Cen Junda: The Life of a Philanthropic Entrepreneur

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Billionaire Cen Junda


Cen Junda is a Chinese billionaire who made his fortune in the beauty industry. He is the founder and chairman of Jala Group, which owns the popular cosmetics brand Chando. With a net worth of $2.1 billion, according to Forbes, Cen Junda is one of the richest people in China.

Early Life and Education

Cen Junda was born in 1966 in China’s Shandong province. He grew up in a small village and was the son of a farmer. Cen Junda did not have the opportunity to attend university but he did attend a vocational school where he studied cosmetology.

Career and Achievements

In 1987, Cen Junda began his career in the beauty industry working as a salesperson for a cosmetics company. He quickly realized that there was a demand for high-quality, affordable beauty products in China, and set out to create his own brand.

In 2001, he founded Jala Group, which owns the brand Chando. Today, Chando is one of the most popular cosmetics brands in China, offering a wide range of skincare and makeup products.

Cen Junda’s success has not gone unnoticed. In 2015, he was named one of Forbes’ 100 Richest Chinese Businesspeople.

Personal Life

Cen Junda is married and has two children. Outside of his business ventures, he is known for his philanthropy. In 2016, he donated $30 million dollars to his alma mater, the Weifang Vocational College, to build a new campus.


Name Cen Junda
Born 1966
Country China
Sector Beauty
Companies Jala Group, Chando
Net Worth $2.1 billion
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