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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Ateneo de Manila University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Ateneo de Manila University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Ateneo de Manila University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Ateneo de Manila University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Ateneo de Manila University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Ateneo de Manila University.

List below includes Kris Aquino, Dingdong Dantes and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Ateneo de Manila University?” and “Which celebrities are Ateneo de Manila University alumni?”

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Boy Abunda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Journalist, Talent manager, Actor Eugenio "Boy" Romerica Abunda, Jr. is a Filipino television host, publicist, talent manager and celebrity endorser. He is dubbed as the "King of Talk" in local show

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Evelio Javier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Evelio Bellaflor Javier was a Filipino lawyer, civil servant, politician, and an opposition leader during the regime of President Ferdinand Marcos. His assassination on February 11, 1986, ...more

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Richard Gordon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Journalist, Civil servant Richard "Dick" Juico Gordon is a Filipino politician and broadcaster who currently serves as the chairman of the Philippine Red Cross. As a politician, Gordon gained national ...more

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Antonio Luna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Antonio Luna de San Pedro y Novicio-Ancheta, an Ilocano born in Manila, was a Filipino pharmacist and general who fought in the Philippine–American War. He was also the founder of the ...more

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Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Economist Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is a Filipino politician who served as the 14th President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010, as the 12th Vice President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001, and as ...more

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Joseph Estrada is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Film Producer Joseph "Erap" Ejercito Estrada is a Filipino politician who was the 13th President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001. He has been Mayor of the City of Manila, the country's capital, ...more

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Chris Tiu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Fashion Model, Athlete Chris Tiu, is a Filipino professional basketball player who currently plays for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the Philippine Basketball Association. He formerly played for the Smart Gilas ...more

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Kris Aquino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Comedian, Film Producer Kristina Bernadette Cojuangco Aquino, professionally known as Kris Aquino, is a Filipina television personality and actress who gained prominence from her talk shows, game shows, and numerous ...more

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Bianca Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Fashion Model Bianca Gonzalez-Intal is a Filipina TV host and model. She is now married to PBA Cager JC Intal

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Claudio Teehankee, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Claudio Teehankee, PLH was the 16th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 1986 to 1988. He was also the most senior associate justice and chairman of the First Division of ...more

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Benigno Aquino, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Journalist, Screenwriter Benigno Simeon "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr. was a Filipino Senator and a former Governor of Tarlac. Aquino, together with Gerry Roxas and Jovito Salonga, formed the leadership of the opposition ...more

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José Rizal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Physician José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda was a Filipino nationalist, novelist, poet, ophthalmologist, journalist, and revolutionary. He is widely considered one of the greatest ...more

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Juan Luna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Painter, Artist Juan Luna y Novicio was a Filipino painter, sculptor and a political activist of the Philippine Revolution during the late 19th century. He became one of the first recognized Philippine artists. ...more

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Juan Ponce Enrile is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Juan Ponce Enrile Sr., is a Filipino politician. was a protégé of President Ferdinand Marcos, and served as Justice Secretary and then Defense Minister under the Marcos regime. He ...more

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Atom Araullo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Journalist Alfonso Tomas Pagaduan Araullo, better known as Atom Araullo, is a news reporter of ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs shows like Umagang Kay Ganda, TV Patrol World and Bandila. He was also a ...more

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Benigno
Businessperson, Politician, Economist Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III is a Filipino politician who has been the 15th President of the Philippines since June 2010. Aquino is a fourth-generation politician: his great-grandfather, ...more

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Jose Miguel Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Lawyer José Miguel "Mike" Tuason Arroyo is a former First Gentleman of the Philippines. A lawyer by profession, he is the husband of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, the former President of ...more

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Dingdong Dantes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Model Dingdong Dantes, is a Filipino actor, television presenter, commercial model, and film producer. Dantes is currently working as an exclusive talent of GMA Network, is Chairman of YesPinoy ...more

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Salvador Laurel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Salvador Roman Hidalgo Laurel, also known as Doy Laurel, was Vice-President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 under Corazon Aquino, and briefly Aquino's only Prime Minister from February ...more

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Armin Luistro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Teacher Brother Armin Luistro, FSC is a Filipino Lasallian Brother, who is the current secretary of the Department of Education of the Philippines. Luistro entered De La Salle Scholasticate in Manila on ...more

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Max Soliven is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Journalist Máximo Villaflor Soliven was a prominent Filipino journalist and newspaper publisher. In a career that spanned six decades, he attained his greatest peak and influence with the Philippine ...more

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Carlos A. Santos-Viola is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Architect Carlos Antonio Santos-Viola was an architect in the Philippines. He is best known for designing and building churches for the Iglesia ni Cristo religious group. Carlos was born Carlos ...more

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Mar Roxas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Economist Manuel "Mar" Araneta Roxas II is a former Senator of the Philippines. He is the son of former Senator Gerry Roxas, and the grandson of former President Manuel Roxas and industrialist ...more

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Aquilino Pimentel III is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Lecturer, Lawyer Aquilino Martin de la Llana Pimentel III commonly known as Koko Pimentel, is a Filipino politician, a member of the Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan, and serving as member of the ...more

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Arturo Brion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer Arturo D. Brion is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He took his oath as a member of the Supreme Court on March 17, 2008. From 2006 until his appointment to the ...more

