[68], In 2012, Sotto was accused of plagiarizing several passages[69] in a speech opposing the Reproductive Health Bill[70] in the Philippine Senate. His fiancee is Pauleen Luna (m. 2016), Dina Bonnevie (m. 1980–1992). She, however, also thanked those who expressed their condemnation of Sotto's statements, and those who supported her and all solo parents. Tito Sotto Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Vicente "Tito" Castelo Sotto III (born August 24, 1948) is an actor, comedian, singer, songwriter, TV host, journalist, and politician in the Philippines. Thank you. SOTTO: Thank you, you have my 100 percent support, madam secretary. "[59], Three years later, Paloma was found dead in an apparent suicide. Jay Sonza is courting controversy once again, this time chiding Senate President Tito Sotto over his recent public declaration to revive talks relating to ABS-CBN's franchise. [11], On the commencement of the session of the 16th Congress, on July 22, 2013, Sotto became part of the new Senate minority group. Tito Sotto was born on August 24, 1948 in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Luzon, Philippines as Vicente Castelo Sotto III. His parents were Marcelino Antonio Ojeda Sotto and Dr. Herminia Castelo Sotto. His eldest sibling Vicente (Tito) straddles both showbiz and politics, is a fourth-term senator, and is currently the Senate president, which makes him third in line in a political vacancy. They probably thought I’m trying to pass myself off as knowledgeable (on the subject) when in fact I’m not, supposedly, Where is the plagiarism there? He was brought up in a prominent family in the Phillippines. He has one older brother, Val, and two younger brothers, Maru and Vic. [2] Among his notable compositions is "Magkaisa", which is recognized as one of the anthems of the 1986 People Power Revolution. Vic Sotto weight is 70 kg. "[64], On July 4, 2018, Inquirer.net took down the articles that Sotto had requested to be removed from their website. Upon the commencement of the 15th Congress on July 26, 2010, he was elected by the majority of his fellow Senators as the Majority Leader of the Senate as well as the Before getting married to actress Pauleen Luna, Vic Sotto had a daughter (Paulina Sotto) with Angela Luz, a son (Vico Sotto) with actress Coney Reyes, and two children (Danica Sotto and Oyo Boy Sotto) with actress Dina Bonnevie. Gian Sotto and wife Joy Woolbright are expecting their sixth child! "[89][90] In an interview on the Philippine newscast The World Tonight, Pope remarked: "He is acting as though he's above the law, that he is above copyright law, that he can do whatever he wants, he can step on whoever he wants, to get his agenda through the Philippine legislature. Vic Sotto is the brother of now Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto who himself was a … Writer Rodel Rodis of Philippine Daily Inquirer, one of the writers who wrote about Pepsi Paloma posted the alleged photos of Tito Sotto to Mr. Paolo Prieto indicating the request. All of the siblings becam… The incident shows how those charged by law to protect women from discrimination often forget and unwittingly become promoters of discrimination themselves". The Sotto siblings might have acquired some tips on the pabebe wave from their dad Senator Tito Sotto, also host of the GMA-7’s Eat Bulaga. [16][17] On July 25, 2016, during the opening of the 17th Congress, Sotto was again elected as Majority Leader. Also, prior to his involvement in the entertainment industry, Sotto was a folk singer and guitarist. Following the 2016 elections, he is currently serving his fourth term in the Senate, having served two consecutive terms from 1992 to 2004; he was re-elected to the Senate in 2010. [106], In the 2016 elections, his son Gian Carlo was elected councilor of Quezon City's 3rd District, who was later elected as the vice mayor of the city in the 2019 elections, while his daughter Diorella Maria "Lala" was elected in the 6th District of the same city. Here’s the ABS-CBN Franchise Renewal Bill as filed by Senator Tito Sotto. In a statement, Sotto said that he is "ready and willing" to fight for the rights of single parents and assured the group that the amendments will be passed before December 2017. Enrile resigned due to allegations of misusing the Senate funds. Tito Sotto estimated Net Worth, Biography, Age, Height, Dating, Relationship Records, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below.He was accused of plagiarizing Robert F. Kennedy’s Day of Affirmation Speech by Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of Robert F.Let's check, How Rich is Tito Sotto in 2020-2021? [75][76], Pope, upon learning of the controversy, confirmed Sotto's plagiarism on August 16, 2012[77] in another entry to her blog, strongly criticizing Sotto for the plagiarism, for denying it, and for his stance on contraceptives. Val Sotto (b. Sotto is known for his anti-LGBTQ+ stance, together with senators Manny Pacquiao and Joel Villanueva and had said in 2019 that the bill has “no chance” of passing in the Senate. 