Koko Pimentel (born 20 January 1964) is a politician, lecturer, and lawyer from Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. He works as a senator for the Philippines’ political party named “Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan” (PDP–Laban).
He served the 28th Senate President of the Philippines for 2 years from 2016 to 2018. Koko is a lawyer and lecturer by profession. He took office work after winning the 2007 elections.
Philippine senator attacked by Corona
An epidemic such as Corona has caused an outcry on the whole world. No country has escaped its clutches. Seeing all this, the government has ordered everyone to stay in the house and follow Self-Quarantine.
At the same time, Philippines Senator Koko Pimentel broke the Self Quarantine and fell victim to Corona. He was tested on 25 March 2020, in which his Covid-19 Positive has been found. He is now placed in isolation. Koko has also apologized for the mistake of not caring for the self-quarantine.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
Koko Pimentel was born as Aquilino Martin de la Llana Pimentel III from his parents on January 20, 1964, in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. He holds a Filipino nationality. Koko Pimentel celebrated his 56th birthday on 20 January 2020.
His father “Aquilino Pimentel Jr.” is a lawyer and professor at Xavier University. His mother “Lourdes de la Llana-Pimentel” takes care of the home. He has also a younger sister in the family named “Gwendolyn Pimentel-Gana”. He is interested in politics from childhood.
He attended a local high school in his hometown for his schooling. After that, he took admission to the “Ateneo de Manila University” and completed his graduation.
Then he did his LL.B. degree from the University of the Philippines Diliman. After completing his studies, he became a professor in a Law college.
Koko Pimentel worked as a professor of Law at the University of the East College of Law for 3 years from 2007-2010. From the year 1995 to 1998, he also served the position of a lawyer for the National Youth Commission.
Before becoming a politician, he taught law to students of Far Eastern University Institute of Law and Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business. After that, Koko decided to go into politics.
He stood as a participant in the 2001 election. But unfortunately, he lost that election from Vicente Emano. After six years, he stood again in the 2007 election and won the seats by huge votes.
He became the politician of the PDP–Laban party. Pimentel did lots of social welfare work for the country. The 2020’s Net worth of Koko Pimentel is ₱18 million (approx). He also served the position of Senate President for 2 years.
Personal Life, Spouse & Children
The Philippines politician married twice. If we talk about his previous love life, then we came to know that, he got married to his first wife “Jewel May Lobaton” in the year 2000. Koko lived a happy life with her. But after some time, the relationship between them deteriorated. After that, the couple decided to separate from each other.
In the year 2012, he gave divorce to Jewel. Then he started focusing on his political career. In the year 2018, he got married to his second wife named “Kathryna Yu”.
He is the father of two children from this marriage named “Aquilino Martin Emmanuel L. Pimentel VI” and “Aquilino Justo L. Pimentel VII”.
Now he lives a happy life with his family in Marikina City, Philippines. Moreover, He loves to roam and he often goes out to dinner with his family.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Koko Pimentel
|Quick Info & Wiki|
|Full Real Name||Aquilino Martin de la Llana Pimentel III.|
|Profession||Politician, Lawyer, and Lecturer .|
|Birthday (DOB)||January 20, 1964.|
|Age (as of 2020)||56 years old.|
|Place of Birth||Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, Philippines.|
|Gay or Lesbian||No.|
|Social Media Profiles||Instagram: @senkokopimentel (1.3K + followers).
Twitter: @Koko_Pimentel (23.7K + followers).
|Parents||Father: Aquilino Pimentel Jr.
Mother: Lourdes de la Llana-Pimentel.
|Siblings||Sister: Gwendolyn Pimentel-Gana.|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 167 cm.
Meters: 1.67 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Wife||1. Jewel May Lobaton (2000-2012).
2. Kathryna Yu (2018-present).
|Son||1. Aquilino Martin Emmanuel L. Pimentel VI.
2. Aquilino Justo L. Pimentel VII.
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater||1. Ateneo de Manila University.
2. The University of the Philippines Diliman.
|Net worth (approx.)||₱18 million (as in 2020).|
Body Size, Height & Weight
The 56-year-old man takes a great of his health. He is a decent person and likes to wear genuine clothes. He joins yoga and meditation centers for the relaxation of the mind. He does not like gyming. He has dark brown color hair and small brown eyes.
Koko keeps a simple hairstyle. He likes to wear smartwatches. Koko Pimentel is a tall politician with a height of 5 ft 6 in (1.67 m). He maintains his physique well and his weight is around 65 kilograms (143 pounds) by following a nutritional diet plan. There is no tattoo on his body.
- On 18 May 2012. he was honored by Doctor of Humanities honoris causa honoris causa in Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
- Koko Pimentel won the 2007 election by more than 18,372 votes.
- He is always active on social media and shares his memories with others.
- Apart from a politician, he is also a philanthropist and helps the charity.
- Pimentel is also a great cook and often cooks food at home.
- He likes to hang out with the family to different countries.
- Koko Pimentel likes to play chess in his spare time.
- Makati Medical Center filed a statement against Pimentel for breaching the home quarantine.