Wang Qicheng and Wu Yan, a couple, topped the list of Richest Self-made Chinese Under 40 with 24.5 billion yuan (US$3.55 billion), according to a recent ranking released by Hurun.net.
The ranking, together with another list - Richest Billionaires Who Inherited Their Wealth – are two sub-lists of the Hurun Rich List 2016.
The richest Chinese under 40 are mostly successful in the industry of information technology. 30-year-old Duan Wei is the youngest self-made entrepreneur on the list.
Beijing features the most the number of self-made billionaires, with 7 people total, followed by Shanghai and Shenzhen with 5 and 4 billionaires, respectively.
Wang Yue [File photo]
Wealth: 7 billion yuan (US$1.02 billion)
Wealth change: newcomer