The 50 Wealthiest People In China List: Richest Billionaires...

The 50 Wealthiest People In China List: Richest Billionaires in 2014

Chinese tech billionaires account for 5 of China’s top 10 wealthiest people, Alibaba founder and CEO Jack Ma Yun has become the country’s wealthiest man with a fortune estimated at $25 billion, according to the Hurun China Super-Rich List 2014.

The other 2 new entrants were Lei Jun, founder of Xiaomi Technology in 10th place with US$7.5 billion, and Richard Liu Qiangdong of JD.com at ninth place with US$8.8 billion.

They joined Robin Li, co-founder of Chinese search group Baidu, and Pony Ma, founder of Alibaba arch-rival Tencent Holdings Ltd in fifth place with a personal wealth of US$18.1 billion, both of whom were included in the top 10 last year.

Jack Ma Yun founder of Alibaba, Taobao and Alipay, 3 of China’s leading e-commerce firms, entered the top 10 list of richest people in China for the first time, Wang Jianlin, who runs real estate giant Wanda Group, slipped to second,  with a fortune of $24.2 billion.

Jack Ma Yun

The 50 Wealthiest People In China List: Richest Billionaires in 2014

1. Jack Ma Yun & family, Wealth = US$25 billion
Change in Wealth: 500%, Company: Alibaba, Industry: IT

2. Wang Jianlin & family, Wealth = US$24,2 billion
Change in Wealth: 7%, Company: Wanda, Industry: Real estate, entertainment

3. Li Hejun, Wealth = US$20,80 billion
Change in Wealth: 862%, Company: Hanergy, Industry: Renewable energy, HEP

4. Zong Qinghou & family, Wealth = US$20 billion
Change in Wealth: 9%, Company: Wahaha, Industry: Drinks

5. Ma Huateng, Wealth = US$18,1 billion
Change in Wealth: 75%, Company: Tencent, Industry: IT

6. Li Yanhong & Ma Dongmin, Wealth = US$17,5 billion
Change in Wealth: 110%, Company: Baidu, Industry: IT, Search Engine

7. Yan Jiehe & Yan hao, Wealth = US$14,2 billion
Change in Wealth: 372%, Company: China Pacific Construction, Industry: Roads

8. Yan Bin, Wealth = US$10 billion
Change in Wealth: 20%, Company: Reignwood, Industry: real estate

9. Liu Qiangdong, Wealth = US$8,8 billion
Change in Wealth: 715%, Company: JD.com, Industry: IT

10. Lei Jun, Wealth = US$7,5 billion
Change in Wealth: 181%, Company: Xiaomi Technology, Industry: IT, Mobile phone, investments

11. Yang Huiyan, Wealth = US$7,3 billion
Change in Wealth: -14%, Company: Country Garden, Industry: Real estate

12. Zhang Jindong, Wealth = US$7,3 billion
Change in Wealth: 11%, Company: Suning, Industry: Retail, Real estate

13. Zhang Shiping & family, Wealth = US$7,3 billion
Change in Wealth: 57%, Company: Weiqiao Pioneering, Industry: Textiles, aluminum

14. Wang Wenyin, Wealth = US$7,2 billion
Change in Wealth: 43%, Company: Amer, Industry: Cable and copper products

15. Xu Jiayin, Wealth = US$7,0 billion
Change in Wealth: 12%, Company: Evergrande, Industry: Real estate, investments

16. He Xiangjian & He Jianfeng, Wealth = US$6,8 billion
Change in Wealth: 17%, Company: Midea, Industry: Home appliances

17. Chen Lihua, Wealth = US$6,7 billion
Change in Wealth: 8%, Company: Fu Wah International, Industry: Real estate

18. Xu Rongmao & family, Wealth = US$6,7 billion
Change in Wealth: -7%, Company: Shimao, Industry: Real estate, investments

19. Lu Guanqiu & family, Wealth = US$6,6 billion
Change in Wealth: 27%, Company: Wanxiang, Industry: Car parts, Real estate, agriculture

20. Liu Yongxing & family, Wealth = US$6,3 billion
Change in Wealth: 3%, Company: East Hope, Industry: Aluminium, chemical, feed

21. Zhang Zhidong, Wealth = US$6,3 billion
Change in Wealth: 79%, Company: Tencent, Industry: IT, Entertainment

22. Wei Jianjun & family, Wealth = US$6,2 billion
Change in Wealth: -28%, Company: Great Wall Motor, Industry: Car manufacturing

