Most of the billionaires are small business owners in their earlier stage. Some of them became rich and successful. Today we have the list of the richest families from Asia. The wealth of these families will blow your mind. Check out the wealthiest and richest families in Asia.
1. Ambani Family From India
Company: Reliance Industries
Wealth: $76 Billion (₹56,15,29,80,00,000 approximately)
Dhirubhai Ambani co-founded his business Reliance Commercial Corporation in the 1960s with Champaklal Damani. After the partnership ended in 1965, Dhirubahi established the company as a polyester company. His sons Mukesh and Anil Ambani inherited their family business after his death in 2002. Now it is the multinational conglomerate company which has the operation in various industries from petrochemicals to telecommunications. Mukesh is the chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, and Anil owns the Reliance Group. Mukesh Ambani also owns the 27-stores massive mansion Antilia, the world’s second expensive residential property.
2. Kwok Family From Hong Kong
Company: Sun Hung Kai Properties
Wealth: $33 Billion (₹24,38,22,15,00,000 approximately)
Sun Hung Kai Properties is the world’s second-largest real estate developer founded by Kwok Tak-Seng in 1963 as Sun Hung Kai Enterprises. The Kwok family trust now controls the company. The trust members include Kwok’s sons, namely Walter, Thomas, and Raymond. Kwok’s wife Kwong Siu-hing was the largest shareholder of the company as of July 2020. Their wealth is $33 Billion.
3. Chearavanont Family From Thailand
Company: Charoen Pokphand Group
Wealth: $31.7 Billion (₹23,42,93,11,50,000 approximately)
Chia Ek Chor and his brother Chia Seow Hui left China for Thailand with the few seeds in hand in 1920. They started selling seeds and agricultural chemicals. Now their business grew into one of the largest conglomerates in Asia. Dhanin Chearavanont took control of the family business and became the chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group. The CP group get diversified its business in food, retail, and telecom units. Since 2016, Dhanin’s son Suphachai is the CEO of CP Group.
4. Hartono Family From Indonesia
Company: Djarum, Bank Central Asia
Wealth: $31.3 Billion (₹23,12,61,61,50,000 approximately)
Oei Wie Gwan bought a small cigarette company in 1951 and renamed it Djarum. Now Djarum becomes the world’s largest cigarettes makers in Asia. His sons Michael and Budi Hartono inherited Oei’s business after his death in 1963. Michael and his brother invested in one of Indonesia’s most prominent banks called Bank Central Asia. Today their combined wealth is estimated at $31.3 Billion.
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