Born in Singapore in 1940. Singaporean businessman and property magnate Kwek Leng Beng has a net worth of $6.8 billion as of August 2015, according to Forbes. As of October 2018, his net worth is at $1.6 billion. He is currently serving as the Executive Chairman of Hong Leong Group Singapore, which includes Hong Leong Finance, the largest finance company in the country. Kwek joined his family business and later became the Chairman in 1990 following his graduation in the field of Law from the University of London. He also serves as Chairman of City Developments Limited, an international property and hotel conglomerate, as well as Chairman for Millennium & Copthorne which is a globally famous hotel group in addition to his role as part of the Board of Trustees of the Singapore Management University. In 2014 City Developments purchased a 4.2 acre plot of land in Tokyo worth $262 million. Kwek is married with two children and they resides in their native country Singapore.