Mochtar Riady

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Mochtar Riady
Born (1929-05-12) 12 May 1929 (age 92)
OccupationFounder & Chairman Emeritus, Lippo Group
Spouse(s)Suryawaty Lidya
ChildrenJames Riady, Rosy Riady, Stephen Riady
Mochtar Riady
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Hanyu PinyinLi Wénzhèng

Mochtar Riady (Chinese: ;[2] born 12 May 1929)[2] also known as Lie Mon Tie[3] is an Indonesian financial magnate and the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Lippo Group. He was born in Malang to a Chinese Indonesian family. At five months old, his parents took him to his father's ancestral village in Fujian where he lived until he was six years old.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Mochtar Riady". Forbes.
  2. ^ a b Suryadinata 1995, p. 136
  3. ^ Mydans, Seth (20 October 1996). "Family Tied to Democratic Party Funds Built an Indonesian Empire" (The New York Times). Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  4. ^ My early years in a turbulent China: Mochtar Riady's story (2)
  5. ^ The deep affection and profound wisdom of my grandmother: Mochtar Riady's story (3)

External links[edit]

  • Suryadinata, Leo (1995), Prominent Indonesian Chinese: Biographical Sketches (3rd ed.), Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, ISBN 978-981-3055-04-9.