20 of the Richest Filipina Personalities

15. Felicidad Tan Sy

Source: sm-foundation.org
Source: sm-foundation.org

The wife of SM Group founder Henry Sy Sr. She is so humble and deeply religious. Felicidad is said to be the reason SM malls hold Catholic Masses every Sunday. Her younger brother Dr. Paulino Y. Tan used to be a top official of De La Salle University, and helps the Sy family run Asia Pacific College as its president.

16. Imelda Romualdez Marcos

Source: stuff.co.nz
Source: stuff.co.nz

Cosmopolitan magazine in December 1975 ranked her as one of the world’s top 10 richest women and speculated that Imelda might be the richest in the world and wealthier than even Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain. Former first-lady, the wife of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, Sr., the indefatigable, controversial and also charismatic “Iron Butterfly” and now congresswoman. She claims her husband was already rich from trading gold before rising to power, while her critics accuse her of ill-gotten wealth.

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7 thoughts on “20 of the Richest Filipina Personalities

  • April 24, 2016 at 7:36 pm
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    No 20 photo is not jaime zobel de ayala’s wife,i have seen her in person,she’s probably in her eighties now

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  • June 25, 2016 at 7:19 am
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    in photo is bea zobel, jr the daughter

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  • June 25, 2016 at 6:22 pm
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    Are these people ranked with #1 the richest?

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  • July 23, 2016 at 5:49 pm
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    most of them are politically enclined…. hmmm… is it just a coincidence? or what… i wish i would be a daughter or a wife of a politician and i will be rich and famous like them

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  • October 19, 2016 at 11:34 pm
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    imelda Marcos is one of the riches ? Where is all this come from . You know the answers isn’t it !!!!

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    • April 10, 2017 at 12:35 am
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      From corruption? Simple answer!

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    • April 26, 2017 at 4:31 am
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      ano bang paki mo inggiterra?

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