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Andrew & Peggy Cherng

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Net worth 2018: $3.22 Billion
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Country: United States
Education: Master of Arts, University of Missouri; Ph.D, University of Missouri
BIOGRAPHY

Andrew & Peggy Cherng was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Andrew & Peggy Cherng is #735 in List Billionaires People In The World. Andrew and Peggy Cherng are cofounders of the $2.8 billion (sales) Chinese fast food chain, Panda Express, which has nearly 2,000 locations. The Cherngs also run famed ramen house, Ippudo, in Berkely, CA and have investments in chains that sell everything from pizza, salad and cheesecake. The couple met at Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas before starting Panda Express in 1983 in the second largest mall in Los Angeles County. Today the chain stretches from its home base in the U.S to Canada, Mexico, Dubai and South Korea. In March 2017 the Cherngs donated $30 million to Caltech's medical engineering department.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2012

$2 Billion

2013

$2.7 Billion

2014

$3 Billion

2015

$2.7 Billion

2016

$2.9 Billion

2017

$3.1 Billion

2018

$3.22 Billion

Back in 1973 it was about making a living for the family. Today it's about challenging ourselves and seeing what all of us on the team can achieve; living into Panda's mission of inspiring better lives.

Andrew & Peggy Cherng
TIMELINE
2006

The eleventh most common baby name in 2006, Andrew was among the ten most popular names for male infants in 2005

2005

Andrew was the 20th most popular name chosen for male infants in 2005

2004

Andrew was the sixth most popular choice for a male infant in 2004

2003

Andrew was the first most popular name given to boys in the Northern Territory in 2003 to 2015 and continuing

2002

In 2002 and 2001, Andrew was the seventh most popular baby name in the United States

2000

In 2000, the name Andrew was the second most popular name in Australia

1999

From 1999 – 2003, Andrew was the sixth most often chosen name for a boy

1990

In Norway, with the spelling 'Andreas', the name has been the second most common name given to boys of the 1990s

1980

In the 1980s, Andrew was the 19th most popular choice of baby name in the United States

1974

In the United Kingdom in 1974, Andrew was the fourth most common name for a boy among infants, and it was third in 1964

1960

From the 1960s stretching back at least as far as the 1880s, Andrew was not among the forty most popular names in America

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