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Charo Santos-Concio Biography

Birth Name:
María Rosario Santos y Navarro
Birth Place:
Calapan, Philippines
Executive, host, actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • Host of Maalaala Mo Kaya, the country's and Asia's longest-running drama anthology documentary series
  • Was adjudged the Best Actress at the Asia Film Festival in 1977 for her role in the film Itim
  • Was appointed as the first female president of ABS-CBN Corporation in 2008
  • Was appointed as the CEO of ABS-CBN Corporation in 2013
  • Won the Gold Stevie Award for the Female Executive of the Year in Asia, in 2014
  • Served as the Gala chair for the 43rd International Emmy Awards held on November 23, 2015 in New York
  • Is co-executive producer of the film Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis which won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize at the 66th Berlin International Festival in 2016
  • Has a degree in Communication Arts from St Paul's College, Manila



    • Dr. Winifredo Santos -- Father
    • Cesar Rafael Concio, Jr. -- Husband
    • Nora Navarro-Santos -- Mother
    • Martin Concio -- Son
    • Jimmy Navarro -- Uncle