16. Andrew Gotianun
The next person included in this list is none other than Andrew Gotianun whose net worth is equal to $1.27B. He has mostly ventured into banking and real estate development. He is actually the Chairman and the Founder of the Filinvest Development, and is one of the executives of the East West Banking Corporation. Andrew’s success didn’t come overnight and he had to actually work hard for it. With his wife at his side, they conquer the world and became one of the most successful partners in the country today. Now, his foundation which is named after him looks after the education of many less privileged children in the country.
15. Alfredo Yao
One of the many businessmen who started from scratch is the Philippine’s 16th richest, Alfredo Yao. Growing up, he has experienced different adversities and challenges in life. But instead of being knocked down, he used this as an encouragement. Today, his Zesto Holdings Inc. is very much on its peak of success.