Who is Adrian Cheng?

Heir and eldest son, Adrien Cheng has made a name for himself in Hong Kong. Married in 2008 to Jennifer Yu, he is the father of 3 children. Do you want to know this person with a fine-tooth comb? Zoom in on this third generation billionaire who has been able to add value to the business world.


A cultural entrepreneur and a leading collector, Mr. Cheng is a graduate of Harvard where he graduated with a degree in art. also holds an honorary doctorate in humanities from SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design). Not to mention, he was awarded an honorary fellowship from LINGNAN UNIVERSITY in 2014. Despite all these academic degrees, Heir Cheng is an active member in several Asian universities. As a result, the young entrepreneur Adrian Cheng has been awarded several prizes including the title of Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters. This makes him the youngest officer in the order and the only one without the rank of knight.


The young entrepreneur first brought a business-art concept to the market. In other words, he made it possible to set up a museum in a shopping center. He had the idea to combine luxury and contemporary art. With his group K11 Art Foundation, Adrian Cheng brings the general public closer to art through the application of art and intercultural programs. Then, with the New World Development (NWD) group, of which he is the new CEO, the young Cheng proposes public offers. From real estate asset development to real estate investment and various services (service, transportation, property management), NWD is a pillar of the group. Finally, through his businesses, the main objective of this entrepreneur is to satisfy the needs of luxury brand in China for every generation. He targets people born between 1988 and 1994 known as millenials and young people from 1995 to 2010 known as Generation Z.