7. Yeoh Tiong Lay
Forbes estimates that his wealth is valued at US$2.4B. He founded the YTL Corp. that has various interests in construction, utilities, hotels, property development and technology.
He completed his secondary school at Hin Hua High School in Klang, Malaysia, and he’s currently one of the Pro-Chancellors of Universiti Malaysia Sabah in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.