Juan Miguel Zubiri

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Juan Miguel Zubiri
Miguel Zubiri Senate 2018 (cropped).jpg
Zubiri in 2018
Senator of the Philippines
Assumed office
June 30, 2016
In office
June 30, 2007 – August 11, 2011
Chair of the Philippine Senate
Cooperatives Committee
Assumed office
July 25, 2016
Preceded byLito Lapid
Chair of the Philippine Senate
Trade, Commerce and
Entrepreneurship Committee
In office
July 25, 2016 – May 25, 2018
Preceded byBam Aquino (as Trade and Commerce)
Succeeded byAquilino Pimentel III
Senate Majority Leader
Assumed office
May 21, 2018
Preceded byVicente Sotto III
In office
November 17, 2008 – June 30, 2010
Preceded byFrancis Pangilinan
Succeeded byVicente Sotto III
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Bukidnon's 3rd District
In office
June 30, 1998 – June 30, 2007
Preceded byJose Ma. R. Zubiri, Jr.
Succeeded byJose Ma. F. Zubiri III
Personal details
Juan Miguel Fernandez Zubiri

(1969-04-13) April 13, 1969 (age 53)
Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Political partyIndependent (2011–2012, 2014–present)
Other political
PMP (2012–2013)
Lakas CMD/Lakas-Kampi-CMD (1998–2011)
Spouse(s)Audrey Tan
ChildrenMaria Adriana
Juan Miguel Jr.
Santiago Gabriel
Alma materUniversity of the Philippines Los Baños
Net worth152 million (2017)[1]

Juan Miguel "Migz" Fernández Zubiri (born April 13, 1969) is a Filipino businessman and politician. He was a member of the Philippine House of Representatives for the third district of Bukidnon and as a senator.

In the 14th Congress of the Philippine Senate, he became Senate Majority Leader, replacing Senator Francis Pangilinan on November 17, 2008.[2]

During his Majority Leadership, the Senate passed a record 650 bills. In the 17th Congress, he was once again elected as Senate Majority Leader on May 21, 2018, filling the vacancy left by elected Senate President Vicente Sotto III.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Villar richest senator, Trillanes poorest in 2017". CNN Philippines. May 17, 2018. Archived from the original on May 30, 2018. Retrieved May 30, 2018.
  2. "Zubiri is new Senate Majority Leader". GMA News Online.
  3. "Zubiri elected as Senate majority leader". GMA News Online.