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An entrepreneur’s bottled water empire has made him richer than Warren Buffett

January 6, 2021

Via: Fortune

Zhong Shanshan has turned water into gold.

Zhong, chairman of Chinese bottled water empire Nongfu Springs, has become the sixth richest person on the planet as shares in his company has soared nearly 20% since the beginning of 2021. Zhong’s net worth currently stands at $91.7 billion, just behind Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg ($103 billion) and higher than American investor Warren Buffett ($86.2 billion), Google founder Larry Page ($82 billion) and Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani ($75.9 billion).

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