The 10 Richest People in Singapore & What They Do

We’ve always read the news about the world’s ultra-rich.

However, did you know that Singapore also has her own group of wealthy billionaires that she can be proud of?

Here are the top 10 richest billionaires in Singapore.

10. Oon Kuin Lim

Net Worth: $1.8 B

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Oon Kuin Lim is the founder of Hin Leong Trading, one of the largest oil traders in Singapore

9. Peter Lim

Net Worth: $2.2 B

Peter Lim is a businessman and investor and has been in the news for wanting to buy over Manchester United Football Club.

8. Khoo Hock Kuok

Net Worth: $2.2 B

Khoo Hock Kuok is the co-founder, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wilmar International, the World’s largest palm oil firm.

7. Raj Kumar & Kishin RK

Net Worth: $2.3 B

Raj Kumar & Kishin RK are a father-and-son pair and one of the most successful landlords in Singapore.

6. Jason Chang

Net Worth: $2.9 B

Jason Chang is the chairman of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, the World’s largest independent semiconductor-packaging company, and he is also a main investor in Sino Horizon Holding.

5. Cheng Liang Goh

Net Worth: $4.2 B

Cheng Liang Goh is the founder of Nippon Paint (Singapore) and the main local distributor of Nippon Paint.

4. Kwee Brothers

Net Worth: $4.9 B

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The Kwee Brothers, comprising of Kwee Liong Keng, Kwee Liong Tek, Kwee Liong Seen and Kwee Liong Phing are Singapore’s first family of luxury real estate.

3. Cho Yaw Wee

Net Worth: $5.8 B

Cho Yaw Wee is the chairman of the United Overseas Bank (UOB) and United Industrial Corporation (UIC) Singapore.

2. Leng Beng Kwek & Family

Net Worth: $7.3 B

Leng Beng Kwek is a Singaporean businessman and the Executive Chairman of Hong Leong Group Singapore.

1. Robert & Philip Ng

Net Worth: $11.6 B

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Robert & Philip Ng are the children of the late Ng Teng Fong, the founder of Far East Organization, the largest property developer in Singapore.

(Source: Forbes Billionaires List)

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