Global Rich List Shows 27 of the Richest People Lives in Shenzhen
Based on the 2014 Global Rich List that is published by the Hurun Report showed that Shenzhen is home to at least 27 of the richest people in the world. Hurun’s 2014 Global Rich List has ranked around 1,867 billionaires from 68 countries.
Bill Gates has regained the position as the world’s richest man with a total wealth of around 410 billion yuan which enabled him to overtake Carlos Slim for the first time in three years. Warren Buffet ranked second for the second year with 380 billion yuan and Zara founder Amancio Ortega is third with 370 yuan. Ma Huateng the CEO of Tencent ranks 70 on the list and is the eighth richest man in China with a worth of 84 billion yuan. If one should total the wealth of the 1,867 billionaires on the Rich List it will amount to US$ 6.9 trillion which is more than the GDP of Japan.
Li Kai-Shing a property Tycoon in Hong Kong took the top spot in China with a fortune of 200 billion yuan, followed by real estate tycoon Wan Jianlin of Wanda Group ranking second and 26th globally after doubling with wealth to 150 billion yuan. Meanwhile Lei Jun CEO of Xiaomi a mobile internet company made his debut on the list with a worth of 28 billion yuan.