Sam Goi

SAM GOI 魏成辉

Executive chairman

Having dropped out of high school to help in the family business, Singapore’s popiah king gives generously towards both education and his alma mater, Dunman High School, which has received US$1.2 million. Other beneficiaries include the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism, a school in the Chinese village where he was born and Ren Ci Hospital.

Company:

Tee Yih Jia Group

Net worth:

US$2 billion