High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Ng Teng Fong was a Singaporean real estate tycoon. He was born in a small village in Putian, Fujian, China. The eldest of 11 children, he came to Singapore with his family when he was six. Ng's family owns the development corporations Far East Organization and Sino Group. Despite his fortune, he had a reputation for leading a frugal and unostentatious lifestyle. Though he controlled at least a quarter of Singapore's housing market, Ng lived in the same house he'd had for 30 years, and used to take his own lunch on to airplanes. At the time of his death, Sino Group was one of Hong Kong's largest real estate developers, and Far East Organization remained one of the largest landholders in Singapore. Far East Organization also owns The Fullerton Singapore and numerous other landmark hotels and other properties. His older son, Robert, and younger son, Philip, are in charge of the family's Hong Kong and Singapore businesses respectively. Ng's family net worth was estimated to be US$5.5 billion in 2009.