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There’s a “New” Guy in Town — Duterte



 Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte

 Party:  PDP-Laban

 Born      Rodrigo Roa Duterte

March 28, 1945 (age 70)
Maasin City, Southern Leyte

 Civil Status: Married to Elizabeth Zimmerman (annulled); Domestic Partner: Honeylet Avancena

Children:  Paolo, Sara, Sebastian, Veronica

Parents:  Vicente G. Duterte of Cebu (who served as Governor of Davao) and Soledad Roa of Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte


  • Duterte finished his secondary education at the Holy Cross Academy of Digos in Digos City, Davao del Sur, after also attending Ateneo de Davao
  • He graduated in 1986 with aBachelor of Arts degree from the Lyceum of the Philippines University in Manila