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Today, the Hurun Research Institute released the 20th edition of its China Rich list, which annually compiles hundreds of the wealthiest individuals and families in the country.

Along with some non-surprises—Jack Ma (worth $39 billion) topped the list for the second time in four years thanks to a new round of investment in Alibaba’s Ant Financial— there were a few new revelations.

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Bailey Hu

Bailey Hu is based in China’s hardware capital, Shenzhen. Her interests include local maker culture, grassroots innovation and how tech shapes society, as well as vice versa.