Here you can see the list of Chinese billionaires is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled. China has more billionaires than almost any other country in the world. China has over 200 billionaires which puts the country second in the world after the United Sates. This economic boom china has also established some of its first billionaires an achievement that was once impossible in a communist country. Even though these billionaires continue to struggle to break into the top 20 richest people in the China they have achieved great wealth in short period of time. Wang Jianlin founder of real estate and entertainment conglomerate Wanda group saw his wealth. Here is the list of the top 20 richest people in China 2016 with total net worth.
- Wang Jianlin:
Net Worth: $32.7 billion
He serves as the chairman of the Dalian Wanda group Chinas largest real estate developer as well as the world largest movie theater operator. He owns 20% of the Spanish football club Atletico Madrid. Dalian Wanda has taken on billion dollar hotel development projects in London and New York as well as property projects to India. His net worth is $32.7 billion.
2. Jack Ma:
Net Worth: $22.5 billion
The Alibaba group is in charge of several internet businesses that have taken off in the past 20 years and includes auction sites money transfers and search engines. He is the richest man in the all time of China. He estimated her net worth is $22.5 billion.
3. Li Hejun:
Net Worth: $19.3 billion
Li Hejun chairman and CEO of Hanergy holdings has become the richest man in chinas mainland with a fortune of US19.3 billion. Li Hanergy group was established in 1994 and headquartered in Beijing. Hanergy is engaged in hydropower wind power and solar energy industries.
4. Ma Huateng:
Net Worth: $17.6 billion
Ma Huateng is a Chinese entrepreneur who co founded the famous internet company in China Tencent Inc. Tancent QQ an instant message tool is the first product of the company which became very popular in China. The company offers diverse services which include web portals social net works multiplayer online games and e commerce.
5. Lei Jun:
Net Worth: $13.3 billion
Lei Jun is a Chinese businessman who is known for founding Xiaomi Inc, one of Chinas largest technology companies. Lei practice of deliberately using presentation slides and wearing clothing identical to former Apple Inc. his net worth is $13.3 billion.
6. He Xiangjian:
Net Worth: $11.8 billion
Xiangjian started his company. From its humble beginning, the company has grown into a Billion Dollars Company. Following the success of plastic bottle lid business, he moved into furnished goods and then into electrical appliances. Media is one of china’s biggest appliance makers. His net worth is $11.8 billion.
7. Robin Li:
Net Worth: $11.6 billion
He co founded the Chinese search engine baidu and is ranked as the seventh richest man in mainland China with a net worth of $11.6 billion. He is the richest man in the China. Li has been appointed by the United Nations secretary general Mr. Ban Ki Moon as co chair of the independent expert advisory group on data revolution for sustainable development.
8. Zong Qinghou:
Net Worth: $11.5 billion
He started this business as a store in a childerns school in the city of Hangzhou in 1987. Zong Qinghou is the founder of beverage maker Hangzhou Wahaha group. Shipments of bottled water and tea drinks remain the core of this company success.
9. Wang Wenyin:
Net Worth: 9.6 billion
As far as private companies go in China there are few bigger than Amer international group. As head of what was once a tiny producer of copper rods in the country sought founder Wang Wenyin has multiplied Amers mines and factories. He is the richest people in the China.
10. Chan Laiwa:
Net Worth: $9.2 billion
Chen Lihua rendered Chan Laiwa in Cantonese is the founder and chairman of Fuwah International Group one of Beijing’s largest commercial property developers. His net worth is $9.2 billion.
11. Wei Jianj:
Net Worth: $8.6 Billion
Chinese businessman Jiang Wei comes with an estimated net worth of $8.6 billion. He now serves as the chairman of the Guizhou Bailing group pharmaceutical a pharmaceutical company which is now located in Anshun China. The organization is active in the supply and manufacturing of Miao ethno medications along with creation and sale of purified water.
12. William Ding:
Net Worth: $8.2 billion
He is the world largest online and mobile game companies with more than 8,000 employees. The company trades on the NASDAQ. Early on he introduced Chinas first dual language free e-mail service which proved to be a catalyst for the growth of the internet in China. He is the richest person in the China. His net worth is $8.2 billion.
13. Lu Guanqiu:
Net Worth: $7.8 billion
Lu is currently the President of the Board of the Wanxiang Group. His headquarters are in Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. Lu is also a part-time professor for the EMBA program at Zhejiang University. He also was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a delegate to the Chinese National People’s Congress. His net worth is $7.8 billion. He is the richest person in China.
14. Liu Qiangdong:
Net Worth: $7.3 billion
He is the co founder of Jd or Jingdong mail one of the leading e commerce industry leaders in China. The company has become one of the leading e-commerce businesses in China. Liu was ranked 257th with a net worth of $7.3 billion.
15. Guo Guangchang:
Net Worth: $7 billion
Zhang Zhidong is a Chinese internet entrepreneur who has a net worth of $7 billion. He entered the list of China’s richest as one of the two executives of Chinese Internet giant Tencent. Once he took his Bachelor’s degree from Shenzhen University, Zhang Zhidong went on to attend South China University of Technology to complete his Master’s degree.
16. Liu Yongzxing:
Net Worth: $6.7 billion
Liu Yongxing born 1948 is a Chinese businessman, Chairman and CEO of East Hope Group, a Chinese agribusiness and industrial company. Liu Yongxing has a net worth of $6.7 billion. He is married with one child and lives in Shanghai.
17. Wang Jing:
Net Worth: $6.3 billion
He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Chinese telecoms corporation Beijing Xinwei. Jing attended Jiangzi University of traditional Chinese medicine but dropped out. He later formed Beijing changing traditional health and culture school. He is the richest person in China.
18. Hui Ka Yan:
Net Worth: $6.2 Billion
Hui Ka Yan chairs the Evergrande Real Estate of Guangzhou, a Hong Kong-listed real estate development company that is active in residential property, commercial property and hotels.
19. Zhang Zhidong:
Net Worth: $6 billion
Chinese internet entrepreneur Zhang Zhidong comes with an estimated net worth of $6 billion. As well as billionaire Ma Huateng, his co founded the Internet giant Tencent. He presently serves as the chief technology officer of the company. Ma holds 10% of Tencent’s positions while Zhidong possesses 3% of the entire positions.
20. Lu Zhiqiang:
Net Worth: $5.5 billion
Lu Zhiqiang was born 1952 a Chinese businessman, chairman of china oceanwide a Chinese property company. He lives in Beijing. Lu Zhiqiang has a net worth is $5.5 billion.