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Asia's richest women on Forbes' 2014 billionaires list

Published on Mar 7, 2014 4:21 PM

SINGAPORE - Move aside, Dustin Moskovitz.

The youngest billionaire on the planet, according to Forbes, is now 24-year-old Perenna Kei from Hong Kong. Facebook co-founder Moskovitz, then 28, was the world's youngest billionaire last year.

With a net worth of US$1.3 billion (S$1.65 billion), Ms Kei made her debut on the annual Forbes’ billionaires list announced on March 3, 2014. Ms Kei, previously known as Ji Peili, is a non-executive director of the Hong Kong-listed Logan Property Holdings, which is founded by her father, Mr Ji Haipeng.

A total of 172 women made it onto the global list of 1,645 billionaires this year, a record high and up from 138 in 2013.

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