Meet The Top 10 Richest Congressmen Of 2015

Outgoing Congressman and Senator-elect Manny Pacquiao has once again emerged the wealthiest lawmaker in the Philippines, based on the most recent summary of the statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) released by the House of Congress.

The Sarangani Representative and boxing superstar, who recently dropped from No. 2 to No. 64 on Forbes’ 2016 list of the world’s highest-paid athletes, declared wealth amounting to P3.27 billion in 2015, a 100% increase from his declared net worth of P1.6 billion in 2014.

He is followed by Negros Occidental Representative Julio “Jules” Ledesma and House Speaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte at second and third place, respectively.

See the rest of the top 10 richest congressmen in the Philippines in the table below.

 Congressman Province Net worth in 2015 Net worth in 2014
Manny Pacquiao Sarangani P3.27 billion P1.6 billion
Julio “Jules” Ledesma Negros Occidental P1 billion P822.3 million
Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Quezon City P941.6 million P921.6 million
Imelda Marcos Ilocos Norte P917.8 million P917.8 million
Alfredo “Albee” Benitez Negros Occidental P880 million P845.9 million
Mark Villar Las Pinas P689.5 million (conjugal) P689.5 million (conjugal)
Emmeline Aglipay Diwa Partylist
Martin Romualdez Leyte P475.6 million P475.6 million
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Pampanga P393.9 million
Joel Roy Duavit Rizal P302.6 million P318 million

Meanwhile, Anakpawis Representative Fernando “Ka Pando” Hicap remains the poorest member of the House, whose declared net worth dropped from P95,527.65 in 2014 to P43,239.14 in 2015. –eCompareMo