Tan Sri Kong Hon Kong is the 34th richest person in Malaysia under the Forbes 2015 list. His rags-to-riches story is one which inspires many mainly because of the industry he is in. Tan Sri Kong is the Group Managing Director of Nirvana Asia Ltd which is involved in the bereavement care industry.
There are only a numbered few companies involved in this sector and Tan Sri Kong has taken what is regarded as taboo to greater heights. Going where most would usually avoid, Nirvana is the leader in this business sector. His company has been regarded to provide ‘death care services’ in the Asian region.
Providing services in an extremely niche market, Tan Sri Kong’s humble beginnings started when he was ‘without a single cent’ and has grown to become a public company in Hong Kong. Today, Nirvana is the sole company from Malaysia which has a singular listing in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Declared bankrupt in his 30s, Tan Sri Kong’s rise to the top 40 in the Forbes list serves as a reminder to anyone in the business sector.
Source Of Wealth
Tan Sri Kong enjoy his source of wealth through bereavement care. It is an inspiring story of how a man who went bankrupt climbed up the ranking of the Malaysian richest within a few years.
Tan Sri Kong has a Ph.D from USA’s Honolulu University.