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Samuel Tak Lee

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Net worth 2018: $4.1 Billion
Industry: Real Estate
Residence: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong
BirthDay: 1939
Children: 7
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
BIOGRAPHY

Samuel Tak Lee was bornon 1939 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Samuel Tak Lee is #542 in List Billionaires People In The World. Samuel Tak Lee's property empire stretches from Hong Kong and London to Geneva and Tokyo. The centerpiece is Langham Estate, a swath of prime retail and office space in London's West End, purchased by Lee in 1994. Since then he's built up his holdings to some 14 acres between the neighborhoods of Soho and Mayfair.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$3 Billion

2015

$2.9 Billion

2016

$3.1 Billion

2017

$3 Billion

2018

$4.1 Billion

TIMELINE
Samuel "Sammy" Tak Lee or Samuel "Sammy" Lee Tak-Yee (born April 1939) is a London-based Hong Kong billionaire property developer.Samuel Tak Lee was born in April 1939. He has a bachelor's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Lee is the head of Prudential Enterprise which owns the Prudential Hotel in Hong Kong and a large portfolio of property around the world, including a 16-acre estate between Soho and Mayfair.One of his most prominent acquisitions was his purchase of London's historic Langham Estate for $75 million in 1994. He then developed The Knightsbridge Apartments in Knightsbridge, London.According to Forbes, he had a net worth of $2.8 billion, as of 2015, and was ranked 19th on Forbes' list of Hong Kong's wealthiest people.In 2007, he donated $9 million to Hong Kong's Diocesan Boys' School, of which he was a student between 1951 and 1958.In 2015, Lee donated $118 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to be used to establish a real estate entrepreneurship lab focused on China.He has seven children and lives between Hong Kong and London.
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