Samuel “Sammy” Tak Lee or Samuel “Sammy” Lee Tak-Yee (born April 1939) is a London-based Hong Kong billionaire property developer.
Samuel Tak Lee was born in April 1939.
One of his most prominent acquisitions was his purchase of London’s historic Langham Estate for $75 million in 1994. He then developed The Knightsbridge Apartments in Knightsbridge, London.
According to Forbes, he had a net worth of $2.8 billion in April 2015, and was ranked 19th on Forbes’ list of Hong Kong’s wealthiest people.
In 2007, he donated $9 million to Hong Kong’s Diocesan Boys’ School, of which he was a student between 1951 and 1958.
In 2015, Lee donated $118 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to be used to establish a real estate entrepreneurship lab focused on China.