I think we could have grown faster if our citizens had been entrepreneurs.”—Manny Villar
Sep 06, 2018
With the release of the latest Forbes list of the wealthiest people in the Philippines, Manuel “Manny” Villar, Jr. now finds himself rising to the #2 spot—after tripling his net worth to US$5 billion, from $1.65 billion in 2017.
Entrepreneur, real estate tycoon, congressman, Speaker of the House of Representatives, senator, presidential candidate: Manuel Villar, Jr. has led a rich life—in more ways than one. We look back at this interview Villar did with Esquire Philippines in May 2015.