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Wang Xing (Chinese: 王兴; born 18 February 1979) is a Chinese billionaire businessman. He is the CEO of Meituan-Dianping.

Wang Xing
portrait photo of a young man
Wang in 2009
Born (1979-02-18) 18 February 1979 (age 40)
Longyan, China
NationalityChinese
EducationTsinghua University
OccupationInternet entrepreneur
Net worthUS$4.1 billion[1]
TitleCEO, Meituan-Dianping

Born in 1979 in Longyan, Fujian, China, he graduated from Tsinghua University in 2001.[1] He founded Meituan in 2010 which merged with Dianping in 2015 to become Meituan-Dianping.[2]

Forbes listed Wang as number three on its 2018 "40 under 40" list.[3] Forbes estimates his net worth at $4.1 billion as of January 2019.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Forbes profile: Wang Xing". Forbes. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  2. ^ Browning, Jonathan; Chen, Lulu Yilun (7 October 2015). "China's Meituan Agrees to $15 Billion Dianping Merger". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 21 July 2018. (Subscription required (help)). Cite uses deprecated parameter |subscription= (help)
  3. ^ "Wang Xing, 39". Forbes. Retrieved 21 July 2018.