Mabel Sotto, a well-known media personality from the Philippines, was born on November 28, 1962, and she passed away at the age of 60. She was well-known for being the sister of the artist Marie Pauleen Luna Sotto and the mother of tennis player Mara Sotto Fortuna. Due to her prominent family, Mabel has continued to be well-known and in the news.
When she was young she got the title of Miss Photogenic after she participated in the Miss Silliman Pageant. Many times for her family’s high achievement Mabel has been in the news. She was also known by her other name Mabel Academia. Keep reading to know her more.
What Was the Main Cause of Mabel Sotto’s Death?
As per our sources, Mabel Sotto is no more among us. She died on 18th February 2023. Her news of the death was first confirmed by her sister Marie Pauleen Luna-Sotto. She died due to liver cirrhosis with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma on February 18, 2023.
Her last rituals were done at Heritage Park Taguig. Her death news has been mourned by the Sotto family and many followers of Mabel.
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Was She Sick Before She Died?
Filipinos were shocked by the sudden death of Maru Sotto’s wife, Mabel, on February 21, 2023. She worked as a florist and designer, and she took an arrangement inspired by the Aurora Borealis to Ottawa to present on behalf of the Philippines at the 23rd World Flower Council Summit.
Mabel is best known as Maru Sotto’s wife, but she will be cherished for her own diligence and modesty. The circumstances surrounding Mabel Sotto’s passing remain a mystery. The actor’s wife reportedly passed away on February 21, 2023. In addition, we don’t know if Mabel was sick before she passed away. Watch the video below:
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Mabel Sotto Biography (Early Life & Education)
Mabel Sotto who was using her other name Mabel Academia shared on her Facebook page earlier that her hometown is Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Her daughter and other family wished her on her 60th birthday which fell on November 28. Mabel died when she was only 60.
Her full name was Mabel Academia Sotto. It does not know where she spent her childhood but she was living in Manila at the time of her death. She went to Pilar College, Zamboanga City, and completed her high schooling there in 1979.
She then graduated from Silliman University in 1983. She also had an Interior design certificate from a Philippine School. Mabel also had her Mass Communication internship in GMA 7 Manila.
Mabel Sotto Family
Mabel Sotto who was 60 years old was spending her life with her kids and husband. It seems that she was disconnected from her siblings. Since her marriage, she never went out to meet her siblings and parents.
Many reports share that her parents may have died earlier and some of her siblings would be living in their hometown. As far as we came to know about her then Marie Pauleen Luna-Sotto has called Mabel her sister. But it isn’t confirmed whether she is her biological sister or not.
Mabel Sotto Husband, Boyfriend & Relationships
As per the report shared by the GMA network, Mabel is married to Maru Sotto. Maru Sotto is none other than the brother of Vic Sotto and former Senate President Tito Sotto and Val Sotto. Many know that Maru Sotto was earlier married to Radio broadcaster Mrs. Ali Sotto.
And it is not known when Mabel and Maru got married. But their marriage resulted in the birth of their daughter Mara Fortuna. Mara is now a well-known name in the world of Philippine Tennis. Mabel’s daughter is now married to a Pilot Jeric Fortuna. Jeric is followed by 21.3k followers on Instagram.
Mabel Sotto Career & Profession
As we said that during her young age, Mabel Sotto competed in the Miss Silliman pageant. She won the Miss Photogenic awardee and represented herself as a model. At a young age due to her passion for modeling, she also got the title of Miss Mass Communication in 1981.
But her fortune did not help her in doing big in modeling and she opted for a private job later. As per sources Mabel has previously worked at Dentsu, Young & Rubicam-Alcantara Advertising, Inc from where she retired due to old age. More than this in-depth detail about her career is not known.
As a retired person, she was now inspiring friends and people to travel and explore the world. She was an avid traveler and has visited many new places with her husband and kids.
Mabel Sotto Net Worth
Mabel Sotto with her hard work and dedication remains successful in making a net worth of $450k USD when she was alive. She spent much of her income traveling during her last years of life. She also faced difficulty in managing her illness expenses as she was facing liver cirrhosis issues when she was alive.