Wang was born in the Chinese province of Anhui. He graduated from Nanjing University in 1993, then worked in a warehouse as a manager before starting his own powercord Business which eventually grew into Amer International Group.
He has multiplied Amer International Group’s mines and factories, and has influenced his company in the Communist Party in attempt to challenge the dominance of China’s state-owned giant corporations. It was reported in March 2014 that Wang Wenyin will set up a company in Singapore to expand the trading of metals and to purchase global mining assets. As of 25 June 2015 Wang Wenyin is ranked number 125 on Forbes’ list of global billionaires with a net worth of $15 billion, and the 8th richest man in China.