Let’s take a look at the top 20 richest Malaysians.


The top 20 richest Malaysians.

Guo Henian remained at the top of the 2023 Nanyang Rich List, with Tan Sri Koon Poh Keong family of Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd coming in second and Teh Hong Piow (deceased) of Public Bank coming in third.

IOI Group’s Dato’ Lee Yew Choo and Lee Yew Seng came in fourth, and Hong Leong Group’s Tan Sri Kok Ling Chan came in fifth. Tan Sri Lip Keong Chen of NagaCorp Holdings is ranked sixth.

Tan Sri Lee Chor Kwan (Synthetic Unity), Tan Yu Wei & Tan Yu Yeh (MR DIY), Ananda Krishnan (Maxis, Astro), and Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay and Family are the richest people ranked seventh to tenth (Genting Group).

Nine of the top ten billionaires in the world are Chinese. Seventeen of the world’s top twenty billionaires are Chinese. However, due to the severe global economic environment in 2022, these wealthy individuals will lose their net worth.

2022 Rich List (organized by Nanyang Siang Pau)

1. Guo Henian (Kwok Group) 37.85 billion ringgit

2. Tan Sri Kuan Po Keong and family (Qi Lik) 25.08 billion ringgit

3. Tan Sri Teh Hong Piow (Public Bank) RM20.9 billion *deceased

4. Dato’ Lee Yew Choo and Lee Yew Seng (IOI Group) 16.63 billion ringgit

5. Tan Sri Kuok Ling Chan (Hong Leong Group) RM14.35 billion

6. Tan Sri Zeng Liqiang (NagaCorp Holdings) 11.78 billion ringgit

7. Tan Sri Lee Chor Koon (Synthetic Unity) 10.02 billion ringgit

8. Tan Yu Wei & Tan Yu Yeh (MR DIY) 9.58 billion ringgit

9. Ananda Krishnan (Maxis, Astro) RM9.31 billion

10. Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay and family (Genting Group) 7.72 billion ringgit

11. Xie Songkun and family (Quanli Resources) 7.32 billion ringgit

12. Tan Sri Cheah Fulian (Sunway Group) 6.46 billion ringgit

13. Tan Sri G. Ganalingan (Westport Holdings) RM5.90 billion

14. Datuk Wang Ziming (Hextar Global) 5.66 billion ringgit

15. Tan Sri Li Aixian and Dato’ Li Xiaoxian (Batu Kawan, Kuala Lumpur Kepong) 4.97 billion ringgit

16. Tan Sri Yang Subin and family (YTL Organization) 4.46 billion ringgit

17. Zhu Zhenrong, Xiao Guodong and Yang Xuehong (Weite Agency) 4.06 billion ringgit

18. Dato’ Seri Zhou Mingde (Zhenxing Group) 3.92 billion ringgit

19. Tan Sri Sai Mokhtar (Ma Mining, Diversified Heavy Industries) 3.84 billion ringgit

20. Chen Rongqi (Gedai Technology) 3.74 billion ringgit

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