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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:

Rank Name Net Worth USD Company
1 Li Ka-shing $36 B CK Hutchison Holdings
2 Lee Shau Kee $32.9 B Henderson Land
3 Liu Che Woo $19 B K. Wah Group, Galaxy Entertainment
4 Thomas & Raymond Kwok $17.8 B Sun Hung Kai Properties
5 Joseph Lau $17 B Chinese Estates

 

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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:

Rank Name Net Worth (USD) Age Source Companies
1 Li Ka-shing $36 B 90 diversified CK Hutchison Holdings
2 Lee Shau Kee $32.9 B 90 real estate Henderson Land
3 Lui Che Woo $19 B 89 casinos Galaxy Entertainment Group
4 Thomas & Raymond Kwok $17.8 B real estate Sun Hung Kai Properties
5 Joseph Lau $17 B 66 real estate Chinese Estates
6 Peter Woo $13 B 71 real estate Wheelock & Co.
7 Pollyanna Chu $12 B 60 financial services Kingston Securities
8 Yeung Kin-Man & Lam Wai Ying $11.1 B manufacturing Biel Crystal Manufactory
9 Joseph Tsai $10.4 B 54 e-commerce Alibaba Group
10 Walter Kwok $8.7 B 67 real estate Empire Group Holdings
11 Lee Man Tat $8.5 B 88 food LKK Group, Lee Kum Kee
12 Michael Kadoorie $7.6 B 76 hotels, energy CLP Holdings
13 Francis Choi $6.5 B 70 real estate Early Light International
14 Pan Sutong $5.7 B 55 real estate, finance Goldin Financial Holdings
15 Pansy Ho $5.5 B 55 casinos  MGM China, Shun Tak Holdings
16 Patrick Lee $5.2 B 76 paper Lee & Man Paper
17 Tung Chee Hwa & Chee Chen $5.1 B shipping Orient Overseas
18 Law Kar Po $5 B 70 real estate Park Hotel Group
19 Richard Li $4.4 B 51 telecom Pacific Century Group
20 Robert Miller $4.3 B 85 retail Future Electronics
21 Samuel Tak Lee $4 B 79 real estate Prudential Enterprise
22 Angela Leong $3.7 B 57 casinos SJM Holdings
23 Edwin Leong $3.5 B 66 real estate Tai Hung Fai Enterprise
24 Li Sze Lim $3.45 B 61 real estate Guangzhou R&F Properties
25 Rita Tong Liu $3.4 B 69 real estate Gale Well Group
26 Ronald McAulay $3.35 B 82 energy CLP Holdings
27 Victor & William Fung $3.3 B sourcing Li & Fung Group
28 Horst Julius Pudwill $2.8 B 73 manufacturing Techtronic Industries
29 Lawrence Ho $2.65 B 41 casinos Melco International
30 Fong Yun Wah $2.6 B 93 real estate Hip Shing Hong Group
31 Or Wai Sheun $2.5 B 67 real estate Kowloon Development
32 Wong Man Li $2.45 B 53 furniture Man Wah Holdings
33 Martin Lau $2.4 B 45 e-commerce Tencent
34 Vincent Lo $2.37 B 69 real estate Shui On Land
35 Chan Tan Ching-fen $2.36 B real estate Cole Enterprises Holdings
36 Vivien Chen $2.35 B 59 real estate Nan Fung Group
37 Tang Yiu $2.3 B 84 fashion retail Belle International
38 Michael Ying $2.3 B 68 retail Esprit Holdings
39 Kenneth Lo $2.28 B 79 textiles Crystal Group
40 Tang Shing-bor $2 B 84 real estate Stan Group
41 Albert Yeung $1.7 B 75 real estate, retail Emperor Group
42 Jean Salata $1.65 B 52 finance Baring Private Equity Asia
43 Thomas Lau $1.61 B 64 department stores Lifestyle China
44 Tang Hsiang-chien * $1.6 B 95 textiles, electronics
45 Helmut Sohmen $1.59 B 78 shipping BW Group
46 Allan Wong $1.55 B 68 electronics Vtech Holdings
47 Jim Thompson $1.5 B 78 logistics Crown Worldwide
48 Gordon Wu $1.37 B 83 real estate Hopewell Holdings
49 Henry Cheng $1.3 B 71 retail, property New World, Chow Tai Fook
50 Lo Ka Shui $1.25 B 71 real estate Great Eagle

 

*Deceased March 2018
** Data 17th January 2018

Source: Caproasia Institute, Forbes

 

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