Cecilia Morel Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Nationality, Net Worth, Bio

Cecilia Morel Biography – Cecilia Morel Wiki

Cecilia Morel is the widow of the former President of Chile Sebastián Piñera, and thus the former First Lady of Chile. She was also the Director of the Sociocultural Area of the Presidency during both her husband’s terms as President.

She attended grade school at the College Jeanne d’Arc de Santiago de Chile, the same school where her mother and grandmother (Consuelo Brunet Bunster) studied.

In 1972, she started to study nursing at the Catholic University of Chile but put her studies on hold when she moved abroad with her husband. She resumed her studies when they returned to Chile, which she continued until the birth of her second daughter, Cecilia. Cecilia was one semester short of graduating.

She then entered the Instituto Profesional Carlos Casanueva, from which she graduated as a family and youth counselor. She also holds a degree in family and human relations from Universidad Mayor.

In 1989, together with professionals from Instituto Carlos Casanueva (Enrique Cueto), founded what later became “La Casa de la Juventud”, with the task of educating young people from Conchalí with growth and personal development workshops. Later, the Women Embark Foundation was derived from this project.

As First Lady, Cecilia Morel has been appointed chair of several Chilean organizations. They include; Integra Foundation preschool education network, PRODEMU, The Foundation for the Advancement of Women
Youth and Children Orchestras, Handicrafts of Chile, Family Foundation and Mirador Interactive Museum

She accompanied the President on a state visit to Spain in March 2011. President was granted the rank of Collar of the Order of Isabella the Catholic and his wife, the Dame Grand Cross of the same.

In November 2011, she welcomed Felipe, Prince of Asturias, and Princess Letizia of Spain at the opening of an exhibition of the work of the Spanish photographer Chema Madoz in Santiago.

Cecilia Morel Age

She was born on 14 January 1954 in Santiago, Chile.

Cecilia Morel Husband

She was married to Sebastián Piñera. At the age of 18 in 1972, she started dating Sebastián Piñera, who was her neighbor in the Avenida Américo Vespucio, in the eastern sector of Santiago.

The couple married in 1973 and they moved to the United States in December 1974 where he studied economics.

Her husband died in a helicopter crash on February 6, 2024.

Cecilia Morel Children

She has four children Magdalena Piñera, Cecilia Piñera, Sebastian Piñera, and Cristobal Piñera.

Cecilia Morel Family

Former first lady Cecilia is the fourth of seven children. Her parents are Eduardo Morel Chaigneau and Paulina Montes Brunet, the sister of Hugo Montes Brunet.


Her Instagram handle is @ceciliamorelm.