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2 Apr, 2013

Hurun Report: Top 10 richest people in Beijing 2013

By Zhang Junmian (China.org.cn)

Beijing, March 25, 2013 – Wang Jianlin, chairman of property giant Wanda Group is the richest person in Beijing with a total personal wealth of 78 billion yuan (US$12.4 billion) in 2013, according to the latest Hurun Global Rich List.

41 of the 357 richest Chinese individuals from this year’s so-called “Nine-Zero Club”reside in Beijing, capital of China, making it the region with the second largest number of billionaires in the country, trailing only behind Hong Kong SAR, which can boast 54.

The above mentioned two areas are followed by Shanghai with 24, Shenzhen with 22,Taipei with 22, Hangzhou with 18 and Guangzhou with 16.

The ten richest billionaires in the capital share a combined wealth of 381.5 billion yuan (US$60.6 billion).

Of these 357 Chinese billionaires, 262 live on the Chinese mainland, 54 in Hong Kong and 32 in Taiwan.

Globally, five Chinese cities are ranked among the world’s top ten prime locations for the wealthiest to reside in. The number of billionaires living in the top five — Moscow,New York, Hong Kong, Beijing and London – stands at 76, 70, 54, 41 and 40,respectively.

Hurun’s report shows that 1,453 people worldwide have a personal wealth of US$1 billion or more, as of January 17, 2013, including 357 Chinese people. The U.S. and China share half of the world’s billionaires.

Chinese billionaires possess an average personal wealth of 16 billion yuan (US$2.5 billion). 85-year old Li Ka-Shing, chairman of Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. and Cheung Kong Holdings Ltd., was given the title of “richest Chinese” with a personal fortune of 200 billion yuan (US$31.7 billion).

The following are the top ten richest Chinese people in Beijing for 2013:

Wang Jianlin

Top 1: Wang Jianlin

Rank in China: 7

Rank in Beijing: 1

2013 Wealth: 78 billion yuan (US$12.4 billion)

Company: Wanda Group

Industry: Real estate

Age: 59  

Yan Bin

Top 2: Yan Bin

Rank in China: 12

Rank in Beijing: 2

2013 Wealth: 52 billion yuan (US$8.3 billion)

Company: Reignwood

Industry: Red Bull China, property, investment

Age: 59  

Robin Li

Top 3: Robin Li 

Rank in China: 21

Rank in Beijing: 3

2013 Wealth: 42 billion yuan (US$6.7 billion)

Company: Baidu

Industry: Online search engine

Age: 45

Liang Wengen

Top 3: Liang Wengen

Rank in China: 21

Rank in Beijing: 3

2013 Wealth: 42 billion yuan (US$6.7 billion)

Company: Sany

Industry:  Heavy machinery

Age: 57 

Chen Lihua

Top5: Chen Lihua

Rank in China: 24

Rank in Beijing: 5

2013 Wealth: 38 billion yuan (US$6 billion)

Company: Fu Wah International

Industry: Real estate

Age: 72

Lu Zhiqiang

Top 6: Lu Zhiqiang 

Rank in China: 27

Rank in Beijing: 6

2013 Wealth: 36 billion yuan (US$5.7 billion)

Company: Fanhai

Industry: Real estate, finance, investment

Age: 61

Wu Yajun and family

Top7: Wu Yajun and family

Rank in China: 33

Rank in Beijing: 7

2013 Wealth: 30 billion yuan (US$4.8 billion)

Company: Longfor Properties

Industry: Real estate

Age: 49 

Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin

Top 8: Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin

Rank in China: 49

Rank in Beijing: 8

2013 Wealth: 22.5 billion yuan (US$3.6 billion)

Company: SOHO China SOHO

Industry: Real estate

Age: 50 and 48

Huang Guangyu and family

Top 9: Huang Guangyu and family

Rank in China: 56

Rank in Beijing: 9

2013 Wealth: 21 billion yuan (US$3.3 billion)

Company: Pengrun Investment

Industry: Household appliances

Age: 44

Cai Kui and family

Top 10: Cai Kui and family

Rank in China: 62

Rank in Beijing: 10

2013 Wealth: 20 billion yuan (US$3.2 billion)

Company: Longfor Properties

Industry: Real estate