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Michael Ying

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Net worth 2018: $2.4 Billion
Residence: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong
BirthDay: 1949
Children: 3
BIOGRAPHY

Michael Ying was bornon 1949 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Michael Ying is #1008 in List Billionaires People In The World. Michael Ying, former Esprit chairman, keeps a low profile after stepping down in 2006 and selling most of his stake in the retailer by 2010. He joined Esprit in the 1970s and played a key role in building it into a global brand. His Yan Ai Foundation has been supporting education and health care for poor children on the mainland.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$2.2 Billion

2010

$2.5 Billion

2011

$2.5 Billion

2012

$2.5 Billion

2013

$2.7 Billion

2014

$2.9 Billion

2015

$2.8 Billion

2016

$2.4 Billion

2017

$2.5 Billion

2018

$2.4 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

On the Forbes 2016 list of the world's billionaires, he was ranked #722 with a net worth of US$2

2006

Ying helped oversee Esprit's global expansion and a sales surge during a 13-year tenure as chairman that ended in 2006

2000

In the mid 2000s, Esprit Holdings Limited generated worldwide sales of around EUR 3

1995

In 1995, Ying married Brigitte Lin, former actress, and they have two children together: Ying Oi Lum (born 1996) and Ying Yin Oi (born 2001)

1993

7 million in 1993, according to data compiled by Bloomberg

1986

In 1986, Ying married Flora Cheong-Leen, a ballerina turned entrepreneur, and together have one child Claudine Ying](born 1987)

1970

Esprit Far East Group began operating in the 1970s when the couple met Ying

1968

The clothier was started in 1968, when Susie and Doug Tompkins sold clothes out of the back of a station wagon in San Francisco

1949

Michael Ying or Ying Lee Yuen (Chinese: 邢李㷧; born December 1949) is a Hong Kong billionaire businessman and philanthropist

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