Birth Name: Maria Leonor Santo Tomas Gerona
Place of Birth: Naga City, Camarines Sur, Philippines
Date of Birth: April 23, 1964
Ethnicity: Filipino [Bicolano]
Leni Robredo is a Filipina lawyer. She was Vice President of the Philippines, from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2022. She previously represented the Third District of Camarines Sur in the House of Representatives of the Philippines, from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2016, and was Chair of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council, from July 12, 2016 to December 5, 2016, among other duties. She was a presidential candidate for the 2022 election.
Leni’s father, Antonio Nicomedes Gerona, Sr., was a judge. Her mother is Salvacion “Sally” Sibulo Santo Tomas.
Leni was married to politician Jesse Robredo, until his death. The couple has three children.
Leni’s paternal grandfather was Melanio Gerona (the son of Julián Gerona y Antiado, or Julián Antiado Gerona in Filipino). Julián was the son of Casimiro Gerona y Gray, or Casimiro Gray Gerona in Filipino, and of Senona Antiado.
Leni’s paternal grandmother was named Leonor Nicomedes.
Leni’s maternal grandfather was Apolonio Borromeo Santo Tomas (the son of Ildefonso Santo Tomás and Josefa Borromeo). Apolonio was born in Canaman, Camarines Sur.
Leni’s maternal grandmother was named Eugenia Sibulo.
Sources: Family history of Leni Robredo – http://fil-gen-pro.blogspot.ca
Genealogy of Leni Robredo (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com