Born and raised in Bacolod City, Reeda Bantug is a businesswoman who runs family-owned corporations related to real estate development and tourism. She also sits as a Board of Trustee in non-profit organizations that manages a primary and secondary school, as well as a hospital. She graduated from Ateneo de Manila University, major in Business Management, and has some years of work experience in different industries such as banking, marketing, and gaming. Reeda is an active officer of Zonta Club of Bacolod, a civic club under the umbrella of Zonta International, with a mission of empowering women. She also serves as a co-leader in Christian ministry groups pioneering in house church prayer, worship and bible study services.
The eldest among five siblings, Reeda is a mother to two daughters. She enjoys dancing, travelling, and writing.