Detained Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and wife Cavite Rep. Lani Mercado-Revilla got richer by P15 million in 2014.
Based on 2014 Summary of the Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth of the members of the House of Representatives, the Revilla couple’s net worth as stated in their joint SALN amounted to P181 million or P15 million more than their P166 million net worth in 2013.
The Revillas’ P181-million net worth is broken down into: P97.6 million real property, P122 million personal property and P37.9 million liabilities.
This makes Mrs. Revilla the 13th richest among 291 House members.
Her husband is held at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Camp Crame in Quezon City over a pending P224-million plunder charge in connection with the P10-billion pork barrel racket.
The racket, allegedly engineered by businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, involved lawmakers allegedly transferring their congressional allocations to bogus entities owned by Napoles in exchange for kickbacks.
Actress Lucy Torres-Gomez ranked 15th richest with a net worth of P176 million– P122-million real property, P66-million personal property and P13 million liabilities.
She actually became in 2014 since she had a P181 million net worth in 2013.
Pampanga congressman and PBA team Rain or Shine coach Yoseller “Yeng” Guiao was the 86th richest with a net worth of P40 million, a slight increase from his 2013 net worth of P39.6 million.
Guiao has P27-million real property, P23-million personal property and P10 million liabilities.
Actor and Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas as well as television director/Taguig City (Metro Manila) Rep. Lino Cayetano was wealthier in 2014 than in 2013.
Vargas ranked 102nd among the richest list with a P34.5 million net worth or almost P4 million higher than his previous net worth of P30.6 million.
Cayetano ranked 123rd with P30 million net worth or P6 million better than his 2013 net worth of P24 million.