Monday, February 23, 2009


1) Robert Kuok - US$ 10 billion
2) Ananda Krishnan - US$ 7.2 billion
3) Lee Shin Cheng - US$ 5.5 billion
4) Teh Hong Piow - US$ 3.5 billion
5) Lee Kim Hua - US$ 3.4 billion
6) Quek leng Chan - US$ 2.4 billion
7) Yeoh Tiong Lay - US$ 2.1 billion
8) Syed Mokhtar Al- Bukhary - US$ 1.8 billion
9) Vincent Tan - US$ 1.3 billion
10) Tiong Hiew King - US$ 1.1 billion


1) Warren Buffet - US$ 62 billion
2) Carles Slim Helu - US$ 60 billion
3) Bill Gates - US$ 58 billion
4) Laksmi Mittal - US$ 45 billion
5) Mukesh Ambani - US$ 43 billion
6) Anil Ambani - US$ 42 billion
7) Rinat Akhmetov - US$ 31 billion
8) Ingvar Kamprad - US$ 3.0 billion
9) Kushal Pal Singh - US$ 20 billion
10)Oleg Deripaska - US$ 27 billion



Net Worth $10.0 billion
Ranking in the world: 104
Age : 83
Marital Status : Married

TAN Sri Robert Kuok started with trading rice, sugar and wheat flour in Malaysia in 1949 and in Singapore in 1953. Heads the multinational Kuok Group from shipping to real estate to media. His Transmile Group, which transports freight by air, has landing rights in China and India. Owns, manages extensive sugar and oil palm plantations, mills and refineries in Malaysia and Indonesia. In 2007, Kuok will merge these interests with the Wilmar Group, creating a formidable regional palm oil player. Also controls a hotel empire that spans the Asia Pacific and includes the luxurious Shangri-La chain.

2) Ananda Krishnan

Net Worth $7.2billion
Ranking in the world : 119
Age : 68
Marital Status : Married

Tan Sri Tatparanandam Ananda Krishnan is a household name in Malaysia with his telco Maxis, satellite arm Measat and satellite TV provider Astro, which serves 36 per cent of Malaysia’s TV households.

3) Lee Shin Cheng

Net Worth $5.5 billion
Ranking in the world: 147
Age : 67
Marital Status : Married

Tan Sri Dato' Lee Shin Cheng is a Malaysian business magnate who's heavily involved in the plantation industry. He started out as a field supervisor in the plantation industry and now heads IOI, with interests in palm oil, property development and hotels.

4) Teh Hong Piow

Net Worth $3.5 billion
Rank in the world : 287
Age : 58
Marital Status : Married , 4 children.

Tan Sri Dato' Sri Dr. Teh Hong Piow, Chairman of Public Bank Berhad in Malaysia, One of Malaysia's wealthiest businessmen. He began his banking career in 1950 as a Bank Clerk in Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation Ltd. and rose in rank to officer within five years.

5) Lee Kim Hua and family

Net Worth : $3.4 billion
Age : 79
Marital Status : Widowed, 6 childrens

Widow of casino magnate Lim Goh Tong, who died in October 2007. Late husband was a public works contractor who transformed a jungle on Kuala Lumpur's outskirts into one of world's most successful casino resorts. Son Lim Kok Thay (No. 15) heads Genting. Believed to share fortune with kids, grandkids.


1) Warren Buffet

NET WORTH : $62.0 billion
AGE : 78
MARITAL STATUS : Married, 2 childrens.

Warren Edward Buffett is an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is one of the world's most successful investors and the largest shareholder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. His 2006 annual salary was about $100,000, which is vanishingly small compared to senior executive remuneration in comparable companies. In 2007, he was listed among Time's 100 Most Influential People in The World.

2) Carlos Slim Helu

NET WORTH : $ 60.0 billion
AGE : 69
MARITAL STATUS : Married , 6 childrens.
Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican businessman and philanthropist who is largely focused on the telecommunications industry. Slim has a substantial influence over the telecommunications industry in Mexico and much of Latin America. He controls Teléfonos de México (Telmex), Telcel and América Móvil companies.

3) Bill Gates

NET WORTH : $ 58.0 billion
AGE : 53
MARITAL STATUS : Married , 3 childrens.
William Henry "Bill" Gates is an American business magnate, philanthropist, author of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of CEO and chief software architect, and remains the largest individual shareholder with more than 8 percent of the common stock. He has also authored or co-authored several books.

4) Lakshmi Mittal

NET WORTH $ 46.0 billion
AGE : 57

Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is an Indian industrialist based in the United Kingdom.. He is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal (founder of Mittal before merger with Arcelor) and also serves as a non-executive director of Goldman Sachs, EADS and ICICI Bank.

5) Mukesh Ambani

NET WORTH : $ 45.0 billion
AGE : 57
Mukesh Ambani is an Indian businessman. He is the chairman, managing director and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries, India's largest private sector enterprise and a Fortune 500 company. His personal stake in Reliance Industries is 48%. His wealth is valued at US$20.8 billion (according to Forbes), making him the richest man in Asia.

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  • You don't see money as good or bad, just as tool.
  • You enjoy working. Whenever you start to hate your work, you change your project or job.
  • You think you will make your first million thriugh working, not through luck.
  • You save at least 10% of your income.
  • You keep a budget and stick to it.
  • You don't spend a lot of money at clothes.Buy stuff on sale.
  • You believe in working hard but more importantly, working smart.