Filipinos Who Made it in Forbes World’s Richest List 2018
In this year’s Forbes World Richest list, 12 Filipinos have made it in the list and they’re all billionaires in US currency. So in this article, we’re going to share who they are and just how rich are they.
As we all know, Henry Sy is the Filipino-Chinese business magnate who is the owner of SM Malls and founder of SM Prime Holdings. His net worth is 20 billion dollars and ranked number 52 in Forbes list.
Next in the list is John Robinson Lim Gokongwei Jr who is also a Filipino-Chinese business magnate who owns JG Summit Holdings, Cebu Pacific Air, Sun Cellular, Robinsons Land, Universal Robina Corporation and a lot more. His net worth is 5.8 billion dollars and is ranked number 305 in Forbes list.
Enrique Razon Jr
Born on March 3, 1960, Enrique Anselmo Klar Razon Jr is the CEO of Internation Container Terminal Services. His company is not only the largest corporation that provides container-port terminal service in Batangas, Manila, Subic, General Santos but even in Brazil and Poland. His net worth is 4.9 billion dollars and ranked 404 in Forbes list.
Another Filipino-Chinese citizen that made it in the list is Lucio C. Tan, Sr. According to Wikipedia, he has a lot of business interest which includes Tanduay Distillers, Philippine National Bank, Philippine Airlines, MacroAsia Corporation and so much more. His net worth is 4.7 billion dollars and ranked 441 in Forbes list.
Tony Tan Caktiong
Unbeknownst to many, Tony Tan Caktiong is the chairman and the founder of Jollibee Foods Corporation and the co-chairman of DoubleDragon Properties. As of 2008, the fast-food chain already has 1,480 stores all over the world including Chowking, Red Ribbon, Mang Inasal, Greenwich and Manong Pepe’s. He ranked number 550 in Forbes list with a net worth of 4 billion dollars.
George Siao Kian Ty
George Ty is a business magnate and Filipino banker who founded Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company and has stakes in Philippines Savings Bank, Bank of the Philippine Islands and Federal Land, Inc. He has a net worth of 3.9 billion dollars with a rank of 572 in Forbes.
Manny Villar is not only known for his political career in the country but also for his real estate companies. He has a net worth of 3 billion pesos with a ranking of 791 in Forbes list.
nother Filipino-Chinese billionaire who made it in the list from fast food, real estate, and liquor businesses is Andrew Tan. He runs four companies at the moment which includes Megaworld Corporation, Golden Arches Development Corporation (Mcdonalds) and Emperador Distillers, Inc. He has a net worth of 2.7 billion pesos and is ranked 887 in Forbes list.
Ramon Ang is not just the CEO of Top Frontier Investment Holdings but also the President. It is known to be the largest shareholder of SMC or San Miguel Corporation. In addition, he is also the COO, President and Vice Chairman of SMC, Eagle Cement Corporation, and Cyber Bay Corporation. He has a net worth of 2.5 billion dollars with a ranking of 965 in Forbes.
Robert Coyiuto Jr
Robert Coyiuto is the CEO and chairman of Prudential Guarantee and Assurance company which is one of the biggest non-life insurance firms. He is also the Philippine-based distributor of Audi and Bentley cars. He has a net worth of 1.4 billion dollars and is ranked 1650 in Forbes.
Also known as Eduardo “Danding” Murphy Cojuangco Jr made it on the list with his food and drinks business. He is also known as a sports patron and is currently the owner of three teams in PBA. He has a net worth of 1.3 billion pesos and is ranked 1756 in Forbes.
Last but certainly not the least is Roberto Ongpin. He is a prominent Filipino businessman and served in the administration of Ferdinand Marcos. He has a net worth of 1.1 billion dollars and ranked 1999 in Forbes.