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“It doesn’t matter how strong or capable you are; if you don’t have a big heart, you will not succeed”.
|Date of Birth||29 July 1928|
|Source of Wealth||Diversified|
In 1947 Li Ka-shing established his company with the money that he borrowed from close family friend. The company produced and supplied high-quality plastic flowers, making it one of the leading suppliers of plastic flowers in Asia.
Li Ka-shing acquired ‘Hutchison Whampoa Limited’ his flagship company from HSBC in 1979 making his business investment spread over the world including Canada, Hong Kong, U.S, Bahamas, as well as many other developing countries.
Li Ka-shing was bestowed with the Grand Bauhinia Medal and was inducted as Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
In 2001, Li Ka-shing was termed as ‘Asia’s Most Powerful Man,’ and later in 2006, he received the first ‘Malcolm S. Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award’ by the Forbes family.
Li Ka-shing boosts of Rolls-Royce Phantoms and is worth $1.1 Million.
Li Ka-shing's mansion Shou Ji Tianfu is spread across area of 45000 Sq. Ft. and is located Southern district Hill in Hong Kong.
Li Ka-shing owns a mansion in Shou Ji Tianfu which is perhaps his most expensive plush property in the country.
Li Ka-shing owns a lavish pad in Cheung Kong Centre which he bought for 4.5 Billion RMB.
Li Ka-shing is the owner of a sprawling yacht ‘Sunseeker yacht’ which has beautiful designs and has got a great liking towards flying too. He owns a luxurious private plane, Gulfstream 550 which is one of the most comfortable privet jets around the world.
The Hong Kong business magnate, investor, and philanthropist is one of the richest man in East Asia who rides a BMW7.
Li Ka-shing lost his parents when he was only of 15. He dropped his education because of this and started looking for a job to support his family.
Li Ka-shing took up his first job was at a plastics trading company. He worked there daily for almost 16 hours to earn more money.
Li Ka-shing’s net worth earned him the nickname as ‘Superman’ in Hong Kong where his global business is based and stands at rank 20 of the world’s billionaires list in 2016.
Li Ka-shing, the billionaire, is a simple and humble man at heart and it seems he is the true follower of the saying “simplicity is the best policy.”
Li Ka-shing is known for his love for yachts and his yacht can accommodate 12 guests and has a master suite VIP cabin, 3 double cabin and 1 twin cabin.