Roberto Ongpin Net Worth
Roberto Ongpin Net Worth: Roberto Ongpin is a Filipino businessman who has a net worth of $1.3 billion. A former Minister of Trade and Industry under the Marcos administration, Roberto Ongpin derives his fortune from diversified business interests that include mining, gaming, property and telecom. It was the former Philippines' President Ferdinand Marcos that recruited him to be the Minister of Trade in 1979. Holding the post until 1986, Roberto Ongpin left the Philippines after his stint in the public sector to become the deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post. Since, he dedicated himself solely on business, making his net worth grow over the years.