Lei Jun Net Worth

Lei Jun was born on December 16, 1969 in Beijing, China, China, is Founder and CEO, Xiaomi. Lei Jun cofounded and chairs Xiaomi, a privately-held firm that is one of the largest Chinese smartphone makers. Xiaomi once led China's smartphone market, but lost market share amid fierce competition from rivals Oppo and Huawei. The departure of Hugo Barra as Xiaomi's point man for international sales in January 2017 was a setback to its overseas business. Lei has investments in Chinese social gaming company YY and Hong Kong-listed software firm Kingsoft.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Founder and CEO, Xiaomi
Birth Day December 16, 1969
Birth Place Beijing, China, China
Age 51 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Capricorn
Native name 雷军
Residence Beijing, China
Alma mater Wuhan University
Occupation Founder, Chairman and CEO of Xiaomi Inc Chairman of Kingsoft Chairman of UCWeb Inc. Chairman of YY.com
Known for Founding Xiaomi Inc
Spouse(s) Zhāng Tóng (张彤)
Children 2
Website Lei Jun's Blog

💰 Net worth: $20.07 Billion (2020)

2013 $1.75 Billion
2014 $4 Billion
2015 $13.4 Billion
2016 $9.8 Billion
2017 $6.8 Billion
2018 $12.57 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1969

Lei was born on 16 December 1969 in Xiantao, Hubei, China. In 1987, he graduated from Mianyang Middle School and began attending Wuhan University, where he completed all credits within two years and graduated with a BA in computer science. He also started his first company during his last year in college.

1998

In 1998, he was named an honorary professor at Wuhan University, his alma mater, where there is also a scholarship in his name.

2000

In 2000, Lei founded Joyo.com, an online bookstore, which he sold for USD$75 million to Amazon.com in 2004.

2003

In 2003, he was named an honorary professor at the Zhengzhou Institute of Engineering.

2007

In 1992, Lei joined Kingsoft as an Engineer, becoming the CEO of the company in 1998 and leading it towards an IPO. On 20 December 2007, he resigned as President and CEO of Kingsoft for "health reasons".

2010

On 6 April 2010, Lei Jun founded Xiaomi Inc, a Technology company that manufactures smartphones, mobile apps, and other consumer electronics. His cofounders include Lin Bin, vice President of the Google China Institute of Engineering; Dr Zhou Guangping, senior Director of the Motorola Beijing R&D center; Liu De, department head of industrial design at the University of Science and Technology Beijing; Li Wanqiang, general manager of Kingsoft Dictionary; Wong Kong-Kat, principal development manager; and Hong Feng, senior product manager for Google China.

2012

In 2012, he was selected by China Central Television as one of the top 10 Business Leaders of the year.

2013

In 2013, he was named one of the 11 most powerful Business people in Asia by Fortune as well as most notable Entrepreneur by BAZAAR Men’s Style.

2014

In 2014, he was named Businessman Of The Year by Forbes Asia.

2017

In 2017, Lei Jun has an estimated net worth of US$6.8 billion.