Yang Huiyan (Simplified Chinese: 杨惠妍, Traditional Chinese: 楊惠妍, Pinyin: Yáng Huìyán; born 1981) is the majority shareholder of Country Garden Holdings and one of the wealthiest people in Mainland China, with an estimated net worth of $7.4 billion USD as of March 2009. She is the daughter of Yang Guoqiang, who started his company Biguiyuan in 1997 and transferred 70% of Country Garden's shares to her before its IPO in 2007., China Daily, April 29, 2007. The wealthiest mainland Chinese in the previous year, 2006, was Huang Guangyu. Country Garden's initial offering raised about $1.6 billion, or as much as Google raised in 2004 in the United States. Yang's net worth was estimated at $16.2 billion USD in October 2007., USA Today, October 7, 2007.