Willie Revillame Named Most Powerful Entertainer by YES!

YES! Magazine made a list of 50 Most Powerful Showbiz Personalities and Wowowee host Willie Revillame was named top man in the entertainment category.

“As many people adore Willie as disapprove of him – but nobody can be indifferent to him,” the magazine said. It also reported that Willie Revillame is earning P1 million a day for hosting Wowowee. That’s a whopping P24 to P30 million a month.

Runner-up to Willie is the “Queen of All Media” Kris Aquino.

The rest of the (partial) ranking in the Entertainers category:

3rd: Box-Office King John Lloyd Cruz.

4th: Action superstar and Totoy Bato’s lead star, Robin Padilla.

5th: GMA-7’s current prized female star Marian Rivera who, according to showbiz insiders, pockets a cool “upwards P50,000 per taping day.”

8th: Comedy concert queen Ai-Ai delas Alas.

9th: Ultimate Heartthrob Piolo Pascual.

12th: The Megastar Sharon Cuneta.

13th: Young superstar Judy Ann Santos.

14th: 2008 Box-office queen Sarah Geronimo.

15th: The talented Toni Gonzaga.

19th: ABS-CBN drama princess Bea Alonzo.

20th: The mega-daughter KC Concepcion.

21st: Senator Bong Revilla.

22nd: Pambansang kamao Manny Pacquiao.

23rd: Beauty queen Ruffa Gutierrez.

In the Most Powerful Executives category, the following made it to the list:

Top spot: Eugenio ‘Gabby’ Lopez III (ABS-CBN).

2nd: Charo Santos-Concio (ABS-CBN).

3rd: Cory Vidanes (ABS-CBN).

5th: Malou Santos (ABS-CBN).

9th: Deo Endrinal (ABS-CBN).

10th: Johnny Manahan (ABS-CBN).

11th: Boy Abunda (ABS-CBN).

20th: Ricardo ‘Ricky’ Lee.

Check out the complete list in YES! Magazine’s April 2009 issue now available nationwide wherever magazines are sold.

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