Monday, March 2, 2015
Henry Sy is Still The Richest Person in The Philippines
By Alon Calinao Dy: According to the Forbes website, Henry Sy is the wealthiest Filipino-Chinese in the Philippines who graduated from Far Eastern University as a Bachelor of Arts, having a great deal of money with a net worth of $14.2 billion and other successful corporations like SM and BDO banks across the country.
Some other big time business personalities are John Gokongwei Jr. of JG Summit Holdings with a net worth of $5.8 billion, followed by Enrique Razon of International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) with $5.2 billion.
And, of course, the fourth and fifth are Andrew Tan of Megaworld with $4.8 billion and Lucio Tan of LT Group with $4.4 billion.
These Filipino VIPs are included as the richest people in the world. Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and a computer genius, remains the number one world's wealthiest people with a net worth of $79.2 billion.