sotto and his wife Helen Gamboa, as well as Senator Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee Pacquiao.

"Thank you for making me feel at the age of 54, I’m like a young person all over again excited about love, excited for the future, excited about establishing a family, and excited to go home to you.

"Today, we vote with our hearts, thank you for electing me as your husband. This is the only election I really want to win,” Pimentel said in his wedding vow, according to

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ABS-CBN News reported Pimentel and Yu met for the first time at the politician’s victory party five years ago.

Yu was a former owner of an Italian restaurant in Makati before focusing her efforts on catering.

As for Pimentel, this was the second time he got married. He used to be the husband of former beauty queen Jewel May Lobaton.

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