Net Worth: $17 Million
- Source of Wealth Businesswoman, Politician (Thai PM)
- Nationality Thailand
About Yingluck Shinawatra
Thai businesswoman and politician, Yingluck Shinawatra, has an estimated net worth of $17 million (541 million Baht) as of September 2011, according to Thai independent National Counter Corruption Commission. Yingluck’s nine-year-old son, Supasek, has 4.4 million baht while her common law husband declared 76.8 million baht in assets, along with debt of 369.7 million baht. In an attempt to prevent corruption, all Thai politicians must publicly declare their assets to the National Counter Corruption Commission within one month after assuming office, and again after leaving office.
The younger sister of businessman/former billionaire and ex-Prime Minister of Thailand, Thaksin Shinawatra. The photogenic businesswoman was president of property developer SC Asset and managing director of Advanced Info Service, companies founded by her elder brother, Thaksin.
She is member of the Pheu Thai Party, and the 28th Prime Minister of Thailand. On August 5, 2011, Yingluck became Thailand’s first female Prime Minister following the 2011 general election. Born on 21 June 1967 in Chiang Mai province, Yingluck Shinawatra earned bachelor’s degree from Chiang Mai University and master’s degree from Kentucky State University, United States, both in public administration. She has one son, Supasek, with her common-law husband, Anusorn Amornchat.