Top 10 richest people in China | Updated: 2018-10-10 15:20

Alibaba Chairman Ma Yun and his family have been ranked No 1 on the Hurun China Rich List 2018, according to the latest version of the list.

With 270 billion yuan ($39 billion) in wealth, Ma Yun's family became the richest in China, dethroning Evergrande Chairman Xu Jiayin, whose wealth fell 40 billion yuan to 250 billion yuan.

Tencent Chairman and CEO Ma Huateng, with 240 billion yuan in wealth, took the third spot on the list.

E-commerce, fintech and internet service industries show strong momentum to generate wealth in China as two of the top three work in these industries.

The real estate industry provides wealth for three of the top 10, including Xu Jiayin, Yang Huiyan and Dalian Wanda Group Chairman Wang Jianlin and family.

The ages of China's richest range from 32 to 76 with Yan Hao, chairman of the board of Pacific Construction Group, as the youngest and He Xiangjian, founder of Midea Group, as the oldest.

Let's take a look at the top 10 richest people in China.

No 10 Wang Wenyin and family

Wang Wenyin, chairman of Amer International Group, speaks at an event in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, on Dec 17, 2016. [Photo/IC]
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