List of people from Cebu

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Culture[edit]

  • Martin Abellana - Visayan author, namesake of Abellana National School
  • Jose "Dodong" R. Gullas - Educator and Vice President of the University of the Visayas; Chairman of The Freeman Newspaper; Founder of Jose R. Gullas Halad Museum, a Cebuano musical heritage museum in Cebu City
  • Vicente Sotto - Father of Cebuano Language and Letters.

Business[edit]

  • Donna Villa - Import, Export
  • Julie Gandionco - Founder of Julies Bakeshop.
  • Monique Lhuillier - Fashion designer
  • Michel Lhuiller - M Lhuillier
  • Ric Santos – Fashion Designer
  • John Gokongwei Jr.-Cebu Pacific Air Founder
  • Lucio Tan - Asia Brewery Founder.
  • Ramon Aboitiz - Founder of Aboitiz Corp.
  • Wilfred Uytengsu Jr.- Alaska Franchise Owner.
  • Clayton Tugonon - Una Cebu Car Designer.
  • Andrew Gotianun Sr. - Filinvest Dev't. Corp. Owner.
  • Kenneth Cobonpue - Furniture Designer.
  • Dra.Vicki Belo - Belo Medical Group Founder
  • Richard King - Founder of Crown Regency Hotel.
  • Michael Aldeguer - ALA Boxing Owner
  • Modesta Gaisano - Founder of Gaisano Mall.
  • Henry Sy Sr.- Founder of SM chains of mall.
  • Jaime Augutus Zobel de Ayala- Ayala Mall CEO.
  • Tata Corominas - Corominas Bros.Bus.
  • Jaja Chongbian - Goerge & Peter Lines.
  • Robert Go - Prince Warehouse Club.
  • Manguilimotan Bros.- Arbees Bakeshop.
  • Jesus Garcia - Sunstar Newspaper Publication.
  • Dodong Gullas - Freeman Newspaper Publication.
  • Melisa Santos - St.Peter Plans Insurance.
  • Bernie Liu - Penshoppe.
  • Augustos Gotianuy - Aspac Bank.
  • Manny Pangilinan -TV5 & Talk&Text.
  • Goldie Ty - Global Power Business & Metrobank.
  • Angelic Calayan - Calayan Group of Companies.
  • Yong Larrazabal - Cebu Doc Group of Companie.
  • Abigael Tan Montes - Emperador Distiller.
  • Duke Frasco - Titays Rosquillos.
  • Chona Carreon Paras - Shamrock Pasalubong.
  • Antonio Yap - Threesixty Pharmacy.
  • Benjamin Lim - Rose Pharmacy.
  • Jojo Vergara - Balamban Liempo.
  • Matias Aznar - Sacred Heart Hospital.
  • Gabriel Velez Leyson - Cebu General Hospital.
  • Caesar Uy Sr. - Uy Medical Clinic.
  • Boy Dayungco - Eskina KTV Bar.
  • Ellen Go Adarna - Queensland Motel.
  • Mariano Tan - Unilab.
  • Jerry Guardo - Uniherb.
  • Elvira Luym - Bambi Edible Oil & Capitol Edible Oil.

Entertainment[edit]

