The world has become one billionaire more. Yuan Liping, the former wife of Chinese tycoon, head of pharmaceutical company Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products, Du Weimin, became a newcomer to the list of the richest people on the planet. About this writes Bloomberg.
After the divorce, 49-year-old Yuan Liping received 161.3 million shares of the company. The cost of a package of securities is estimated at 3.2 billion dollars. In 2011-2018, Yuan Liping served as director of her husband’s pharmaceutical company. She currently leads the Beijing Minhai Biotechnology Division of Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products in Beijing.
In 2019, as a result of the divorce of the richest man on the planet, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, his ex-wife Mackenzie also appeared on the list of the richest people on the planet. According to the results of the property sharing agreement, she received almost $ 40 billion. Currently, her fortune has already increased by almost 10 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index.