Manuel Villar is the 11th richest man in Philippines with stakes in Starmalls and Vista Land & Lifescapes. To date, he has built about 300,000 homes, mostly mixed developments, for all market segments in 95 cities and municipalities across 36 provinces in the Philippines. Vista Land, which is today run by son Paolo, reported a 14 percent growth in profits of $156 million in 2015. The family also owns businesses in retail home essentials chain AllHome, convenience store All Day, department store AllShoppe, schools and hospital VitaCare.
Net worth:US$1.48 billion