Zhong Shanshan, the Chinese billionaire businessman, who founded and chairs Nongfu Spring, the largest beverage company in China, has seen his wealth surge $7 billion this year, helping him leapfrog India’s Mukesh Ambani and China’s Jack Ma.
Shanshan is also the owner of the Chinese pharma giant ‘Wantai’.
As of September 2020, he became the richest person in Asia.
Thanks to his vaccine-making firm and bottled water company.
His net worth is $77.8 billion, making him the world’s 11th richest person according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Nicknamed the “lone wolf”, Mr. Zhong’s career has spanned journalism, mushroom farming, and healthcare.
Readers Bureau, Contributor
Edited by Jesus Chan
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