Lee Shin Cheng’s profile picture

Lee Shin Cheng

Lee Shin Cheng’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $5.55 Billion
Industry: Manufacturing
Residence: Jeram, Malaysia
Country: Malaysia
BirthDay: 3 June 1939
Sigh: Cancer
Children: 6
Education: Doctorate, Universiti Putra
BIOGRAPHY

Lee Shin Cheng was bornon 3 June 1939 in Jeram, Malaysia, Malaysia. Lee Shin Cheng is #344 in List Billionaires People In The World. Lee Shin Cheng's IOI Corp. is the world leader in oleochemicals and one of the largest palm-oil-plantation companies in Malaysia. Elder son, Yeow Chor, is chief executive while younger son, Yeow Seng, leads the group's property arm, IOI Properties, which has a large footprint in China. Other children, all daughters, also work for his companies. Lee grew up on a rubber plantation where his father ran a Chinese food shop. At age 11 he left school in order to support his family and sold ice cream on a bicycle for 4 years before returning to finish high school.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$2.7 Billion

2010

$4.4 Billion

2011

$5 Billion

2012

$5.2 Billion

2013

$4.5 Billion

2014

$4.3 Billion

2015

$4.6 Billion

2016

$4.6 Billion

2017

$4.7 Billion

2018

$5.55 Billion

TIMELINE
2008

In 2008, he recalled the happiest day of his life in an interview with the New Straits Times, saying, "My happiest day was in 1989 when I bought Dunlop Estate from Multi-Purpose Holdings Bhd

2002

In February 2002, he was conferred an honorary doctorate degree in agriculture by Universiti Putra Malaysia in recognition of his contributions to the palm oil industry

2001

Lee was bestowed FIABCI Malaysia Property Man of the Year 2001 award

1998

Since 1998, Lee has provided scholarships and educational grants to outstanding young students via Yayasan Tan Sri Dato’ Lee Shin Cheng

1960

This was because during the late 1960s, I had applied for a job at Dunlop Estate but they did not employ me because I was not adequately qualified

1923

Lee is Malaysia's 3rd richest and the world's 234th richest person

(4.5/140 votes)
Related Person
Viktor Rashnikov’s profile picture
Viktor Rashnikov
Net Worth is $10.02 Billion
Herbert Kohler, Jr.’s profile picture
Herbert Kohler, Jr.
Net Worth is $9.3 Billion
Goh Cheng Liang’s profile picture
Goh Cheng Liang
Net Worth is $8.03 Billion
Sri Prakash Lohia’s profile picture
Sri Prakash Lohia
Net Worth is $7.07 Billion
Dmitry Rybolovlev’s profile picture
Dmitry Rybolovlev
Net Worth is $6.85 Billion
Yao Liangsong’s profile picture
Yao Liangsong
Net Worth is $6.4 Billion