Despite the problems with economic growth in China, well-being of Chinese entrepreneurs stays unaffected.
Total capital of 400 Chinese participants of Forbes list of billionaires is $947 billion, which is by more 14% compared to last year. In addition, for the first time every one of 400 entrepreneurs is a billionaire, compared to 84% in 2015.
Also, the rating included 68 new Chinese entrepreneurs. There are 27 women on the list, the youngest and wealthiest of which is Yang Huiyan ($7.2 billion), 35 years old. The oldest Chinese businesswoman is Chan Laiwa ($5.5 billion), 76 years old.
!00 of richest Chinese live in Beijing (18 people), Shanghai (12 people) and in areas close to Hong-Kong, such as Shenzhen (11 people) и Guangzhou (8 people). Most of the billionaires live in coastal areas.
Richest Chinese billionaires
Wang Jianlin – $31.3 billion, real estate
Jack Ma – $27 billion, e-commerce
Ma Huateng – $23.1 billion, Internet services
Wang Wei – $18.5 billion, package delivery service
William DIng – $15.2 billion, online games
Wang Wenyin – $13.8 billion, mining, copper products
Robin Li – $12.6 billion, Internet search
He Xiangjian – $11.4 billion, home appliances
Hui Ka Yan – $9.8 billion, real estate
Yao Zhenhua – $9.5 billion, conglomerate