Gong Hongjia

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Gong Hongjia
Born1965 (age 53–54)[1]
ResidenceHong Kong
Other namesKung Hung Ka
Alma materHuazhong University of Science and Technology
  • angel investor
  • businessman
Known for
Net worthIncrease US$11.2 billion (2018)[2]
Board member ofHikvision
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese龚虹嘉
Traditional Chinese龔虹嘉

Gong Hongjia (Chinese: 龚虹嘉; born 1965), or known as his official Hong Kong transliteration Kung Hung Ka,[3][4] is a Chinese billionaire businessman (with Hong Kong permanent resident status),[5] vice-chairman and the second largest shareholder in Hikvision,[5] a security equipment supplier. He was ranked 15 in the Forbes 2017 China Rich List,[2][6] as well as 137th in 2018 Forbes billionaires list in March 2018, with a net worth of US$11.2 billion at that time.[2]

Early life[edit]

Gong was born in mainland China in 1965.[1] He was educated at Huazhong University of Science and Technology.[1][2]


Gong became a trader of electronic goods in Southern China (Guangzhou and British Hong Kong) after his graduation. He emigrated to Hong Kong in 1992,[1][7] 5 years before the handover of the colony to China. He formerly owned radio manufacturer Tecsun[1][8] (now known as Tecsun Science & Technology)[3] and smart card company Watchdata.[1] In 2001, he co-invested in Hikvision[1][7] for 49% stake. However, after Hikvision became a listed company, he sold part of the shares he owned.[7] In 2017, his disposal of shares in that year, making him a sudden rise in the billionaire rank by Hurun Report [de].[9]

Gong also owned Wealth Strategy Holding, which in turn partly owned another listed company Yichang HEC Changjiang Pharmaceutical in 2015.[10]

Gong was also actively invested in the property market of Hong Kong.[11][12]

Personal life[edit]

He is married with two children and lives in Hong Kong.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Gōng hóngjiā de tóuzī jīng" 龚虹嘉的投资经. 新财富 (in Chinese). 6 May 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Forbes profile: Gong Hongjia". Forbes. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b 首次公开发行股票招股说明书 [Prospectus] (in Chinese). Tecsun Science & Technology. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 20 April 2018 – via eastmoney.com.
  4. ^ "Hikvision Ownership Structure" (PDF) (Press release). Hikvision. 27 October 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  5. ^ a b "2015 Nián niándù bàogào" 2015年年度报告 [2015 Annual Report] (PDF) (in Chinese). Hikvision. 9 April 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2016 – via Shenzhen Stock Exchange website.
  6. ^ "Fúbùsī 2017 zhōngguó fùháo bǎng: Dīnglěi jū dì jiǔ xǔjiāyìn chéng shǒufù" 福布斯2017中国富豪榜:丁磊居第九 许家印成首富 [Forbes 2017 China Rich List: Ding Lei #9, Xu Jiayin #1]. 163.com (in Chinese). 16 November 2017. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  7. ^ a b c 海康威視12年暴漲1.7萬倍 神奇股東十年獲利200億. 時代周報 (in Chinese). 6 June 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2018 – via Ta Kung Pao.
  8. ^ 龚虹嘉家族:创业板首富海康疯而不狂 到点减持. 理财周报 (in Chinese). 21 July 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2018 – via ifeng.com.
  9. ^ 胡潤套現企業家排序出爐. Hong Kong Commercial Daily (in Chinese). 2 November 2017. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  10. ^ "History, Reorganisation and Corporate Structure" (PDF). Global Offering (PDF). Yichang HEC Changjiang Pharmaceutical. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2018 – via Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited website.
  11. ^ 龔虹嘉1.32億購君臨天下複式戶. instant news. Hong Kong Economic Journal (in Chinese). 24 November 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  12. ^ 新德園洋房售4698萬. Oriental Daily News (in Chinese). Hong Kong. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2018.