Danny Tan

Danny Tan Chee Sing

In his 20s, Johor-born Tan sold reconditioned cars with his older brother (and fellow billionaire) Vincent in Kuala Lumpur, later holding various positions within Vincent’s Berjaya Group. These days, Tan, 60, has a stake in listed property and resort developer Tropicana, which owns over 100 companies throughout Malaysia, including in construction, hotels, private clubs and steel. He also owns land in Kuala Lumpur and Johor’s Iskandar region, including the up-and-coming Danga Bay.