Arguably after the America continent, Asia is the next continent with the largest number of billionaires. Today we explore the top 10 richest and wealthiest persons in Asia.
Indian billionaire, Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is the richest person in Asia. Mukesh is the chairman and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited. Reliance Industries Limited is a fortunate global 500 company and India’s most valuable company by market value. According to Forbes, Mukesh Ambani has an estimated net worth of $74.1 billion.
Jack Ma is the richest person in China. Jack Ma is the founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Alibaba Group. The Alibaba Group is a multinational technology conglomerate that proposes of an open and market-driven economy. According to Forbes, Jack Ma has an estimated net worth of $63.0 billion.
Ma Huateng is arguably the second richest person in China. Ma Huateng is the founder and the incumbent Chief Executive Officer of Tencent; One of china’s largest internet and technology companies responsible for the creation of WeChat and other gaming Apps. Ma Huateng has an estimated net worth of $57.2 billion.
Lee Shau-Kee is the third richest man in China. Lee Shau-Kee is a real estate and property tycoon. Lee Shau-Kee is the majority owner of Henderson Land Development; a real estate firm with interests in property, hotels, restaurants and internet services. Lee Shau-Kee according to Forbes has an estimated net worth $28.1 billion.
Hui Ka Yan
Hui Ka Yan is the chairman of the Evergrande Group. The Evergrande Group is a chinese real estate developer firm. The group has constructed over 700 projects in over 240 cities in China including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Hui Ka Yan has an estimated net worth of $21.8 billion.
Li-Ka Shing is one of the few billionaires in China. Li-Ka Shing is also in the real estate and telecommunications network. Li-Ka Shing according to Forbes has an estimated net worth of $21.7 billion.
He Xiangjian is the Co-Chairman of Midea. Medea is one of China’s leading appliance makers. By the end of November 2020, Forbes has estimated that, He Xiangjian net worth is $38.6 billion.
Yang Huiyan Chinese businesswoman and property investor. She is the majority shareholder of Country Garden Holdings. Yang Huiyan has an estimated net worth of $20.3 billion.
Tadashi Yanai is the first Japanese to make it to the list of the wealthiest people in Asia. He is the founder and president of Fast Retailing. According to Forbes,Tadashi Yanai has an estimated net worth of $24.3 billion.
Qin Yinglin is also a Chinese businessman with an estimated net worth of $18.5 billion. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Muyuan Foods.
Takemistu Takizaki is a Japanese billionaire. He is the owner of Keyence. Takemistu Takizaki according to Forbes has an estimated net worth of $17.4 billion.