1982: Atong Muskitero: Tartan: 1981: Larry: Iskul bukol: 1981: Mag-toning muna tayo: 1981: Mando … A neophyte in politics, notably, Vico topped the race. The said groups claimed that the aforementioned apology was insincere and that Sotto normalized patriarchal views and trivialized the abandonment of responsibility over children. She and her husband, Gian Sotto, a Quezon City councilor and the only son of Helen Gamboa and Sen. Tito Sotto, are now parents to five kids -- sons Hugo, Edrigu, Sandro, Rossano, and their baby girl and answered prayer, Amari Jiliana. 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[67], As an unintended example of the Streisand effect, Sotto's takedown request of the Inquirer.net articles renewed public interest in the Paloma gang rape case. They have two kids: matinee idol and teen star Marcelino Antonio "Miko" Carag Sotto III (1982-2003) and US-based IT professional Chino Sotto. I did organizing work. Tito was vice mayor of Quezon City from 1988 to 1992, then senator (1992 to 1998, 1998 to 2004, and 2010 to present). [39][40], Despite Sotto's apology, and Taguiwalo's acceptance thereof, eight women's and workers’ groups filed an ethics complaint against the senator on May 10, 2017. Prior to serving in the Senate, Sotto had served as the Vice Mayor of Quezon City from 1988 to 1992. [7][8] On May 1, 2001, the protesters stormed Malacañang Palace. With 17.2 million votes, he finished in third place for the twelve contested senate seats. [26][30][37][38] He also added: "I will be the last person in this country to disrespect a woman because my mother was one of the founders of the Women's Rights Movement … I have two daughters who are separated, single, and have children so I don't think there should be big fuss about it. They have two children, a son named Jean Michael, and a daughter named Anielle Micaela. Showbiz Career Tito Sotto started his career in the entertainment industry in the 1960s when he became a member of the band Tilt Down Men. In 1982, Paloma who was aged fifteen at the time reportedly approached then Philippine Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile for help, claiming she was raped by de Leon, d’Horsey, and Sotto. On August 18, Paloma filed charges of rape and acts of lasciviousness against the three television personalities before the Quezon City fiscal's office. His nephews Vico Sotto and Viktor Eriko "Wahoo" Sotto were elected councilors in Pasig and Parañaque respectively. She gave birth to her baby boy in February 2015 and named him, Vincezo Xose. [2] During this period, Sotto was also named Vice Chairman of Citizens' Drugwatch. Sotto asserted that he was quoting Natasha Campbell-McBride, who was referenced in the blog post. [61], On May 29, 2018, Sotto made a request to the online news site Inquirer.net to have the March 2014 articles by United States-based columnist Rodel Rodis removed: "The rape of Pepsi Paloma"[57] and "Was Pepsi Paloma murdered? He wrote the music for "Balatkayo" by Anthony Castelo which was Castelo's hit. [78], Sotto's chief of staff, in a comment on Pope's blog, admitted to using the blog post and failing to attribute Pope's work. [25][26][27][28][29], An excerpt of his conversation with Taguiwalo during the televised hearing circulated online and drew criticisms from social media users:[25][26][27][28][29]. [10] The appointment was just over one year after his failed 2007 senatorial bid. At present, Sharon is married to Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan. His older brother Tito is a prominently known politician and Val is a singer, composer, comedian, and actor. Sotto reasoned that the allegedly plagiarized passage was obtained from a text message sent by a Christian leader, which he then translated into Filipino as he found it fit for his speech without knowing that the words were Kennedy's. Based on a previous article, Rodel Rodis claimed that the Senate President Tito Sotto has requested the Inquirer to take down the three articles about Pepsi Paloma. Her mother was one of 18 siblings, ... Cha’s article “Tito Sotto is not a woman” has garnered 33,000 reads in 24 hours, and is still hummin’ at around 1,000 reads per hour. [34] Singer-actress Lea Salonga, who was single-handedly raised by her mother, decried Sotto's remarks. 