Cesar Altieri Sayoc Family: Parents, Mother, Father, Wife

Cesar Altieri Sayoc is a registered Republican who didn’t live with his family.  He lived alone in his van which may be used to prove motive.

Cesar has a long criminal history.  The mugshot below is from 2002:


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Cesar Altieri Sayoc 2002 Mugshot
Cesar Altieri Sayoc 2002 Mugshot

Sayoc was not married.  The tweet below explains that the wife of one of his Cesar’s business partners claims that Cesar managed a male revue (theatrical entertainment) show:

Mr. Sayoc once worked as a manager for traveling “male revue shows,” according to the wife of one of Mr. Sayoc’s business partners. https://t.co/ikCmGpy4o3

— Linda Hill (@bulldoghill) October 26, 2018

Cesar Altieri Parents

According to The Washington Post, Cesar’s father, whose name is also Cesar Sayoc is an immigrant from the Philippines.  Cesar’s mother, Madeline Altieri was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Cesar experienced significant financial issues, leading him to file for bankruptcy.  At the time, he was living with his mother and stepfather.  Cesar moved into his van after his mother and stepfather kicked him out their house.

The tweet below reveals that Cesar’s grandmother, Viola Altieri, filed a domestic violence injunction against him in 1994:

“A woman named Viola Altieri filed a civil complaint against Sayoc for domestic violence in 1994. She later filed a request to dismiss the complaint.” [H/T to @Shaker_aphra]https://t.co/eKb4ymvUne

— Melissa McEwan (@Shakestweetz) October 26, 2018

The tweet below explains that Cesar’s father immigrated from the Philippines to the United States.  He was naturalized in Miami in 1970:

Sayoc fronted like he was Seminole But according to https://t.co/rJrKeMtzlH, Sayoc’s father immigrated to the U.S. from the Philippines and was naturalized in 1970 in North Miami Beach https://t.co/Rrl0zkm7fw

— David Smiley (@NewsbySmiley) October 26, 2018

Some believe that Cesar’s father actually immigrated to the United States in 1956:

FYI, Cesar Altieri Sayoc is NOT Native American. His father immigrated to US in 1956 from the Phillipines. His mother (Altieri maiden name) is an Italian American. Native American ruse may have started in 1980 while in college – in Brevard NC. He was born in Florida

— Julian Gordon (@Julianwgordon2) October 26, 2018

The following tweet appears to clarify the naturalization date:

I have Cesar Sayoc’s father of the same name as an immigrant from the Philippines. Naturalized in 1970. Mother US citizen met him in NY at cosmetology school. Here is the father’s 1965 statement of intention to be naturalized. @MSNBC @maddow @MaddowBlog @Lawrence pic.twitter.com/PON9ziznbm

— Tim Hogan (@TimInHonolulu) October 26, 2018

The tweet below explains that Cesar found a father in President Donald Trump:

Family Attorney: Cesar Sayoc had history of mental issues, including alcohol & drug problems. Attended court ordered rehab with no positive results. No political interests until 2016, which became extremely far right. Says, “He found a father in Trump. Was not normal.”

— WarMonitor (@TheWarMonitor) October 27, 2018

Sayoc Family Name Origin

According to Ancestry, Altieri is an Italian name.  NBC News reports that Cesar Altieri Sayoc is part Italian and part Filipino.  The tweet below explains that based on the Sayoc last name, Cesar is likely of Filipino origin:

If his name is indeed Cesar Sayoc, he is likely of Phillipino origin.

— Dave Muir (@dgmuir) October 26, 2018

Cesar Altieri Sayoc Van

The video below provides a detailed look at Cesar Altieri Sayoc’s van:

The Naples Daily News reports that Cesar Sayoc’s lawyer called him a sick individual who was estranged from his family.  He van can be used as evidence that he was mentally ill yet it can also be used to prove Cesar’s motive for sending the bombs.

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Jason John is based in Maryland and covers Empire BBK’s News and Entertainment. He was previously a producer for the mobile site, helping to present Empire BBK’s news report to readers.