Cho Tak Wong
Cho Tak Wong

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Name: Cho Tak Wong
Real Name: Cao Dewang
Occupation: Manufacturing
Gender: Male
Birth Day: May 1, 1946
Age: 76
Birth Place: Fuqing, China, Hong Kong

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Cho Tak Wong

Cho Tak Wong was born on May 1, 1946 in Fuqing, China, Hong Kong (76 years old). Cho Tak Wong is a Manufacturing, . Find out Cho Tak Wongnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

3.3 billion USD (2020)

Salary 2020

Not known

Biography Timeline

1946

Cao was born in 1946 in Fuqing into a wealthy Fujianese family. Cao was forced out of school at the age of 14, and worked as a street vendor, laborer and bicycle mechanic.

1983

In 1983, while working as a sales manager in a glass factory which produced glass for water meters, Cao saved enough money to buy out the factory. In 1985, he saw Japanese automakers bringing their manufacturing to China, and as a result, Cao directed his factory to begin producing automotive glass. In 1987, he established the Fuyao Group and in 1993 the company was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

2005

In March 2005, his son took over Fuyao Group as the chief executive, while Cao retains the chairmanship. In the 2019 documentary American Factory, Cao is followed as he tours his new American addition to Fuyao. While overseeing the growth of his company in America, Cao leads fellow native Chinese to help grow the company in America. Nearly 200 workers moved to America leaving their lives behind to help grow Fuyao. Upon the new American factory opening, American workers pushed to unionize the factory claiming unsafe work conditions and unfair pay.

2009

In 2009, Cao was named Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Of The Year.

2012

Cao is one of China's biggest philanthropists. He cites Andrew Carnegie, an American industrialist and philanthropist, as one of the main inspirations behind his charity work. He established the Heren Foundation, to which he has donated 300 million shares of his company. In 2012, he donated US$580 million to charity. He is quoted as saying that the more money he gives away, the less need he has for the money. He would rather share with others and educate children.

2014

Cao is a devout Buddhist. He authored an autobiography titled A Heart like Bodhi (Chinese: 心若菩提) which was published in 2014.

Family Members

# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Cao Daiteng Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Cao Yanping Children N/A N/A N/A
#3 Hui Cao Children N/A N/A N/A
#4 Chen Fengying Spouse N/A N/A N/A

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