Michael Bambang Hartono

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Michael Hartono
Born Michael Bambang Hartono
Residence Kudus, Central Java, Indonesia
Nationality Indonesian
Occupation Heir, Bank Central Asia and Djarum
Net worth $8.7 billion
Children 4
Parent(s) Oei Wie Gwan
Relatives Robert Budi Hartono (brother)
Michael Bambang Hartono
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Michael Bambang Hartono (born 1941 in Kudus, Central Java),[1] also known as Oei Gwie Siong, is a Chinese Indonesian billionaire heir and businessman. Hartono and his brother Robert Budi are the owners of kretek (clove cigarette) manufacturer Djarum,[2] which they inherited from their father Oei Wie Gwan upon his death in 1963. Hartono had been studying economics at Diponegoro University prior to this.[1] According to Forbes magazine, the brothers have a combined net worth of US$15 billion at the end of 2012.[3]

Early life[edit]

Michael Hartono was born in 1941.[4]


According to Forbes, Hartono has a net worth of $8.7 billion, as of January 2015.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He lives in Kudus, Indonesia and is married with four children.[4]


  1. ^ a b Setyautama 2008, p. 264.
  2. ^ Suryadinata 1995, p. 35.
  3. ^ Saragih 2012.
  4. ^ a b c "Michael Hartono". Forbes. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • Saragih, Bagus B. T. (3 November 2012). "Bakrie out of rich men's club". The Jakarta Post. p. 1. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  • Setyautama, Sam (2008). Mihardja, Suma, ed. Tokoh-Tokoh Etnis Tionghoa di Indonesia [Ethnic Chinese Personalities in Indonesia] (in Indonesian). Jakarta: Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia. ISBN 978-979-9101-25-9. 
  • Suryadinata, Leo (1995). Prominent Indonesian Chinese: Biographical Sketches (3rd ed.). Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. ISBN 978-981-3055-04-9.