Isabel Preysler

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About Isabel Preysler

María Isabel Preysler Arrastía, better known as Isabel Preysler, (born February 18, 1951) is a Spanish journalist, socialite, and television host. Preysler was born in Manila, Philippines, the third of six children to a wealthy family. She attended a private Roman Catholic school; Her father, Carlos Preysler y Pérez de Tagle, was the executive director of Philippine Airlines and on the Board of Directors for El Banco Español de Manila (Spanish Bank of Manila), while her mother, María Beatriz Arrastia y Reynares, was the owner of a real estate company in Manila. The Perez de Tagle family produced abacá and copra ( coconuts ). Abacá was the main ingredient in ropes and other products prior to the invention of nylon. The Arrastía family is from the province of Pampanga. Their old town was Lubao, site of the ancient San Nicolas Tolentino Cathedral. The Arrastías used to own one of the largest haciendas there, most of which were utilized to plant rice and sugarcane. During her youth, Preysler was a model who participated in beauty pageants and charity events for the Sheraton Hotels and Resorts in Manila and went on to win titles in several events. At the age of 16, she migrated to

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