Lin Ming-Cheng & family was bornon 3 January 1943 in Taiwan. Lin leads one of Taiwan's oldest business clans. The family is one of the largest investors in Hua Nan Financial Holdings, a Taipei-headquartered bank partly owned by the Taiwan government.
In June 2008, the Forbes ranked him as the 20th richest person in Taiwan
Lin Ming-cheng (Chinese: 林明成; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lîm Bêng-sêng; born on 3 January 1943, Itabashi Town, Kaizan District, Taihoku Prefecture, Japanese Taiwan (modern-day Banqiao District)) is a Taiwanese banker who is a member of the seventh generation of Lin family from Banciao, one of the richest families of Taiwan