Richest People In China 2011

China has a new #1 on the Forbes’ Rich List. The number of billionaires among China’s richest 400 people increased to a record of 146 from 128 a year earlier, according to the annual survey released by Forbes Asia.

The total wealth of the richest 400 people on the mainland is US$459 billion, an increase of 8% from $423.2 billion before, but only 4% in local currency terms.

The top 20 richest people in China:

#1. Liang Wengen

Net worth: $9.3 Billion, Source: Manufacturing

#2. Robin Li

Net Worth:  $9.2 Billion, Source: Internet

#3. Liu Yongxing

Net Worth: $6.8 Billion, Source: Diversified

#4. Liu Yonghao & family

Net Worth: $6.6 Billion, Source: Agribusiness

#5. Zong Qinghou

Net Worth: $6.5 Billion, Source: Beverages

#6. Hui Ka Yan

Net Worth: $6.2 Billion,  Source: Real estate

#7. Wu Yajun & family

Net Worth: $5.9 Billion, Source: Real estate

#8. Zhang Jindong

Net Worth: $5.6 Billion, Source: Retail

#9. He Xiangjian

Net Worth: $5.5 Billion, Source: Appliances

#10. Qiu Guanghe & family

Net Worth: 4.8 Billion, Source: Retail

#11. Yang Huiyan

Net Worth: $4.5 Billion, Source: Real estate

#12. Zhou Chengjian

Net Worth: $4.4 Billion, Source: Retail

#13. Ma Huateng

Net Worth: $4.3 Billion, Source: Internet

#14. Zhang Shiping & family

Net Worth: 4.2 Billion, Source: Minerals, Textiles

#15. Wang Jianlin

Net Worth: $4 Billion, Source: Real estate

#16. Zhang Xin & family

Net Worth: $3.3 Billion, Source: Real estate

#17. Wong Kwong Yu & family

Net Worth: 3.25 Billion, Source:Retail

#18. Chen Fashu

Net Worth: $3.2 Billion, Source: Diversified

#19. Lu Zhiqiang

Net Worth: 3.1 Bilion, Source: Diversified

#20. Li Shuirong

Net Worth: $3.03 Billion, Source: Petrochemicals


[See full list on Forbes.com]

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Richest People In China 2011