Manny Villar is Philippines’ Richest Man 2019

Former Senate President and Businessman Manny Villar is now the Philippines’ richest man according to Forbes Magazine.

Manny Villar who has Starmalls, Vista and Landscapes and other businesses has a net worth of $5.5 billion which was from $5billion from 2018. He was ranked 317th worldwide and overthrown the late Henry Sy Sr. who was the Philippines’ top billionaire for 11 years in a row.

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Photo from Manny Villar Facebook Page

Second on the list of Philippines’ richest is John Gokongwei of JG Summit Group with a net worth of $5.1billion followed by Enrique Razon of Solaire Casino and Resort with a net worth of $4.8billion.

Below are the Philippines’ richest in 2019, according to Forbes:

  1. Manny Villar ($5.5 billion)
  2. John Gokongwei Jr ($5.1 billion)
  3. Enrique Razon Jr. ($4.8 billion)
  4. Lucio Tan ($4.4 billion)
  5. Tony Tan Caktiong and family ($3.9 billion)
  6. Ramon Ang ($2.9 billion)
  7. Andrew Tan ($2.7 billion)
  8. Hans Sy and Herbert Sy ($2.4 billion)
  9. Harley Sy, Henry Sy, Jr., and Teresita Sy-Coson ($2.2 billion)
  10. Elizabeth Sy ($1.9 billion)
  11. Eduardo Cojuangco and Robert Coyiuto, Jr. ($1.4 billion)
  12. Ricardo Po Sr. and family ($1.2 billion)
  13. Roberto Ongpin ($1.1 billion)