2011), and their youngest Kaleb Hanns (b. It was Vicente's grandchildren, Vicente "Tito" Sotto III and Val, who continued the family's legacy in politics. Like him, all his siblings are into the showbiz scene. In yet another edition of the Kapamilya Tree, we present another popular showbiz clan—the Sottos. 1954) is also known in the industry as Bossing. Elaine Gamboa (1934-2014), aunt of Ciara and sister of Helen, was legally married to former Manila mayor Pablo Cuneta (1910-2000) in 1993. [2][3], Actors Oyo Boy Sotto and Miko Sotto (1982–2003) are his nephews. I mentioned beforehand my attributions, that I had many sources (of information in my speech) so I have admitted that. Among the principal sponsors are Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III, Carmencita Garcia, Tony Tuviera and wife Madeleine Tuviera, comedian Joey de Leon, and Dr. Salvacion Gatchalian. In exchange for the dismissal of the charges of rape, Vic Sotto, de Leon and D'Horsie issued a public apology towards Paloma stating: "We hope that you will not allow the error we have committed against you to stand as a stumbling block to that future which we all look forward to. Villacorta said that the Internet is free. 9: Brother of Tito Sotto and Val Sotto. [98] Robles also remarked that Sotto would be championing digital piracy, she remarked: "Atty. The noontime show has grown more popular with its daily “Kalye Serye” featuring the AlDub romance … [108], He also plays golf and has won several tournaments. [65][66] The NUJP condemned the takedown and issued a statement calling it "one of the darkest days in the annals of Philippine journalism". He was also one of the 20 Senators that voted to convict Chief Justice Renato Corona and to remove him from office on May 29 of that year. 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[32] A statement from the Philippine Commission on Women called the incident "a mockery of a woman's circumstance as a solo parent as [the] status has nothing to do with her professional qualifications. Eventually, she became one of the big names in the industry as a singer, actress, TV host, and endorser. 7: Part of the Tito-Vic-and-Joey comedy trio (also TVJ) with brother Tito Sotto and Joey de Leon. Sotto was born on August 24, 1948. TAGUIWALO: My life has never been a normal one. "[26][30][38], On May 4, Secretary Judy Taguiwalo accepted Sotto's apology, but clarified that "the apology does not fully capture the extent of the gravity of what his 'joke' implied." [63], In response, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) asked "Does he believe his status and authority as Senate President give him better chances of having the stories taken down? © 2021 ABS-CBN Corporation. [3] Singer-actress Sharon Cuneta is also his niece (her mother, Elaine Gamboa, is a sister of Sotto's wife, Helen Gamboa). On May 14, 2001, Honasan was elected to fill in Guingona's unfinished term until 2004. Tito is one of the three sons of the deceased couple. Their parents were Marcelino Antonio Ojeda Sotto and Dr. Herminia Castelo Sotto. (we call that "just got knocked up"). Uncle of singer/actress Ciara Sotto and the late actor Miko Sotto. [2] He is Catholic. In an interview after the hearing, Sotto apologized and claimed that Taguiwalo was not offended by his remarks. Then assistant majority leader Senator Gregorio Honasan became the acting Majority Leader following Sotto's resignation. Chairman of its Committee on Rules, thus he manages the legislative affairs of the Senate, particularly on the floor during the sessions. [107], He is an avid bowler and was a member of the Philippine national bowling team, representing the country several times at the AMF World Cup. [62] After 34 years, in March 2016, Sotto denied involvement in the Pepsi Paloma rape case stating that it was a gimmick of Paloma's talent manager, Rey dela Cruz. [100] Sotto has since issued an apology to the Kennedy family, but tenaciously refused to admit that he committed plagiarism in his speech. [29] The Gabriela Women's Party also demanded for a public apology, claiming that Sotto "went out of bounds" insulting solo parents and insinuating malice at Taguiwalo. They have three children: adopted son Kristian Daniel or Kiel (b. [44][45][46], On August 7, 2017, Sotto filed a resolution for the Senate Blue Ribbon committee to investigate the alleged unexplained wealth of Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista.