Zhong Huijuan, Wu Yajun, and Zhou Qunfei are among China’s richest women, but how did they get there? Photo: @BeijingReview/Twitter, SCMP, AFP Zhong Huijuan, Wu Yajun, and Zhou Qunfei are among China’s richest women, but how did they get there? Photo: @BeijingReview/Twitter, SCMP, AFP
Zhong Huijuan, Wu Yajun, and Zhou Qunfei are among China’s richest women, but how did they get there? Photo: @BeijingReview/Twitter, SCMP, AFP

The 5 billionaires competing to be China’s richest woman: from Country Garden’s Yang Huiyan to Zhou Qunfei, whose tech start-up supplies Apple, Samsung and Huawei

  • Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos may be the world’s richest men, but take a look at the list of richest women and you’ll see two Chinese tycoons right at the top
  • Longfor Properties’ Wu Yajun toiled in a factory before working her way to a US$18 billion fortune, while Hengli Petrochemical’s Fan Hongwei made it in textiles

Topic |   Millionaires and billionaires
Zhong Huijuan, Wu Yajun, and Zhou Qunfei are among China’s richest women, but how did they get there? Photo: @BeijingReview/Twitter, SCMP, AFP Zhong Huijuan, Wu Yajun, and Zhou Qunfei are among China’s richest women, but how did they get there? Photo: @BeijingReview/Twitter, SCMP, AFP
Zhong Huijuan, Wu Yajun, and Zhou Qunfei are among China’s richest women, but how did they get there? Photo: @BeijingReview/Twitter, SCMP, AFP
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