The 15 Richest People In Asia 2020

The 15 Richest People In Asia 2020

Who are the richest people in Asia? Asia is a continent with different countries and cultures. The countries and territories with the most billionaires are Mainland China, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan.

Who is the most rich person in Asia?

1. Mukesh Ambani


Mukesh Ambani

Net Worth: 64.6 billion dollars

Mukesh Ambani is an Indian entrepreneur, managing director, the chairman, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), a Fortune Global 500 company. He is 63 years old and the richest person in Asia with a net worth of 64.6 billion dollars.

2. Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng

Net Worth: 55.4 billion dollars

Ma Huateng, likewise known as Pony Ma, is a Chinese entrepreneur, investor, politician, and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Tencent, one of the largest Internet and technology companies, and the biggest investment, gaming, and entertainment conglomerate in the world. He is 48 years old and the second richest person in Asia with a net worth of 55.4 billion dollars.

3. Colin Huang Zheng

Colin Huang Zheng

Net Worth: 44.4 billion dollars

Colin Huang Zheng is a Chinese businessman. He is the founder and CEO of the e-commerce company, “Pinduoduo.” He is 40 years old and the third richest person in Asia with a net worth of 44.4 billion dollars.

4. Jack Ma, or Ma Yun

Jack Ma

Net Worth: 43. 2 billion dollars

Jack Ma or Ma Yun is a Chinese entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. He is 55 years old and the fourth richest person in Asia with a net worth of 43. 2 billion dollars.

5. Qin Yinglin

Qin Yinglin

Net Worth: 37.1 billion dollars

Qin Yinglin is the chairman of China’s Muyuan Foodstuff. He made his fortune as the country’s largest pig breeder in the world’s biggest pork market. He is 55 years old and the fifth richest person in Asia with a net worth of 37.1 billion dollars.

6. Hui Ka Yan

Hui Ka Yan

Net Worth: 32. 3 billion dollars

Hui Ka Yan is a Chinese businessman and chairman of Evergrande Group, a Chinese real estate developer. He is the largest shareholder of the company. He is 61 years old and the sixth richest person in Asia with a net worth of 32. 3 billion dollars.

7. Lee Shau-kee

Lee Shau-Kee

Net Worth: 30.1 billion dollars

Lee Shau-kee is a Hong Kong entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the owner of Henderson Land Development, a property conglomerate with interests in property, hotels, restaurants, and internet services. He is 92 years old and the seventh richest person in Asia with a net worth of 30.1 billion dollars.

8. Tadashi Yanai

Tadashi Yanai

Net Worth: 28.9 billion dollars

Tadashi Yanai is a Japanese businessman, founder, and president of Fast Retailing, Uniqlo’s parent company (“unique clothing”). He is 71 years old and the eighth richest person in Asia with a net worth of 28.9 billion dollars. He is also the richest man in Japan.

9. Ding Lei

Ding Lei

Net Worth: 26.2 billion dollars

Ding Lei is a Chinese businessman and the founder and CEO of NetEase (163.com). NetEase is a Chinese Internet technology company providing online services centered on content, community, communications, and commerce. He is 48 Years old and the ninth richest person in Asia with a net worth of 26.2 billion dollars.

10. He Xiangjian

He Xiangjian

Net Worth: 25. 9 billion dollars

He Xiangjian is the co-founder of Midea, one of China’s largest appliance makers. He is 78 years old and the tenth richest person in Asia with a net worth of 25. 9 billion dollars.

11. Li Ka-Shing

Li Ka-Shing

Net Worth: 24.7 billion dollars

Li Ka-Shing is a Hong Kong businessman, investor, and philanthropist. Li Ka-Shing is the senior advisor for CK Hutchison Holdings, CK Asset Holdings, and Chairman of Li Ka Shing Foundation. He is 92 years old and the eleventh richest person in Asia with a net worth of 24.7 billion dollars

12. Yang Huiyan

Yang Huiyan

Net Worth: 24. 6 billion dollars

Yang Huiyan is a Chinese businesswoman. Yang is a property developer and the majority shareholder of Country Garden Holdings. She is 39 years old and the richest woman in Asia. She is also the twelfth richest person in Asia with a net worth of 24. 6 billion dollars

13. Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Net Worth: 23 billion dollars

Masayoshi Son is a Korean-Japanese technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of the Japanese holding company SoftBank, CEO of SoftBank Mobile and chairman of UK-based Arm Holdings. He is 62 years old and the thirteen richest person in Asia with a net worth of 23 billion dollars.

14. Zhang Yiming

 Zhang Yiming

Net Worth: 22.6 billion dollars

Zhang Yiming is a Chinese internet entrepreneur. He is the founder of ByteDance (one of China’s largest media content platforms), news aggregator “Toutiao,” and the video-sharing platform TikTok. He is 38 years old and the fourteen richest person in Asia with a net worth of 22.6 billion dollars.

15. Joseph Lau Luen Hung

Joseph Lau Luen Hung

Net Worth: 16.7 billion dollars

Joseph Lau Luen Hung is a Hong Kong billionaire. Hung owns a 61% stake in Chinese Estates Holdings. He is 68 years old and the fifteen richest person in Asia with a net worth of 16.7 billion dollars.