Pierre Chen

About Pierre Chen

Birth Place: Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan

Pierre Chen Net Worth

Pierre Chen was born in Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan. Chen chairs Yageo, electronics component maker whose parts are found in everything from mobile phones to tablet PCs to cars. Chen started Yageo in 1977 and took the company public 16 years later. Avid art buyer, he has works by Gerhard Richter, Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol and Francis Bacon. His mountain home has spectacular views of Taipei.
Pierre Chen is a member of Diversified

💰 Net worth: $5 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2015 $2 Billion
2016 $1.9 Billion
2017 $2 Billion
2018 $2.96 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1976

Chen is well known as an art collector. He has started collecting since 1976. One of the paintings in his collection is Tamsui, an oil painting by Japanese-period Taiwanese Artist Tan Ting-pho. It fetched $4.5 million (NT$144 million), setting the latest world record for a ‘NT $100 million’ purchase of an oil painting by an ethnic Chinese Artist. Chen's art collection is administered through the Yageo Foundation.

2015

He was married to an Actress Rosamund Kwan. They got divorced in 2015 after 8 years of being together.

2019

He is the owner of nine factories and offices in 17 countries, and is daily in charge of in Yageo’s day-to-day management.