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10 Filipinos land on Forbes 2017 world billionaire list

10 Filipinos land on Forbes 2017 world billionaire list

Ten Filipinos once again made it to the recently released Forbes magazine’s annual billionaires list. 

MANILA, Philippines — Ten Filipinos once again made it to the recently released Forbes magazine’s annual billionaires list.


According to the international magazine, shopping mogul Henry Sy is still the richest in the Philippines as he ranked 94th on the roster with $12.7 billion estimated net worth.


Sy has been topping the list of richest Filipinos in the world for 10 consecutive years.


READ: Forbes: Henry Sy world’s richest Filipino for a decade now


Last year, eleven Filipinos made it on the world’s billionaires list but only 10 were tagged this year.


The Forbes list singled out the wealthiest individuals from at least 67 countries. The list was dominated by United States-based businessmen.


Topping it was Microsoft founder Bill Gates while Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg placed fifth.


The 10 Filipinos who returned on the Forbes' list and their net worth in dollars and source of wealth are indicated below.


World #


Billionaire


Source of Wealth


Affiliated Brands


2015 Net Worth


94


Henry Sy 


diversified


SM Investments Corp. City of Dreams Manila


$12.7 billion


250


John Gokongwei Jr.


diversified


JG Summit Holdings, Cebu Pacific, Universal Robina


$5.8 billion


501


Lucio Tan and family


diversified


Asia Brewery, Philip Morris-Fortune Tobacco, Philippine Airlines, Philippine National Bank


$3.7 billion


544


George Ty and family


banking


GT Capital, Metrobank


$3.5 billion


564


Enrique Razon Jr.


ports


International Container Terminal Services, Solaire Resort


$3.4 B


564


Tony Tan Caktiong


fast food


Jollibee Foods, Greenwich Pizza, Chowking, Mang Inasal, Burger King


$2.7


630


David Consunji


construction


DMCI Holdings


$3.1 billion


814


Andrew Tan


diversified


Alliance Global, Megaworld, McDonald's, Emperador Distillers, Resorts World Manila


$2.5 billion


1376


Robert Coyiuto Jr.


power


Prudential Guarantee & Assurance, PGA Cars, National Grid Corp.


$1.5 billion


1376


Manuel Villar


real estate


Starmalls, Vista Land & Lifescapes


$1.5 billion


 

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