10 Top Malaysian Tycoons Who Made It Without Graduating from University

1) Teh Hong Piow

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Teh Hong Piow is the chairman of Public Bank, and as one of Malaysia’s wealthiest, a common name on the Forbes list. He was born in Singapore, and studied there from primary till secondary school.

At 20, he began his banking career as a clerk in Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation, where he climbed the corporate ladder steadily. It is a testament to his hard work and dedication that he is where he is now.