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 51)
Nationality Filipino
Political party Lakas Kampi CMD (2009–present)
Spouse(s) Gilbert Teodoro
Children 1
Alma mater Webster University Geneva
Occupation Realtor
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