Main i 2 yang guoqiang

Yang Guoqiang, Yang Huiyan

#4 by Total Donations with ¥500 Million

#8 by Generosity Index with 1.03%

Province: Guangdong

Industry: Real Estate

Yang Guoqiang is the founder and chairman of the Country Garden Holdings Co., Ltd. Established in 1992 in Shunde, Guangdong Province, Country Garden was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2007. Country Garden is an urban developer, principally engaged in such businesses as property management, real estate development, construction, fitting and decoration, and hotel development and management. Yang Guoqiang was born into a rural family in Beijiao County, Shunde City. In 2005, Yang Huiyan, his second daughter, joined Country Garden as procurement manager upon graduation from the Ohio State University and has since gradually taken over the company business from her father. She was ranked #6 richest person on the 2017 Forbes China Rich List with a total wealth of $21.8 billion. On the 2016 Guangdong Poverty Alleviation Day, Yang Guoqiang and Yang Huiyan donated $79.5 million to the Guangdong Provincial Government in support of its three-year targeted poverty alleviation plan. Since 2010, the Yang’s have donated a total of $210 million for poverty alleviation.

2016 Statistics


¥500 Million Donated

#4 Top Giver

Generosity Index 1.03%

#8 Most Generous