Samuel Yin

Samuel Yin 尹衍梁


Yin, 63, has signed The Giving Pledge, led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, committing 95 percent of his wealth to charitable causes. The textile tycoon also launched the Tang Prize in 2013 — the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Prize — with a NT$3 billion donation and the aim to “encourage research, promote Chinese culture and make the world a better place”.


Ruentex Group

Net worth:

US$4.3 billion