[Trending Now] 17 Celebrities Who Were Already Rich Before They Got Famous! We Didn't Expect #12!
We all envy celebrities for their earning potential. At some point, we wish to be like them, all glammed up and earning a lot. No wonder ...
We all envy celebrities for their earning potential. At some point, we wish to be like them, all glammed up and earning a lot. No wonder they can buy mansions and afford to travel abroad. But did you know that some celebrities were already rich even before they joined showbiz? Here are some of them:
1) Maine Mendoza
Before her break in the Kalyerserye in Eat Bualaga, Maine's family was already well off. Her father is an engineer, and her mom is an accountant. They own a franchise of a gasoline station and a fast-food chain.
2) Beauty Gonzales
Before being the BFF of the lead role in many movies, Beauty's family owned a hacienda. She joined PBB Teen Edition back in 2008 and was tagged as the "Sugarcane Prince" and "Rebellious Beauty" as she always gets what she wants.
3) Patricia Tumulak
More commonly known as the Happy Birthday Girl in Eat Bulaga, is an alumna of Miriam College with a degree in Child Development and Education, minor in Special Education. She lives in a mansion with seven living rooms.
4) Ellen Adarna
Known as the "motel heiress' as her family owns motels and is wealthy in Cebu City.
5) Denise Laurel
She is the great granddaughter of PH's late third President, Jose P. Laurel and the granddaughter of late vice president Salvador Laurel.
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6) KC Concepcion
Being in the family of celebrities, KC is definitely in the list. Her mom, Sharon is one of the wealthiest celebrities in the industry.
7) Solenn Heusaff
She belongs to a French family who owns a petroleum business.
8) Heart Evangelista-Escudero
She is the daughter of Rey Ongpauco who owns the Barrio Fiesta chain of restaurants. Her grandparents owned Everlasting Films.
Her family owns a sugarcane plantation in Ormoc City where she now serves as congresswoman while her husband was elected as mayor.
10) Mikee Cojuanco
By just her surname, she is definitely part of this list. She is the daughter of Peping Cojuangco, brother of the late former president Cory Aquino.
11) Kris Aquino
Like Mikee, one look with her family name should say it all. She is the daughter of the late senator Benigno Aquino Jr and late foremer President Cory Aquino. However, she worked her way in the showbiz industry and have been one of the highest taxpaying celebrity for many years in a total of 49.872 Million.
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12) Enzo Pineda
Starstruck V Finalist is the son of Eric Pineda, Manny Pacquiao's brand manager. His dad is also a shareholder in a call-center company.
His dad, Gianluca Guidecelli, owns a manufacturing business.
14)Paul Jake Castillo
His family owns a Pharmaceutical company which manufactured Efficascent Oil, Bioderm, and Casino Alcohol. They also own Matumtum Meat products in Cebu. Jake owns Yobob Lechon de Cebu.
15) Slater Young
Before he won PBB Unlimited in 2012, he is an engineer in Cebu and his father owns a construction firm.
16) Derek Ramsay
He was born in England, having a British father and Filipina mother. Their family owns a house in Tagaytay, and San Vicent, Palawan. They also have a so-called 'little paradise' in Talisay, Batangas, which has an infinity pool with a sunken bar,spa, sauna and scrub rooms, an artificial waterfalls, a tree house, plus dental and surgery rooms.
17) Richard Yap
His family has rice, corn, shipping and lumber businesses. Richard owns a restaurant, a pet hotel and flooring center.