Cesar Apolinario

Cesar Apolinario

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Updated On September 22, 2022
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Cesar Apolinario is a Filipino Broadcast journalist, freelance filmmaker, and writer. Cesar Apolinario died on December 13, 2019, after a long battle with Lymphoma. Likewise, the Filipino Journalist has worked on many humanitarian cases during his career and has garnered respect from colleagues as well.

Early Life

Cesar Apolinario was born in the year 1973, May 11. Likewise, the journalist was born in the Philippines. The journalist was 46 years old at the time of his death. Moreover, Cesar belonged to Filipino nationality and was born under the star sign Taurus. Moving on to his family members, Cesar has not revealed the names of his family members.

Likewise, there is no information regarding the Journalist’s siblings as well. Thus, The names and identities of Cesar’s family members are still in the dark. Moreover, Cesar grew up in the Philippines. Cesar had picked up an interest in Journalism during childhood when he saw a reporter in his village.


Cesar Apolinario went on to attend a local high school. Following his high school graduation, Cesar decided to pursue a career in Journalism. Thus, Ceasar went on to attend the University of Santo Thomas.

Likewise, Cesar graduated with a bachelor’s in Mass Communication. Moreover, following his university graduation, Cesar also took some short courses related to Filmmaking and Photography from the University of the Philippines.


Cesar Apolinario died on 13th December 2019. According to a source, His cause of death was lymphoma. The journalist had kept his illness to himself and had not informed any of his friends and colleagues.

Professional Life

Cesar Apolinario is a former journalist, writer, and freelance Filmmaker. Following his University graduation, Cesar started working as a cameraman researcher at the Kapuso Network. Likewise, after a couple of months, Cesar also started his journalism career.

Furthermore, Cesar expanded his capabilities for humanity. The journalist wrote the stories for the films Banal, Puntod, Estasyon, and Dance of the Steel Bars. However, Cesar had faced financial issues too. Meanwhile, Cesar joined RPN Channel 9 as a camera operator and part-time writer.


Caption: Cesar during a seminar(Source: Instagram)

The journalist associated with a program “HelpLine a 9”. Additionally, the journalist also worked on cases related to child abuse, violence, and harassment. Likewise, Cesar applied to GMA7 in 1999. Then, Cesar researched for his regular documentary show “I Witness. Likewise, Cesar also became the co-host of GMA News TV’s I JUANder in 2010.

Furthermore, Cesar helped the production department in the “Bubungang Pangarap” (Promised Shelter) show too. However, the journalist passed away on December 13, 2019, in his home. The proper details regarding his death cause are not available. Cesar Apolinario is a writer and director. Moreover, He is famous for the movies Banal (2008), Puntod (2009), and Dance of the Steel Bars (2013).

Awards and Net worth

When it comes to awards, Cesar has not received any of them. However, the Journalist has earned the respect of many Filipino people and his colleagues. Likewise, the journalist has earned a notable sum of wealth throughout his career. Cesar Apolinario had a net worth of $1.5 million.

Relationship status

Cesar Apolinario is a married man. He married Joy Apolinario. Likewise, Cesar has a daughter named Athena Joyce Apolinario.

Cesar Apolinario is a former journalist. He was very respected among his colleagues. Thus, Cesar has not been involved in any controversies and scandals.

Body measurements

Cesar Apolinario stood tall at 5 feet 10 inches and weighed 70 kg. Likewise, the Filipino journalist had black hair with a pair of shimmery black eyes.

Cesar Apolinario had a Twitter account. The journalist had over 133k followers on his verified Twitter account.

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