Top Ten Entrepreneurs Of Philippines In 2017

top-ten-entrepreneurs-of-philippines-in-2017There are some of the most famous, well-off and most successful male entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs in the Philippines. Most of these entrepreneurs have Chinese gore or are commonly Chinese-Filipino while others are Chinese who developed and converted into pure Filipino citizens. The top ten entrepreneurs of Philippines are as shared below. Have a look!

Henry Sy (Net worth: 12.7 billion dollars)

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He is the owner of SM Malls in the Philippines. He is authorized as Philippines’ merchandising sovereign. His other occupational welfares include the SM Investments Organization, SM Prime Holdings, Banco de Oro Universal Bank. Henry is currently the richest person of Philippines.

Lucio Tan (Net worth: 6.1 billion dollars)

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Lucio is a Chinese Filipino entrepreneur. He is the current owner of the Asia Brewery, Tanduay Holdings and Fortune Tobacco. In 1985, he credited the Century Park Hotel as well. He is still graded number two in the list of richest man in the Philippines with a net worth of $6.1 billion.

Rajo Laurel (Net worth: 6.1 billion dollars)

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He is a fashion designer, artist and also a businessperson. He established the house of Laurel in Makati. He has received honors as the Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year in Philippines as well. Rajo has also performed in some small screen shows like Philippines’ Next Top Model.

John Gokongwei Jr. (Net worth: 5.8 billion dollars)


John is a business magnate, stockholder, and humanitarian and has assets in broadcastings, financial facilities, petrochemicals, power production, aeronautics and livestock agricultural. He also runs Robinsons Land, one of the leading property makers in the Philippines.

Andrew Tan (Net worth: 5 billion dollars)

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Andrew Lim Tan is a Chinese Filipino tycoon with commercial welfares in real estate, alcohol and fast food. Tan owns the Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI) which has sub companies i.e. Mega world Corporation, Emperador Distillers, Inc. and Golden Arches Development Corporation.

Socorro Ramos (Net worth: 3.1 billion dollars)

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Socorro and her late spouse Jose Ramos created the National Bookstore. National Bookstore is well-thought-out these days in the Philippines and considered as the leading bookstore chain. There are more than 80 outlets and more than 2,500 workers of National Bookstore.

Tony Tan Caktiong (Net worth: 3.9 billion dollars)


He is a Filipino businessperson. He is the originator, chairman and chief executive of the Filipino fast food chain called Jollibee. Tan’s Jollibee has an aggregate of 1,480 stores internationally such as Jollibee, Red Ribbon, Chowking, Greenwich and Manong Pepe’s.

Jose Concepcion Jr. (Net worth: 1.46 billion dollars)

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He is an industrialist and also an ex government worker who assisted as the Secretary of Trade and Industry. Currently he is the chairman of the Swift Foods Inc. and is also counted in the list of richest people of the world.

Ben Chan (Net worth: 39 million dollars)


Ben Chan is also a Chinese Filipino mogul who is the mastermind behind Bench. Bench is renowned as the leading and famous clothing chain in the Philippines. He has extended his supplies not only in the Philippines but also in China, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

George Yang (Net worth: 38 million dollars)

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He is another famous Chinese Filipino entrepreneur. He established the McDonald’s Philippines. Apart from being an effective capitalist, he is also a brilliant singer. Ronald McDonald House Donations is also an aid started by McDonald’s Philippines whose aim is to support requirements of Filipino families.

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