William Wang net worth: William Wang is a Taiwanese-American entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1 billion dollars. William Wang was born in Taiwan, and grew up in Hawaii and California. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Electrical Engineering, and began working for a Chinese company that sold computer monitors. When he was in his mid-20s, he decided to start his own company. He launched MAG Innovision. His goal was to create computer monitors that were better than IBM's. He started the company with $350,000 and within six years, it was worth $600 million. As the computer market changed, he sold the company, and attempted to launch a new one, but it was a disaster. While returning from a business trip in Asia, he became one of the survivors of a deadly Singapore Airlines crash. He decided to sell all of his companies and shift his focus. He launched Vizio, Inc., a consumer electronics company in 2002, and it has since grown to nearly $3 billion in revenue.