Richest People in Malaysia

It’s really inspiring to read about the millionaires & billionaires. Malaysia is one of the nations with super-rich business tycoons who have amassed billions over the decades. Have you ever wondered who are the richest in Malaysia? Well, interestingly, the list is quite long with the wealthiest net worth being over 10 million USD.

Not all the names on the list are Malaysians by origin- there are some from with origin in nearby countries like China or India as well. If you want to know more about the Richie-rich of Malaysia, the post below will be really handy for you.

1. Robert Kuok – $11.3 Billion

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The richest man of Malaysia is a Chinese Malaysian business tycoon who earned his massive fortune through sugar, shipping, real estate & palm oil. His famous PACC Offshore services Holdings is the largest vessel operator of offshore oil and gas exploration in Asia.

2. Ananda Krishnan - $9.7 Billion

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Mr. Krishnan is a Malaysian business magnet of Indian origin whose prime source of wealth lies in his telecom assets- which is led by his stake at Malaysia’s Maxis. An M.B.A from Harvard Business School, he also owns the Indian telecom company Aircel.

3. Quek Leng Chan - $5.6 Billion 

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Quek leng Chan is the chairperson of Hong Leong Co. that has got stakes in food, property & finance sectors. He is presently investing hugely in gas and oil & has acquired stakes in several renowned energy companies, both in Malaysia & abroad.

4. Lim Kok Thay - $5.5 Billion

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The casino giant is the man behind the plush Genting Jeju Casino located in S. Korea, which is a notable effort for the global expansion of Genting Group. The 64-year-old billionaire shares his magnanimous wealth with his mom & other close family members.

5. Teh Hong Piow - $5.4 Billion 

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6. Lee Shin Cheng - $4.6 Billion 

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7. Yeoh Tiong lay- $3 Billion 

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8. Syed Mokhtar AlBukhary- $2.9 Billion 

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9. Goh Peng Ooi - $1.6 Billion 

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10. Lee Oi Hian & Lee Hau Hian - $1.5 Billion

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Most of the billionaires listed above are self-made men while others have been successful carriers of their family business who took the existent business to new heights. Their net revenue is obviously jaw dropping for the commoners and inspiring for aspiring entrepreneurs.

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