Niu Gensheng

Niu
  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 06/01/2016 - Read the Letter
  • Estimated Net Worth: $500 mmillion
  • Forbes Rank: Not Ranked
  • Born: 1958
  • Residence: Inner Mongolia, China

Sold by his parents for the equivalent of $7 when he was a month old, Niu Gensheng, grew up to become one of China's wealthiest entrepreneurs. As a major Chinese dairy producer, he founded Mengniu Dairy in 1999. When the company went public in 2004, Niu committed his entire stake in the company to a new foundation and retiring from the company in 2011.

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In poverty, sustain yourself. In prosperity, help others... I have devoted my first half of life to business, with the aim of lifting myself up in order to help others. Now I devote the second half to philanthropy.

Niu Gensheng

Giving Interests

Education; Environment, natural resources

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