Here’s the 10 Richest People in the Philippines of 2015, according to Forbes rich list.
10. Tony Tan Caktiong & family – Net Worth: $2.2 Billion’
Tony Tan Caktiong is a 62-year-old self-made billionaire. The Manila-based business tycoon’s Jollibee Foods is looking to buy a US food company that is at least $1 billion in market value. Currently the company has also established in the US. His publicly traded Jollibee Foods is the fastest-growing Asian restaurant chain in the world.
Younger brother Ernesto Tanmantiong is CEO. Tony is charting a new course building community malls in partnership with fellow rich lister Edgar Sia II.
9. David Consunji – Net Worth: $3.2 Billion
David Consunji is a former concrete inspector who founded construction firm DMCI in 1954. His company gets most of its income from power generation, real estate, and infrastructure.
Fatal landslide at country’s largest coal miner, listed subsidiary Semirara Mining and Power’s mine in Panian, buried nine alive in July. Stock price down 25% since last year. Construction credits include Makati Shangri-la, Manila Hotel and Ayala Tower One.
His son Isidro heads DMCI Holding and Semirara. David shares fortune with children.In his portfolio you’ll find landmarks such as a palace for the Sultan of Brunei.