Jimmy Lai Net Worth, Age, Wife, Arrested, Nationality, Wikipedia

Jimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai is a well known Hong Kong Entrepreneur. The real name of the Hong Kong businessman is Lai Chee-Ying. Jimmy founded an Asian clothing and accessories retailer for men, women and children called Giordano. The businessman is also involved in press and newspaper based in Hongkong.

Name Jimmy Lai
Birthday December 8,1948
Age 72 years
Gender Male
Nationality British/Taiwanese
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Businessman
Net Worth $ 1.2 billion
Married/Single Married
Wife Teresa lai
Children Lai Yiu Yan,Lai Shun Yan,Lai Gin Yan , Lai Sung Yan and Jade lai

Lai Chee-Ying was born on the 8th of December of 1948 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He entered into the Hongkong at the age of 12 years. Lai started as a child laborer in Hong Kong ina garment factory with $8 per month.


10 Facts on Jimmy Lai

  1. From the Wikipedia of Jimmy Lai we know that at the age of 72 years today, he has a net worth of $1.2 billion. After starting as child labor and reaching this stage in life, Jimmy is a successful man.
  2. Giordano is a very large company as it employees over 8,000 people in 2,400 shops across 30 countries worldwide.
  3. After being inspired by The Sun and USA Today, Lai based his Next Magazine and Apple Daily on the same philosophy and they are the best selling magazines in Hong Kong today.
  4. After becoming part of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, Lai became the man to fight for democracy and step in the way of the rule of the People’s Republic of China government in Hong Kong.
  5. The Hong Kong businessman is of British and Taiwanese nationality so he also has his magazine business based in Taiwan for benefit of common people.
  6. In the 90s, Jimmy launched an online grocery retailer with home delivery services but due to over-expansion the business went down and he lost between $100-150 million.
  7.  Lai was arrested by the Chinese official under the reason of breaking the new security law imposed by the government.
  8. According to the media outlets, Jimmy is suspected of collusion with foreign powers which is at heart for the current government in China.
  9. Jimmy Lai married his wife, Teresa Lai in 1991. The businessman has five children with him today.
  10. The 72 years old businessman has no ties to any social media like Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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