China's New Richest Man Unveiled 2017
Xu Jiayin or Hui Ka Yan in Cantonese, is a Chinese businessman, chairman of Evergrande Group, a Chinese real estate developer.
He knocked off Wang Jialin, Dalian Wanda owner from the top of China's rich list to become China's richest man. According to Wikipedia, Xu Jiayin's age is somewhere between 58-59 and he lives in Guangzhou, China.
His wealth rose to $43 billion in 2017. His company(Evergrande) is the largest property group by sales in China. It can be inferred that China's booming property market helped his company a lotto achieve this feat.