According to Bloomberg, Li Ka-shing has reconfirmed his privileged status of “Asia’s richest person”, holding an astronomic fortune of $32 billion, ahead of Macau casino mogul Lui Che-woo (84-year old). The latter’s fortune is about $21 billion and his first fortune was related to the World War II, when Lui Che-woo imported construction equipment left by US forces on the Japanese island of Okinawa.
Nowadays, he is the the head of Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment, with a great influence on this industry.Li Ka-shing biggest investments include fields as: property, telecoms, utilities, ports and retail controlled by influent companies: Cheung Kong Holdings and Hutchison Whampoa. April 2012 was the month when he officially became the richest man in Asia, surpassing the Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani. Now, in 2014, he seems to holding on to his title.