List Of Asia’s Top 50 Richest Families 2016 Ranking

With a combined wealth of $29.6 billion, South Korea’s Lee family behind the storied Samsung Group is the richest family in Asia, according to the 2016 Forbes list of Asia’s Riches Families. Thailand’s Chearavanont family, which runs the Charoen Pokphand Group, ranked 2nd on the top-earning families in the continent, with a net worth of $27.7 billion.

The Ambani family from India saw their wealth rise from US$21.5 billion last year to US$25.8 billion this year and they are now sitting on the third spot.

Indian families stood out on the list, with 17 out of the top 50 families hailing from India,  up from 14 last year.

The Kwok family from Hong Kong claimed the fourth spot with a wealth of US$25.2 billion.

The minimum net wealth to qualify for the list was $3.4 billion. Collectively, the top 50 richest families are worth $519 billion.

Rounding up the top 50 richest families in Asia are:

1) Lee family from South Korea; $29.6 billion

2) Chearavanont from Thailand; $27.7 billion

3) Ambani from India; $25.8 billion

4) Kwok from Hong Kong; $25.2 billion

5) Lee from Hong Kong; $24.7 billion

6) Hartono from Indonesia; $18.6 billion

7) Kwek/Quek from Singapore, Malaysia; $18.5 billion

8) Cheng from Hong Kong; $17.3 billion

9) Tsai (Financial) from Taiwan; $15.3 billion

10) Hinduja from India, UK; $14.9 billion

11) Premji family, $14.6 billion, from India

12) Chung family, $14.5 billion, from South Korea

13) Mistry family, $14 billion, from India

14) Chirathivat family, $13.8 billion, from Thailand

15) Kuok family, $13.4 billion, from Singapore

16) Mittal family, $13.2 billion, from India

17) Sy family, $12.8 billion, from Philippines

18) Saji family, $12.7 billion, from Japan

19) Godrej family, $12.3 billion, from India

20) Pao family, $11.3 billion, from Hong Kong

21) Kadoorie family, $9.9 billion, from Hong Kong

22) Birla family, $9.6 billion, from India

23) Ng family, $8.7 billion, from Singapore

24) Mori family, $8.6 billion, from Japan

25) Widjaja family, $7 billion, from Indonesia

26) Bajaj family, $6.9 billion, from India

27) Law family, $6.5 billion, from Hong Kong

28) Lohia family, $6.3 billion, from Indonesia

29) Khoo family, $6.2 billion, from Singapore

30) Koo family, $6 billion, from South Korea

31) Burman family, $5.8 billion, from India

32) Bangur family, $5.75 billion, from India

33) Salim family, $5.7 billion, from Indonesia

34) Tsai (Eng-Meng) family, $5.6 billion, from Taiwan

35) Kwee family, $5.4 billion, from Singapore

36) Lal family, $5.3 billion, from India

37) Zobel family, $5.1 billion, from Philippines

38) Jindal family, $5 billion, from India

39) Aboitiz family, $4.95 billio, from Philippines

40) Patel family, $4.9 billion, from India

41) Wee family, $4.6 billion, from Singapore

42) Munjal family, $4.3 billion, from India

43) Kushal Pal Singh, $4.26 billion, from India

44) Lim family, $4.25 billion, from Malaysia

45) Lo family, $4.2 billion, from Hong Kong

46) Hiranandani family, $3.8 billion, from Singapore

47) Koo family, $3.7 billion, from Taiwan

48) Dhingra family, $3.6 billion, from India

49) Cho family, $3.5 billion, from South Korea

50) Piramal family, $3.4 billion, from India

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD Magazine
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
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