1. Robert Kuok
Robert Kuok is the Malaysian richest man and has risen over US $300 million when he listed his PACC Offshore Services Holdings in Singapore which is the leading operator of vessels in Asian for offshore oil & gas exploration. His Kuok business group has control the swing of listed companies in Malaysia, Hong Kong and in Singapore. The Chinese Malaysian industrialist has made his fortune in palm oil, sugar, shipping and in real estate. The big source of his wealth is the stakes in palm oil giant “Wilmar International” which is run by his nephew Kuok Khoon who is the Singapore billionaire. Robert Kuok estimated net worth is US $ 11.3 billion and he is ranked first in the list of top 10 richest people of Malaysia.
2. Ananda Krishnan
Ananda Krishnan is the Malaysian richest person and has receives the gain of US $1.6 billion in his total net worth because of the slump in the shares of Bumi Armada which is an offshore oilfield services provider. Ananda Krishnan estimated net worth has increased to US $ 9.7 billion and ranked at N0.2 in the list of top 10 richest people of Malaysia. The sudden departure of his company “Bumi’s” CEO in 2014 and has some speculation that he might take the company private. His telecoms assets are the major source his wealth which makes half’s of his fortune.
3. Quek Chan
Quek Chan is the chairman of the Hong Leong conglomerate which also holds stakes in the property, finance and food sectors. He invested in the oil & gas sector and make out at least US $180 million in 2014 and also acquire stakes in Indonesia oil & gas producer company Samudra Energy and also holds the stakes in the Singapore-listed Ezion which is the supplier of support vessels for oilfields. Quek is the inherited billionaire and has fortune from his father and has estimated net worth of US $ 5.6 billion and he is the third richest person of Malaysia.
4. Lim Thay
Lim Thay is the Malaysian entrepreneur and the richest person and ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest people of Malaysia with an estimated net worth of US$ 5.5 billion. He is the chairman and CEO of the Genting Berhad which is the holding firm of Genting Group which deals in power generation, property development, palm oil plantation, leisure and hospitality and also in the oil and gas development. He is also the founder of Genting limited which is the leading cruise operator of the world.
5. Teh Piow
Teh Piow has own the one quarter of Public Bank which he establish in 1966 and convert into the Malaysian 3rd largest banking group by worth. The bank has maintained the track record for producing steady profitability since its inauguration. He started his career as the clerk with an overseas Chinese banking Corp and also owns the shares of 44 percents of insurance business LPI Capital. He was awarded with the Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Malaya in 1989 for an important cause to prevent the crime and the wellbeing of police officers. Teh Piow estimated net worth is US $ 5.4 billion he is the 5th richest person of Malaysia.
6. Lee Cheng
Lee Cheng has heightened his wealth after the splitting of his property and plantation businesses into two listed companies in 2014. He is the chairman and the CEO of both companies while his older son; Yeow Chor who runs the palm oil IOI Corp. and his younger son Yeow Seng is the head of the IOI Properties and his other children’s are also work in his companies. He is the self made billionaire; he left his school at the age of 11 in order to support his family and sold ice cream on a bicycle for almost 4 years and then he returns to school to finish his education. Lee Cheng estimated net worth is US $ 4.6 billion and he is ranked at No.6 in the list of top 10 richest people of Malaysia.
7. Yeoh Lay
Yeoh Lay is the Malaysian businessman and ranked at seventh place in the list of top 10 richest people of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 3 billion. His fortune include the annual interests and revenues in utilities, property and hotels development that including the 2,000 acre land in Malaysia. His eldest son Francis has run the YTL Corp. which also owns the PowerSeraya plant which is the 2nd largest plant of Singapore’s and co-owns the Eastern and Oriental Express which is the luxury train that runs from Thailand to Singapore.
8. Syed Mokhtar
Syed Mokhtar is the Malaysian richest businessman and holds the Bumiputra corporate who is involved in diversified business which included the logistics and transportation, property development, plantations, armory and defense, and also involved in the power generation and engineering. Syed Mokhtar estimated net worth is US $ 2.9 billion and he is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top ten richest people of Malaysia.
9. Goh Peng
Goh Peng is the overall 9th richest person of Malaysia and the first tech billionaire. He is the chairman of the Silverlake Axis which is listed in Singapore and provides the services of financial software to 40 percents banks of Southeast Asia. The company’s stock price has jumped more than 400 percents in last 3 years and its becomes one of the best performing mid-cap stocked company of Singapore. Goh Peng estimated net worth is US $ 1.55 billion and he is the second last person in the list of top 10 richest people of Malaysia.
10. Lee Oi & Lee Hau
Lee Oi and Lee Hau fortune has jumped to 40 percents and thanks to his younger brother Lee Hau who made investment in the chemicals company “Synthomer” which is listed in London. He is the MD of Batu Kawan which is established by his father, MR. Lee Seng. Older brother Oi runs the Kuala Lumpur Kepong which is the plantation group division that also owned the body-Crabtree and Evelyn since 1996. Lee Oi and Lee Hau estimated net worth is US $ 1.45 billion and they ranked at last in the list of top 10 richest people of Japan.