Top 10 Richest Men In Malaysia
Mention the names Robert Kuok and Ananda Krishnan and most would know who they are and what they do. They are prime examples of successful Malaysians. However, in the list of Malaysia’s richest and most successful people of business, they are just two among many who have made a name for themselves.
Forbes recently released the 50 richest men in Malaysia and it is not difficult to be in awe and even envious of the wealth of these men. In fact, one cannot help but wish to take a leaf from these billionaires and start amassing his or her own fortune.
If you are bent on being just as successful and rich as these men, knowing where the money is may just earn you a spot in Malaysia’s billionaire club.
Richest Man in Malaysia 2014: The Forbes has recently updated their list for Top 10 Richest Man in Malaysia for the Year 2014. All the Top 10 Richest Man in Malaysia are Billionaires in USD.
1) Robert Kuok
Net Worth: USD 11.5 Billion
Introduction: The No. 1 richest man in Malaysia made his money in sugar, palm oil, shipping as well as property. The 89 years old Robert Kuok Hock Nien is the 64th Richest Man in the world.
Company: Shangri-La Hotels – Wilmar – Kerry Properties
2) Ananda Krishnan
Net Worth: USD 11.3 Billion
Introduction: Tatparanandam Ananda Krishnan is a Malaysian Indian businessman and philanthropist. Nicknamed A K, he is estimated to have a current net worth of USD 11.7 Billion according to Forbes’ latest list of wealthiest people in Malaysia.
Company: Astro – Maxis – Tanjong PLC
3) Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay
Net Worth: USD 6.5 Billion
Introduction: The son of late Casino Magnate Lim Goh Tong. He is currently running Genting Berhad which is involved in leisure & hospitality, power generation, oil palm plantations, property development as well as oil & gas business activities.
Company: Genting Bhd
4) Tan Sri Quek Leng Chan
Net Worth: USD 6.4 Billion
Introduction: Tan Sri Quek heads the Hong Leong Group Malaysia. He gets biggest part of fortune from its stake in Hong Kong listed investment company, Guoco Group.
Company: Hong Leong Group – Guoco Group
5) Tan Sri Teh Hong Piow
Net Worth: USD 5.6 Billion
Introduction: The founder of Public Bank, the 3rd largest bank in Malaysia by assets. Public Bank has penetrated the international banking market by expanding into countries like Hong Kong, China, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Company: Public Bank
6) Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng
Net Worth: USD 4.3 Billion
Company: IOI Group
7) Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary
Net Worth: USD 3.1 Billion
Company: Albukhary Foundation
8) Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay
Net Worth: USD 2.7 Billion
Company: YTL Corp – YTL Power – YTL Land
9) Tan Sri Tiong Hiew King
Net Worth: USD 1.8 Billion
Company: Rimbunan Hijau
10) Tan Sri Vincent Tan
Net Worth: USD 1.6 Billion
Company: Berjaya Corp