Inside the Crazy Rich and Lavish Life of the Violago Family


You probably think you've seen it all when it comes to crazy rich Filipinos, but let us tell you that you haven't even uncovered much of the lives of the rich who live in gated communities around us. Take, for example, the members of the Violago family who are known for their lavish life filled with luxury designer items, multi-million sports cars, and more. 

Here's what you need to know about the Violago family—Oscar Violago and youngest daughter Princess—and the family business.

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Who are the Violagos and where does their fortune come from?

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Not much is known about the nature of patriarch Oscar Violago's business but, upon more research, you'll find that he is the head of building and development group San Lorenzo Ruiz Builders and Developers Group, Inc., as well as San Lorenzo Ruiz Water Development Corporation, which was last in the news for its ties to fellow tycoon Enrique Razon.

His youngest daughter Princess Violago captures it all on her Instagram.

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Off to the perfect wedding ???????????? @jerikaejercito @miquelaguilar1978 #QuelxIka

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The actress and socialite lives a good life as seen in her opulent posts. Take a look at the many Hermès bags, Louis Vuitton trunks, Cartier bracelets, and luxury sports cars such as Porsche, Aston Martin, and Rolls-Royce below.

She travels in style by private jet and multi-million Rolls-Royce cars.

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Including Louis Vuitton trunks and Hermès Birkins, of course.

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Blast from the past in SG! Missing mom! ???? #2008 @aj_violago

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Louis Vuitton trunks are already a flex in itself, but traveling (presumably) commercial with the chance of them being scuffed or destroyed is an even bigger flex.


Her travel go-tos include one of the most expensive restaurants in the world.

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Oh Paris you make my life feel worth living! ♥????? Love this, ????

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Alain Ducasse Au Plaza Athenee's famous Jardin-Marin prix fixe menu is priced at €380 (approximately P22,000) per person for three half dishes, a selection of cheese, and dessert. Wine not included.

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One of her parent's expensive gifts? A custom pink Porsche Panamera Turbo S.

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And just because I have such loving parents. All dreams come true. ???????????? #Panamera #Porsche #TurboS #BestParents #Manila

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In two separate Instagram posts, she thanked her parents, saying "And just because I have such loving parents. All dreams come true." She repeated the same sentiment again with: "So lucky to have such loving parents. What a surprise!"

Her group of friends includes President Rodrigo Duterte, as well as the Marcos and Estrada families.

She counts the Marcoses and Ejercito Estradas as family friends. In 2016, she posted a photo with former President Erap Estrada, Laarni Enriquez, and Jerika Ejercito in Hong Kong. Imelda Marcos has attended her father's birthday parties, as well.

Outside of Instagram, she's opened up her home and closet to magazines and news channels.

Her house tour with talk show Mars revealed a Versailles-inspired mansion, and it pretty much has everything you'd expect, including a lot of gold, portrait paintings, and even a butler named Bong. Some highlights if you don't feel like watching: It takes nearly 20 seconds to climb up the stairs, Violago has three walk-in closets, and the family has an impressive Christmas village collection.

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