[47][48]. Aside from being a singer, Val is also a composer, a comedian, and an actor. "[55], In 1982, the 15-year-old actress Pepsi Paloma accused Sotto's brother Vic Sotto and comedians Joey de Leon and Richie D'Horsie of gang raping and taking photos of her on June 21 in a room at the Sulo Hotel in Quezon City. [2] He served as Assistant Majority Floor Leader, was a member of the Commission on Appointments, and served as chairman on several senate committees. His parents are Marcelino Ojeda Sotto and Dr. Herminia Castelo. I never had a whole father-mother-children kind of thing, except when I was growing up in Bacolod. She married on-screen partner and co-actor Gabby Concepcion in 1984. 8972, or the Solo Parents Welfare Act of 2000. In 1977, he was the vocalist for the short-lived group Bluejeans. [103][104][105], Sotto is married to Helen Gamboa, a beauty queen, actress, and singer. Sotto served as Vice Mayor of Quezon City, the Philippines' most populous city, from 1988 to 1992. It all started with the four Sotto brothers: Vicente "Tito" Sotto III, Marvic (Vic), Marcelino Antonio Jr. (Maru), and Valmar (Val). He is a composer and actor, known for Iskul Bukol: 20 Years After (The Ungasis and Escaleras Adventure) (2008), Naku ha! [60] Dela Cruz was murdered years later. He is the son of Senate President Tito Sotto (father) and actress Helen Gamboa (mother). Val, on the other hand, served as councilor in the second district of Parañaque from 2004 to 2013. We therefore ask you to find it in your heart to pardon us for the wrong which we have done against you. [53][54], Sotto supports the revival of the death penalty. This page was last edited on 24 January 2021, at 11:15. 1945) was one of the lead vocalists of the all-male disco group VST & Company, along with Tito Sotto and Vic. Sen. Vicente Sotto, III regained his position as the 3rd highest ranking official in the Philippine government after he was re-elected as its Senate President. He also formed the Manila sound group VST & Company on which the meaning of VST were his initials. Sotto is a former actor, comedian, music producer, songwriter, and bowler. Sotto welcomed the complaint and declared his intention to go on leave from his committee as soon as he receives the complaint officially. That's just wrong, that's very poor behavior. From L-R: Senators Panfilo Lacson, Francis Tolentino, Win Gatchalian, and Sonny Angara huddle with Senate President Tito Sotto. Actress and TV host Danica Sotto is married to professional basketball player Marc Pingris. In 2018 he said he will support the imposition of death penalty for "high-level drug trafficking. “Since childhood, it has always been my practice to do the best in everything I choose to pursue,” said the re-electionist and frontrunner in 2016’s senatorial […] Whatever they say, we'll take it in stride."[88]. He is the youngest son of Marcelino Antonio Ojeda Sotto … ABS-CBN FRANCHISE RENEWAL – Senate President Vicente Sotto III filed ABS-CBN Franchise Renewal Bill and here’s what it states. Sotto graduated from Colegio de San Juan de Letran in 1969 with a degree in Bachelor of Arts, Major in English. [2] He founded the Vice-Mayors' League of the Philippines and served as its first president. "[72][81][83][84][85][86][87] In an interview on the Philippine newscast 24 Oras, Sotto remarked: "Whatever it is, the buck stops with me, I'm the senator. The Eraserheads. File photo by Alex … [14], In 2013, Sotto filed a bill that would mandate all government and non-government employees to receive a 14th month of annual salary. [41][42][43], On May 9, the Federation of Solo Parents in Luz vi min (FSPL) approached Senator Sotto in his office and requested his support for the passage of amendments to Republic Act No. He reasoned that perhaps people were just "overly sensitive" and did not "understand the joke". They have three kids: Frankie, Miguel, and Miel. He is an actor, TV host, comedian, and film producer. Tito Sotto Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018 Vicente "Tito" Castelo Sotto III (born August 24, 1948) is an actor, comedian, singer, songwriter, TV host, journalist, and politician in the Philippines. He owns a film and TV prod called M - Zet Productions. In the 1998 senatorial election, Sotto earned another term in the Senate with a third place finish, the best result among Senators vying for re-election. 2014). [2] His siblings are Valmar (born 1945), Marvic Valentin (born 1954), and Marcelino Antonio Jr.