The debate in the battle of superiority between men and women still continues up to this generation. Feminists strongly argue that women can also be powerful and wealthy. In this biased society, men usually get people’s recognition, but the truth is women can be just as capable as men in various fields.
The internet has provided enough evidences to create a supposed list of the richest female personalities in the Philippines. The women who are included in this list have influenced a specific sector of the society in their own accord. To begin the list, here are 25 of the richest female in the Philippines:
1. Imelda Romualdez Marcos
Imelda Marcos is a Filipino politician, the wife of the late former president of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos. She declares that her husband was already rich before he rose into power through gold trading. On December 1975, she has been ranked by Cosmopolitan Magazine as one of the world’s top 10 richest women and speculated that she might be even wealthier than Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain.
2. Cynthia Aguilar Villar
Cynthia Villar is a business alumna of the University of the Philippines and an MBA graduate of New York University. She is the business partner and wife of the nouveau riche tycoon Senator Manny Villar. Cynthia is also known as the scion of the Aguilar political clan of Las Piñas.