Lee Shau Kee

About Lee Shau Kee

Birth Day: March 07, 1929
Birth Place: Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Citizenship: Hong Kong
Occupation: Founder, Chairman, managing director of Henderson Land Development Company Limited Chairman of Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited Chairman of Miramar Hotel Vice-Chairman Independent non-executive director of Sun Hung Kai Properties Member of board of directors of Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) Limited
Spouse(s): Lau Wai-kuen (divorced)
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Lee Shau Kee

Lee Shau Kee was born on March 07, 1929 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Lee grew up in a poor family that could only afford to eat fish or meat twice a month. He cofounded property developer Sun Hung Ka with Kwok Tak-Seng, father of Hong Kong's billioniare Kwok brothers. He started Henderson Land Development in 1976; the property giant now makes up the bulk of his wealth. Philanthropist has donated more than $400 million toward education over the years.
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Popular As Lee Shau Kee
Occupation Real Estate
Age 94 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 07, 1929 (Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Birthday March 07
Town/City Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Nationality Hong Kong

🌙 Zodiac

Lee Shau Kee’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Lee Shau Kee was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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Famous Quotes:

"When I was young, business came first, then wealth, then health and finally family. Now it's health first, then family, then my business and lastly wealth."



He was the 4th world richest person in world before the handover of HK in 1997. Since 2006, Lee has accrued substantial profits from his holdings of Mainland-controlled stocks. This return on investment has earned him nicknames including "Hong Kong's Buffett" (香港巴菲特) and "Asia's Master of Stock" (亞洲股神). He is also affectionately known as "Uncle Four", one of the very few fourth-born children in the world to have become a multi-billionaire.


In 2007, he donated HK$500 million to the University of Hong Kong and HK$400 million to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.


In 2015, Lee donated a site in Yuen Long to charity organisation Po Leung Kuk for developing Hong Kong's biggest youth hostel. Lee announced that the units would be leased to young people between the ages of 18 and 30 at half the market rate.

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