The list of the 5 richest person of Asian people by net worth is based on assessments of wealth and wealth compiled and published by Forbes magazine. The Asian countries and regions with the most billionaires are Mainland China (306), India (210), Hong Kong (71), Japan (49), Taiwan (47), and South Korea (43).
Top 5 richest people in Asia
1. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani (born 19 April 1957) is an Indian billionaire businessman, and the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), a Fortune Global 500 company and India’s most valuable by market value. Company is. ] According to Forbes, he is the richest person in Asia with a net worth of US$84.5 billion and the 10th richest person in the world as of 14 October 2021.
Although his wealth fell from US$50 billion in 2019 to US$36.8 billion in 2020, his fortune today stands at US$84.5 billion. He has moved up to 10th position after coming at number 21 in 2020.
Net worth: US$84.5 billion
2. Zhong Shanshan
Zhong Shanshan (Chinese: pinyin: Zhōng Shǎnshǎn, born December 1954) is a Chinese billionaire businessman.
He is the founder and chairman of Nongfu Spring Beverage Company, and the majority owner of Beijing Vantai Biological Pharmacy Enterprise.
Although he was the third richest person in China in 2020, he was only ranked 1063 in the global rankings. His wealth has increased from US$2 billion to US$68.9 billion in the past twelve months, with Shanshan ranked 13th globally.
Net worth: US$68.9 billion
3. Ma Huateng
Ma Huateng (Chinese; pinyin: Mǎ Huàténg, born 29 October 1971), also known as Pony Ma, is a Chinese billionaire businessman. He is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Tencent, Asia’s most valuable company, one of the largest Internet and technology companies, and one of the world’s largest investment, gaming and entertainment conglomerates. ] The company develops China’s largest mobile instant messaging service, WeChat, and its subsidiaries in China and globally include media, entertainment, payment systems, smartphones, Internet-related services, value-added services and provides online advertising services.
Ma Huateng (also known as Pony Ma) chairs Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings, which ranks among the country’s largest businesses by market cap. Thanks to this, he has climbed from 20th to 15th place globally, as well as the second-richest person in China for the third year running.
Net worth: US$65.8 billion
4. Colin Huang
Colin Huang or Huang Zheng (Chinese: pinyin: Huang Zhong, born January 1, 1980) is a Chinese billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder and former CEO of the e-commerce company Pinduoduo, Which became the largest agricultural platform in China. Huang also owns at least three other limited liability Cayman companies, each of which holds a 7.7% stake in Pinduoduo.
Colin Huang is the president of online discounter Pinduoduo, one of the largest e-commerce sites in China. A serial entrepreneur, Huang previously founded online game company XinUD and online e-commerce platform Ouku.com. His fortune has grown exponentially in recent years, climbing the global ranks from number 94 in 2019 to number 57 in 2020 and 21 today.
Net worth: US$55.3 billion
5. Gautam Adani
Gautam Shantilal Adani (born 24 June 1962) is an Indian billionaire industrialist who is the chairman and founder of Adani Group, an Ahmedabad-based multinational conglomerate involved in port development and operations in India. Adani is the chairman of the Adani Foundation, which is mainly led by his wife Preeti Adani.
Infrastructure tycoon Gautam Adani controls India’s largest Mundra Port in his home state of Gujarat.
Net worth: US$50.5 billion