Richest People In China

Here is about the Top 10 Richest People In China. The rise of the economic dragon in the last 20 years has made China the second largest economy in the world. Along with this status, the country has minted millionaires and billionaires at lightning speed. Know who they are, what powered their riches, and how great their influence is...

Wang Jianlin Net Worth $14.1 Billion

Wang Jianlin, the Chairman of the Wanda Group, escalates to the first place in the China rich list for the year 2013 from third place in 2012, powered by the recovery of China's real estate industry.  The self-made Billionaire-Chairman of the Wanda group reportedly has an estimated fortune of $14.1 Billion.  He yields great influence in commercial real estate properties, has 71 Wanda shopping plazas, 40 five-star hotels, and the world class entertainment operations of the Wanda Group. Wang is the richest man in China.

wang jianlin

Zong Qinghou Net Worth $11.2 Billion

Zong Qinghou, CEO of Wahaha Co. Ltd., is ranked the second richest man in China for the year 2013.  He was ranked No. 1 during 2010 and 2012. Slow earnings at Wahaha, caused the slip in rankings for 2013.  He reportedly has an estimated fortune of $11.2 billion.  He holds a major share in the Chinese Soft Drinks Market. Zong Qinghou controls the operations of 150 subsidiary companies and 60 manufacturing bases of Wahaha. 

Zong Qinghou

Robin Li Net Worth $11.1 Billion

Robin Li, Founder and CEO of popular Chinese internet search engine Baidu ranks #3 in the China Rich List for the year 2013.   He reportedly has an estimated fortune of $11.1 billion.  He powers the functioning of the top search engine of the nation, Baidu, as well as the activities of the New York listed company New Oriental Education & Technology, that provides educational programs in China for all ages.

robin li

Li Hejun Net Worth $10.9 Billion

Li Hejun, Chairman and CEO of Hanergy Holding Group Ltd, ranks #4 in the China rich list for the year 2013.  He reportedly has an estimated fortune of $10.9 billion.  He is a self-made billionaire.  He has great influence over activities in the renewable energy industry centered across activities in hydropower, wind power, solar energy, and power generation.

Li Hejun

Ma Huateng Net Worth $10.2 Billion

Ma Huateng, the founder & CEO of Tencet, wins the No 5 position for the China rich list.  He reportedly has an estimated fortune of $10.2 billion.  The value of the Hong Kong-traded shares of Tencet increased by 50% in the past year, thereby escalating his worth from $6.4 billion to $10.2 billion for the year 2013.  He is a self-made billionaire whose main source of wealth is gained through the internet via online gaming and online search.

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Wei Jianjun & Family Net Worth $9 Billion

The No 6 position for the China rich list goes to Wei Jianjun & family. Wei is the Chairman of Great Wall Motor Co, with an estimated fortune of $9 billion.  He is a self-made billionaire. His main source of income is from the production of SUVs, operating as one of the largest non-government-owned vehicle makers in China.

Wei Jianjun

Yang Huiyan Net Worth $7.2 Billion

The No 7 position in the China rich list goes to Yang Huiyan.  She inherited her father’s stake worth US$ 7.2 Billion in Country Garden Holdings. Thereby, she became the largest stake holder of Country Garden Holdings. The increase in the residential property sales in the real estate business of Country Garden improved her fortune. 

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Jack Ma Net Worth $7.1Billion

Jack Ma, the executive officer of Alibaba Group is ranked # 8 in the China Rich List.  He reportedly has an estimated fortune of $7.1 billion.  He controls the overall business strategy, management strategy, and overall focus of the Alibaba group.  He also serves on the board of SoftBank Corp. The company is publicly traded in the Tokyo Stock Exchange.  

Jack Ma

He Xiangjian Net Worth $6.8 Billion

He Xiangjian, Co-Founder of Midea Group, ranks #9 in the China rich list for the year 2013.  He reportedly has an estimated fortune of $6.8 Billion.   He is a self-made billionaire whose main source of income is from Home Appliances.  

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Liu Yongxing Net Worth $5.8 Billion

Liu Yongxing, the Chairman of Hope Oriental Corporation, is ranked #10 in the China rich list. He reportedly has an estimated fortune of $5.8 Billion. He is involved in several businesses, the chief of them being animal feed production.  He is also involved in manufacturing industrial materials, has investments in the aluminum industry and also commercial real estate industry.

Liu Yongxing

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