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2017 Taiwan Top 50 Richest

The top 50 richest people in Taiwan in 2017 have a combined estimated net worth of more than $123.92 Billion, in the Forbes report released in 2018.

Daniel and Richard Tsai, who run Fubon Financial (financial investment holding company), top the list with an estimated net worth of $10 billion. Terry Gou, who is the founder and Chairman of Foxconn (multinational electronics contract manufacturing company), is 2nd on the list with $9.5 billion. Tsai brothers, who lead Cathay Financial Holding, are 3rd on the list with $7.2 billion.

Tsai Eng-Meng, Chairman of Want Want (snack food company, largest rice cake and flavored drinks maker in Taiwan), and Lin Yu-Ling, Hong Tai Group (Taiwan real estate) rounded up the top 5 richest people in Taiwan with $6 billion and $5.6 billion respectively.

 

Top 5 Richest in Taiwan:

Rank Name Net Worth (USD) Age Source Company
1 Daniel and Richard Tsai $10 B finance Fubon Financial
2 Terry Gou $9.5 B 67 electronics Foxconn
3 Tsai brothers $7.2 B finance Cathay Financial Holding
4 Tsai Eng-Meng $6 B 61 food, beverages Want Want
5 Lin Yu-Ling $5.6 B 81 real estate Hong Tai Group

 

Taiwan’s Richest Fast Facts:

The Richest: Daniel and Richard Tsai with $10 Billion, Fubon Financial

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Top 50 Total Net Worth: $123.92 Billion

The Average Age: 69.8 Years Old

The Oldest Age: 92 Years Old ($3.8 Billion, Luo Jye, Cheng Shin Rubber – 9th largest tire company in the world)

The Youngest Age: 47 Years Old ($1.44 Billion, Howard Nien, Norman Shutters – a window-blind manufacturing company)

 

2017 Taiwan Top 50 Richest:

Rank Name Net worth (USD) Age Source Company
1 Daniel and Richard Tsai $10 B finance Fubon Financial
2 Terry Gou $9.5 B 67 electronics Foxconn
3 Tsai brothers $7.2 B finance Cathay Financial Holding
4 Tsai Eng-Meng $6 B 61 food, beverages Want Want
5 Lin Yu-Ling $5.6 B 81 real estate Hong Tai Group
6 Wang Family $5.4 B plastics Formosa Plastics Group
7 Wei brothers $5.3 B food Tingyi, Dicos
8 Barry Lam $4.2 B 69 electronics Quanta Computer
9 Jason & Richard Chang $4 B semiconductors ASE
10 Luo Jye $3.8 B 92 tires Cheng Shin Rubber
11 Samuel Yin $3.1 B 67 diversified Ruentex Financial Group
12 Allen Horng $3 B 59 electronics Catcher Technology
13 Scott Lin $2.7 B optical components Largan Precision
14 Nelson Chang & Koo family $2.5 B cement, hotels Koo’s Taiwan Cement
15 Tony Chen $2.2 B 49 eletronics Channel Factory
16 T.Y. Tsai $2.15 B finance Cathay Life Insurance
17 Pierre Chen $2.1 B 60 art, electronics Yageo Corporation
18 Chin Jong Hwa $2 B 60 auto parts Minth
19 Hsu Chen $1.9 B 66 food Hsu Fu Chi
20 Chen Yung-Tai $1.85 B 82 real estate Aurora Group
21 Koo Family $1.8 B finance CTBC Financial Holding, CDF
22 Tsai Chi-Jui $1.75 B 78 shoes Pou Chen
23 Liao Long-shing $1.7 B 65 petrochemicals Chang Chun Group
24 Lin Shu-Hong $1.7 B 89 petrochemicals Chang Chun Group
25 Tseng Shin-yi $1.7 B 90 petrochemicals Chang Chun Group
26 Wang Ren-sheng $1.6 B 83 retail Dennis Group
27 Liu Ko-chen $1.51 B 64 Manufacturing Advantec
28 Lin Ming-Cheng $1.5 B 75 finance Hua Nan Financial Holdings
29 Chao Teng-hsiung $1.48 B 74 real estate Farglory Land
30 Wang Chou-hsiong $1.46 B footwear Feng Tay Enterprise
31 Chang Family $1.45 B transportation Chang Yung Fa
32 Howard Nien $1.44 B 47 window coverings Norman Shutters
33 Bruce Cheng $1.43 B 82 electronics Taiwan Delta
34 Lin Ming-hsiung $1.4 B 68 supermarkets Pxmart
35 Thomas Wu $1.3 B 68 finance Taishin Financial Holdings
36 Archie Hwang $1.25 B semiconductors Hermes-Microvision
37 Shi Wen-long $1.23 B 90 plastics Chi Mei Corporation
38 Tsai Ming-Kai $1.2 B 68 semiconductors MediaTek
39 Andre Koo $1.16 B 51 Finance Chailease Holding
40 Douglas Hsu $1.15 B 75 diversified Far Eastern Group
41 Eugene Wu $1.12 B 73 finance Shin Kong Financial
42 Kenneth Yen $1.1 B 53 autos China Motor, Yulon Motor
43 Tei-Fu Chen $1.05 B 70 food, cosmetics Sunrider
44 Peter Shu $1.04 B 64 electronics Transcend Information
45 Wu Chung-yi $1.03 B 59 manufacturing Fine Blanking
46 Hou Bo-ming $1.01 B 63 food Uni-President Enterprises
47 Duncan Wang $1 B 48 diversified United Daily News Group
48 Lee Tien-tsai $970 M 80 beverages King Car Group
49 Rudy Ma $960 M 78 finance Yuanta Family
50 Morris Chang $930 M 86 semiconductors Taiwan Semiconductor

 

*Data 28th June 2017

Source: Caproasia Institute, Forbes

 

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