The richest people in Singapore, ranked

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The richest people in Singapore include real-estate magnates, private investors, the cofounder of Facebook, and hot pot billionaires, according to Forbes’ Real-Time Billionaires list.
Singapore’s richest person is Zhang Yong, a 50-year-old restaurateur who’s worth $16.4 billion and chairs the popular Sichuan hot pot chain Haidilao, which has locations in China, the US, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore.
The youngest person on the list is 38-year-old Eduardo Saverin, the cofounder of Facebook, a Brazilian native who’s been a Singapore resident since 2012.
Singapore’s richest people are worth a combined $95.7 billion.
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Singapore, one of the most expensive cities in the world, is home to an estimated 44 billionaires.

These ultra-wealthy individuals range from real-estate magnates and private investors to hot pot billionaires and even the cofounder of Facebook.

Singapore’s richest person is Zhang Yong, a 50-year-old restaurateur who’s worth $16.4 billion and chairs the popular Sichuan hot pot chain Haidilao, which has locations in China, the US, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore, according to Forbes’ Real-Time Billionaires list. His wife, Shu Ping, the director of the company, is also on Singapore’s billionaires list, with a net worth of $3.3 billion.

Here are Singapore’s richest people, who are worth a combined $95.7 billion.

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T15. Zhao Tao

Net worth: $2.0 billion

Age: 55

Source of wealth: pharmaceuticals

T15. Sam Goi

Net worth: $2.0 billion

Age: 72

Source of wealth: frozen foods

T15. Asok Kumar Hiranandani

Net worth: $2.0 billion

Age: 66

Source of wealth: real estate

14. Peter Lim

Net worth: $2.1 billion

Age: 67

Source of wealth: investments

T12. Kuok Khoon Hong

Net worth: $2.9 billion

Age: 71

Source of wealth: palm oil

T12. Richard Chandler

Net worth: $2.9 billion

Age: 61

Source of wealth: investments

11. Raj Kumar and Kishin RK

Net worth: $3.1 billion

Age: 66

Source of wealth: real estate

T9. Choo Chong Ngen

Net worth: $3.3 billion

Age: 67

Source of wealth: hotels

T9. Shu Ping

Net worth: $3.3 billion

Age: unknown

Source of wealth: restaurants

8. Jason Chang

Net worth: $3.4 billion

Age: 76

Source of wealth: electronics

7. Kwek Leng Beng

Net worth: $3.7 billion

Age: 80

Source of wealth: real estate

6. Kwee brothers

Net worth: $6.5 billion

Age: unknown

Source of wealth: real estate

5. Wee Cho Yaw

Net worth: $7.1 billion

Age: 91

Source of wealth: banking

4. Goh Cheng Liang

Net worth: $10.5 billion

Age: 93

Source of wealth: paints

3. Robert and Philip Ng

Net worth: $12.2 billion

Age: unknown

Source of wealth: real estate

2. Eduardo Saverin

Net worth: $12.3 billion

Age: 38

Source of wealth: Facebook

1. Zhang Yong

Net worth: $16.4 billion

Age: 50

Source of wealth: restaurants

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