4. Ananda Krishnan, USD$6.2bil (RM25.4bil)
Harvard Business School grad and former oil-trader, he is Malaysia’s fourth-richest person. His holdings include stakes in telecom outfit Maxis, media firm Astro Malaysia Holdings and oilfield services-provider Bumi Armada.
Krishnan’s Indian telecom firm, Aircel, in which he had invested an estimated $7 billion, filed for bankruptcy protection in 2018.
He has been embroiled in a long-running legal battle with Indonesian billionaire Mochtar Riady’s Lippo Group over their failed pay-TV venture.