Former actress Michelle Ortega weds Police General Greg Pimentel; President Duterte among principal sponsors

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Michelle Ortega married Police Director Gregorio "Greg" Pimentel in a lavish garden ceremony and reception at The Manor, Camp John Hay, Baguio City, on January 10, 2018.


Former actress and singer Michelle Ortega, of the Ortega political clan from La Union, married Police Director Gregorio "Greg" Pimentel in Baguio City on Wednesday, January 10.

The lavish garden ceremony was held on the grounds of The Manor in Camp John Hay.

Among the principal sponsors was President Rodrigo Duterte, who came to the wedding dressed in a suit and tie.


Michelle, who is presently an assistant secretary at the Department of Social Welfare and Development, wore a blush pink, long-sleeved, off-shoulder ball gown studded with floral appliques. It had a cathedral train.

The elaborate dress was made by fashion designer Val Taguba.

Floral and event designer Teddy Manuel and his team were behind the venue's set-up, as well as Michelle's bouquet of pink-and-white peonies.

Aside from President Duterte, the wedding sponsors included political figures like Special Assistant to the President Bong Go...


...Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos...


...Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III...


...and Agusan del Norte Governor Ma. Angelica Rosedel M. Amante-Matba. 


The wedding brought political and showbiz personalities together.

Michelle's brother is actor-politician Robert Ortega (leftmost in photo below), who is now a councilor in Manila. 

Ysabel Ortega, Michelle's daughter with former action star and senator Lito Lapid, is now a Kapamilya actress.

Beautiful daughter of the bride @Ysabel_ortega ????

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Aside from Eat Bulaga! host and senator Tito Sotto, veteran entertainment columnist and talent manager Lolit Solis was also a principal sponsor. 

 Congratulations and best wishes Michelle and General Greg!


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