As of the report, based on the latest summary of Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net worth (SALN) posted on the Senate website, Senator Cynthia Villar with a P3.8 billion net worth with no liabilities.
Following Filipino boxing champ and Senator Manny Pacquiao with a P3.17 billion net worth.
Rounding up the top five richest senators are Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto with a net worth of P567.4 million; Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri with P203.7 million; and Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla with P176.4 million.
The bottom three with the most modest net worths as of December 31, 2019, were Senator Leila De Lima with a P8.3-million net worth; Senator Risa Hontiveros with P16 million; and Senator Bong Go with P18.4 million.
The rest of the senators have the following net worths:
Sonny Angara – P142,212,659.00
Franklin Drilon – P102,259,501.00
Grace Poe – P97,631,508.03
Sherwin Gatchalian – P95,404,344.93
Pia Cayetano – P82,774,150.15
Vicente Sotto III – P77,772,861
Richard Gordon – P71,207,733
Lito Lapid – P70,948,600
Francis Tolentino – P61,172,000
Nancy Binay – P60,318,928
Panfilo Lacson – P48,959,138
Koko Pimentel – P36,308,400
Imee Marcos – P34,020,467
Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa – P33,025,241
Joel Villanueva – P30,249,305
Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan – P19,975,821
Aside from Villar, only Hontiveros does not have a liability indicated in the SALN summary.
All public officials and employees, whether regular or under temporary status, are required to file a SALN.
SALN is a declaration of assets (i.e., land, vehicles, etc) and liabilities (i.e., loans, debts, etc), including business and financial interests, of an official/employee, of his or her spouse, and of his or her unmarried children under 18 years old still living in their parents’ households.
The submission of a SALN is required by law under Article XI Section 17 of the 1987 Constitution and Section 8 of Republic Act No. 6713, the “Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.”
It includes a waiver authorizing the Ombudsman or his authorized representatives to attain documents that may show assets, liabilities, net worth, business interests, and financial connections from all appropriate government agencies.
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