Date of Birth:
11th December 1946
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Source of Wealth:
Jewelry and Property Development
Henry Cheng Net Worth USD: $19,665,000,000 - $21,735,000,000
2020 Mean Estimate USD:
Henry Cheng Biography
Henry Cheng Kar-shun is the eldest son of Cheng Yu-tung the founder of both Chow Tai Fook Jewellery and the Hong Kong listed New World Development, which has interests in property, infrastructure and services.
The businesses are very much a family concern, with as many as nine family members having an active role including several of Henry Cheng Kar-shun’s six children. The Rosewood Hotel Group was bought by New World in 2011 and is now run by its CEO Sonia Cheng, Henry’s daughter. Adrian Cheng, his son and like Sonia educated at Harvard is the vice chairman of New World Development.
Henry Cheng Kar-shun, like his father was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Medal for services to Hong Kong.