Chavit Singson

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Politician and Businessman (1941)
Wed Aug 03 2022
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If you are interested in politics and know about the political condition of the Philippines, then you might hear or know about Chavit Singson. He is one of the most popular and successful politicians in the history of the Philippines.

Singson's real name is Luis Crisologo Singson, born on June 21, 1941, in Vigan City, Philippines. His zodiac sign is Gemini, and he holds Filipino citizenship.

Educational Qualifications

Talking about Singson's education qualifications, he did his high schooling in his birthplace. However, the school's information is unknown.

For further studies, Singson went to Colegio de San Juan de Letran (College of San Juan de Letran), where he graduated with a Commerce degree.

Net Worth of Chavit Singson

Singson is one of the most popular politicians in Philiipines, just like Marjorie Barretto. He has already served as mayor and governor of the province of Ilocos Sur. It is estimated that he has a net worth of $2 million, making him a millionaire.

Once, he stated in an interview that he was a millionaire before entering politics. He made money by managing his family's business, especially his tobacco plantation.

Picture of Chavit Singson wearing blue shirt
Picture of Chavit Singson (Image Source: Google Manila Standard )

Apart from this, some rumors say that Singson has more than $2 million, which he had hidden from the government by misusing his power. Additionally, Local people say that he has a net worth of $1 billion.

Parents Details

Former Mayor Singson was born as the second eldest child of José Singson and Caridad Crisólogo. His parents are well-educated and supportive.

Singson's father, Jose, is a politician, whereas his mother Crisologo's profession is a mystery.

Singson Has Six Siblings

As mentioned above, Singson's parents gave birth to seven beautiful children, out of which Chavit was born as the second eldest.

The eldest child of his family is Evaristo Singson, who unfortunately died on December 25, 1998. He was also a politician. 

Other siblings of Chavit's are Germelina Singson, Fernando Singson, Jerry Singson, Bernardo Singson and Maria Olivia Singson.

Furthermore, Chavit's all siblings are active in politics and are famous in the Philippines, just like their parents.

Married To Evelyn Singson

Evely Singson is Chavit Singson's first wife. They tied their knot on May 3, 1962, in the presence of their family members and friends with a grand celebration.

They enjoyed each other's company when they were together. The ex-couple Singson and Evelyn were blessed with seven children. 

Picture of Chavit Singson's son Ryan Singson
Picture of Chavit Singson's son Ryan Singson (Image Source: Google Wikipedia)

Their children's names are Rady, Regina, Raquel, Ronald, Ryan, and Richard Singson. Currently, Ryan Singson is a successful politician, just like his father.

Despite having wonderful parental life, the romantic couple got separated. However, the reasons and separation date are unknown. Unfortunately, Singson's first wife, Evelyn, died in 2016.

Divorced Rachel Tiongson

Former Governor of Ilocos Sur, Singson married Rachel Tiongson after a few years of Chavit and Evelyn's separation. However, the marriage date is still a secret. 

The former couple was having a peaceful life until the news of Tiongson's boyfriend got viral. Since the information got viral, Singson started to beat her ex-wife, which led to their separation.

They divorced in 2009, but before they separated, they were already blessed with five children. Out of five, only three of their children's identities are revealed to the public. 

Moreover, Christain Luis Singson, Richelle Louise Singson, and Rommel Singson are the children of Singson and his former wife, Tiongson.

Singson's Third Wife, Josephine Pintor 

Yes, you heard right Singson made Josephine Pintor his third wife after the two unsuccessful married life. He revealed his relationship with Pintor in 2012 in the ABS-CBN show. 

The interesting fact about this marriage is when Singson introduced Pintor, and she was just 27 years old while Singson was 71. Pintor first met him when he was only 14 years old.

But this relationship also couldn't go further, and they separated after some years. The reason behind the divorce was Pintor's drug addiction.

Rumors About Singson's Relationship

According to some rumors, Janezze Denise Carreon is Singson's current girlfriend, and they met during his birthday, which later turned into dating.

Due to lack of evidence, the rumor seems fake, but it hasn't been sure whether it is true or false.

Owns A Zoo In Vigan, Ilocos Sur

Former Deputy National Security Adviser Singson owns a wonderful zoo named Baluarte Zoo in Vigan, Philippines. He is the only owner of Balurate Zoo. 

Picture of Chavit Singson's Baluarte Zoo
Picture of Chavit Singson's Baluarte Zoo (Image Source: Pinterest)

In addition, the zoo is established on 100 hectares of land, and the entry price is free.

Loves Animal Hunting

Singson loves hunting animals and has even said he does animal haunting by taking time from his busy schedule.

Moreover, he is the kind of person who thinks of his hunted animals as a trophy. He stated that he isn't doing animal hunting; instead, he is doing trophy hunting, where animals are displayed as an honor or award.

Singson Is Also A Businessman 

Besides his political career, Singson is a successful businessman in the Philiipines, just like Sam Milby. Despite having a busy schedule, he is managing his parents' business which assisted him in making a huge amount of money.

Some of his businesses are The Chavit Tree Project, Go Sport, Satrap Power, and HalloHallo Skylark Lending. Furthermore, he is the CEO of LCS Group of company, which is one of the biggest industries in the Philippines.

Furthermore, Singson hasn't only managed the business but also has made his business successful and has pushed his business into one of the biggest companies.

Political Career 

Talking about Singson's political career, he got into politics during the 90s. He was the governor of the province of Ilocos Sur from 1972 until 1986. After a few years, he served as the mayor from 1992-2001.

Furthermore, he served as the governor of Ilocos Sur from 2004-2007 and 2010-2013, which means he became the governor four times.

Not only this, he went to Team Unity for the post of senator in 2007 but lost. Despite losing, he became Deputy National Security Adviser for the Philippine government in 2008.

Besides all this, he served as the mayor of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, from 2019 to 2022. Currently, Singson is in the Nationalist People’s Coalition, which he joined on June 19, 2021.

In addition, there were many upsides to Singson's political career, which you can see on various social media sites.

Did You Know?

If you don't know about Floro Crisologo, then let us inform you that Crisologo is one of the most successful politicians in the Philippines. Besides this, he is Singson's uncle.

Picture of Chavit Singson's Uncle Floro Crislogo
Picture of Chavit Singson's Uncle Floro Crislogo (Image Source: Google Flickr)

Crisologo was one of the greatest members of Congress, but unfortunately, he was shot dead on October 18 in Church by a gun. However, the murderer is still unknown.

Talking about Crisologo and Singson, their relationship was bitter. Not only them but also their family had issues with each other. There used to be disputes between two families.

 

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