Lucio C. Tan, Sr. (born 17 July 1934) is a Chinese Filipino businessman with interests in banking, airline, liquor, tobacco and real estate industries.
Tan was born in Amoy (now Xiamen), Fujian, China. His parents moved to the Philippines when he was a child.
Tan earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Far Eastern University of Manila. Forbes asserts that Tan "worked as a janitor at a tobacco factory" where he presumably also "mopped floors to pay for school"
In 2013, Forbes magazine listed him once again as the second richest billionaire from the Philippines with a net worth of $7.5 billion...
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