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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.

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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

2017 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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