Famous Entrepreneurs from Philippines

List of notable or famous entrepreneurs from Philippines, with bios and photos, including the top entrepreneurs born in Philippines and even some popular entrepreneurs who immigrated to Philippines. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Filipino entrepreneurs then this list is the perfect resource for you. These entrepreneurs are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known entrepreneur from Philippines is included when available.

List people include Francis Magalona, Jolina Magdangal and many additional people as well.

This historic entrepreneurs from Philippines list can help answer the questions "Who are some Filipino entrepreneurs of note?" and "Who are the most famous entrepreneurs from Philippines?" These prominent entrepreneurs of Philippines may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Filipino entrepreneurs.

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  • Andres Soriano
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    Andrés Soriano, Sr., also known as Col. Andres Soriano, was a Spanish Filipino businessman. He was a leader of the Philippine Falange during the late 1930s until he applied for Filipino citizenship. He was best known for expanding the original San Miguel Brewery that became San Miguel Corporation. He also established philanthropies and encouraged good employee relations by sharing profits with his more than 16,000 employees by establishing a pension plan that paid retired employees 25% of their salary, with guaranteed sick leaves and medical benefits. He was also known as the founder of Philippine Airlines, Asia's first air carrier. In 1935, during commonwealth era, Soriano established ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 66 (1898-1964)
    • Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
  • Benjamin M. Bitanga
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    Benjamin "Benjie" Mendoza Bitanga is a Filipino investment banker. He is the present chairman, president, CEO, and CIO of MRC Allied Inc., a property development firm in the Philippines, now also engaged in the mining industry.
    • Age: 70
  • Bo Sanchez
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    Eugenio Isabelo Tomas Reyes Sanchez Jr. or widely known as Bo Sanchez is a best-selling author, entrepreneur, Catholic lay preacher and minister. He is known as the "Preacher in Blue Jeans".He was born on July 11, 1966 in Caloocan City to Eugenio and Pilar Sanchez.On September 9, 1980, the Light of Jesus held their first prayer meeting at the Sanchez home in Quezon City. On September 16, at the second prayer meeting of the group, 13-year old Bo Sanchez gave his first talk. He has not stopped preaching since. His work as a lay preacher has brought him all over the world. Bo has received many recognitions and awards in the Philippines and the Church. These include winning the Ten Outstanding ...more
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Caloocan, Philippines
  • Francis Michael Durango Magalona (October 4, 1964 – March 6, 2009), also known as FrancisM, Master Rapper, The Mouth and The Man From Manila, was a Filipino rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter, producer, actor, director, and photographer. Born in Mandaluyong City, he was the first Filipino rapper in the Philippines to cross over into the mainstream. He was credited for having pioneered the merging of rap with Pinoy rock, becoming a significant influence to artists in that genre as well. He was also a television host on MTV Asia and Channel V Philippines and on noontime variety television show Eat Bulaga! Magalona died seven months after being diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia. Magalona ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 44 (1964-2009)
    • Birthplace: Mandaluyong, Philippines
  • Janette Toral
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    Janette Toral

    Janette Toral is a practicing e-commerce, social media, and Internet marketing specialist, trainer, blogger, policy lobbyist, and entrepreneur(business and social), educator, researcher, writer, ambassador, community leader, business leader, and dubbed as "mother of e-commerce law in the Philippines".
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Philippines
  • Jolina Magdangal-Escueta (born Maria Jolina Perez Magdangal; 6 November 1978) is a Filipino singer, actress, television presenter, and entrepreneur. She is referred to in the Philippines as a popular culture icon (simply, Pop Icon) and is often regarded as one of the most successful multi-media artists in Philippine entertainment industry.Magdangal started her career at a young age as member of Ryan Cayabyab's singing group 14K. In 1994, she signed a recording contract with Walt Disney Records and later released her debut album A Wish Comes True in 1996. She rose to fame as a singer by recording movie theme songs that were non-album released before finally releasing movie soundtrack albums ...more
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Philippines, Quezon City