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Zhou Hongyi

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Net worth 2018: $11.5 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Beijing, China
Country: China
BirthDay: 4 October 1970
Sigh: Scorpio
Education: Master of Science, Xi'an Jiaotong University
BIOGRAPHY

Zhou Hongyi was bornon 4 October 1970 in Beijing, China, China. Zhou Hongyi is #55 in List Billionaires People In The World. Zhou Hongyi is the cofounder, CEO and chairman of Beijing-based Internet security software provider and search company Qihoo 360 Technology. Zhou previously founded 3721.com, an online search company that was purchased by Yahoo. Qihoo delisted from the New York Stock Exchange in 2016 and aims to relist in China.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$2.1 Billion

2015

$1.3 Billion

2016

$1.5 Billion

2017

$1.5 Billion

2018

$11.5 Billion

TIMELINE
Zhou Hongyi (Chinese: 周鸿祎; pinyin: Zhōu Hóngyī; born 4 October 1970) is a Chinese entrepreneur. He is the co-founder, Chairman and CEO of the internet security company Qihoo 360.Zhou Hongyi was born in Huanggang, Hubei, China. He has a Master of Science degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University.Zhou was one of China's pioneer internet entrepreneurs, founding 3721 in 1998, a search engine which sells Chinese-language keywords for Roman-alphabet domain names. 3721 was eventually acquired by Yahoo in 2004 for USD $120 million with Zhou heading Yahoo! China's operation. However, with differences between Zhou and Yahoo's management, Yahoo eventually sold its China operations to Alibaba in 2005 and Zhou left to start Qihoo 360.According to Forbes, Zhou has an estimated net worth of $1.4 billion as of December 2014.Zhou is married.
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