Wang Jianlin Biography
Birthday: October 24, 1954 (Scorpio)
Born In: Mianyang
Wang Jianlin is a Chinese investor, business magnate, and philanthropist, best known as the founder of the ‘Dalian Wanda Group.’ The conglomerate company happens to be the largest real-estate company in China and also runs the largest network of cinemas in China. Born and raised in Sichuan, China, he had served the ‘People’s Liberation Army’ before entering the world of business. For about a decade, he worked for various companies, before finally joining the ‘Dalian Wanda Group’ in 1992, as its chairman. The company grew rapidly and crossed the national borders to invest heavily in the US. It ventured into sports in 2015, after acquiring 20% of shares of ‘Atletico Madrid.’ Under Wang’s leadership, the company became one of the most famous entertainment companies in the entire East-Asian region. ‘Bloomberg’ named him the richest person in Asia in 2015. In 2017, he was ranked 18th on the ‘Forbes’ list of billionaires of the world. Wang happens to be closely associated with the ‘Chinese Communist Party,’ which helps him obtain necessary permits. His charitable side further makes him a respectable personality among the Chinese public.