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Capiznon people

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The Capiznon people or Capizeños are a subgroup of the Hiligaynon / Ilonggo people which are native to the province of Capiz, a province located in the region of Western Visayas in the central section of the Philippines.


Notable Capiznons (Capizeños)

This list includes people with roots from Capiz.


  • Manuel Roxas, the fifth President of the Philippines and the 1913 bar topnocher
  • Gerardo Roxas, Philippine Senator and son of President Manuel Roxas
  • Mar Roxas, former Senator of the Republic of the Philippines and former Secretary of DOTC, DTI and DILG
  • Gerardo Roxas, Jr., grandson of President Manuel Roxas and former Congressman
  • Roy Señeres, Filipino statesman and diplomat
  • Entertainment

  • Daisy Avellana, actress and theater director
  • Sharmaine Arnaiz, actress
  • Gina Alajar, actress and director
  • Ryan Eigenmann, actor and son of Gina Alajar
  • Geoff Eigenmann, actor, brother of Ryan Eigenmann, son of Gina Alajar
  • Charlie Davao, actor
  • Ricky Davao, actor and director.
  • Media

  • Paolo Bediones, Filipino commercial model, television host, journalist, newscaster and radio announcer
  • Music

  • Barbie Almalbis, rock artist, former frontman of Barbie's Cradle and Hungry Young Poets
  • Beauty Pageants

  • Margarita Moran-Floirendo, Miss Universe 1973
  • Geraldine Villarruz Asis, Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 1987, Miss Universe 1987 finalist
  • Social sciences

  • Josepha Abiertas first female Filipino lawyer and bar topnotcher
  • References

    Capiznon people Wikipedia

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