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Robert Kuok Net Worth:
Robert Kuok Net Worth:Robert Kuok Hock Nien (traditional Chinese: 郭鶴年; simplified Chinese: 郭鹤年; pinyin: Guō Hènián, born 6 October 1923), is a Malaysian Chinese billionaire businessman. According to Forbes his net worth is estimated at $10.5 billion on Feb 2012, making him the richest person in Malaysia and second richest in Southeast Asia after Dhanin Chearavanont of Thailand, according to Forbe's List of World Billionaires 2013 which Robert Kuok was placed 76th. As of December 2012, According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Kuok has an estimated net worth of 17.3 billion making him the 40th richest person in the world.Kuok is media-shy; most of his businesses are privately held by him or his family. Apart from a multitude of businesses in Malaysia, his companies have investments in many countries throughout Asia. His business interests range from sugarcane plantations (Perlis Plantations Bhd), sugar refineries, flour milling, animal feed, oil, mining, finance, hotels, properties, trading, freight and publishing. Biggest source of wealth is stake in Wilmar International, the world's largest listed palm oil company. He was a student from Raffles Institution and English College Johore Bahru English collegian.
|Birth date:||October 6, 1923|
|Birth place:||Johor Bahru, Malaysia|
|Education:||Raffles Institution, Raffles College|
|Spouse:||Ho Poh Lin|
|Children:||Jeffrey Ong Teng Buey, Kuok Khoon Ean|
|Parents:||Zheng Ge Ru, Kuok Keng Kang|
|Siblings:||Phillip Kuok, William Kuok|