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2017 Hong Kong Top 50 Richest

The top 50 richest people in Hong Kong in 2017 have a combined estimated net worth of more than $307 billion, in the Forbes report released in 2018.

Li Ka-shing (CK Hutchison Holdings) tops the list with an estimated net worth of $36 billion. Lee Shau Kee, (Henderson Land), is 2nd on the list with $32.9 billion. Lui Che Woo (K. Wah Group, Galaxy Entertainment), is 3rd on the list with $19 billion.

Thomas & Raymond Kwok (Sun Hung Kai Properties) and Joseph Lau (Chinese Estate Holdings) rounded up the top 5 richest people in Hong Kong with $17.8 billion and $17 billion respectively.


Top 5 Richest in Hong Kong:

RankNameNet Worth USDCompany
1Li Ka-shing$36 BCK Hutchison Holdings
2Lee Shau Kee$32.9 BHenderson Land
3Liu Che Woo$19 BK. Wah Group, Galaxy Entertainment
4Thomas & Raymond Kwok$17.8 BSun Hung Kai Properties
5Joseph Lau$17 BChinese Estates


Hong Kong’s Richest Fast Facts:

Rising Asia

The Richest: Li Ka-shing with $36 billion (CK Hutchison Holdings)

Top 50 Total Net Worth: $307 billion (2016: 242.3 billion)

The Average Age: 70.6 Years Old (2016: 70.73)

The Oldest Age: 95 Years Old ($1.6 Billion, Tang Hsiang-chien)

The Youngest Age: 41 Years Old ($2.65 Billion, Lawrence Ho, Melco International and Melco Crown Entertainment – casino operators)


2017 Hong Kong Top 50 Richest:

RankNameNet Worth (USD)AgeSourceCompanies
1Li Ka-shing$36 B90diversifiedCK Hutchison Holdings
2Lee Shau Kee$32.9 B90real estateHenderson Land
3Lui Che Woo$19 B89casinosGalaxy Entertainment Group
4Thomas & Raymond Kwok$17.8 Breal estateSun Hung Kai Properties
5Joseph Lau$17 B66real estateChinese Estates
6Peter Woo$13 B71real estateWheelock & Co.
7Pollyanna Chu$12 B60financial servicesKingston Securities
8Yeung Kin-Man & Lam Wai Ying$11.1 BmanufacturingBiel Crystal Manufactory
9Joseph Tsai$10.4 B54e-commerceAlibaba Group
10Walter Kwok$8.7 B67real estateEmpire Group Holdings
11Lee Man Tat$8.5 B88foodLKK Group, Lee Kum Kee
12Michael Kadoorie$7.6 B76hotels, energyCLP Holdings
13Francis Choi$6.5 B70real estateEarly Light International
14Pan Sutong$5.7 B55real estate, financeGoldin Financial Holdings
15Pansy Ho$5.5 B55casinos MGM China, Shun Tak Holdings
16Patrick Lee$5.2 B76paperLee & Man Paper
17Tung Chee Hwa & Chee Chen$5.1 BshippingOrient Overseas
18Law Kar Po$5 B70real estatePark Hotel Group
19Richard Li$4.4 B51telecomPacific Century Group
20Robert Miller$4.3 B85retailFuture Electronics
21Samuel Tak Lee$4 B79real estatePrudential Enterprise
22Angela Leong$3.7 B57casinosSJM Holdings
23Edwin Leong$3.5 B66real estateTai Hung Fai Enterprise
24Li Sze Lim$3.45 B61real estateGuangzhou R&F Properties
25Rita Tong Liu$3.4 B69real estateGale Well Group
26Ronald McAulay$3.35 B82energyCLP Holdings
27Victor & William Fung$3.3 BsourcingLi & Fung Group
28Horst Julius Pudwill$2.8 B73manufacturingTechtronic Industries
29Lawrence Ho$2.65 B41casinosMelco International
30Fong Yun Wah$2.6 B93real estateHip Shing Hong Group
31Or Wai Sheun$2.5 B67real estateKowloon Development
32Wong Man Li$2.45 B53furnitureMan Wah Holdings
33Martin Lau$2.4 B45e-commerceTencent
34Vincent Lo$2.37 B69real estateShui On Land
35Chan Tan Ching-fen$2.36 Breal estateCole Enterprises Holdings
36Vivien Chen$2.35 B59real estateNan Fung Group
37Tang Yiu$2.3 B84fashion retailBelle International
38Michael Ying$2.3 B68retailEsprit Holdings
39Kenneth Lo$2.28 B79textilesCrystal Group
40Tang Shing-bor$2 B84real estateStan Group
41Albert Yeung$1.7 B75real estate, retailEmperor Group
42Jean Salata$1.65 B52financeBaring Private Equity Asia
43Thomas Lau$1.61 B64department storesLifestyle China
44Tang Hsiang-chien *$1.6 B95textiles, electronics
45Helmut Sohmen$1.59 B78shippingBW Group
46Allan Wong$1.55 B68electronicsVtech Holdings
47Jim Thompson$1.5 B78logisticsCrown Worldwide
48Gordon Wu$1.37 B83real estateHopewell Holdings
49Henry Cheng$1.3 B71retail, propertyNew World, Chow Tai Fook
50Lo Ka Shui$1.25 B71real estateGreat Eagle


*Deceased March 2018
** Data 17th January 2018

Source: Caproasia Institute, Forbes


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