3. Teh Hong Piow, USD$6.7bil (RM27.4bil)
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Teh Hong Piow (simplified Chinese: 郑鸿标; traditional Chinese: 鄭鴻標; pinyin: Zhèng Hóng Biāo) is the founder and Chairman of Public Bank Berhad in Malaysia.
Teh is one of three individuals in Malaysia who are permitted to hold a stake of more than 10% in a domestic financial institution.
Hong Piow was born in Singapore on 14 March 1930. He attended his formal primary and secondary education at the Anglo-Chinese School in Singapore. He has been married to Puan Sri Tay Sock Noy since 1956 and they have four children – one daughter and three sons.