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Yang Huiyan

Country Garden Holdings
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Net worth 2018: $23.37 Billion
Industry: Real Estate
Residence: Foshan, China
Country: China
BirthDay: 1981
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Ohio State University
BIOGRAPHY

Yang Huiyan was bornon 1981 in Foshan, China, China, is Country Garden Holdings. Yang Huiyan is #41 in List Billionaires People In The World. Yang Huiyan owns 57% of real estate developer Country Garden Holdings, a stake largely transferred to her by her father Yeung Kwok Keung in 2007. Yang's younger sister Ziyang also sits on Country Garden's board. Yang chairs Bright Scholar Education Holdings, a Chinese education company that went public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2007. Yang's aunt, Yang Meirong, holds a stake in Bright Scholar and is a member of the 2017 Forbes China Rich List. Yang holds a degree from Ohio State University.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$2.3 Billion

2010

$3.4 Billion

2011

$4.1 Billion

2012

$4.7 Billion

2013

$5.7 Billion

2014

$6.9 Billion

2015

$5 Billion

2016

$5 Billion

2017

$9 Billion

2018

$23.37 Billion

TIMELINE
Yang Huiyan (Simplified Chinese: 杨惠妍, Traditional Chinese: 楊惠妍, Pinyin: Yáng Huìyán; born 1981) is a Chinese property developer and the majority shareholder (55%) of Country Garden Holdings. She is the richest woman in Asia.She is the daughter of Yang Guoqiang, who started his company Biguiyuan in 1997 and transferred 70% of Country Garden's shares to her before its IPO in 2007. The wealthiest mainland Chinese in the previous year, 2006, was Huang Guangyu. Country Garden's initial offering raised about $1.6 billion, or as much as Google raised in 2004 in the United States. As of January 2018, Yang had a net worth of US$28.1 billion.Yang is vice chairman of the board's governance committee and helped raise $410 million selling new shares in 2014, according to Forbes.Yang is a 2003 graduate of Ohio State University.
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