- Lance Gokongwei is the only son of the late John Gokongwei Jr. who founded JG Summit, one of Philippines’ largest conglomerates.
- He now serves as chief executive of the company, which spans interests in airlines, telecom, banking, food, power and property.
- He also has a stake in Robinsons Retail, one of Philippines’ largest retailers, which was started by his father as a department store in 1980.
- Gokongwei got his start selling Jack ‘n Jill snacks to supermarkets and sari-sari stores in the Philippines.
*Bilyonaryo rankings based on Forbes.com real-time results September 18, 2021.