Gerald Chan - Wikipedia

Gerald L. Chan (born 1953/1954) is an American billionaire and the brother of fellow billionaire Ronnie Chan.[2] They run the Hang Lung Group.

Gerald Chan


Gerald Lok Chan

1953/1954 (age 65–66)

Hong Kong

Harvard University
Net worthUS$2.0 billion (jointly with brother, September 2018)[1]
Spouse(s) Beryl W. Chan
Children2 sons
Parent(s)T.H. Chan
RelativesRonnie Chan (brother)

Early life Edit

Gerald Chan is the son of T.H. Chan. He earned BS and MS degrees in Engineering from UCLA as well as a master's degree in Medical Radiological Physics and doctorate in Radiation Biology from Harvard University.[3] In the 1970s, he became a US citizen.[4]

Career Edit

In 1987, he co-founded Morningside Foundation, a private equity group.[3]

He is a director of Hang Lung Group, Stealth Peptides, Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Matrivax, Vaccine Technologies Inc, and Oxyrane.[5]

When his family gave the Harvard School of Public Health $350 million, the largest gift in Harvard's history at the time, the school was renamed the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for Chan's late father.[4][6]

As of 2015, he had invested $500 million in the Harvard Square district of Cambridge, where he reportedly lives.[4]

In September 2018, Chan opened a luxury hotel in Hampshire, UK - Heckfield Place, renovated 18th-century manor house and farm.[7]

Personal life Edit

Chan is married to Beryl, and they have two sons, Ashley being the eldest.[4]

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