Who are the richest people in Asia?
We’ve taken the time to create a compilation of the richest billionaires in Asia as of 2017. Below, you can find out who the richest billionaires in China are, what they do, and how much they’re currently worth.
Before you scroll through the list, don’t forget to guess which billionaires you think will appear on this list.
Top 10 Richest People in Asia
All of the figures below have come directly from Forbes as of October 2017. Here are the richest people in Asia in 2017:
10. Yang Huiyan
Net Worth: $20.4 Billion
Yang Huiyan is a Chinese entrepreneur/investor, and is the majority shareholder of Country Garden Holdings. Her father transferred 70% of the company’s shares to her before the IPO in 2007.
Yang is the richest women in Asia, and the only women to make it onto this list of the top 10 richest people in Asia. She has an estimated net worth of $20.4 billion, which has risen rapidly over the past year.