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Jia Yueting

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Net worth 2018: $3.8 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Beijing, China
Country: China
BirthDay: 1973
BIOGRAPHY

Jia Yueting was bornon 1973 in Beijing, China, China. Jia Yueting chairs LeEco, which was formerly called Leshi Internet Information & Technology Beijing, a Chinese online video site. Tight finances led Jia in early 2017 to sell stakes in key businesses to Hong Kong-real estate developer Sunac China for $2.2 billion. Jia's interests include sports broadcasting, smartphones and electric vehicles with Los Angeles-based Faraday Future.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$2.3 Billion

2015

$4.5 Billion

2016

$4.7 Billion

2017

$3.8 Billion

2018

$3.8 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

At the end of 2017, he moved to California, to oversee operations at Faraday Future, where he took over as CEO, and is majority shareholder

2015

In 2015 he purchased Coolpad Group from Guo Deying, via Lele Holding and intermediate holding company LeEco Global

2014

Before the privatization of the company, Jia Yueting owned 26% shares (113,606,856 number of shares) at 31 December 2014

1973

He has been called "China's StEve Jobs"Jia Yueting was born in Xiangfen County, Linfen, Shanxi province, China in 1973

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