Top 40 Richest Man in the Philippines - 2008

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Rank 1: Henry Sy & family (click here for their story)

Founder of the Largest Retailer in the Philippines, SM Prime Holdings
Net Worth 2008: US$ 3.1 billion
Age: 83

Rank 2: Lucio Tan & family (click here for their story)
Conrols Eton Properties Philippines, Philippine National Bank, Fortune Tobacco, Asia Brewery, Tanduay Holdings, Philippine Airlines, Allied Bank, the Philippines, University of the East and more
Net Worth 2008: US$ 1.5 billion
Age: 74

Rank 3: Jaime Zobel de Ayala & familyFrom 1984 to 1994, he is the president and chairman of Ayala Corporation. Currently, his son, Fernando Zobel, is president of the corporation and his eldest son, Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala II, holds chairman and CEO
Net Worth 2008: US$ 1.2 billion
Age: 74

Rank 4: Andrew Tan
He runs companies such as Alliance Global Group Inc, Megaworld Corporation, Emperador Distillers Incorporation and Golden Arches Development Corporation
Net Worth 2008: US$ 700 million
Age: 57

Rank 5: Tony Tan Caktiong & family (click here for his story)
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Jollibee
Net Worth 2008: US$ 690 million
Age: 58

Rank 6: John Gokongwei Jr. & family (click here for their story)

Chairman of JG Summit Holdings and controls companies such as Cebu Pacific Air and Universal Robina Corporation
Net Worth 2008: US$ 680 million
Age: 81

Rank 7: Eduardo Cojuangco Jr.CEO of San Miguel Corporation
Net Worth 2008: US$ 610 million
Age: 73

Rank 8: Enrique Razon Jr.
President and Chairman of ICTSI (International Container Terminal Services)
Net Worth 2008: US$ 525 million
Age: 48

Rank 9: George Ty & family (click here for the story)
Founder of Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (Metrobank) who also hold shares from Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and Philippine Savings Bank(PSB)
Net Worth 2008: US$ 435 million
Age: 75

Rank 10: Inigo & Mercedes ZobelHe is the chairman of Business World Publishing, chairman and president of E. Zobel, Inc., director of Mermac, Inc., president of Ayala International EspaƱa, and president of Diamond Star Agro Products, Inc.
Net Worth 2008: US$ 430 million

Rank 11: Manuel Villar. (click here for the story)
He is currently Senate President of the Philippines who established Palmera and Camella Homes.
Net Worth 2008: US$ 425 million
Age: 58

Rank 12: Emilio Yap & familyHolds and runs Manila Hotel Corporation, USAUTOCO, Inc., Philtrust Realty Corporation, Philtrust Bank, Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation, U.S. Automotive Co., Inc., Philippine President Lines Inc. and Centro Escolar University (CEU)
Net Worth 2008: US$ 420 million
Age: 82

Rank 13: Vivian Que Azcona & familyPresident of Mercury Drug, the Philippines’leading drugstore
Net Worth 2008: US$ 360 million

Rank 14: Beatrice Campos & familyWidow of Jose Campos who is one of the co-founders of United Laboratories (Unilab)
Net Worth 2008: US$ 325 million

Rank 15: Luis VirataChairman of CLSA Exchange Capital Inc. and owns half of Nickel Asia.
Net Worth 2008: US$ 270 million
Age: 54

Rank 16: Oscar Lopez. (Click here for the story)
Controls a stake at ABS-CBN Broadcasting
Net Worth 2008: US$ 240 million
Age: 78

Rank 17: Andrew GotianunRuns Filinvest Development Corporation and East West Bank
Net Worth 2008: US$ 235 million
Age: 80

Rank 18: Alfonso Yuchengco & family (click here for the story)
Chairs of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, Mapua Institute of Technology and the Yuchengco Group of Companies
Net Worth 2008: US$ 200 million
Age: 85

Rank 19: Mariano Tan & familyHolds stakes at UNILAB
Net Worth 2008: US$ 195 million
Rank 20: Manuel ZamoraNickel Asia Chairman
Net Worth 2008: US$ 130 million
Age: 69

Rank 21: Menardo Jimenez & familyPLDT’s Retail business group Senior Vice president
Net Worth 2008: US$ 129 million
Age: 76

Rank 22: Gilberto Duavit & familyExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of GMA Network
Net Worth 2008: US$ 127 million
Age: 73

Rank 23: Alfredo Ramos and Socorro Ramos (click here for their story)
Runs National Book Store and controls Atlas Consolidated Mining & Development
Net Worth 2008: US$ 126 million
Age: 64

Rank 24: Jon Ramon Aboitiz & familyRuns Aboitiz & Co
Net Worth 2008: US$ 125 million
Age: 59

Rank 25: Felipe Gozon & familyGMA Network Chairman, President & CEO
Net Worth 2008: US$ 110 million
Age: 68

Rank 26: David Consunji & familyFounder DMCI (D.M. Consunji, Incorporated)
Net Worth 2008: US$ 105 million
Age: 87

Rank 27: Rolando & Rosalinda HortalezaFounder of Splash Corporation
Net Worth 2008: US$ 90 million
Age: 49/51

Rank 28: Eugenio Lopez III & familyABS-CBN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Net Worth 2008: US$ 85 million
Age: 56

Rank 29: Betty AngPresindent of Monde Nissin famous for Lucky Me!
Net Worth 2008: US$ 80 million

Rank 30: Tomas Alcantara & familyRuns Alsons Consolidated Resources , Inc. and Manila Economic and Cultural Office
Net Worth 2008: US$ 75 million
Age: 62

Rank 31: Lourdes Montinola & familyFar Eastern University Chairperson. His Son Aureli is the CEO of the Bank of Philippines Islands
Net Worth 2008: US$ 68 million
Age: 80

Rank 32: Salvador ZamoraPresident and CEO of Nickel Asia
Net Worth 2008: US$ 67 million
Age: 62

Rank 33: Philip AngNickel Asia Shareholder
Net Worth 2008: US$ 63 million
Age: 67

Rank 34: Wilfred Steven Uytengsu Sr. & familyFounder of Alaska Milk
Net Worth 2008: US$ 55 million
Age: 81

Rank 35: Enrique Aboitiz & familyAboitiz Transport System CEO
Net Worth 2008: US$ 50 million
Age: 86

Rank 36: Frederick DyControls Security Bank Corporation and City Industrial Corp. and is the vice chairman of St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Net Worth 2008: US$ 49 million
Age: 53

Rank 37: Bienvenido R. Tantoco Sr. & familyOperates Starbucks Coffee in the Philippines and Rustans; and the Sole franchisee of Marks & Spencer
Net Worth 2008: US$ 45 million
Age: 87

Rank 38: Jesus TambuntingCEO of Planters Development Bank
Net Worth 2008: US$ 40 million
Age: 71

Rank 39: Manuel Pangilinan (click here for his story)
Chairman of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT)Net Worth 2008: US$ 39 million
Age: 62

Rank 40: Marixi Rufino-Prieto & familyCurrent chairperson of Philippine Daily Inquirer
Net Worth 2008: US$ 30 billion
Age: 68

Source: Forbes


nemy said...

take a closer look at #40..i think its million not billion

netzainal said...

Manny Pacquiao earned $40 Million dollars in 2009 alone. Where is he in this list?

wooo said...

2008 nga di ba @netzainal

Anonymous said...

bakit hindi kasama mga Marcos