Li Ka-shing Net Worth

Net Worth: $27.7 Billion
  • Source of Wealth:

    Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL), Cheung Kong Holdings
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Chaozhou, Guangdong, Republic of China
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Chong Yuet Ming)
  • Full Name:

    Ka-shing Li
  • Nationality:

    Hong Kong-Canada
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About Ka-shing Li

Currently based in Hong Kong, Li Ka-Shing is a Chinese investor, philanthropist, and business magnate with an estimated net worth of $27.7 billion in August 2019. Sir Ka-shing Li is currently seated as the Chairman of the Board of Cheung Kong Holdings  and Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL). He is also considered as the largest operator of container chemicals in the world. In addition to that, he was named as the world's largest retailer of health and beauty products.

In 2001, he was hailed by Asiaweek as one of Asia's most powerful men. In September 2006, he became a recipient of Forbes' magazine's first ever "Malcolm S. Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award".

Apart from being a successful businessman, Li Ka-shing is also known as one of the most generous philanthropists in Asia. In fact, to date, he has already spent more than $1.41 billion for his philanthropic works.

At age 22, Li Ka-shing was able to put up his own company. From plastic manufacturing, his family grew and developed into one of the leading real estate companies based in Hong Kong today. In 1979, he acquired Hutchison Whampoa. Six years later, he purchased Hongkong Electric Holdings Limited.

At his current age of 84, Li Ka-shing continues to supervise his business empire that currently hires 26,000 employees working in 52 countries. He is known to be an investor in  Spotify,, Kaiima, Stevie, Everything.Me, and Facebook.