Mikaela María Antonia de los Reyes Cojuangco
February 26, 1974
Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines
|Spouse(s)||Robert Jaworski, Jr. (1999–present)|
|Children||Robbie Vincent Anthony III, Rafael Joseph, Renzo Mikael|
|Full name||Mikaela María Antonia Cojuangco-Jaworski|
February 26, 1974 |
Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines
Mikaela María Antonia "Mikee" Cojuangco-Jaworski (born February 26, 1974) is a Filipino equestrianne, local television host and actress. She was a gold medalist at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea.
- Early life 1
- Equestrian and acting career 2
- Filmography 3
- References 4
- External links 5
Cojuangco-Jaworski was born to Jose Cojuangco, Jr., former Congressman of Tarlac and Tingting Cojuangco, former Governor of Tarlac and now president of the Philippine Public Safety College. Her father is from the Cojuangco family of Tarlac in Central Luzon who owns a 6,000-hectare sugar plantation known as Hacienda Luisita. She is also the niece of former Philippine President Corazon Cojuangco-Aquino, first cousin of fellow actress Kris Aquino and current Philippine President Noynoy Aquino.
Mikee is the third of five daughters: Luisita C. Bautista, Josephine C. Guingona, Margarita Demetria C. Zini and Regina Patricia Jose Cojuangco.
Equestrian and acting career
Cojuangco-Jaworski started to show interest in riding at age eight but was only allowed to take lessons by her parents when she turned 10. At the age of 16, she joined her first international competition at Shizuoka, Japan where she placed third in the individual show jumping. Her most significant victory was at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea, at which she won the Philippines' third and last gold medal in the individual show jumping event.
She was later appointed as the flag bearer at the 2010 Asian Games despite not competing at the Games.
Cojuangco-Jaworski is a high school alumna of the Colegio San Agustin in Makati City. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ateneo de Manila University in 1996. That same year, Cojuangco starred in her most successful movie ever, DoReMi, alongside Donna Cruz and Regine Velasquez.
Cojuangco-Jaworski is also an actress and a commercial model. She is married to Pasig City congressman Robert "Dodot" Jaworski, Jr., son of basketball player, senator Robert "Sonny" Jaworski. They have three sons named Robert Vincent Anthony III (Robbie), Rafael Joseph (Raf) and Renzo Mikael.
On May 23, 2013, CEO of Goshen Land Capital, Inc, Alexander Bangsoy, announced that Cojuango-Jaworski will be the firm's celebrity endorser. Goshen Land Capital, Inc. is a Baguio-based real estate organization engaged in the development of residential subdivisions in prime locations in Baguio.
|1995||I Love You Sabado!!|
|1995||Manalo Matalo, Mahal Kita||Pat||Leading Lady|
|1996||Do Re Mi||Miki Tolentino||Lead Role|
|1996||Mahal kita, alam mo ba?|
|1997||Buhay mo'y buhay ko rin|
|1998||Dahil ba sa kanya|
|1999||Kasangga: Kahit Kailan|
|2003||All About You||Herself||Host|
|2009||You Changed My Life||Christina||Supporting Role|
|2011||Magic Palayok||Isadora De Leon||Special Participation|
|2011||I-Shine Talent Camp TV||Herself||Host|
- Mikee says ASIAD gold a gift from God
- Cojuangco-Jaworski is PHL flag bearer in Asian Games
- IOC Session elects nine new members
- Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski at the Internet Movie Database
- Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski's Official Website