Lin Rong San

About Lin Rong San

Birth Day: May 27, 1939
Birth Place: Taiwan
Died On: November 28, 2015(2015-11-28) (aged 76)\nTaipei, Taiwan
Birth Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Founder, Union Bank of Taiwan; publisher of Liberty Times and Taipei Times
Children: 4

Lin Rong San Net Worth

Lin Rong San was bornon May 27, 1939 in Taiwan. Lin Rong San, the founder of Taipei Times and Liberty Times newspapers, died in November 2015. Lin built his nearly $4 billion fortune (his net worth at the time of his passing) mostly from real estate and other investments in northern Taiwan. He also controlled the Union Bank of Taiwan, a medium-size lender. Lin's brother Lin Yu-lin is also a billionaire.
Lin Rong San is a member of Real Estate

💰 Net worth: $4.2 Billion

2010 $2.3 Billion
2011 $2.8 Billion
2012 $2.8 Billion
2013 $4 Billion
2014 $4.2 Billion
2015 $4.2 Billion
2018 $4.2 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1975

He won election to the Legislative Yuan in 1975, and was named Vice President of the Control Yuan in 1992, but stepped down to focus on the Liberty Times.

2008

In June 2008, Forbes magazine ranked him as the seventh richest of Taiwan, with a net worth of US$2.7 billion. Lin fell to eighth on the same list in 2010, then slid to tenth in 2011. In November 2015, his fortune was valued at US$3.9 billion. Lin was awarded the Order of Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon by Lee Teng-hui in 2000, followed by the Order of Propitious Clouds with Grand Cordon from Chen Shui-bian in 2008.

2015

Lin died at home in Taipei on 28 November 2015, from cardiopulmonary failure caused by a tumor.