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# 299 Zhou Qunfei $6.06B

Random fact: Started working in the glass-making industry at age 23.

Overview

One of China's richest women is chairman of Lens Technology, a publicly traded consumer electronics supplier. The Liuyang, China-based business makes glass covers for cellphones, computers and cameras, and reported revenue of 27.5 billion yuan ($4.2 billion) in 2018. Apple and Samsung are among its biggest customers.

As of :
Last change +$65.8M ( +1.1%)
YTD change +$3.07B ( +102.8%)
Industry Technology
Biggest asset 300433 CH Equity
Citizenship China
Age 49
Wealth Self-made
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Net Worth Summary

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The majority of Zhou's wealth is derived from an 75 percent stake in Lens Technology, a Liuyang, China-based glass cover manufacturer. She owns the shares with her husband and through Hong Kong-based Lens Technology (HK) and Changsha, China-based Qunxing Investment, according to the company's disclosure dated June 3, 2019. Zhou is credited all of these shares because she maintains strategic control over the company, according to company filings.

The value of her cash investments is based on an analysis of stock performance, dividend history, taxes and market performance.

A representative from Lens Technology's investor relations department declined to comment on the billionaire's net worth.

Biography

Birthdate: 1/1/1970
Family: Married, 2 children

Zhou Qunfei was born in Xiangxiang, in China's Hunan province in 1970. She moved to Guangdong province to start working as a factory worker making glasses in 1987. She left to start her own company, the predecessor of Lens Technology, six years later.

Lens Technology supplies protective window glass covers for Apple and Samsung products, and began trading on the Growth Enterprise Market board in Shenzhen in March 2015.

She and her husband, Zheng Junlong, remain the company's majority shareholders and live in Hong Kong with their children.

Milestones
  • 1970 Zhou Qunfei is born in Ziangxiang in China's Hunan province.
  • 1987 Moves to Shenzhen for work.
  • 1993 Starts her own glass making business with her family.
  • 2001 Becomes a screen supplier for TCL's cellphones.
  • 2003 Establishes Lens Technology in Shenzhen.
  • 2004 Creates Hong Kong division of Lens Technology.
  • 2008 Marries her factory colleague Zheng Junlong.
  • 2015 Lens Technology begins trading on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.