Hurun released the richest Chinese women list this week. The list shows there are 50 Chinese richest women who each has assets worth over RMB 5 billion ($0.81 billion) and 70% of them are self-made and 30% inherited wealth from their families.
Yang Huiyan, 33 year-old, CEO of Bi Gui Yuan Holdings worth RMB44 billion ($7.19 billion), ranks top in the list and this is the fourth time for her to be in the richest Chinese women list during the past 9 years.
One of Baidu’s founders, Ma Dongmin, also the wife of Robin Li (a.k.a. Li Yanhong, CEO of Baidu), ranks the fifth richest Chinese women, with net worth of RMB22.5 ($3.67 billion).
Ji Kaiting, 24 y-o, is the only post-90 in the Chinese richest women list. She is the daughter of Ji Haipeng (the owner of Logan Property) who owns 85% stake in Logan. In 2013, Logan Property’s total revenue was RMB11.1 billion ($1.83 billion) and it was listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange in December 2014.
Top 10 Richest Women in China
|Ranking||Name||Wealth (RMB, billion)||Change||Company||Industry||HQ||Age|
|1 –||Yang Huiyan||44||-14%||Bi Gui Yuan||Real Estate||Foshan, Guangdong||33|
|2 –||Chen Lihua||40||8%||Fuhua||Real Estate, Red Sandalwood Museum||Beijing||73|
|3↑||Zhang Yin||29||7%||Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited||Papermaking||Dongguan, Guangdong||57|
|4↓||Wu Yajun||26||-7%||Longfor||Real Estate||Beijing||50|
|5 *||Ma Dongmin||22.5||New||Baidu||Search Engine||Beijing||44|
|6 –||Zhang Xin||22||29%||SOHO China||Real Estate||Beijing||49|
|7↑||Lu Qianfang||19||-14%||Agile Property Holdings Limited||Real Estate||Guangzhou, Guangdong||53|
|8↑||Zhu Linyao||16.5||14%||Huabao Global||Flavors, spices||Shenzhen, Guangdong||44|
|9 *||Chen Jinxia||13.5||35%||Yongjin Group||Pharmaceutical industry, Investment||Shanghai||46|
|9 –||Zhang Jing||13.5||13%||Maoye International Holdings||Real Estate||Shenzhen, Guangdong||\|