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Chen Tianqiao

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Net worth 2018: $1.49 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: San Francisco, California
Country: China
BirthDay: 1973
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Fudan University
BIOGRAPHY

Chen Tianqiao was bornon 1973 in San Francisco, California, China. Chen Tianqiao is #1604 in List Billionaires People In The World. Chen is the founder, chairman and CEO of Shanda Investment Group, founded in 1999 by Chen and his family. Chen is credited with having pioneered and built the online game industry and the online literature industry in China. Chen stepped down as CEO of Shanda Interactive Entertainment in 2012 and then took the company private. Chen and his wife Chrissy are active philanthropists, supporting research programs on brain science.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2010

$1.2 Billion

2011

$1.2 Billion

2012

$1.1 Billion

2013

$1.4 Billion

2014

$1.5 Billion

2015

$1.2 Billion

2018

$1.49 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

In February 2017, Tianqiao Chen was appointed to the Board of Directors at Legg Mason (NYSE: LM) as Vice Chairman of the Board

2014

According to the Hurun Report Global Rich List 2014

2012

The company was taken private in early 2012, and Tianqiao Chen and his family subsequently sold all their stakes in Shanda Games in Nov 2014 when the company became a global private investment firm

2010

In 2010 Forbes listed him as the 10th richest individual in the People's Republic of China and the 828th richest in the world

2004

The company became the largest Internet company in China by market capitalization in August 2004

1999

He started Shanda Group as an online games company with his family in 1999

1998

, he currently ranks as 98th richest person in Mainland China, and 717th richest in the world

1973

Tianqiao Chen (Chinese: 陈天桥; pinyin: Chén Tiānqiáo), born 1973 in Xinchang County, Zhejiang, is a Chinese Singaporean businessman

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