Li Ka-shing Net Worth : $26.6 billion USD
Li Ka-shing is a Hong Kong based businessman. Li Ka-shing Net Worth is $26.6 billion USD .
Quick Points About Li Ka-shing :
|Full Name||Sir Ka-shing Li|
|Date of Birth||July 29, 1928|
|Place of Birth||Chaozhou, China|
|Achievements||Grand Bauhinia Medal|
Born on 29th July 1928, Sir Ka-shing Li is a Hong Kong based business tycoon and an active philanthropist. On the November of 2015, Forbes estimated Li Ka-shing Net Worth to be US$34 billion, making him the richest person in the Asian continent. Being the chairman of Board for the CK Hutchison Holdings, Li is regarded as the largest beauty and health retailer on earth.
The Asiaweek news magazine recognized him in their 2001 edition as “Asia’s Most Powerful Man, Li Ka-Shing.” Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s 15% market is constituted of Li’s company stocks. Forbes honoured Li with their first ever “Malcolm S. Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award.” Despite the wealth he has earned over his lifetime, Li is known to keep a simple lifestyle and wears inexpensive dresses and accessories. He owns a property in Hong Kong’s expensive area of Deep Water Bay (in Hong Kong Island). Li donated US$2.18 billion (estimated during the August of 2015). Li’s business artistry earned him the name ‘Superman’.
Li’s life can be summarised in two words ‘integrity’ and ‘adaptability’. Through hard work and by remaining true to his morals, Li built an empire that included real estate, cellular phones, cement production, plastics, construction, domestic transportation, satellite television, retail outlets, shipping, steel production, airports, ports and banking. Li’s ventures extend over every aspect of lives in Hong Kong. The value of Cheung Kong Group was estimated in the December of 2009 to be over HK $647 billion (US $82.9 billion). Though Li’s chief companies are Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong Holdings, he is also the largest stakeholder of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Li has enthusiastically invested in various real estates across the countries of Canada and Singapore.
Both of his sons Victor and Richard are prominent Hong Kong business figures. Both of them are Canadian citizens. Li donated a significant amount in 1981 and founded the Shantou University.