Name:

Surin Upatkoon

Date of Birth:

1950

Country of Birth:

Malaysia

Country of Residence:

Malaysia

Source of Wealth:

Telecommunications, Insurance and Gaming

Marrital Status:

Married

Children:

3

Surin Upatkoon Net Worth USD: $931,000,000 - $1,029,000,000

2020 Mean Estimate:

$980,000,000

Surin Upatkoon Biography

Surin Upatkoon, a golf loving tycoon known for his low profile was born in Thailand. He moved to Penang to complete his education and has stayed in Malaysia ever since. He first rose to prominence at textile company MWE Weaving, where he started as a manager in 1971 before rising up through the ranks. He still owns shares in MWE.

Much of Upatkoon’s wealth comes from his sale of a 10% stake in 2013 of InTouch, a Thai telecom company. As well MWE, he also owns stakes in MPHB Capital, a company specializing in property and insurance, and Magnum Corp, a gaming company.