Nangunguna Ngayon Si Manny Villar Sa Pinakamayaman Sa Buong Pilipinas

From last year’s list Villar only placed as second among all the richest having the late Henry Sy as the first one. Yet this year Manny Villar is on the top spot. He is now the richest man in the whole country, having a net worth amounting to five billion dollars last year plus another half a billion dollar for this year.

The share price of Villar’s Golden Bria jumped 1,300 percent in the first quarter, Forbes said. Investors also saw Villar’s housing empire as building blocks for a possible telecommunications foray, the magazine said.

Forbes said the 2018 rankings were “volatile” wherein 19 on the list saw a shift in their net worth of 20 percent or more.

The share price of Villar’s Golden Bria jumped 1,300 percent in the first quarter, Forbes said. Investors also saw Villar’s housing empire as building blocks for a possible telecommunications foray, the magazine said.

Villar, who used to help his mother sell seafood at a public market in Manila, now has a net worth of $6 billion. He also ranked 317th worldwide. This is a huge money! He chairs the mall operator Starmalls and the home-builder company Vista and Landscapes.

The complete list of this year’s richest Filipinos are the following:

  •     Lucio Tan ($4.4 billion)
  •     Tony Tan Caktiong & family ($3.9 billion)
  •     Ramon Ang ($2.9 billion)
  •     Andrew Tan ($2.7 billion)
  •     Hans Sy ($2.4 billion)
  •     Herbert Sy ($2.4 billion)
  •     Harley Sy ($2.2 billion)
  •     Henry Sy Jr. ($2.2 billion)
  •     Teresita Sy-Coson ($2.2 billion)
  •     Elizabeth Sy ($1.9 billion)
  •     Eduardo Cojuangco ($1.4 billion)
  •     Roberto Coyiuto Jr. ($1.4 billion)
  •     Ricardo Po Sr. & family ($1.2 billion)
  •     Roberto Ongpin ($1.1 billion)

These business people are really earning a lot from their business. In line with they also give jobs to every Filipinos here in our country.

As part of this list, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, according to Forbes.

Who do you think will top next year? Sound very exciting!

Source Forbes