Danny Tan Chee Sing was born in Malaysia. Media-shy tycoon retired and handed over day-to-day operations to a professional group CEO in 2016. His first son, Dickson Tan, is the deputy group CEO. His fortune comes from listed flagship Tropicana, which he founded in 1992, as well as a vast land bank in the Iskandar region. He is the younger brother of No. 20 Vincent Tan.