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Michael Chiang

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Net worth 2018: $1.55 Billion
Industry: Technology
Country: Taiwan
BirthDay: 27 October 1955
Sigh: Scorpio
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Fu Jen Catholic University
BIOGRAPHY

Michael Chiang was bornon 27 October 1955 in Taiwan. Michael Chiang chairs TPK Holdings, a supplier of touchscreens for mobile phones and tablet computers. The company's shares lost more than 40% in the past year as it tried not very successfully to expand its business beyond Apple, a significant customer, to new customers and new products like wearable computing. Sales in the first quarter of 2014 fell 36% to $887 million. Chiang is the son of a rice farmer and a survivor of the cutthroat electronics business that began in the 1970s.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2011

$1.5 Billion

2012

$1.1 Billion

2013

$1.55 Billion

2018

$1.55 Billion

TIMELINE
2015

Chiang also wrote the screenplay for Our Sister Mambo which was released in July 2015 to celebrate Cathay Organisation's 80th anniversary

2014

In October 2014, Chiang began his stint as editorial director of The A List, the National Arts Council's fortnightly arts magazine

2013

In July 2013, Chiang returned to the stage with his first production in 14 years, High Class, which was staged at the Drama Centre Theatre, followed by a rerun of Army Daze

1998

Like Army Daze, it has been restaged a number of times, including a made-for-television version in 1998

1990

From 1990 to 2009, Chiang was the editorial director of Mediacorp Publishing, which publishes 8 Days

1988

In 1988, singer-songwriter Dick Lee approached Chiang to write a Singapore musical

1987

The book was so popular that he was convinced by TheatreWorks to do a stage version of it in 1987

1985

Chiang followed this up with Love & Belachan (1985), which starred Lim Kay Tong and Jacintha Abisheganaden, and a book about life in National Service, titled Army Daze

1984

Chiang's foray into playwriting began in 1984, when he was an entertainment journalist and editor for The Sunday Times

1960

As a child, he made frequent visits to the cinema, and developed a taste for the Hong Kong classics of the 1960s

1955

Michael Chiang (born 27 October 1955 in Muar, Malaysia) is a prolific playwright and screenwriter in Singapore

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