Lin Rong San is a Taiwanese politician, publisher and businessman who has a net worth of $4.4 billion. Lin Rong San is one of the biggest real estate moguls in Taiwan. Lin Rong San owns numerous commercial buildings in the country’s capital Taipei, and he holds substantial land in suburban areas where middle-class Taiwanese have been pursuing affordable real estate after a surge in central prices in recent years.
In addition to his estate holdings, Lin is the founder of Union Bank of Taiwan, as well as the publisher of Liberty Times and Taipei Times. His newspaper, which has served as voice for a cautious approach in relations between the island and the mainland, may derive substantial benefit from the recent sale of the Apple Daily’s Taiwan operations. Furthermore, he holds controlling portion of Union Bank, whose shares have climbed more than 40% in 2010. Married and a father of four, Lin has actively involved his three sons in the family empire. His brother, Lin Yu-lin, also entered the list of billionaires as of March 2013.
|Net Worth:||$4.4 Billion|
|Date of Birth:||May 27, 1939 (82 years old)|