[3], Sotto's paternal grandfather and namesake was former senator Vicente Sotto (1877–1950). Vicente Castelo Sotto III was born on 24 August 1948 in Manila, Philippines. On August 17, Sotto reasserted his defense saying: "I made a blanket disclosure. The band played covers of the Dave Clark Five and later he became the vice president of Vicor Music Corporation. Her first born is KC Concepcion, an actress and singer herself. Paulina graduated as cum laude in 2015 and was given a luxurious car as a gift from her dad. Sotto served as Vice Mayor of Quezon City, the … Another nephew, Wahoo Sotto, son of Tito’s brother, Val Sotto, is re-elected as councilor in the 2nd district of Parañaque. Kelly (as Tito) Goodah: 1984: Emmanuel: Tatlo silang tatay ko: 1982: Brando: Si Ako at... tres muskiteros! "[91], A South China Morning Post journalist, Raissa Robles, also pointed out that Sotto plagiarized five bloggers and a briefing paper[92][93] – which includes a blog titled The Truth of Contraceptives,[94] a blog titled Feminists for Choice,[95] a blog titled Talking Sense by Marlon Ramirez,[96] a New York University blog publishing works by birth control activist Margaret Sanger,[97] and a briefing paper published by the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute. Sotto also reiterated that his privilege speech under the protection of the Article 6 Section 11 of the Philippine Constitution – which states that "No member (of Congress) shall be questioned nor be held liable in any other place for any speech or debate in the Congress or in any committee thereof. On the other hand, Senators Recto, Zubiri and Drilon also regained their post after they were re-elected as Senate President Pro-Tempore, Majority Floor Leader and Minority Floor Leader, respectively. He is married to beauty queen, actress, and singer Helen Gamboa. In the last three decades, he has done sitcoms and comedy shows for three networks. Victor Ma. [71][72][73], Several local and international news agencies and several internet users reported that Sotto had taken the passages from a 2011 blog entry by Sarah Pope,[74] an American home economist blogger. They think that’s plagiarism. [2] This made him the third member of his family to enter the Senate, after his grandfather Vicente Yap Sotto and granduncle Filemon Sotto. He started his career as a folk singer and guitarist and eventually joined VST & Company. The two have more than 20 half-siblings. [6], Sotto's career started in the 1960s when he joined the combo Tilt Down Men; one of its members was his brother Val. Instead, he claimed that he intended to penalize those who release celebrity sex tapes and to allow the corresponding victims to seek redress. They released disco singles such as "Swing It, Baby", "Magsayawan", "Ipagpatawad Mo", "Awitin Mo, Isasayaw Ko" and "Disco Fever". In his valedictory speech he emphasize that the Senate will continue to be as independent but yet cooperative in the plans of the Duterte Administration. [28][26][31] The Commission on Human Rights condemned the event saying: "It is deplorable that such a comment came from an elected senator and that it elicited laughter from the halls of the Congress. He has vocally expressed his opposition against measures on reproductive health and women's rights. SOTTO: On the lighter side, Senator Drilon and I were looking at the personal information about you and you have two children, daughters ba or sons? Whatever I delivered in the Senate Hall is what's important. Philippine election laws forbid defeated candidates from being appointed to government posts within a year of the election.[10]. These amendments included discounts on medicine, hospitalization fees, clothing, tuition, milk, and vitamins for solo parents and their children. Actress Danica Sotto is his niece. Think about this when they go to the election booths when he's up for reelection. [13] Enrile resumed his position as the Minority Floor Leader after he was granted bail by the Supreme Court in August 2015. TAGUIWALO: Senator Sotto, I teach women's studies, so we respect all kinds of families and that includes solo parents. Vicente's brother, Filemon (1872–1966) also served as a senator and was one of those who drafted the 1935 Constitution . So, well, my story would be different from the stories of those who have gone through UP, a corporation, et cetera. Remember, I graduated from UP in 1970. They had two children: Ceasar "Chet" Cuneta and Sharon Cuneta. He also dabbled into songwriting and singing as a member of their disco funk band. [2], From April 30 to May 1, 2001, together with Juan Ponce Enrile, Gregorio Honasan, Panfilo Lacson and