Lee Shau Kee was bornon 7 March 1929 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Lee Shau Kee is #25 in List Billionaires People In The World. Lee grew up in a poor family that could only afford to eat fish or meat twice a month. He cofounded property developer Sun Hung Ka with Kwok Tak-Seng, father of Hong Kong's billioniare Kwok brothers. He started Henderson Land Development in 1976; the property giant now makes up the bulk of his wealth. Philanthropist has donated more than $400 million toward education over the years.
"When I was young, business came first, then wealth, then health and finally family. Now it's health first, then family, then my business and lastly wealth."
As of January 2018, Lee's personal wealth was estimated to be $31
In 2015, Lee donated a site in Yuen Long to charity organisation Po Leung Kuk for developing Hong Kong's biggest youth hostel
As of October 2012 according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index Lee is listed as the 19th richest person in the world
In 2007, he donated HK$500 million to the University of Hong Kong and HK$400 million to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Since 2006, Lee has accrued substantial profits from his holdings of Mainland-controlled stocks
5 billion, making him the second wealthiest man in Hong Kong, and the 27th richest in the worldHe was the 4th world richest person in world before the handover of HK in 1997
Lee Shau-kee GBM (Chinese: 李兆基; born 7 March 1929 in Shunde 順德, Foshan 佛山, Guangdong 廣東, China) is a Hong Kong-based real estate tycoon and majority owner of Henderson Land Development, a property conglomerate with interests in properties, hotels, restaurants and internet services