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Tsai Eng-Meng

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Net worth 2018: $6.89 Billion
Residence: Shanghai, China
Country: Taiwan
BirthDay: 1957
BIOGRAPHY

Tsai Eng-Meng was bornon 1957 in Shanghai, China, Taiwan. Tsai Eng-Meng is #256 in List Billionaires People In The World. Tsai chairs Want Want China, one of the world's largest suppliers of Chinese-style snacks and drinks. He also invests in hotels, financial services and media including China Times newspaper and China Television Co. At age 19, Tsai Eng-Meng took over his father's food business and promptly came up with an idea for a new product: crackers made from rice flour. Sons Kevin and Wang-Chia along with nephew Cheng Wen-Hsien are members of Want Want's board of directors.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$2.6 Billion

2010

$4.3 Billion

2011

$5.2 Billion

2012

$6.2 Billion

2013

$9.8 Billion

2014

$9.5 Billion

2015

$8.9 Billion

2016

$6 Billion

2017

$6.2 Billion

2018

$6.89 Billion

TIMELINE
Tsai Eng-meng (Chinese: 蔡衍明; pinyin: Cài Yǎnmíng; born 1957) is a Taiwanese businessman, chairman of the snack food company Want Want China. He is currently the richest person in Taiwan.Tsai was born in 1957, in Datong District, Taipei, the son of Tsai A-Shi, who founded a canned fish business in 1962.Tsai succeeded his father as chairman of Want Want in 1987.According to Forbes, Tsai Eng-meng has a net worth of $5.9 billion, as of January 2017.He lives in Shanghai. His older son, Kevin Tsai runs the family's media empire of TV stations and newspapers. His younger son Matthew Tsai (Tsai Wang-Chia, born 1984) is the chief operating officer of Want Want China.
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