Cynthia Villar, richest senator; Escudero, poorest
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).
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