22 Singaporeans in Forbes' 2019 Billionaires list

Wednesday, Mar 06, 2019

22 Singaporeans made Forbes' latest list of the world's richest, with real estate barons Robert and Philip Ng coming up tops among their countrymen for the 10th year running.

The sons of the late tycoon Ng Teng Fong, who control Far East Organisation, Singapore's largest private landlord and property developer, are joint 112th on the Forbes list, with a combined US$12 billion (S$16.3 billion) fortune, said the business magazine.

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    #1: Robert (right) and Philip Ng, Far East Organisation. Net worth: US$12 billion (S$16.3 billion).

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    #2: Goh Cheng Liang, Nippon Paint Singapore. Net worth: US$7.2 billion (S$9.8 billion).

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    #3: Zhang Yong (originally from China), Haidilao. Net worth: US$6.8 billion (S$9.2 billion).

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    #4: Wee Cho Yaw, United Overseas Bank. Net worth: US$6.1 billion (S$8.3 billion).

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    #5: Kwee brothers, Pontiac Land. Net worth: US$5.6 billion (S$7.6 billion).

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    #6: Kwek Leng Beng, Hong Leong Group. Net worth: US$3 billion (S$4.1 billion).

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    #7: Raj Kumar & Kishin RK (above), Royal Holdings/RB Capital. Net worth: US$2.8 billion (S$3.8 billion).

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    #8: Choo Chong Ngen, Hotel 81. Net worth: US$2.6 billion (S$3.5 billion).

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    #9: Jason Chang (originally from Taiwan), Advanced Semiconductor Engineering. Net worth: US$2.5 billion (S$3.4 billion).

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    #10: Peter Lim, business magnate, entrepreneur, and investor. Net worth: US$2.5 billion (S$3.4 billion).

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    #11: Kuok Khoon Hong, Wilmar co-founder. Net worth: US$2.4 billion (S$3.3 billion).

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    #12: Chang Yun Chung, Pacific International Lines. Net worth: US$2.1 billion (S$2.8 billion).

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    #13: Sam Goi, Tee Yih Jia Food Manufacturing. Net worth: US$1.9 billion (S$2.6 billion).

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    #14: Shu Ping (originally from China), Haidilao. Net worth: US$1.8 billion (S$2.4 billion).

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    #15: Asok Kumar Hiranandani (right), Royal Brothers. Net worth: US$1.7 billion (S$2.3 billion).

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    #15: Lim Oon Kuin, Hin Leong Trading. Net worth: US$1.7 billion (S$2.3 billion).

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    #17: Zhong Sheng Jian (originally from China), Yanlord Land. Net worth: US$1.6 billion (S$2.2 billion).

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    #18: Chua Thian Poh, Ho Bee Land. Net worth: US$1.5 billion (S$2 billion).

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    #18: Oei Hong Leong, investor. Net worth: US$1.5 billion (S$2 billion).

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    #20: Ron Sim, OSIM. Net worth: US$1.4 billion (S$1.9 billion).

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    #20: Zhao Tao (originally from China), Shandong Buchang Pharmaceuticals. Net worth: US$1.4 billion (S$1.9 billion).

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    #22: Koh Wee Meng, Fragrance Group. Net worth: US$1.2 billion (S$1.6 billion).

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