Celebrities earn a lot from their various promotional and commercial work, their countless TV shows and numerous movies!
Check out this list of the Philippines’ wealthiest celebs, according to their net worth as of 2016.
10. Vice Ganda
Jose Marie Viceral a.k.a Vice Ganda has a net worth of Php 75 Million.
He made his fortune from the success of his blockbuster movies, namely ‘Praybeyt Benjamin’, ‘This Guy's In Love With U Mare!’, ‘Beauty and the Bestie’, 'Sisterakas' and many more.
Aside from his long hosting stint for ABS-CBN’s noontime variety show 'It's Showtime', Vice also has his own nighttime talk show entitled 'Gandang Gabi Vice'.
9. Bong Revilla
After a successful career as an actor, Bong Revilla then entered the world of politics. He became a senator in 2001.
He starred in various hit action films such as 'Ang Panday', 'Capatin Barbell 2', 'Isang Bala Isang Buhay' and many others.
His net worth as of 2016 is Php 100 Million. However, due to his alleged involvement in the PDAF Scam, he is now under the custody of the Philippine Police.
8. Lucy Torres
Actress and model Lucy Torres-Gomez is number 8 on the list with her Php 100 Million net worth as of 2016.
Lucy has been in the showbiz industry for years and has starred in various shows throughout the years such as 'Shall We Dance?', 'All ABout You', 'The Sweet Life' and more.
Her endorsements for Bench and Kashieca also earned her big bucks.
The actress has also entered politics and is now the congresswoman for Ormoc.
7. Kris Aquino
'The Queen of all Media' Kris Aquino made it to the list due to her Php 120 Million net worth. Aside from the countless films she has starred in, she has also hosted in shows such as The Buzz, Game KNB and, most recently, Kris TV.
6. Vic Sotto
Vic Sotto is well known as a host and comedian. He is one of the pioneer hosts of the longest running noontime show of the GMA network 'Eat Bulaga' along with Tito Sotto and Joey De Leon. The 3 men were involved the rape case of Pepsi Paloma.
His net worth, according to Trending News Portal’s sources, is Php 150 Million making him 6th on the list.
5. Ricky Reyes
From sweeping floors and cleaning up after people, to having a whopping net worth of P200 million, Ricky Reyes has certainly gone far and is the 5th richest celebrity in the country.
He started his own beauty parlor that later grew in popularity over the years. It now has over 40 branches nationwide. Ricky is among the celebrities who never forgot where he came from, as he was included in Forbes Magazine’s list of the '48 Greatest Heroes of Philanthropy in the Asia-Pacific Region'.
4. Vilma Santos
Vilma Santos or Ate Vi is not only a multi award-winning actress and dancer/singer, she is also a politician.
She starred in numerous award winning films throughout the years such as ‘Dekada '70’, ‘Palios ng Pagibig’, ‘In My Life’ and ‘Everything About Her’.
She has a net worth of Php 500 million making her 4th on the list.
3. Willie Revilliame
Willie Revilliame has been in the showbiz industry for decades, first as an actor and now as a host. He started his career in the 80’s just like Vic Sotto. Despite his career dying down sometime in 1998, he reinvigorated it with his various hosting stints on shows like ‘Wil Time Bigtime’, ‘Willing Willie’, ‘Wowowee’ and his current show ‘Wowowin’.
His net worth as of 2016 is Php 600 million.
2. Sharon Cuneta
Sharon Cuneta is perceived as the "richest woman in Philippine history" according to Trending News Portal. At the age of 12, her song "Mr. DJ" became a hit, paving her way into the showbiz industry.
Over time her career boomed. She has over 50 movies and 40 recorded albums under her name and has hosted 10 television shows on her home network of ABS-CBN.
She is now a judge in the impersonation singing competition talent show 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids Edition’.
1. Manny Pacquiao
With an unbelievable net worth of Php 9 Billion, Manny Pacquiao is not just a champion in the ring, but in the economy as well. His prestigious career in the boxing industry has cemented him as one of the world's best boxers ever. With that fame, came a ton of fortune.