Net Worth Last Calculated: March 2011
Source: Diversified, self-made
Organization: Hutchison Whampoa & Chueng Kong Holdings
Age: 82 , Citizenship: Hong Kong
Residence: Hong Kong
Marital Status: Widow , Children: 2
Education: Dropout, High School
China's richest person continues to expand his reach. In his biggest foreign acquisition yet, one of his firms led $9 billion deal for assets that provide power to parts of the U.K. including London.
World's leading operator of ports handling 14% of global container throughput, his Hutchison Whampoa bought several port and property assets from state-owned China Resources in early January. It is now preparing to list its deep-water port holdings in Hong Kong and China in Singapore, in what may be the nation's biggest public offering ever.