5. Joel Cruz
Talk about perfume and one name emerges among them all. Joel Cruz can be dubbed as ‘the king of perfumes’ here in the country. With his perfume line that has spread like an irresistible fragrance across the country, Joel has become a household name for scents. Undeniably, Joel knows the business of scents more than anyone in the Philippines. With his affordable but high quality perfumes, he propelled his brand to the top, while at the same time showing us what true entrepreneurship is.
6. Danton Remoto
Danton is known as one of the best Filipino writers in the country. He was able to bag major awards here and abroad through his exemplary writing skills. But what’s most notable about Danton presently is his being chairman of the LGBT group “Ang Ladlad”. It is his most important role in the society to date because he has become the core and the leader of the organization that pursues equality and fights for the rights of gays, lesbians and bisexuals in the Philippines – a role that redefines this society more than ever.