Cher Wang & Wenchi Chen’s profile picture

Cher Wang & Wenchi Chen

Cher Wang & Wenchi Chen’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $2.4 Billion
Industry: Technology
Country: Taiwan
BirthDay: 14 September 1958
Sigh: Libra
Children: 2

Cher Wang & Wenchi Chen was bornon 14 September 1958 in Taiwan. Husband and wife's fortune hasn't recovered from a peak of $8.8 billion in 2011, when together they ranked No. 1 among nation's richest. Shares in mobile phone flagship HTC seem to have bottomed out in first half of 2016 after company pushed into the booming virtual-reality goggle business. Wang also holds shares in Formosa Plastics, the company cofounded by her deceased father, Y.C. Wang, and in media businesses (see box, p. 74).


$2 Billion


$6.8 Billion


$4 Billion


$2.4 Billion


$2.4 Billion


In March 2015, Cher Wang took over the CEO role from Peter Chou and returned to the day-to-day operations of HTC


2014, Cher Wang refused to accept the Final Award of the "HKIAC / A11022 arbitration" and appealed to the Hong Kong High Court (Case No


In August 2012 Wang donated 6,000 HTC Flyer tablet PCs to 60 high schools in Taipei


In May 2011, Forbes ranked her with husband Wen Chi Chen as the wealthiest person in Taiwan, with a net worth of US$8


Wang's father was Wang Yung-ching, founder of the plastics and petrochemicals conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group and one of the wealthiest individuals in Taiwan before his death in 2008


As co-founder and chairperson (since 2007) of HTC Corporation (which manufactured one out of every six smartphones sold in the United States) and integrated chipset maker VIA Technologies


She has begun to insert herself in Taiwan politics, however, by supporting Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou in his bid for re-election and by voicing her support for the 1992 Consensus


Wang and others founded VIA in 1987 and HTC in 1997


She joined First International Computer (FIC) in 1982


Wang studied abroad at The College Preparatory School in Oakland, California, and went on to receive her bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1981


Cher Wang (traditional Chinese: 王雪紅; simplified Chinese: 王雪红; pinyin: Wáng Xuěhóng; (1958-09-15)15 September 1958) is a Taiwanese entrepreneur and philanthropist born in Taipei, Taiwan

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