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Vincent Tan

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Net worth 2018: $820 Million
Industry: Diversified
Country: Malaysia
BirthDay: 1952
Children: 11
BIOGRAPHY

Vincent Tan was bornon 1952 in Malaysia. Vincent Tan's business interests span the gamut from property investment to gaming to food and retail. The bulk of his wealth comes from listed entities in the Berjaya conglomerate. Fortune also includes a stake in privately held U Mobile, a 3G mobile-phone operator in Malaysia. He owns three football clubs around the world--including co-ownership of Los Angeles FC along with Hollywood actor Will Ferrell. Started as a bank clerk when he was 17, became a life-insurance agent and eventually bagged the McDonald's franchise for Malaysia in 1980. His brother Danny is No. 19.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2010

$1.2 Billion

2011

$1.2 Billion

2012

$1.2 Billion

2013

$1.3 Billion

2014

$1.6 Billion

2015

$1.2 Billion

2018

$820 Million

TIMELINE
2015

"KV Kortrijk was bought for 5 million euro by Vincent Tan on 12 May 2015

2014

In April 2014, Tan (through one of his representatives) bought a two-year-old colt from Doncaster Bloodstock Breeze-Up Sales for £190,000

2013

FK Sarajevo have since brought in players such as Miloš Stojčev, Džemal Berberović and Nemanja Bilbija, who helped the club win the 2013–14 Bosnian Cup, their first title since winning the domestic Premier League in 2006–07

2012

In May 2012, the consortium said they would invest £100 million to increase the stadium's capacity and build a new training ground, providing they were given permission to rebrand the club from blue to red

2010

In May 2010, Tan became the owner of Cardiff City after a consortium of Malaysian investors (led by Dato Chan Tien Ghee) bought 30% of the club's shares

1985

Tan obtained the licence for his lottery business from a non-tendered privatisation in 1985

1980

In December 1980, Tan purchased Malaysia's McDonald's franchise and in 1985 he bought Sports Toto when the lottery agency was privatised by the government

1952

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun (born 1952); (Chinese: 陳志遠; pinyin: Chén Zhìyuǎn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tân Chì-uán) is a Malaysian businessman and investor

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