Miriam Defensor Santiago, he led the EDSA III protests in support of Joseph Estrada. The Megastar recorded her first single "Tawag ng Pag-ibig" at the age of 12 in 1978. [2] His parents were Marcelino Antonio Ojeda Sotto and Dr. Herminia Castelo Sotto. Vicente "Tito" Castelo Sotto III (born August 24, 1948) is a Filipino politician and the incumbent Senate President of the Philippines. Congratulations, Cha, and thanks for making this a “go to” blog for insights and enrichment. She made her first TV appearance at the age of six. Radio-television personality Ali Sotto is the former wife his brother, Maru. [2] He is also a grandson and grandnephew of former Senators Vicente Y. Sotto and Filemon Sotto respectively. Tito, as his family calls him, is the second of four siblings of Dra. Sotto was born on April 28, 1954. The senator last week filed a new measure for the renewal of the broadcast network's franchise, which expired in May. He also serves as a councilor in Parañaque City. All Rights Reserved. [73][83] It is a new media and there is no jurisprudence yet. Tito Sotto, Actor: Iskul Bukol: 20 Years After (The Ungasis and Escaleras Adventure). Among these groups were Coalition Against Trafficking in Women – Asia Pacific and Partido ng Manggagawa. "[60] which stated that he used his political connections to influence the outcome of the Pepsi Paloma rape case. [2][3] They have four children: Romina, Diorella Maria, Gian Carlo and Ciara; eight grandsons: Romino Vicente, Victorio, Vicente IV, Carlos Edrigu, Alessandro Jose, Marciano, Juan Rossano, and Vincenzo Jose; and two granddaughters: Helena and Amaria Jiliana. I hope the Filipino people take note of this behavior and subsequent denial on his bad behavior on the part of Senator Sotto. Joy Sotto certainly has her hands full nowadays. Sonza doesn't seem to think it's a good idea, going on to share on social media a picture of a bottle of Pepsi Cola. [32] Filipino netizens also criticized Sotto, who became a trending topic on Twitter that day. Born Marvic Valentin Castelo Sotto on April 28, 1954, Vic is the second among four Sotto brothers in showbiz. [78] She also remarked that she did not intend to sue. 8: Children: Danica Sotto and 'Oyo Boy' (with ex-wife Dina Bonnevie), Vicco (with ex-partner Coney Reyes) and Paulina (with Angela Luz). Sotto won election to another term in the Philippine Senate in the 2010 senatorial election, as a member of the Nationalist People's Coalition. [18][21], Sotto has expressed his support for the revival of the death penalty, but only for "high level drug trafficking". Vic Sotto has 4 siblings in His family: Tito Sotto, Val Sotto, Marcelino Antonio Sotto, Jr. Vic Sotto's height is 5 ft 10 in. Sotto has been described as a conservative by the local media[49][50][51][52] because of his positions regarding social issues, owing to his Roman Catholic background. His brothers are Sotto, Marcelino Antonio Jr. (Maru), and Valmar (Val) Sotto. "[32] Representatives Antonio Tinio (ACT Teachers Partylist) and Ariel Casilao (Anakpawis) deprecated the behavior of their colleagues in Congress for tolerating Sotto's remarks. Tito Sotto (b. [2] Presently, he is the chairman of the Philippine Bowling Federation (PBF). His mother was a staunch women's rights activist and the first medical commissioner of the Workmen's Compensation Commission and president emeritus of the Kababaihang Rizalista ng Pilipinas. The all-male group's name, "V.S.T", are the initials of its three lead vocalists: Val, Spanky Rigor, and Tito. He also joined his brothers Tito and Val in the gag show OK Lang in the early 1970s. Sotto, who served as Majority Floor leader in his years way back in the senate secured the support of his co-senators especially those in the majority. In July 2013, at the end of the 15th congress, Sotto resigned as the Majority Leader following the resignation of Juan Ponce Enrile, his staunch political mentor, as Senate President. Vic Sotto (b. He is married to Theresa Marco Sotto since December 14, 1969. He had 4 children Oyo Boy Sotto, Danica Sotto, Vico Sotto, Paulina Sotto. It all started with the four Sotto brothers: Vicente "Tito" Sotto III, Marvic (Vic), Marcelino Antonio Jr. (Maru), and Valmar (Val). VIC SOTTO – Kapuso actor-television host Vic Sotto’s daughter Paulina revealed the relationship between her and her half-siblings now. AN accomplished public servant, a conscientious lawmaker, a champion sportsman and a multi-awarded artist, Sen. Vicente ‘Tito’ Sotto 3rd has long led his life with a quest for excellence. 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