Lim Kok Wing Biography: Age, Children, Wife, Death, Net Worth, Wikipedia

Lim Kok Wing (1 May 1945 – 1 June 2021) was a Malaysian businessman, philanthropist, educator and illustrator. He was Limkokwing University of Creative Technology first president. He was married to Puan Sri Cecilia before his death.


  • Name: Lim Kok Wing
  • Date of birth: May 1, 1945
  • Date of death: June 1, 2021
  • Occupation: Businessman, educator, illustrator and philanthropist
  • Net worth: $2.4 billion

Early life

Lim was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1945. He studied Methodist Boys’ School before switching Cochrane Street High School.


Lim Kok Wing recovers after a fall |  Star

Lim establish Wings creative consultancy in 1975 at the age of 29. He founded Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Cyberjaya in 1992. He is also the president of the organization. Lim spoke before the country’s National Assembly in July 2007, after its establishment Limkokwing University of Botswana. Limkokwing University London was established the same year.

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology set as a billboard image Lim EQUAL “African King,” accompanied by a cheetah and accompanied by African students in June 2020; it was withdrawn following adverse online feedback.


Artist, educator and businessman Lim Kok Wing passes away, aged 75 |  Malaysia Free Today (FMT)

Lim passed away on June 1, 2021, at the age of 75. He was hospitalized a week earlier after collapsing at home. Malaysians mourned his death, describing him as “one of the most prominent figures in the field of higher education”. Simultaneously, UNESCO Institute for Information Technology in Education (IITE) call Lim a “giant figure in education and philanthropy.” Mahathir Mohamad described Lim as a “passionate supporter of Malaysia’s vision” and Najib Razak as having “changed the lives of many people”.

Awards and appointments

How did Lim Kok Wing go from helping Mandela to placing a racist billboard in his university?

Lim won many honors for his generosity and entrepreneurial spirit. The Malaysia Canada Business Council recognized him as CEO of the year in 2006. Moscow Academy of State and City Management appointed him honorary professor in 2007.

Personal life

Lim Kok Wing passed away at the age of 75 |  Star

Tan Sri Lim was the husband of Puan Sri Cecilia Lim.

Net value

by Tan Sri Lim Net worth is assessed by Forbes was 2.4 billion USD as of February 16, 2021, ranking 1063 in the world.

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