Peter Woo Kwong Ching better known as Peter Woo is a legendary personality in Hong Kong with powerful roots in real estate business. The Shanghai born business man is an owner of resourceful investment properties and multiple business units, making him one of the richest personalities in Hong Kong. Woo graduated from the University of Cincinnati with specialization in mathematics and physics. Appointed Chairman of different Committees and Authorities, Woo also holds advisory posts at JPMorgan Chase, General Electric and various other Fortune 500 companies.
Woo’s diversified business interests in real estate development in Hong Kong, China and Singapore brought him a flurry of wealth in return. His strong investment properties in Hong Kong which include Times Square and Harbour City along with other businesses like Marco Polo Hotels, Wharf T & T and high end luxury retail group LCJG reaped him huge investment returns, making him one of the wealthiest business men in the world. Woo has a net worth of $5.1 billion, according to the Forbes sources which is an outcome of his main holding company Wheelock controlling the Hong Kong business sites -Times Square and Harbour City. Woo recently acquired eight percent share capital of the luxury clothing brand Salvatore Ferragamo, adding up another massive earning figure into his kitty.
Praise and recognition in the form of honors like Leader of the year, Gold Bauhinia Star Honor and Justice of Peace has been another highlighted feature of Woo’s career innings. The Hong Kong business magnate is married to Bessie Pao, the daughter of Hong Kong business magnate. Woo’s daughter Jennifer handles the Hong Kong luxury retailer Lane Crawford.