Francis Joseph “Chiz” Guevara Escudero (Chiz Escudero) is a Filipino politician and lawyer who has served as a Senator from 2022 to the present and from 2007 to 2019.
He most recently served as governor of Sorsogon from 2019 to 2022 and previously worked as the 1st district representative for Sorsogon from 1998 to 2007 and from 2004 to 2007. In the 2016 elections, he ran unsuccessfully as Grace Poe’s running mate for vice president of the Philippines.
|Real Name/Full Name||Chiz Escudero|
|Birth Place:||Manila, Metro Manila|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||October 10, 1969|
|Age/How Old:||53 years old as of 2022|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 172cm |
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 72Kg|
In Pounds – 158lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Salvador Escudero|
Mother – Evelina B. Guevara
|School/College:||University of the Philippines|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Christine Elizabeth Flores (Ex), Heart Evangelista|
|Profession:||Politician and Lawyer|
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Facebook, Twitter|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Early Life of Chiz Escudero
He was born in Manila, Metro Manila. Chiz Escudero’s father’s name is Salvador Escudero, and his mother’s name is Evelina B. Guevara. He has three siblings: Phillip Escudero.
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Chiz Escudero Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
He was born on October 10, 1969. Chiz Escudero’s age is 53 years old as of 2022. He is 5′ 8″ tall and weighs around 72kg. He has Black eyes and Black hair. Chiz Escudero belongs to the Philippine nationality, and his zodiac sign is Libra.
Chiz Escudero Education
According to his education status, Chiz Escudero went to The University of the Philippines from kindergarten through law school. He graduated from elementary school in 1981 and high school in 1985, both at the University of the Philippines Integrated School. He received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of the Philippines Diliman in 1988. After that, he pursued legal studies at the University of the Philippines College of Law, where he graduated in 1993.
In 1991, Escudero won the University of Pennsylvania Open Debate. Additionally, he belonged to the University of Pennsylvania Law Honor Society and the Order of the Purple Feather.
From 1999 to 1989, he was a teaching assistant at the Department of Political Science.
His relatives and acquaintances frequently refer to him as “Chiz.” He has two fraternal twin children from his first marriage. After separating from his first wife, he wed the renowned Filipino actress Heart Evangelista.
Chiz Escudero Personal Life
In 1999, Escudero wed the singer and theatre actress Christine Elizabeth Flores. She gave birth on September 7, 2007, to fraternal twins. In 2011, the couple’s marriage was dissolved.
In 2012, Escudero started dating the actress, Heart Evangelista. In August 2014, they announced their engagement, and on February 15, 2015, They had their wedding on Balesin Island, near Polillo, Quezon.
Evangelista confirmed she was pregnant in May 2018. She was pregnant with twins. Later in May, Evangelista reportedly miscarried and lost one of her twins. In June, another miscarriage resulted in the loss of the other twin.
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Chiz Escudero Professional Career
Chiz Escudero entered politics at the young age of 28. In 1998, he was chosen to represent the 1st district of Sorsogon and became one of the 11th Congress’ youngest members.
From June 1998 to November 2000, he served as the 11th Congress’s Assistant Floor Leader and Second Deputy Floor Leader for the Majority from November 2000 to January 2001. From January to June 2001, he was named Assistant Deputy Majority. In his final term, from 2004 to 2007, he served as Minority Floor Leader.
While in Congress, he advocated for Sorsogon’s incorporation as a city. August 16, 2000, saw the passing of Republic Act 8806, and Sorsogon became a recognized city on June 30, 2001.
Chiz Escudero was elected to the Senate in 2007 with the second-highest vote total. From 2007 through 2019, he had two terms as a senator.
In the 2016 elections for vice president of the Philippines, he ran unsuccessfully.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chiz Escudero in 2022
According to various online resources, the well-known politician Francis Escudero has an estimated net worth of $4 million. As a professional politician, he earned money. From 2007 to 2019, he served two terms as a senator. He served as the governor of Sorsogon province from 2019 to 2022.
He is regarded as among the poorest senators in the Philippine Senate. But, poorest in the Senate does not mean ‘poor,’ since the senator is living lavishly with his two children and his wife, the Filipino actress Heart Evangelista.