Wei Wenyuan was born in China. Former executive at Shanghai Stock Exchange has become a billionaire investor himself this year. Owns 10% of Sinovel Wind Group, a Chinese maker of wind turbines that IPOed at the Shanghai Stock Exchange in January. Sinovel's chairman Han Junliang also debuts on the Forbes Billionaires list this year. Sinovel signed a strategic alliance with the state-run China Development Bank last year. Wei is chairman of Orica Capital of China.