Top 20 Entrepreneur celebrities in China

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Entrepreneur celebrities [Updated October 21, 2021].

1. Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng net worth 2020
Ma Huateng was born on October 29, 1971 in China.
Time magazine named him one of the "World's Most Influential People" of 2007. By 2013, he was one of the two hundred wealthiest people in the world.

Net Worth 2020: $54 Billion

Net Worth details: Pony Ma holds a 7.7 percent stake in the operator of China's largest instant-messaging service, Tencent Holdings. His stake is controlled through Advanced Data Services. Ma donated $2.3 billion worth of Tencent shares to a charitable foundation in 2016. He has $150 million of Hong Kong property as well as a painting purchased in 2013 at a charity event. In 2016 Tencent Holdings reported revenue of $16.4 billion.

2. Jack Ma

Jack Ma net worth 2020
Jack Ma was born on September 10, 1964 in Hangzhou, China.
He created China Yellowpages in 1995 and many consider the venture to be China's first internet-based company.

Net Worth 2020: $52 Billion

Net Worth Details: Ma's wealth mostly comes from his 6.3 percent stake in Alibaba Group Holdings, roughly 160 million shares, and the online payment service Alipay. Ma also controls Ant Financial, which raised $4.5 billion from investors in a funding round in 2016 for an implied valuation of $60 billion, although it may be as high as $75 billion. He has pledged to dilute his ownership in Ant before their IPO. Ma also has a 70 percent interest in the Cayman Islands based company APN. He also controls an additional 35 million shares, worth $3.2 billion, that have been set aside for a non-profit organization called the SymAsia Foundation.

3. Amber Atherton

Amber Atherton net worth 2020
Amber Atherton was born on February 9, 1991 in Hong Kong, China.
At age 15, she signed with Premiere Modeling Management, and appeared in publications such as Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. At age 16, she began working in business internships that would span across 11 companies.

4. Kevin Poon

Kevin Poon net worth 2020
Kevin Poon was born on April 16, 1984 in Hong Kong, China.
He started a music festival in 2013 called Blohk Party. It was curated by Pharrell Williams

5. John S Chen

John S Chen net worth 2020
John S Chen was born on July 1, 1955 in Hong Kong, China.
He served on the boards of both the New York Stock Exchange and CIT Group, Inc.

6. Henry Luce

Henry Luce net worth 2020
Henry Luce was born on April 3, 1898 in China.
He started his magazines because he felt the American public was uninformed.

7. Akong Rinpoche

Akong Rinpoche net worth 2020
Akong Rinpoche was born on December 25, 1939 in China.
He and only 12 others survived an escape to India following the 1959 Tibetan Revolution. The group was so hungry that they boiled leather shoes for soup.

8. Stanley Ho

Stanley Ho net worth 2020
Stanley Ho was born on November 25, 1951 in Hong Kong, China.
He has invested in many types of businesses including tourism, shipping, and real estate.

9. Dan Lok

Dan Lok net worth 2020
Dan Lok was born on November 24, 1981 in China.
He became an official Forbes Book author and has authored more than 13 internationally best-selling books. He publishes content relating to unlocking wealth, success and significance on YouTube where he has garnered more than 2.7 million subscribers.

10. Zhang Zetian

Zhang Zetian was born on November 18, 1993 in Nanjing, China.
She did a promo video for Youth Olympics in Nanjing in 2014.

11. Payal Parikh

Payal Parikh was born on December 22, 1989 in Hong Kong, China.
Her jewelry was featured in an article in Vogue magazine for The Best Jewelry at the Golden Globes. She is also known for philanthropy work with Design for a Cause where she designs jewelry for different charity auctions. 

12. Charles Wang

Charles Wang was born on August 19, 1944 in China.
He became part owner of the New York Islanders in 2000 and sole owner in 2004.

13. Roger James Hamilton

Roger James Hamilton was born on August 8, 1968 in Hong Kong, China.
He has authored numerous books about finance and entrepreneurship including Your Life Your Legacy, Wink and Grow Rich, and The Millionaire Master Plan. 

14. Wu Ying

Wu Ying was born on May 20, 1981 in China.
Before founding Besne Group, she made a small fortune selling sheep placenta extract. 

15. Zhang Yiming

Zhang Yiming was born on April 1, 1983 in China.

Chinese businessman who developed the video sharing platform TikTok and the news aggregator Toutiao with his company ByteDance. Zhang Yiming became the 9th wealthiest person in China with a net worth of $13 billion as of 2019.

Zhang Yiming was ranked on Forbes' 2013 China 30 Under 30 list and Fortune's 2018 40 Under 40 list.