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Manny Villar Is the Only Filipino on Bloomberg's List of the World's Richest

With a net worth of $6.76 billion (approximately P324 billion).
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The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is out and you know what the means: We get to find out who are the richest of all the tycoons in the country. In 2020, the chosen ones were Manny Villar and Enrique Razon. In this year's ranking, however, only one of them made the cut.

According to the list, which puts together the 500 wealthiest people in the world, business tycoon Manny Villar is the country's richest. Villar's wealth stems from his extensive real estate portfolio worth $6.76 billion. Alongside his net worth, Bloomberg also listed Villar's last change of $49.8 million and year-to-date change of $92.7 million.

Those who topped the list were Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates with net worths of $209 billion, $186 billion, and $134 billion respectively. While the founder and chairman of Nongfu Spring Zhong Shanshan placed sixth to be the richest man in Asia.

See the world's richest people who figured in the top 10 below.

  1. Elon Musk
  2. Jeff Bezos
  3. Bill Gates
  4. Bernard Arnault
  5. Mark Zuckerberg
  6. Zhong Shanshan
  7. Warren Buffett
  8. Larry Page
  9. Sergey Brin
  10. Larry Ellison

Check out the full ranking here.

The index describes the index as a "daily ranking of the world's richest people. In calculating net worth, Bloomberg News strives to provide the most transparent calculations available, and each individual billionaire profile contains a detailed analysis of how that person's fortune is tallied."

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