Zhong Huijuan Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth

Zhong Huijuan Biography

Zhong Huijuan is an executive Chinese pharmaceutical billionaire, and also the world’s richest self-made woman. Likewise, she is the founder, CEO, and chair of Hansoh Pharmaceutical, which is headquartered in Lianyungang and also traded on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Besides, she is the company’s majority shareholder, with a 66% stake.

How old is Zhong Huijuan? โ€“ Age

Huijuan is 62 years old as of 2024. She was born in April 1961, in Lianyungang, China, where she also grew up.

How tall is Zhong Huijuan? โ€“ Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall.

Zhong Huijuan’s Mother, Father โ€“ Family

Huijuan was born and raised to her loving parents, in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province. However, she has not revealed the names of her parents in the public.

Zhong Huijuan’s Education

In July 1982, studied chemistry at Jiangsu Normal University and later graduated. She then served as a chemistry teacher at Yan’an Middle School in Lianyungang.

Is Zhong Huijuan Married? – Husband

Zhong is married to Sun Piaoyang, who is also a billionaire and is the chair of Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine. They are relatively private and they rarely give interviews. Their daughter Sun Yuan is known as Hansoh Pharmaceutical’s executive director and as well owns a stake in the company. She resides in Shanghai.

Zhong Huijuan photo
Zhong Huijuan photo

Zhong Huijuan Career

Sun and an investor from Hong Kong began a new pharmaceutical company, which would become Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group, later restructured in 1995. But because Sun still served at the state-owned factory, he as well found himself too busy to manage the new company. Likewise, this was Zhong’s opportunity to enter the pharmaceutical industry: she later left her job as a teacher to run the fledgling company as a founder.

Furthermore, the company had only about ten employees at first, but it grew faster, and by 1997 it had US$4.5 million in revenue. To assist the company grow, Zhong reinvested 5% of sales revenue into R&D, developing products such as cancer treatments, antibiotics, and psychotropic, endocrine, and gastrointestinal drugs. Besides, the R&D budget later grew to nearly 10% of revenue, an unusually high level for a Chinese pharmaceutical company.

Later by 2019, the company became the largest producer of psychotropic drugs in China. Moreover, Zhong owns 66% of the company through the Sunrise Trust, later registered in the British Virgin Islands. Likewise, her wealth grew significantly in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The same year, she became the world’s 9th richest woman in regards to Forbes, and also the 20th richest person in China according to Hurun.

Zhong Huijuan’s Net Worth

The Chinese pharmaceutical executive has an estimated net worth of 8.4 billion.


You can find and follow Zhong on Twitter using the account name: @Zhong Huijuan

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