Many people worldwide associate Thailand with yummy Asian food, rejuvenating massages and exciting nightlife. Thailand is the second largest economy in Southeast Asia. This emerging economy has produced many super rich billionaires.
Are you curious to know about the top 10 billionaires of Thailand? Here are the richest Thais as of 2017, according to Forbes.
10) Thaksin Shinawatra (Net worth: $1.7 billion)
Thaksin Shinawatra is the former prime minister of Thailand. This 65-year-old self-made billionaire made his fortune through smart investments.
He has a controlling stake in SC Asset, a real estate developer.
9) Santi Bhirombhakdi & family (Net worth: $2.3 billion)
Brewery baron Santi Bhirombhakdi owns the popular Singha beer and Singha Estate (Rasa Property Development) which he acquired in 2014 and plans to invest $3 billion in new projects and buying London property.
Santi is rebuilding his family’s 82-year-old Boon Rawd Brewery empire into five different businesses which inlcude a non-alcohol units.