3) Yeoh Tiong Lay
As founder of YTL Corporation, Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay has stakes in construction, hotels, and technology. This self-made billionaire achieved all his successes without a college degree.
He’s an alumnus of Hin Hua High School in Klang, where he completed his secondary education.
Grateful to his past, he’s used his wealth to provide for his alma mater – by improving facilities there. Though he didn’t continue his studies after high school, he received an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering from Heriot-Watt University.