Zhu Yicai

About Zhu Yicai

Birth Day: July 06, 1618
Birth Place: China
Died On: 23 December 1662(1662-12-23) (aged 44)\nJinmen
Birth Sign: Leo
Reign: 1645 - 1655
Predecessor: Zhu Yipai, the 10th Prince
Successor: Zhu Honghuan, the 12th Prince
Tenure: February 1644 - June 1662
Spouse: Lady Zhang (張氏) Lady Chen (陳氏)
Issue: Zhu Hongxia (朱弘柙), Hereditary Prince of Lu Zhu Hongzhan (朱弘枬), Hereditary Prince of Lu Zhu Hongbing (朱弘棅) Zhu Hongsen (朱弘槮) fifth son Zhu Hongdong (朱弘棟) seventh son Zhu Honghuan (朱弘桓), Prince of Lu, Comm. Prince Consort of Yanping
Full nameEra name and datesTemple name: Full name Family name: Zhu (朱) Given name: Yihai (以海) Courtesy name: Juchuan (巨川) Art name: Hengshan (恆山) / Changshizi (常石子) Era name and dates Gengyin (庚寅): 1645 - June 1655 Temple name Ming Yizong 明义宗 Family name: Zhu (朱) Given name: Yihai (以海) Courtesy name: Juchuan (巨川) Art name: Hengshan (恆山) / Changshizi (常石子)Gengyin (庚寅): 1645 - June 1655Ming Yizong 明义宗
House: House of Zhu
Father: Zhu Shouyong (朱壽鏞), Prince Su of Lu
Mother: Lady Wang (王氏)

Zhu Yicai Net Worth

Zhu Yicai was born on July 06, 1618 in China. Zhu Yicai is the founder of publicly traded meat producer Yurun Food, He stepped down as chairman in 2012. He is also the biggest shareholder of domestically traded retailer Nanjing Central Emporium, a department store and real estate business. Zhu's fortune hasn't been able to secure his freedom of movement, though: he has been under house arrest for an unspecified reason since March, according to a Central Emporium announcement.
Zhu Yicai is a member of Diversified

💰Zhu Yicai Net worth: $1.02 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2010 $2.4 Billion
2011 $2.5 Billion
2012 $1.8 Billion
2013 $1.5 Billion
2014 $1.5 Billion
2015 $1.35 Billion
2018 $1.35 Billion



Zhu Yihai was born in 1618, during the 46th year of the reign of Wanli Emperor of the Ming Dynasty. He was son of Zhu Shouyong, he was one of 9th-generation descendant (same generation with Taichang Emperor) of Zhu Tan, Prince Huang of Lu, 10th son of Hongwu Emperor.


In 1651 he fled to the island of Kinmen, which in 1663 was taken over by the invading force. His grave was discovered on the island in 1959, which disproved the theory advanced by the 18th-century History of Ming that he was killed by Koxinga. His eldest son, Zhu Honghuan (朱弘桓), married the fourth daughter of Koxinga and went to live in the Kingdom of Tungning Taiwan under the protection of Zheng Jing, his brother-in-law and worked as a farmer. Another Ming Prince who accompanied Koxinga to Taiwan was the Prince of Ningjing Zhu Shugui.


After his brothers suicide, Zhu Yihai was enfeoffed as the 11th Prince of Lu by Chongzhen Emperor. After four days he succeeded his peerage, Li Zicheng attacked Beijing and he ran to southern.