Filipino Billionaires Make Their Rank on Forbes’ 2024 Top Richest in the World

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The Philippines continues to be a breeding ground for successful entrepreneurs! Forbes’ 2024 World’s Top Richest features an impressive Filipino billionaires, showcasing the strength of the nation’s business landscape.

This year’s list highlights the dominance of several prominent Filipino tycoons. Real estate magnate Manuel Villar takes the top spot among Filipinos, ranking a prestigious 190th globally with a net worth of $11 billion. Following closely behind are Enrique Razon and Ramon Ang, titans in the port and food & beverage industries respectively.

Here’s a closer look at the Filipino billionaires who made it onto the prestigious Forbes list

  1. Manuel Villar ($11 billion) – Chairman of Vista Land & Lifescapes, a leading property developer
  2. Enrique Razon ($10 billion) – Chair of International Container Terminal Services, Inc., a major port operator
  3. Ramon Ang ($3.5 billion) – Executive Chairman and CEO of San Miguel Corporation, a diversified conglomerate
  4. Henry Sy Jr. ($2.5 billion) – Sy family
  5. Herbert Sy ($2.5 billion) – Sy family
  6. Lucio Tan ($2.5 billion) – Founder of LT Group
  7. Harley Sy ($2.4 billion) – Sy family
  8. Teresity Sy-Coson ($2.3 billion) – Sy family
  9. Elizabeth Sy ($2.1 billion) – Sy family
  10. Andrew Tan ($2 billion) – Head of Alliance Global Group
  11. Tony Tan Caktiong ($1.4 billion) – Founder of Jollibee Foods Corporation
  12. Lucio Co ($1.2 billion) – Owner of Puregold Price Club
  13. Susan Co ($1.1 billion) – Owner of Puregold Price Club
  14. Lance Gokongwei ($1.1 billion) – Head of JG Summit Holdings
  15. List continues

This impressive showing by Filipino business leaders is a testament to their vision, innovation, and resilience. It also serves as an inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs in the Philippines and around the world.




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