Cynthia Villar, richest senator; Escudero, poorest
Cynthia Villar, richest senator; Escudero, poorest
Senator Cynthia Villar declares a net worth of P3.5 billion in 2015

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Cynthia Villar remained as the richest senator in the country, based on her 2015 Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN).

ABS-CBN reported that Villar declared a net worth of P3,500,565,480 in 2015. This is 43.34% higher than her 2014 net worth of P1,983,480,135.

Her declared assets include P4,588,619 in real properties based on acquisition cost; and personal properties comprised of P2,249,716,143 investment in shares of stocks; and P1,246,260,718 in other real and personal properties.

She has no liabilities.

On the other end is the poorest in the Senate – Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero with a net worth of P5,847,082.09 – slightly lower than his P6,049,082.09 net worth in 2014.

His fellow vice presidential candidate, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, was the second poorest senator with a net worth of P5.98 million, a little higher than his P5,549,000 declaration in 2014.

The report cited the 2015 net worth of the following senators:

  • Ralph Recto, P531 million
  • Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr, P211 million
  • Jinggoy Estrada, P193 million
  • Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr, P173 million
  • Juan Ponce Enrile, P122 million
  • Juan Egardo “Sonny” Angara, P118 million
  • Teofisto “TG” Guingona III, P103 million
  • Sergio Osmeña III, P90 million
  • Grace Poe, P89 million
  • Miriam Defensor Santiago, P85 million
  • Franklin Drilon, P79 million 
  • Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito, P78 million 
  • Pia Cayetano, P73 million 
  • Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, P66 million 
  • Nancy Binay, P61 million
  • Lito Lapid, P43 million 
  • Loren Legarda, P40 million 
  • Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, P28 million 
  • Alan Peter Cayetano, P23 million
  • Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II, P20 million 
  • Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, P17 million


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