Sen. Cynthial Villar of the Nacionalist Party remains as the richest lawmaker in the Philippine Senate with a net worth of P3.5 billion as her wealth jumped from P1.983 billion in 2014. The data of the richest senators in the Philippines came from the official Statement of Assets and Liabilities (SALN) of the Senators during the year 2015.
The wife of former Senate President Manny Villar is the only billionaire politician in the Philippines Senate. Aside from the richest senators, the poorest among them is no other than Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero whose net worth decreased by 3.3 percent from P6.0149 million in 2014 to P5.8 million in 2015.
The former poorest member of the Philippine Senate, Sen. Antonio Trillanes’ net worth increased by 7.2 percent from P5.5 million in 2014 to P5.9 million in 2015.
Sen. Cynthia Villar remained as the richest senator for the past few years since the senator assumed office as part of the Nacionalist Party. She was also considered as the richest congresswoman before she entered the Philippine Senate.
Here’s the Complete List of Richest Senators (SALN):
Cynthia Villar (P3.5 billion)
Ralph Recto (P531.6 million)
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (P211 million)
Jinggoy Estrada (P193 million)
Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. (P173.4 million)
Juan Ponce Enrile (P122.1 million)
Juan Edgardo Angara (P118.3 million)
Teofisto Guingona III (P103.8 million)
Sergio Osmeña III (P90.5 million)
Grace Poe (P89.1 million)
Miriam Defensor Santiago (P85.9 million)
Franklin Drilon (79 million)
Joseph Victor Ejercito (P78.675 million)
Pia Cayetano (P73.3 million)
Vicente “Tito” Sotto III (P66.8 million)
Nancy Binay (P61.3 million)
Lito Lapid (P43.150 million)
Loren Legarda (P40.545 million)
Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV (P28.751 million)
Alan Peter Cayetano (P23.564 million)
Gringo Honasan (P20.944 million)
Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III (P17.9 million)
Antonio Trillanes IV (P5.9 million)
Francis Escudero (P5.8 million)