Top 20 Richest People In China

12. Chan Laiwa & Family – $6.1 billion

Chan Laiwa and her family come in at number 12 on our list. Laiwa is one of the world’s richest self made women, through her ownership and control of the Fu Wah International Group of Beijing which owns numerous premiere properties in China’s capital.

11. Wang Jing – $6.4 billion

In addition to interests in mining and construction, Wang Jing’s fortune is primarily derived from his recently sold stake in Beijing Xinwei Telecom Technology, for which he reaped billions.

10. Liu Yongxing – $6.5 billion

There’s big money in animal feed, and Liu Yongxing is there to make it. With his brothers, Liu Yongxing turned the Hope Group into a massive industrial conglomerate with over 18,000 employees.

9. Liu Qiangdong – $7.1 billion

Founder of online shopping firm, Liu Qiangdong, joined the list of China’s richest last year when went public on the US NASDAQ exchange.