According to Forbes magazine, Morris Chang's fortune did reach $3 billion recently. It may be due to the TSMC's rising stock price.
#24 Morris Chang on the 2023 Taiwan's 50 Richest - Morris Chang founded Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, one of the world's largest manufacturers of
If we think it further, TSMC's $581 billion market cap put TSMC as the 10th largest public traded company in the world. Additionally the trillion dollar market values of the fabless industry are associated with TSMC's business and Morris' pure play foundry idea.
I have to ask, why Morris Chang ONLY worths so little? If we look around today's stock market and many executive compensation practice, it's unusual.
It may be an overlooked factor that why a small startup Morris started 33 years ago, against all odds, can become what TSMC is today.