  • Amapola (Amapola Cabase)- Singer, Musician, Actress, TV Host, Novelist
  • Anna Fegi - Singer
  • Angela Calina- TV Host, Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition housemate
  • Apple Abarquez- Pinoy Dream Academy (Season 2) Scholar
  • Atty. Analyn D. Sy - Youngest Best Debater of Cebu City
  • Budoy Marabiles - vocalist of reggae band Junior Kilat and occasional comedian, Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition housemate
  • Caridad Sanchez - actress
  • Dandin Ranillo- Singer
  • Devon Seron- Pinoy Big Brother Teen Clash of 2010 4th Runner Up
  • Dionne Monsanto- Model/Actress, Pinoy Big Brother (Season 2) housemate
  • Divine Smith- Pinoy Big Brother Unlimited housemate
  • Dulce - Singer
  • Eda Nolan - Actress
  • Enrique Gil - Actor
  • Ellen Go Andarna-Actress
  • Erlinda K. Alburo - Director, Cebuano Studies Center of the University of San Carlos
  • Eting Linaban- Pinoy Big Brother Unlimited housemate
  • Eula Caballero-Actress
  • Florante Go - Dancer, Singer
  • Franco - Band
  • Fretzie Bercede- Pinoy Big Brother Teen Clash of 2010 3rd Runner Up
  • Gloria Sevilla - Actress
  • Isabel Oli-Actress
  • Jacke Lou Blanco- Actress, TV Host, Fitness Guru
  • Jay-R Siaboc - Singer/Actor, 1st Runner Up Pinoy Dream Academy (Season 1) and lead vocalist Scrambled Eggs
  • Keanna Reeves- Actress/Comedian, Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition big Winner
  • Kim Chiu - Teen actress, model, Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition winner, recording artist
  • Krista Ranillo- Actress
  • Manilyn Reynes - singer, actress
  • Manuel Kabajar Cabase aka Mahnee or Manny - Composer, Arranger, Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocal Group Specialist
  • Marcial Sanson - Pianist, Composer, Singer, TV/Radio Personality
  • Marlon Peroramas or Loonie - Fliptop Rapper
  • Mat Ranillo III.- Actor
  • Matteo Guidicelli - Actor, Singer, Racer
  • Mike(Pekto)Nacua-Comedianne Actor
  • Nicole Uysiuseng - Teen actress, 3rd Teen Placer Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus
  • Noel Luis Cui - Actor, Singer
  • Panky Trinidad- Singer, Pinoy Dream Academy (Season 1) Top 6 scholar
  • Paul Jake Castillo- Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up 2nd Big Placer
  • Peiro Vergara - Actor
  • Pilar Pilapil - Actress
  • Richard Yap- Actor, Singer, Businessman
  • Rico Lucena- ABS-CBN Cebu correspondent
  • Shaina Magdayao- Actress, Model, Dancer
  • Sheryn Regis - Singer-actress
  • Slater Young- Pinoy Big Brother Unlimited Big Winner
  • Temistokles Adlawan - Contemporary Cebuano poet
  • The Ambassadors - rock band
  • The twins Janice and Jill Vidal - Hong Kong based singers
  • Urbandub - experimental rock band
  • Van Roxas- Singer/Band Vocalist, Pinoy Dream Academy (Season 2) Top 6 scholar
  • Vina Morales - Singer, Dancer, Actress
  • Cueshe - Band
  • Shamrock - Band
  • Aegis - Band
  • Chad Borja - Singer
  • Melvin Tudtud - Eat Bulaga Kilabot Mr.Pogi 2012 Champion
  • Pilita Corrales - Singer,Actress
  • Giselle Sanchez - Actress
  • Jem Cubil - Singer, Pilipinas Got Talent Finalist
  • Princess Ryan - Actress
  • Ace Espinoza - Actor
  • Maricel Morales - Beauty Queen/Actress
  • Julian 'Teban' Daan- Comedian Actor
  • Alan 'Goliat' Nacorda- Comedian Actor
  • Max Surban- Novelty Singer

Politics and government[edit]

  • Cerge Remonde - Broadcaster/Former Press Secretary
  • Chief Justice Hilario Davide, Jr. - 20th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
  • Chief Justice Marcelo Fernan - Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and Senate president
  • Colonel Thomas F. Breslin - Surveyor of large sections of Cebu, Colonel, Bataan Death March victim
  • Mariano Jesus Cuenco - Senate President during the First Congress of the Philippines.
  • President Sergio Osmeña Sr. - Second President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines
  • Roman Kintanar - Director of PAGASA 36 years, 2-year term President of the UN World Meteorological Organization.
  • Jose Rene Almendras - Current Cabinet Secretary.
  • Joseph Ace Durano - Former Tourism Secretary.

Sports[edit]

  • Cipriano “Cacoy” Canete – Martial Arts Guru
  • Catherine "Kitty" Canete - Martial Arts Expert & TV Journalist
  • Lani S. Caperal - Awarded as Best Speaker in Alternative Science
  • Gabriel “Flash” Elorde – Boxing Legend
  • Dondon Hontiveros - PBA player
  • Isaac de la Victoria III one of the 9 1st trained lifeguard in the country
  • Ray Anthony Jónsson - Icelandic–Filipino footballer
  • Paolo Pascual - Goalkeeper for the Philippines national football team
  • Joseph Ronald Quinahan - PBA Player
  • Junemar Fajardo-PBA Player
  • Aldrich Ramos-PBA Player
  • Greg Slaughter-PBA Player
  • Eliud Poligrates-PBA Player
  • Kelly Williams-PBA Player

Media[edit]

  • Jun Perez- Radio Reporter/Provincial Correspondent
  • Ina Reformina- Reporter/Former Provincial Correspondent
  • Rico Lucena- Reporter/Provincial Correspondent
  • Macky Escalona - Reporter/Ex UAAP player,
  • Leandro D. Quintana - News Reporter and Journalist
  • Leo Lastimosa
  • Bobby Nalzaro (Provincial Broadcaster)
  • Danny Cugtas (Dyrb Broadcaster)