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# 393 Ding Shijia $5.16B

Random fact: Set up China's first sports science lab.


Ding is the deputy chairman of Anta Sports Products, a manufacturer of sport shoes and athletic apparel. The Fujian-based business has more than 10,000 stores in mainland China and reported revenue of 24.1 billion yuan ($3.6 billion) in 2018. The group's collection of brands includes Anta, Fila, Amer Sports and Descente.

As of :
Last change -$139M ( -2.6%)
YTD change -$343M ( -6.2%)
Industry Consumer
Biggest asset 2020 HK Equity
Citizenship China
Age 54
Wealth Self-made
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Relative Value

Ding Shijia's net worth of $5.16B can buy ...

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of the GDP of the United States
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of the top 100 U.S. college endowments
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The majority of Ding's wealth is derived from his 21% stake from Anta Sports Products, a Chinese sportswear maker. The Fujian based business reported a revenue of 24.1 billion yuan ($3.6 billion) in 2018 with over 10,200 stores in mainland China.

The group's brands include Anta, Fila and Amer Sports, according to the company's 2019 semi-annual report. He own his shares through a family trust, according to the same report.

The value of his cash is based on an analysis of stock dividends, insider transactions, taxes and market performance.


Family: Unknown, No children

Born in 1965, Ding co-founded Anta Sports with his father Ding Hemu and brother Ding Shizhong in 1991 in Fujian, China, according to the company's website.

Anta opened its first retail store in Beijing in 2001, according to the company's website. It began trading publicly in Hong Kong in 2007.

Anta acquired FILA's mainland, Hong Kong and Macau business in 2010. It later led a consortium that acquired Finland's Amer Sports for $5.2 billion in 2018.

  • 1991 Company is founded in Fujian, China.
  • 2001 First Anta retail store opens in Beijing.
  • 2007 Starts trading publicly in Hong Kong.
  • 2009 Acquired FILA's mainland, Hong Kong and Macau business.