Imelda Marcos

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Birthday
2, 1929
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1929 (age 90)
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines

About

Wife of Ferdinand Marcos, the former President of the Philippines. Her extremely large shoe collection became a symbol of political corruption and excess.

Before Fame

In her early adulthood, she worked as a Manila-based model and singer.

Trivia

The policy of Philippine Martial Law allowed her a great share of her husband's political power. She served for several years in the Philippine House of Representatives.

Family Life

In 1954, she married Ferdinand Marcos, who was, at that time, a congressman for the Nacionalista Party. The couple raised two daughters and a son.

Associated With

Her husband was accused of the murder of political dissident Benigno Aquino, Jr.