Zhang Jindong, chairman of Chinese retail giant Suning Commerce Group Co, took the tenth spot on the Hurun Rich List 2016.
Born in 1963 in Tianchang county, East China's Anhui province, Zhang slipped one notch from last year, with a fortune of 78 billion yuan ($12 billion).
Wang Jianlin, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, has retained his crown as the richest man in the Chinese mainland with a total wealth of 215 billion yuan ($32 billion), according to the list released Thursday.
The list shows 754 Chinese billionaires in the world, compared with 535 American ones. Of them, 594 are from the Chinese mainland, down 2 from last year, 94 from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao, and 66 from rest of the world, mainly in Southeast Asia.