Wu Yajun Net Worth

She is now the chair of Longfor Properties, a Hong Kong-listed real estate developer. Born in 1964 in Beijing, China, Wu Yajun is a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Cofounder-chair, Longfor Properties
Birth Year 1964
Birth Place Beijing, China, China
Wu Yajun age 59 YEARS OLD
Residence Beijing, China
Alma mater Northwestern Polytechnical University
Occupation Chairman, Longfor Properties
Spouse(s) Cai Kui (divorced)

💰 Net worth: $10.1 Billion (2024)

Wu Yajun, a Chinese businesswoman, is widely recognized as the cofounder and chairperson of Longfor Properties, a prominent real estate company in China. With her exceptional entrepreneurial skills and business acumen, Wu Yajun has played a pivotal role in the company's success. As a result, her net worth is estimated to reach an impressive $10.1 billion by 2024. This accomplishment exemplifies not only her personal achievements but also the remarkable growth of Longfor Properties under her visionary leadership.

2010 $3.9 Billion
2011 $5.5 Billion
2012 $5.7 Billion
2013 $4.3 Billion
2014 $3.7 Billion
2015 $3.4 Billion
2016 $3.2 Billion
2017 $4.5 Billion
2018 $8.15 Billion

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Wu was born in Chongqing in 1964 to an ordinary family. She graduated from the Department of Navigation Engineering of the Northwestern Polytechnical University (西北工业大学) in 1984.


From 1984 to 1988 she worked at the Qianwei Meter Factory. From 1988 to 1993 she worked as a Journalist and Editor at the China Shirong News Agency. At the time the newspaper was controlled by the Construction Bureau of Chongqing Municipal Government, which proved essential for her in building up her network in the government and Business world to then launch her career in the real estate industry.


In 1995 Wu and her former husband, businessman Cai Kui, founded Chongqing Zhongjianke Real Estate Co Ltd with an initial capital investment of 10 million yuan. The company was later renamed as Longfor Properties. The enterprise grew rapidly thereafter, expanding from her home in Chongqing to include major cities like Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, Changzhou and Dalian. She became alumni member of the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2007. Longfor Properties went public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK) in 2009; notable Investors are Singapore's government, Ping An Insurance and Temasek Holdings.


In 2012, Wu divorced her husband Cai Kui, thereby losing her status as richest woman in China to Yang Huiyan. Wu's stake in Longfor fell to 45%, with Cai Kui holding a 30% stake.


Wu's wealth is managed by a firm named Wu Capital, which was founded in 2013. Since inception, Wu Capital has made Investments in Technology companies including Uber and Evernote.