Wang Jianguo: The Life of a Chinese Entrepreneur

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Billionaire Wang Jianguo: A Life of Wealth and Success


Wang Jianguo is a Chinese billionaire businessman and entrepreneur with a net worth of $9.8 billion. He is the founder and Chairman of Beijing Zhongqianghua Group, a conglomerate that has business interests in real estate, construction, finance, and education. Wang is also a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

Early Life and Education

Wang Jianguo was born in 1962 in the Hebei province of China. He grew up in poverty and started working as a construction worker when he was just 16 years old. He did not receive a formal education until his mid-20s when he enrolled in a vocational school to learn construction management.

Career and Achievements

Wang Jianguo began his career in the construction industry, working on projects in cities such as Beijing and Guangzhou. He eventually started his own construction company, Beijing Zhongqianghua Construction Co. Ltd., which grew rapidly and expanded into real estate development. Wang’s company was involved in the construction of the Beijing West Railway Station and the Beijing Olympic Green Convention Center, among other major projects.

In addition to real estate and construction, Wang Jianguo’s business interests include finance and education. He founded Beijing Zhongqianghua Financial Investment Co. Ltd. in 2013, which provides investment management and financial advisory services. He also founded Beijing Zhongqianghua Education Investment Group, which focuses on vocational education and training.

Wang Jianguo’s success in business has earned him numerous accolades, including the title of “Top 10 Most Influential Private Entrepreneurs” in China in 2013 and 2014. He was also named as one of the “Top 10 China’s Most Generous Philanthropists” in 2015.

Personal Life

Wang Jianguo is married and has two children.


Name Born Country Sector Companies Net Worth Forbes Url
Wang Jianguo 1962 China Real Estate, Construction, Finance, Education Beijing Zhongqianghua Group, Beijing Zhongqianghua Construction Co. Ltd., Beijing Zhongqianghua Financial Investment Co. Ltd., Beijing Zhongqianghua Education Investment Group $9.8 billion
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