Zhang Zhidong (businessman)

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Zhang Zhidong
Born 1972 (age 45–46)
Residence Shenzhen, China
Nationality Chinese
Alma mater Shenzhen University
South China University of Technology
Occupation Co-founder and former CTO, Tencent
Net worth US$15.6 billion (July 2018)[1]

Zhang Zhidong (Chinese: 张志东, born 1972), also known as Tony Zhang, is a Chinese businessman, co-founder, former CTO and second-largest individual shareholder of Tencent, a Chinese internet company.

Early life[edit]

Zhang Zhidong was born in 1971. He was in the same class at Shenzhen University as Tencent's founder, fellow billionaire Ma Huateng. He also has a master's degree from South China University of Technology.[1]


According to Forbes, Zhang Zhidong has a net worth of $15.6 billion, as of July 2018.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He lives in Shenzhen.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Zhang Zhidong". Forbes. Retrieved 15 September 2015.