Jia Yueting

About Jia Yueting

Birth Year: 1973
Birth Place: Beijing, China, China
Residence: Beijing, China
Other names: YT Jia
Occupation: Businessman, entrepreneur
Known for: Founder, Le.com and LeEco
Board member of: LeEco (managing director) LeEco(managing director)
Spouse(s): Gan Wei
Relatives: Jia Yuefang (sister) Jia Yuemin (brother) Zhang Rong (sister-in-law) Jia Yuefang(sister)Jia Yuemin(brother)Zhang Rong(sister-in-law)
Simplified Chinese: 贾跃亭
Traditional Chinese: 賈躍亭
TranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu Pinyin: Transcriptions Standard Mandarin Hanyu Pinyin Jiǎ Yuètíng Jiǎ Yuètíng
Hanyu Pinyin: Jiǎ Yuètíng

Jia Yueting

Jia Yueting was bornon 1973 in Beijing, China, China. Jia Yueting chairs LeEco, which was formerly called Leshi Internet Information & Technology Beijing, a Chinese online video site. Tight finances led Jia in early 2017 to sell stakes in key businesses to Hong Kong-real estate developer Sunac China for $2.2 billion. Jia's interests include sports broadcasting, smartphones and electric vehicles with Los Angeles-based Faraday Future.
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Biography/Timeline

1973

Jia Yueting was born in Xiangfen County, Linfen, Shanxi province, China in 1973.

2014

He was the owner of former Singapore-listed company Sinotel Technologies. Before the privatization of the company, Jia Yueting owned 26% shares (113,606,856 number of shares) at 31 December 2014. Sinotel Technologies was the parent company of Xbell Union Communication and second-tier subsidiaries Shanxi Xbell Communication (Chinese: 山西西贝尔通信科技). A subsidiary, Xbell Investment, was sold by Sinotel Technologies to LeEco (Leshi Holdings (Beijing)), another company owned by Jia Yueting.

2015

Jia also founded Le.com and later LeEco (Leshi Holding Beijing). In 2015 he purchased Coolpad Group from Guo Deying, via Lele Holding and intermediate holding company LeEco Global.

2017

Jia is a co-founder of Faraday Future and majority shareholder. At the end of 2017, he became CEO of the company, moving to California to perform his duties.

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