Net Worth: $6.5 Billion
- Source of Wealth Diversified
- Nationality Philippines
About John Gokongwei Jr.
Chinese Filipino businessman,John L. Gokongwei, Jr. has net worth of $6.5 billion as of June 2016, according to Forbes. As of 2011, Gokongwei is the third richest person in the Philippines with a net worth of $2.4 billion, ranking behind only to Lucio Tan and Henry Sy.He was born into a wealthy Cebu-based family, originally from China’s Fujian province.
JG Summit, conglomerate he founded, has interests in airlines, telecoms, real estate, banking, hotels and power generation. Group’s budget carrier Cebu Air listed last October, raising $623 million. Brother James Go chairs JG Summit, son Lance is president.
Born on August 11, 1926 in Gulangyu, Xiamen, Fujian Province, China.