23. Ding Lei, Wealth = US$5,9 billion
Change in Wealth: 37%, Company: Netease, Industry: IT, Entertainment

24. Li Jinyuan, Wealth = US$5,8 billion
Change in Wealth: 21%, Company: Tiens, Industry: Healthcare direct sales

25. Lu Zhiqiang, Wealth = US$5,8 billion
Change in Wealth: -5%, Company: FanHai, Industry: Real estate, finance, investments

26. Lyu Xiangyang & Zhang Changhong, Wealth = US$5,3 billion
Change in Wealth: 58%, Company: Guangzhou Youngy, Industry: Investments

27. Zhu Yicai & Wu Xueqin, Wealth = US$5,3 billion
Change in Wealth: 21%, Company: Yurun, Industry: Food, Real estate

28. Wang Chuanfu, Wealth = US$5,2 billion
Change in Wealth: 48%, Company: BYD, Industry: Car manufacturing, batteries

29. Liang Wengen, Wealth = US$5 billion
Change in Wealth: -18%, Company: Sany, Industry: Heavy machinery

30. Liu Yonghao & family, Wealth = US$4,8 billion
Change in Wealth: -15%, Company: New Hope, Industry: Agriculture, finance

31. Zhang Yin, Wealth = US$4,8 billion
Change in Wealth: 7%, Company: Nine Dragons Paper, Industry: Paper & Packaging

32. Guo Guangchang, Wealth = US$4,7 billion
Change in Wealth: 47%, Company: Fosun, Industry: Investments, steel, pharmaceuticals

33. Wang Yusuo & Zhao Baoju, Wealth = US$4,7 billion
Change in Wealth: 10%, Company: ENN, Industry: Gas, energy

34. Zhou Jianping & family, Wealth = US$4,7 billion
Change in Wealth: 195%, Company: Hailan, Industry: Apparel, investments

35. Wu Yajun & family, Wealth = US$4,3 billion
Change in Wealth: -7%, Company: Longfor Propertie, Industry: Real estate

36. Shi Yuzhu & family, Wealth = US$4,1 billion
Change in Wealth: 7%, Company: Giant Investments, Industry: Finance, online games

37. Huang Wei & Li Ping, Wealth = US$4 billion
Change in Wealth: 30%, Company: XinHu, Industry: Real estate, finance

38. Sun Guangxin, Wealth = US$3,9 billion
Change in Wealth: -22%, Company: Guanghui, Industry: Real estate, car sales, energy

39. Jiang Bin & Hu Shuangmei, Wealth = US$3,8 billion
Change in Wealth: -40%, Company: GoerTek, Industry: IT

40. Huang Rulun, Wealth = US$3,7 billion
Change in Wealth: 0%, Company: Century Golden Resources, Industry: Real estate

41. Pan Shiyi & Zhang Xin, Wealth = US$3,7 billion
Change in Wealth: -4%, Company: SOHO China, Industry:Real estate

42. Wang Wenxue, Wealth = US$3,7 billion
Change in Wealth: 19%, Company: Fortune Land Development, Industry:Real estate

43. Gong Hongjia & Chen Chunmei, Wealth = US$3,6 billion
Change in Wealth: -9%, Company: Hikvision Digital Technologyv, Industry:Video surveillance products

44. Jiang Zhaobai, Wealth = US$3,6 billion
Change in Wealth: 95%, Company: Pengxin, Industry: Real estate, investments

45. Li Shufu & Li Xingxing, Wealth = US$3,6 billion
Change in Wealth: 34%, Company: Geely, Industry: Car manufacturing

46. Pan Zhengmin & Wu Chunyuan, Wealth = US$3,6 billion
Change in Wealth: 19%, Company: AAC Acoustic Technologies, Industry: Acoustics

47. Chen Fashu, Wealth = US$3,4 billion
Change in Wealth: -21%, Company: Xinhuadu, Industry: Investments, real estate

48. Chen Jianhua, Wealth = US$3,3 billion
Change in Wealth: 25%, Company: Wujiang Henli Chemical Fibre, Industry: Textiles, chemical fiber

49. Wei Qi & Wei Xiao, Wealth = US$3,3 billion
Change in Wealth: New, Company: Tianhe Chemicals, Industry: Chemicals

50. Zhu Mengyi & family, Wealth = US$3,3 billion
Change in Wealth: -20%, Company: Hopson, Pearl River, Industry: Real estate

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