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Top 20 wealthiest People In China

China’s economy has been on the ascent for quite a long time – and that implies that innumerable quantities of its natives have seen their total assets experience the rooftop. From the founder of Alibaba, Jack Ma, who saw his ...

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1of Top 20 wealthiest People In China (Jack Ma – $19.5 billion)

1. Jack Ma – $19.5 billion Coming in at number 1 is Jack Ma who burst onto the world stage when Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba went public on the NASDAQ exchange. The hugely popular site, which amounts to being the ...

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3 of Top 20 wealthiest People In China (Ma Huateng – $14.4 billion)

3. Ma Huateng – $14.4 billion Ma Huateng made his way into the number 3 spot in our list by turning internet services firm Tencent into a dynamic powerhouse. Tencent’s “weChat” mobile texting app alone garners over 440 million users ...

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5 of Top 20 wealthiest People In China (Zong Qinghou – $11 billion)

5. Zong Qinghou – $11 billion Zong Qinghou has made a fortune from something simple: manufacturing tea and water. His Hangzhou Wahaha Group was founded as a beverage manufacturer in a store at a children’s school in the late 1980’s, ...

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9 of Top 20 wealthiest People In China (9. Liu Qiangdong – $7.1 billion)

9. Liu Qiangdong – $7.1 billion Founder of online shopping firm JD.com, Liu Qiangdong, joined the list of China’s richest last year when JD.com went public on the US NASDAQ exchange. 10. Liu Yongxing – $6.5 billion There’s big money ...

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11 of Top 20 wealthiest People In China (Wang Jing – $6.4 billion)

11. Wang Jing – $6.4 billion In addition to interests in mining and construction, Wang Jing’s fortune is primarily derived from his recently sold stake in Beijing Xinwei Telecom Technology, for which he reaped billions. 12. Chan Laiwa & Family ...

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13 of Top 20 wealthiest People In China (Wei Jianjun & Family – $6 billion)

13. Wei Jianjun & Family – $6 billion As the founder of sport-utility vehicle manufacturer Great Wall Motors, Wei Jianjun and his family come in at number 13 on our list. In addition to manufacturing SUVs in China, he has ...

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17 of Top 20 wealthiest People In China (Zhang Zhidong – $5.2 billion)

17. Zhang Zhidong – $5.2 billion A close friend of Tencent founder Ma Huateng, Zhang’s net worth is derived from his stake in the Chinese internet company and for acting as its Chief Technology Officer before he retired in 2014. ...

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15 of Top 20 wealthiest People In China (Hui Wing Mau – $5.4 billion)

15. Hui Wing Mau – $5.4 billion Born in 1950 as the son of a local doctor, Hui Wing Mau made his fortune in textile manufacturing and continued investing his fortune in real estate in both Hong Kong and Mainland ...

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19 of Top 20 wealthiest People In China (Yang Huiyan – $4.9 billion)

19. Yang Huiyan – $4.9 billion One of China’s richest women, Yang Huiyan inherited a controlling ownership in real estate developer Country Garden Holdings in 2007 from her father. A notoriously private individual, Yang Huiyan nevertheless continues to do her ...

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