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Currently, William Ding is 49 years, 6 months and 17 days old. William Ding will celebrate 50rd birthday on a Friday 1st of October 2021. Below we countdown to William Ding upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||William Ding|
|Age||49 years old|
|Born||October 01, 1971 (Guangzhou, China, China)|
|Town/City||Guangzhou, China, China|
William Ding’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
William Ding was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.
After graduation he first worked in a local state department in Ningbo as an Engineer, and then he went to Guangzhou and worked for Sybase there. He founded NetEase and became the richest individual in Chinese mainland in the year of 2003 (7.6 billion yuan). According to the Hurun Report 2013, his net worth is estimated to be $5.2 billion.
In 2012, it was confirmed that Ding branched NetEase's activities out into pork production. The pig farm is centered around Technology and environmental sustainability, and is not meant to become a major arm of the company.
Ding made significant contributions to the development of computer networks in mainland China. In late 2016, Ding was looking into investing in the property sector, and travelled to Zimbabwe] in December, and to the United Kingdom. As of February 2018, Ding's fortune was estimated to be $18.3 billion, while in 2017, was ranked at #52 on Forbes's billionaires list.
In May 2017, venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures, US-based Meituan-Dianping, and Ali Baba competitor JD invested a total of US$23 million into the farm.