Thailand, a nation marked by its resilience and adaptability, anticipates a promising economic growth of 3.6% this year, buoyed by the resurgence of tourists. The May national election brought an unexpected victory for the progressive Move Forward Party, resonating strongly with the country’s youth. However, as of now, the ascent of the party’s Harvard-educated leader, Pita Limjaroenrat, to the position of prime minister remains uncertain. Amid this intriguing political landscape, Thailand’s 50 wealthiest individuals have seen their collective wealth surge by nearly 15% to reach a staggering $173 billion.
- Chearavanont Brothers
With a combined net worth of $34 billion, the Chearavanont brothers lead the charts. Their expertise lies in the Food & Beverage industry.
- Chalerm Yoovidhya & Family
Not far behind, Chalerm Yoovidhya and family command $33.4 billion, also excelling in the Food & Beverage sector.
- Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi
Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi follows with $13.6 billion, contributing significantly to the Food & Beverage industry.
- Chirathivat Family
The Chirathivat family, valued at $12.4 billion, plays a pivotal role in the Fashion & Retail sector.
- Sarath Ratanavadi
Sarath Ratanavadi holds a substantial net worth of $11.3 billion, predominantly in the Energy sector.
- Vanich Chaiyawan
With $3.9 billion, Vanich Chaiyawan excels in Finance & Investments.
- Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth
Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth is a significant player in Healthcare, amassing $3.8 billion.
- Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha & Family
The Fashion & Retail sector benefits from Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha and family, who possess a collective wealth of $3.5 billion.
- Somphote Ahunai & Family
Somphote Ahunai and family contribute immensely to the Energy industry, holding a combined fortune of $3 billion.
- Osathanugrah Family
Osathanugrah family secures a substantial net worth of $2.5 billion within the Food & Beverage sector.
This roster of Thailand’s wealthiest individuals extends through various sectors, showcasing the nation’s diverse economic landscape and highlighting the remarkable growth of these influential figures.