Yang Huiyan today is the richest woman in Asia and also a holder of a Cyprus passport since 2018. Her husband is also a Cypriot passport holder, according to Philenews.
The 39-year-old billionaire has a stake of 57% in Country Garden property development company which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. She is also a board member.
Her father and founder of the company, Yang Guoqiang, transferred his shares to Huiyan in 2015.
A Bloomberg graph shows just how wealthy the Cypriot national is: