Beijing Richest Chinese Zhang Xin and Pan Shiyi
#7 Richest Chinese Zhang Xin
Net Worth: $3.8 billion
Company: SOHO China
Beijing property developer leaps into top 10 thanks to October listing of SOHO China. She and husband, Pan Shiyi, who are SOHO's chief executive and chairman, respectively, are one of China's best-known business couples, renowned for their stylish buildings. Zhang got start at international firms Goldman Sachs, Travelers Group. Zhang Xin 1992 received a master's degree in the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin has been pushing the architectural envelope in Beijing by hiring high-profile foreign architects to design their apartment buildings.
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