Monica Prieto-Teodoro

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Monica Prieto-Teodoro
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Tarlac's First District
In office
June 30, 2007 – June 30, 2010
Preceded by Gilberto Teodoro
Succeeded by Enrique Murphy Cojuangco
Personal details
Born (1966-03-03) March 3, 1966 (age 50)
Nationality Filipino
Political party Lakas Kampi CMD (2009–present)
Spouse(s) Gilbert Teodoro
Children Jaime Gilberto Teodoro
Alma mater Webster University Geneva
Occupation Realtor
Religion Roman Catholicism
Website Official Website of Monica Prieto-Teodoro

Monica Louise Prieto-Teodoro, (born March 3, 1966) or simply Nikki Teodoro, is the Representative of the 1st district of Tarlac and the spouse of Gilbert Teodoro, a former Secretary of the Philippine National Defense. Teodoro is also the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the House Committees on the Welfare of Children and on Population and Family Relations.[1][2][3] She helped build the Amor Complex, a children's shelter in Tarlac, and the Golden Rooster Foundation that raises funds for underprivileged children.[4]


Teodoro graduated from Webster University Geneva in Switzerland with a degree in International Marketing, where she was trained with the basics of the international economy. She then returned home to become a successful real estate entrepreneur. She also studied in various schools such as Marymount, St. Joseph's School, and Notre Dame in California.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She is married to former Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro. Before politics and her real estate venture, Teodoro used to be a commercial model for Procter & Gamble and Bank of the Philippine Islands. She was a former equestrienne and is a PADI-certified scuba diver.[1]


House of Representatives of the Philippines
Preceded by
Gilbert Teodoro
Member of the House of Representatives from Tarlac's 1st district
Succeeded by
Enrique Murphy Cojuangco