Li Ka-shing

1928 - Today

Li Ka-shing

Sir Li Ka-shing (Chinese: 李嘉誠 ; born 13 June 1928) is a Hong Kong business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. As of June 2019, Li is the 30th richest person in the world, with an estimated net wealth of US$29.4 billion. He is the senior advisor for CK Hutchison Holdings and CK Asset Holdings, after he retired from the Chairman of the Board in May 2018; through it, he is the world's leading port investor, developer, and operator of the largest health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe.Li is one of the most influential entrepreneurs in Asia, presiding over a business empire with a diverse portfolio of businesses from a wide array of industries, including transportation, real estate, financial services, retail, and energy and utilities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Li Ka-shing has received more than 1,980,541 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 61st most popular businessperson.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Li Ka-shings by language


Among businesspeople, Li Ka-shing ranks 61 out of 481Before him are Robert Kardashian, J. Bruce Ismay, Calouste Gulbenkian, Liliane Bettencourt, Thomas Cook, and Helena Rubinstein. After him are Rupert Murdoch, Benjamin Guggenheim, Kiichiro Toyoda, Margaret Hamilton, Paul Allen, and Robert McNamara.

Most Popular Businesspeople in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1928, Li Ka-shing ranks 41Before him are Geert Hofstede, Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Martin Landau, Domenico Modugno, and Hans Küng. After him are Peyo, Carlos Fuentes, Herbert Kroemer, Maya Angelou, Manfred Gerlach, and Arnold Rüütel.

Others Born in 1928

Go to all Rankings

In China

Among people born in China, Li Ka-shing ranks 162 out of 921Before him are Taichang Emperor (1582), Khorloogiin Choibalsan (1895), Su Shi (1037), Wang Jingwei (1883), Wen Jiabao (1942), and Je Tsongkhapa (1357). After him are Chiang Ching-kuo (1910), Yang Chen-Ning (1922), Emperor Ruizong of Tang (662), Guo Jia (170), Emperor Hui of Han (-210), and Huineng (638).


Among businesspeople born in China, Li Ka-shing ranks 1After him are Jack Ma (1964), Rebiya Kadeer (1946), Lee Shau-kee (1929), Li Ning (1963), Henry Luce (1898), Ma Huateng (1971), Lei Jun (1969), Meng Wanzhou (1972), and Yang Huiyan (1981).

Businesspeople Born in China

Go to all Rankings