As of Jan. 5, Yang saw her fortune rise to $25.6 billion after a share surge, Bloomberg reported. She basically earned $2.1 billion in the first four days of the new year.
As of this writing, Yang’s net worth is listed at $28 billion. She reportedly controls 57% of the company.
Yang, 36, holds a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University. Her father, Yang Guoqiang, co-founded Country Garden in 1992 and transferred his share to her in 2005.
She married her husband, Chen Chong, in 2006.
Chong, a Harbin native, graduated from China’s prestigious Tsinghua University.
According to Forbes, she also chairs Bright Scholar Education Holdings, the largest operator of international and bilingual K-12 schools in China. The company filed for a $200 million IPO in the New York Stock Exchange last year, according to Seeking Alpha.
On top of the four-day streak, Country Garden’s shares rose another 7.4% on Jan. 8 in Hong Kong trading.
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