Top 10 Richest People in Asia 2024

Asia, the largest continent of the planet is home to some of the richest people in the world. Let's find out who tops the list of World's richest Asians in 2024.

A significant number of people from Asia have been featured in the list of billionaires published by Forbes every year. Majority of billionaires comes from China followed by India and Hong Kong with representatives from other countries as well. Here in this article, we have presented a list of the top 10 richest people in Asia in 2024 as arranged in the order of their net worth.

Top 10 Richest People in Asia 2024

The table provides the list of the top 10 richest people in Asia along with their latest net worth, source of income and their nationality.

RankNameNet worth (2024)NationalitySource of income
1.Mukesh Ambani$94.3 BillionIndiaDiversified
2.Gautam Adani $72.2 BillionIndiaInfrastructure, commodities
3. Zhong Shanshan$62.9 BillionChinaBeverages, pharmaceuticals
4.Colin Zheng Huang$50.4 BillionChina E-Commerce
5.Zhang Yiming$43.4 BillionChinaTikTok
6.Tadashi Yanai & family$37.2 BillionJapanFashion retail
7. Li Ka-Shing $35.3 BillionHong KongDiversified
8.Ma Huateng$34 BillionChinaInternet Media
9.William$33.3 BillionChinaOnline Games
10. Shiv Nadar$31.2 BillionIndiaIndustrialist

Asia’s 10 Richest People

Now that you know the richest people in Asia, their net worth, nationality, etc, let us learn a little bit more about them in detail.

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani is the chairman and owner of Reliance Industries founded by his late father Dhirubhai Ambani in 1966. His company has interest in petrochemicals, oil and gas, telecom and retail. Mukesh Ambani is now the richest person in Asia and also among the richest men in the world.

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Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani is the manager of the India’s largest Mundra Port in Gujarat and is also a well-known business tycoon. Other than infrastructure and commodities, Adani Group is also in the power generation & transmission and real estate business. With approximately $53.4 billion net worth, Adani is the 2nd richest person in Asia.

Zhong Shanshan


Zhong Shanshan started his career with jobs as a construction worker, a newspaper reporter and a beverage sales agent. He then started his own business and opened a bottled water company Nongfu Spring. A majority shareholder in Beijing Wantai Biological Pharmacy, Shanshan is the richest person in China and 3rd richest in Asia.

Colin Zheng Huang

Colin Zheng Huang
Colin Zheng Huang

Colin Zheng Huang is a Chinese entrepreneur and the founder of Pinduoduo, a popular e-commerce platform. He has revolutionized the online retail industry in China. Today, Pinduoduo is one of the fastest growing companies in China. He is known for his visionary leadership and commitment to providing affordable products to consumers.

Zhang Yiming

Zhang Yiming

Zhang Yiming is the founder of one of China’s largest media content platforms, ByteDance. ByteDance is known for its revolutionary social video app TikTok. At only the age of 39 years, Zhang is already a billionaire and was also a member of the 2013 Forbes China 30 Under 30 List. His current net worth is estimated to be around $43.4 Billion.

Li Ka-shing

Li Ka-shing

Li Ka-shing is the former chairman and senior advisor in CK Hutchison Holdings, a leading port investor company and CK Asset Holdings, a property developer company. He started his business as the Cheung Kong (CK) plastics at age 21 with his minimal savings and loans from relatives. Also known as Superman, Li is a major philanthropist with his foundation donating over $3.3 billion in charity.

Tadashi Yanai & family

Tadashi Yanai and family own the renowned retail clothing empire Fast Retailing, the parent company of Uniqlo, Theory, Helmut Lang, J Brand and GU. One of the richest person in China as well as the world, Yanai is striving hard for his company to become the world’s largest retailer.

Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng is the founder and chairman of Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings. It is one of the largest businesses by market cap in China with its most popular social messaging app WeChat having more than 1 billion users. Huateng was named one of the world’s most influential people by Time magazine and one of the world’s most powerful people by Forbes.

William Lei Ding

William Ding is the CEO of Netease which is one of the world’s largest online and mobile games businesses. He was the first internet and gaming billionaire of China in 2003 and with a net worth of $33.9 Billion, William is also among the top 10 richest people in Asia.

Shiv Nadar

Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar

Shiva Nadar is an Indian businessman and founder. He is most famous for co-founding HCL Technologies, a leading IT services company. Under his leadership, this company has achieved remarkable success. He is also actively involved in various philanthropic initiatives.

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Who is the richest person in Asia in 2024?

Mukesh Ambani

What is the net worth of Mukesh Ambani?

$94.3 Billion

What is the net worth of Zhong Shanshan?

$62.9 Billion

Disclaimer: The net worth of people shared above is subject to change.

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