Kylie Jenner, Evan Spiegel and Mark Zuckerberg are known to be among the youngest billionaires in the world. But what about their counterparts in Asia? Read on for the youngest Asian scions and self-made entrepreneurs to know, based on Forbes' 2020 World’s Billionaires List.
1. Jonathan Kwok, 28
Net worth $2B
The younger son of late property tycoon Walter Kwok, Jonathan Kwok is a director at Empire Group Holdings, overseeing the group’s real estate investments, project developments, and asset management operations. The property developer was founded by Walter Kwok after he was ousted as chairman of Hong Kong’s largest developer, Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP).
The former chairman retained his stakes in SHKP however, which was inherited by Jonathan and his brother Geoffrey. The brothers are also named beneficiaries of one-third of five family trusts held by their grandmother Kwong Siu-hing, the widow of SHKP co-founder Kwok Tak-seng.