Top 12 Richest Politicians in the Philippines And their Net Worth


8. Ralph Recto- 520 Million

Senator Recto is the second richest Senator of the 16th congress with a net worth of P522, 006, 655.

He is the husband of the ‘Star for all season’ and Batangas Governor Vilma Santos-Recto.

He started his political career as a congressman representing the 4th District of Batangas from 1992 to 2001. After his term in the congress, he ran for Senator and won, serving from 2001 to 2007. He lost his reelection bid in 2007 but won when he ran again in 2010.


Sen. Recto holds the second highest post in the Senate which is Senate President Pro-Tempore.

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