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Jeffrey Cheah

JEFFREY CHEAH

The man who made Sunway great

The 18th richest man in Malaysia is Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah. This is the man who brought Sunway Group to what it is today. In fact, one mention of Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey and the image of Sunway Lagoon and Sunway Pyramid will surely appear.

Being one of the most distinguished leaders in the Malaysian business sector and a renowned philanthropist, Tan Sri Jeffrey’s businesses span across retail, education, hospitality and most notably property development. The Sunway Group was first established in the tin mining industry some 40 years ago.

Today, Tan Sri Jeffrey has built the company into becoming a full-fledge conglomerate that covers healthcare and theme parks. Meanwhile, the Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Foundation is one of the projects that provide educational funding to students from all walks of life.

Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah’s Net Worth

$865 Million

Age 70

Source Of Wealth

Although Sunway has a lot of business areas, the property arm is still the main source of wealth for Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah.

Residence
Kuala Lumpur
Citizenship
Malaysia
Marital Status
Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah’s wife is Puan Sri Dr Susan Cheah. She is currently the Director of the Sunway Group.
Children
Tan Sri Jeffrey has 3 children namely Adrian, Evan and Serena.
Education
He studied at the SMK Sultan Yussuf Batu Gajah and holds a degree from Victoria University as well as at least 9 honorary doctorates for his involvements and contributions to the development of education.