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Michael Kadoorie

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Net worth 2018: $7.54 Billion
Industry: Diversified
Residence: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong
BirthDay: 1941
Children: 3
BIOGRAPHY

Michael Kadoorie was bornon 1941 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Michael Kadoorie is #225 in List Billionaires People In The World. Michael Kadoorie chairs CLP Holdings, the publicly traded power company his family co-founded in 1901 and which now serves 80% of Hong Kong's population. Kadoorie is also chairman of The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels, the global luxury chain that includes the Peninsula Hotels. He sits on the board of Li Ka-shing's CK Hutchison Holdings. Kadoorie is the scion of a family of Iraqi Jews who settled in Asia decades ago.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$4.2 Billion

2010

$5.1 Billion

2011

$6.1 Billion

2012

$6.6 Billion

2013

$9.5 Billion

2014

$8.5 Billion

2015

$6.2 Billion

2016

$5.8 Billion

2017

$6.7 Billion

2018

$7.54 Billion

TIMELINE
2011

As of March 2011, he is the 6th wealthiest person in Hong Kong, with the wealth of his family estimated to be 9

2005

He was also awarded a knighthood, as a Knight Bachelor, in the Queen's Birthday Honours List on 11 June 2005

2004

In 2004, the University of Hong Kong awarded him an honorary LLD

2000

He was a member of the Council of the University of Hong Kong and, in 2000, the Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building opened at the university

1998

In 1998, he spent two months recovering from serious injuries at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, England after having an accident in his vintage Ferrari when the spokes in two of the rebuilt wheels tore through the tyres

1985

" They have three children: Natalie (born 1985), Bettina, and Philip (born 1992)

1949

Headquartered in Hong Kong soon after 1949, Kadoorie's father and uncle successfully expanded the family businesses into a diversified group, led by the company flagship CLP Holdings Ltd

1941

The Honourable Sir Michael David Kadoorie, GBS (born 1941) is a business executive and philanthropist

1932

He is the owner of a number of rare automobiles including a Bugatti Type 57, a 1932 Rolls-Royce Phantom II by Thrupp & Maberly, a 1934 Hispano-Suiza J12 Vanvooren Cabriolet, a 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S, a 1924 Vauxhall 30–98 Tourer, a Talbot T150 CSS Pourtout coupé (ex car of race driver Pagnibon), a Rolls-Royce Phantom III with Gurney Nutting body, and a Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

1899

Born to a Jewish family, the son of business tycoon Lawrence Kadoorie (1899–1993) and his wife, Muriel Gubbay

1890

which his family founded in 1890 and in which they still hold a 35% stake

1880

His family's roots in business in the Far East go back to his grandfather, a descendant of Iraqi Jews originally from Baghdad, who first settled in Shanghai in 1880

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