9. Richest Man in Myanmar – Tay Za
- Wealth (Net Worth): $1.2 billion
- Age: 54 years old
- Source: Diversified
As the Chairman of HTOO Group of Companies (Myanmar), Tay Za is arguably the richest and most controversial of the Burmese business tycoons. He is also famously known as a close associate of the nation’s former head of state, Than Shwe.
Despite his contentious image, Tay Za was the first entrepreneur from Myanmar to appear on the cover of Forbes Asia. Tay Za’s net worth is estimate to be at approximately 1.2 billion USD.