: 30 Net Worth
: $4.7 billion
Her low-key dad, Yeung Kwok Keung, transferred his holding of the family's main fortune, shares in family-controlled real estate developer Country Garden Holdings to her ahead of the company's Hong Kong IPO in 2007. Yang, China's richest person in 2007 (net worth then: $16.2 billion), has seen her fortune drop dramatically since, though she's wealthier than last year.
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