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Joker Arroyo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Ceferino "Joker" Paz Arroyo, Jr. is a Filipino statesman and key figure in the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution which ousted the late strongman President Ferdinand Marcos. He was ...more

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Ambrosio Padilla is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Civil servant Ambrosio Bibby Padilla was a former Filipino basketball player and former elected member of the Senate of the Philippines. He was one of the most important figures in Asian basketball

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Claro M. Recto is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Writer, Lawyer Claro Mayo Recto, Jr. was a Filipino politician, jurist, poet and one of the foremost statesmen of his generation. He is remembered for his nationalism, for "the impact of his patriotic ...more

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Lea Salonga is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting, Singer Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga KLD, better known as Lea Salonga, is a Filipina singer and actress who starred in the lead role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon, for which she won the Olivier, ...more

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Grace Lee is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Journalist, Disc jockey, Presenter Grace Lee is a Korean television host and radio disc jockey working in the Philippines. She is the third Korean expatriate to appear prominently in Philippine television, after Sandara Park, ...more

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Maxene Magalona is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Actor Maxene Sofia Maria Arroyo Magalona is a Filipina actress who is currently under ABS-CBN. Being a former GMA 7 talent, she is known for her portrayal as Vivian Salvador in the My Lover, My Wife ...more

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Antonio Carpio is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Antonio Tirol Carpio is an incumbent Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed to the Court by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and assumed office on ...more

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Dennis Trillo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Model, Actor, Singer Abelardo Dennis Florencio Trillo Ho, more widely known as Dennis Trillo, is a Filipino award-winning actor, singer and fashion model. His film debut was in Aishite Imasu 1941. He is currently an ...more

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Renato Corona is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Renato Tirso Antonio Coronado Corona was the 23rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He served as an Associate Justice after being appointed by President Gloria ...more

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Epifanio de los Santos is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Epifanio de los Santos Politician, Lawyer Epifanio de los Santos y Cristóbal, sometimes known as Don Pañong or Don Panyong was a noted Filipino historian, literary critic, art critic, jurist, prosecutor, antiquarian, ...more

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Margie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Journalist, Psychologist, Writer Margarita Go-Singco Holmes, popularly known as Dr. Margie Holmes, is a popular psychologist specializing in sex therapy in the Philippines.

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César Bengzon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Judge, Lawyer César Bengzon was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from April 28, 1961 until May 29, 1966. In November 1966, a few months after his retirement, he became the ...more

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Gerardo Roxas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician Gerardo Manuel de Leon Roxas, better known as Gerry Roxas or Gerardo M. Roxas, was one of two children of former Philippine President Manuel Roxas. He was the father of Gerardo ...more

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Maria Lourdes Sereno is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Judge, Jurist, Lawyer María Lourdes Aranal-Sereno is the 24th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. At age 52, she is the second youngest and the first female to head the judiciary. In August ...more

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Teofisto Guingona, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Teofisto Guingona, Jr. Politician Teofisto Tayko Guingona, Jr. is a Filipino politician who is the 13th and former Vice President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2004, during the first term of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. ...more

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Pedro Paterno is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Poet, Politician, Novelist Pedro Alejandro Paterno y de Vera Ignacio, also spelled Pedro Alejandro Paterno y Debera Ignacio was a Filipino politician who has been called "the greatest turncoat in Philippine ...more

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Rafael Buenaventura is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Rafael Carlos Baltazar Buenaventura was a prominent banker in the Philippines and one-time governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas; he served under two Philippine presidents during one of ...more

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Jinggoy Estrada is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Film Producer, Actor José Pimentel Ejército, Jr., better known as Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada is a Filipino politician and former film actor who has been a member of the Senate of the Philippines since ...more

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Victor Sumulong is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician Victor R. Sumulong was a Filipino politician. Sumulong was the son of Lorenzo Sumulong, who served in the Philippine Senate for 21 years and once famously provoked Soviet Union premier Nikita ...more

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Fidel V. Ramos is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Soldier Fidel Valdez Ramos AFP PLH GCMG, popularly known as FVR and Eddie, was the 12th President of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998. During his six years in office, Ramos was widely credited and ...more

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Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Actor Mikaela María Antonia "Mikee" Cojuangco-Jaworski is a Filipino equestrianne, local television host and actress from the Philippines. She was a gold medalist at the 2002 Asian ...more

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Danny Sillada is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Musician, Art critic, Writer Renowned contemporary artist, musician, and writer whose works often reflect Philippine ethnic culture as well as broader universal themes.

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Arsenio Lacson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Journalist, Lawyer Arsenio H. Lacson was a Filipino journalist and politician who gained widespread attention as Mayor of Manila from 1952 to 1962. An active executive likened by Time and The New York Times to New ...more

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Vicky Morales is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Journalist Victoria "Vicky" Morales-Reyno is a popular television newscaster in the Philippines. She currently co-anchors GMA Network's night newscast 24 Oras with Mike Enriquez and Mel Tiangco ...more

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Prospero Nograles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Ateneo De Manila University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Prospero C. Nograles is the former Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines. He was elected as the Speaker of the House on February 5, 2008, the first ever elected Speaker from ...more