Thai-Chinese businessman Yan Bin has an estimated net worth of $2.9 billion in November 2016 according to Bloomberg.
Bin founded the Reignwood group in Thailand in 1984. It started as a simple general trader, later growing into a multinational enterprise. He still leads the group, which now has four business interests including financial services, sports and culture, consumer goods, and service industries.
Yan Bin earned the majority of his net worth from being the chairman and rights holder of Red Bull Energy Drink in China.Sales at Red bull rose by 40% in an economy which is super charged with the first flush of extreme consumerism.
Reignwood expanded its international real estate portfolio in 2014, paying more than $500 million for real estate in London and on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.