William Ding

About William Ding

Who is it?: Founder and CEO, Netease
Birth Day: October 01, 1971
Birth Place: Guangzhou, China, China
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Native name: 丁磊
Residence: Hangzhou Guangzhou
Alma mater: UESTC
Occupation: Founder & CEO of NetEase
Spouse(s): Wang Xunfang (2006-)

William Ding Net Worth

William Ding was bornon October 01, 1971 in Guangzhou, China, China, is Founder and CEO, Netease. Ding is the CEO of Netease, one of the world's largest online and mobile games businesses. Ding was China's richest man and its first Internet and gaming billionaire back in 2003. Netease's revenue rose by 67% in 2016 to $5.5 billion; the company trades on Nasdaq in the U.S.
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💰 Net worth: $15.2 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2009 $1.1 Billion
2010 $2.2 Billion
2011 $2.6 Billion
2012 $2.8 Billion
2013 $3 Billion
2014 $4.2 Billion
2015 $8.1 Billion
2016 $11.7 Billion
2017 $17.3 Billion
2018 $17.91 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

2003

After graduation he first worked in a local state department in Ningbo as an Engineer, and then he went to Guangzhou and worked for Sybase there. He founded NetEase and became the richest individual in Chinese mainland in the year of 2003 (7.6 billion yuan). According to the Hurun Report 2013, his net worth is estimated to be $5.2 billion.

2012

In 2012, it was confirmed that Ding branched NetEase's activities out into pork production. The pig farm is centered around Technology and environmental sustainability, and is not meant to become a major arm of the company.

2016

Ding made significant contributions to the development of computer networks in mainland China. In late 2016, Ding was looking into investing in the property sector, and travelled to Zimbabwe] in December, and to the United Kingdom. As of February 2018, Ding's fortune was estimated to be $18.3 billion, while in 2017, was ranked at #52 on Forbes's billionaires list.

2017

In May 2017, venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures, US-based Meituan-Dianping, and Ali Baba competitor JD invested a total of US$23 million into the farm.