Top 10 Richest People of China 2019 [Forbes List]

November 7, 2019 | Investopaper

Forbes has released the list of richest people of China in 2019. Jack Ma, the founder of the e-commerce giant is at the top of the list with the net worth of $38.2 billion. In 2018, Jack Ma’s net worth stood at $34.6 billion. He has already resigned as chairman of the company in September this year.

Jack Ma is closely followed by Ma Huateng, CEO and Co-founder of Tencent Holdings. Wechat, the popular social messaging app with more than 1 billion users is under Tencent. Ma, who co-founded the company in 1998 is currently worth $36 billion.

Here is the list of top 10 richest Chinese (as published by Forbes) in 2019:

RANK NAME NETWORTH (in billion dollars) COMPANY
1 Jack Ma 38.2  Alibaba (E-commerce giant)
2 Ma Huateng 36 Tencent (Tech giant)
3 Hui Ka Yan 27.7 Evergrande (Real estate developer )
4 Sun Piaoyang 25.8 Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine (Pharmaceutical company)
5 Yang Huiyan 23.9  Country Garden (Real estate developer )
6 He Xiangjian 23.2 Midea Group (Home appliance-maker )
7 Colin Huang 21.2 Pinduoduo (E-commerce company )
8 William Ding 17.2 NetEase (Online and mobile games company )
9 Qin Yinglin 16.6 Muyuan Foodstuff (Pig breeding and distribution firm )
10 Zhang Yiming 16.2 ByteDance (Tech company )


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