Net Worth: $2.4 Billion
- Source of Wealth Retail (Esprit Holdings Limited)
- Nationality Hong Kong
About Michael Ying
Hong Kong businessman and former chairman and chief executive officer of Esprit Holdings Limited, Michael Ying or Ying Lee Yuen has an estimated net worth of over $2.4 billion as of April 2016 according to Forbes. Ying’s history with Esprit began in 1971, when the company’s American founders hired him as their primary sourcing agent. By 2002, he had bought them out to become the fashion retailer’s sole owner. Ying is married to Taiwanese former actress Brigitte Lin (Lin Ching Hsia), and has two daughters, born in 1996 and 2001, with her. He wife, Brigitte Lin, published a book about her career as a movie star, and the couple bought a colonial-style home on the lower slopes of Kowloon Peak for $32 million.