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Wang Jianyi

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Net worth 2018: $1.05 Billion
Industry: Technology
Country: China
BirthDay: 24 October 1954
Sigh: Scorpio
Education: Associate in Arts / Science, Zhejiang University of Technology
BIOGRAPHY

Wang Jianyi was bornon 24 October 1954 in China, is EntrepreneurEntrepreneur. Wang Jianyi is the founder and chairman of Futong Group, a supplier of fiber optic cable products. Futong, founded in 1987, is headquartered in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou. Futong's customers include China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2013

$1 Billion

2018

$1.05 Billion

TIMELINE
2018

As of January 2018, Wang is estimated by Forbes to have a net worth of $25

2017

A year later, Forbes ranked him 18th in its 2017 World's Billionaires list, making him the richest man in China with a net worth of US$31

2016

In 2016, Wang picked a fight with Disney by declaring that he wants to make sure the Magic Kingdom doesn't make any money in China

2015

In December 2015 Wang Jianlin bought 15a Kensington Palace Gardens, London, for GB£80 million

2014

According to the Hurun Report, in 2014 he was the 25th richest person in the world with US$25 billion

2013

The book includes his renowned 2013 ChinaCentral Television Voice interview, his speech and question-and-answer session to the Harvard Business School, and Wang Jianlin's business philosophy on Wanda's real estate, resort, and movie units

2012

The previous year, Forbes ranked him the 128th richest person in the world, with US$8

2011

In 2011, he donated US$197 million to charitable causes, such as underwriting the restoration of an ancient temple in Nanjing

2008

He serves as the Vice-Chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and has been a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference since 2008

1992

In 1992, he started working as the Chairman for the Dalian Wanda Group

1989

In 1989, he became the General Manager of Xigang Residential Development

1988

He is married to Lin Ning (Chinese: 林宁; pinyin: Lín Níng), and has a son, Wang Sicong (Chinese: 王思聪; pinyin: Wáng Sīcōng; born 1988), educated at Winchester College and University College London in the UK

1954

Wang Jianlin was born on October 24, 1954, in Cangxi County, Guangyuan, Sichuan, China

1937

5 billion, making him the 37th richest person in the world

1934

His father fought for Mao Zedong's People's Liberation Army during the Long March (October 1934–October 1935)

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