Zhang's rise to the top was connected to his organisation being listed in a Shenzhen-based stock exchange. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Zhang Congyuan and his family are the owners of the Huali industrial group
  • The company makes shoes for brands such as Nike, Puma, Vans and UGC
  • In April, electronic baron Terry had  Gou reclaimed his spot as Taiwan's richest in the Forbes billionaire list

(Photo credit: Instagram/kimkardashian)

  • She took to Instagram to celebrate her billionaire status declared by Forbes on Tuesday
  • She showed off her most valuable asset in bikini photo that she has reportedly insured
  •  Kim is 2674th on the list of Forbes Billionaires

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Chinese billionaire Zhong Shanshan has become Asia's richest man. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Zhong Shanshan became Asia's richest man following the stock listings of his two companies
  • His Nongfu Spring and Wantai Biological Pharmacy Enterprise made stock market debut last year
  •  Zhong's net worth has surged to $85 billion and made him the seventh-richest person on the planet

.Seoul, South Korea
Kim Beom-su and Kim Bong-jin, two self-made South Korean billionaires have pledged in as many weeks to give away half their fortunes. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Kim Beom-su announced this month he will donate more than half his estimated $9.6 billion assets
  • Kim Bong-jin became the first South Koreans to sign the Giving Pledge
  • The philanthropic initiative was set up by Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren Buffett, for billionaires to give away at least half their wealth

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Elon Musk's wealth is pegged at $181 billion. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Elon Musk is currently the world's second-richest person
  • With fortunes worth $184 billion, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the world's wealthiest person
  • Last year, the world's 500 richest people added a record $1.8 trillion to their combined wealth

MacKenzie Scott is the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos.(Photo Credit:Twitter/@mackenziescott)

  • She last year signed a "giving pledge" to donate the bulk of her wealth to charity
  • The groups that received donations "have dedicated their lives to helping others
  • Scott was left a multi-billionaire after her divorce last year from Bezos