China’s richest man is now Wang Jianlin, according to
Bloomberg’s team of billionaire hunters.He’s the chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group — a conglomerate that holds shopping centres, five star hotels, movie theatres, and more — and worth an estimated $US14.2 billion.
Wang was boosted to the number one spot when a June 30th filing revealed the worth of his company’s retail and entertainment businesses.
A few things to know about Wang — he’s 58, from western China near the border with Tibet, comes from a military family, and is known for singing Tibetan and Mongolian folk songs at meetings.
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