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Lee Man Tat

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Net worth 2018: $11.62 Billion
BirthDay: 1929
BIOGRAPHY

Lee Man Tat was bornon 1929 in . Lee Man Tat is #137 in List Billionaires People In The World. The bulk of the family's fortune come from Lee Kum Kee, the world's largest maker of oyster sauce. The group is currently chaired by 88-year-old Lee Man Tat, who passed on the rein of the mainstay sauce business to his son Charlie. The younger Lee now oversees an extensive distribution network in more than 100 countries that's supported by five factories in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Los Angeles. Another son Sammy heads group company LKK Health Products. All three of his other children, Eddy, David and Elizabeth, have worked in the Hong Kong-based business. In August 2017 the family expanded into Europe with the $1.7 billion acquisition of a skyscraper known as the Walkie Talkie, whose three-floor rooftop Sky Garden has become a popular attraction in central London.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2013

$1.1 Billion

2014

$1.3 Billion

2015

$1.4 Billion

2016

$1.9 Billion

2018

$11.62 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

5bn, according to Forbes and in July 2017 the group purchased London's landmark Walkie-Talkie skyscraper

1985

His eldest son, Lee Wai-chung, joined the business in 1985

1972

Lee joined Lee Kum Kee and took over the running of the company from his father in 1972, when he bought out his uncles with the help of his father

1929

Lee Man Tat was born in Macau in 1929

1888

He is the eldest son of Lee Siu-nam, who was the third son of Lee Kum-sheung, who founded the company and invented oyster sauce in Zhuhai in 1888

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