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Keeree Kanjanapas

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Net worth 2018: $1.56 Billion
Industry: Real Estate
Residence: Bangkok, Thailand
Country: Thailand
Children: 2
BIOGRAPHY

Keeree Kanjanapas was born in Bangkok, Thailand, Thailand. Keeree Kanjanapas is #1545 in List Billionaires People In The World. Scion of a wealthy Thai property clan, Keeree Kanjanapas is the founder and chairman of BTS Group Holdings, operator of Bangkok's famous elevated Skytrain. Run by his eldest son Kavin since 2015, BTS is part of a consortium that won bids for two mass transit projects in December 2016. In a new foray into hotels, BTS agreed in February 2017 to acquire Vienna House for $350 million, with a string of properties in Europe and Asia. Other interests include media firm VGI and a joint venture with SET-listed developer Sansiri to build condo towers along mass transit lines. It also owns digital-services firm Rabbit Internet, which has teamed up with Japan's Line Corp. for an e-wallet called Rabbit Line Pay.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2013

$1.3 Billion

2014

$1.35 Billion

2015

$1.65 Billion

2016

$1.3 Billion

2017

$1.4 Billion

2018

$1.56 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

Keeree is the 13th richest man in Thailand as of 2016, up from 19th in 2012

1986

In 1986, when his plans for a super league was turned down by the Hong Kong Football Association, coupled with a Stelux business downturn, Keeree dissolved the football team after a full house farewell match for Wu Kwok Hung

1970

Keeree decided to use football to promote the Seiko brand and founded one of the most famous and successful football teams ever in Hong Kong, Seiko Sports Association (精工), in the 1970s and 1980s

1950

Keeree Kanjanapas (Thai: คีรี กาญจนพาสน์; Chinese: 黃創山; pinyin: Huáng Chuàngshān; English: Wong Chong Shan) was born in Bangkok, Thailand in 1950

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