Huiyan Yang

Easily one of the world’s youngest and richest women, Yang Huiyan is the largest shareholder of real estate developer Country Garden Holdings, founded by her father Yeung Kwok Keung. Yang is presently 270th richest in the world and China’s 24th. Additionally, Garden will be developing Forest City, the largest mixed development in Johor Bahru. Work has started on the first of four man-made islands and the S$58.3 billion project is slated to be completed in phases around 2036. 

Company:

Country Garden Holdings

Net worth:

US$5.3 billion