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The Richest People In Asia 2012

According to Forbes ASIA, Asia’s 20 richest persons share a collectively fortune of $264 billion, poorer by $15 billion from last years annual report. Hong Kong’s Li Ka-shing reclaims the top spot as

According to Forbes ASIA, Asia’s 20 richest persons share a collectively fortune of $264 billion, poorer by $15 billion from last years annual report. Hong Kong’s Li Ka-shing reclaims the top spot as Asia’s richest with a net worth of $25.5 billion, after a seven year gap. London-based Indian tycoon Lakshmi Mittal, lost $10.4 billion, more than anyone else in the world, as shares of his ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, tumbled. Mittal also drops out of the global top 10 rankings for the first time since 2005.

10 Li Ka-shing

Source of Wealth: Diversified, self-made

Country of Citizenship: Hong Kong

Education: Drop Out, High School, Marital Status: Widowed, Children: 2

9 Mukesh Ambani

Net Worth:$22.3 Billion - As of March 2012

Source of Wealth: Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas

Country of Citizenship: India

Education: Drop Out, Stanford University; Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of Bombay

Marital Status: Married, Children: 3

8 Lakshmi Mittal

Net Worth:$20.7 Billion - As of March 2012

Source of Wealth: Steel

Country of Citizenship: India

Residence: London, United Kingdom

Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, St Xavier''s College Calcutta

Marital Status: Married, Children: 2

7 Thomas & Raymond Kwok & family

Source of Wealth: Real estate

Country of Citizenship: Hong Kong

6 Lee Shau Kee (tie)

Source of Wealth: Diversified, self-made

Country of Citizenship: Hong Kong

Marital Status: Divorced, Children: 5

5 Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud (tie)

Source of Wealth: Investments, self-made

Country of Citizenship: Saudi Arabia

Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Menlo College; Master of Science, Syracuse University

Marital Status: Married, Children: 2

4 Georgina Rinehart (tie)

Source of Wealth: Mining

Country of Citizenship: Australia

Marital Status: Widowed, Children: 5

3 Cheng Yu-tung

Source of Wealth: Diversified, self-made

Country of Citizenship: Hong Kong

Marital Status: Married, Children: 4

2 Mohammed Al Amoudi

Source of Wealth: Oil, Diversified, self-made

Country of Citizenship: Saudi Arabia

Marital Status: Married, Children: 8

1 Robert Kuok

Source of Wealth: Diversified, self-made

Country of Citizenship: Malaysia

Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Raffles College

Marital Status: Married, Children: 8

Source:[Forbes Asia's rich list]

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