Patrick Soon-Shiong Net Worth

Patrick Soon-Shiong Net Worth

Net Worth: $7.2 Billion
Source of wealth:


Full Name Patrick Soon-Shiong (黄馨祥)
Birth Place Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date of Birth Jul 29, 1952 (age 69)
Nationality American
Ethnicity Chinese
Occupation Surgeon, Medical researcher, Businessman, Professor
Marital Status Married (Michele B. Chan)
Children 2
Education University of the Witwatersrand, University of California, Los Angeles, University of British Columbia
Hobbies Watching basketball (Lakers fan)
Last Updated
Oct 18, 2018

About Patrick Soon-Shiong (黄馨祥)

Born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on July 29, 1952. South-African born American surgeon, medical researcher, businessman, philanthropist, and professor, Patrick Soon-Shiong has an estimated net worth of $12.3 billion, according to Forbes; making him the richest doctor in the world. As of October 2018, his net worth declines to $7.2 billion.

Patrick Soon-Shiong obtained his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand before completing his internship at Johannesburg’s General Hospital and receiving a Master of Science degree from the University of British Columbia. He created two drug firms; American Pharmaceutical Partnership (APP) and Abraxis. App initially sole shares to the public in 2001 but was eventually and wholely acquired by Germany’s Fresenius in 2008 for $6.5 billion followed by Abraxis for $2.9 billion in 2010. A year later, he founded NantWorks which has been developing new treatments for cancer. His medical research and development for the metastatic breast cancer has made him a well-recognized and respected doctor in the medical field. And for that, he has won many medical researching accolades. Dr. Soon-Shiong currently is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada) and the American College of Surgeons, the Chan Soon-Siong Family Foundation’s Chairman, and CEO and Chairman of the Chan Soon-Siong Institute for Advanced Health, National LambdaRail, the Healthcare Transformation Institute, and NantWorks, LLC. His philanthropic works include a $5 million give away to the University of Chicago for the development of a technology to enhance patient care and a $136 million donation to St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California. He is minority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers as well.