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Lee Hsien Loong

Third Prime Minister of Singapore
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Net worth 2018: $80 Million
Industry: Prime Ministers
Residence: Singapore
Country: Singaporean
BirthDay: 10 February 1952
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.83 m
Education: Trinity College, Cambridge, John F. Kennedy School of Government, United States Army Command and General Staff College, University of Cambridge, Catholic High School, Singapore, Nanyang Primary School, National Junior College
BIOGRAPHY

Lee Hsien Loong was bornon 10 February 1952 in Singapore, Singaporean, is Third Prime Minister of Singapore. Lee Hsien Loong is the current Prime Minister of Singapore; he is in the office since 2004. Born as the eldest son of the first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, he became interested in politics from an early age. As a child, he would often follow his father to the rally grounds. Intellectually brilliant, he learnt the Jawi script at the age of five. Later, he studied mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge and became a Senior Wrangler. After finishing his post graduate studies at Harvard University, he served the Singapore Armed forces for a brief period and reached the rank of the Brigadier General within three years. Soon, he left the army and became a Member of Parliament from Teck Ghee constituency. From the very start, he was given responsible roles in the government and soon he became one of the key figures in the country’s political transition. However, such quick rise both in the army and politics has brought in allegation of nepotism, a charge that he and his family strongly deny.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$80 Million

TIMELINE
2012

Before his self imposed salary cut in 2012, Lee used to get $2

1983

In 1983, he was made the Brigadier General of the force; but he resigned in 1984 to join politics

1980

In 1980, he earned his master degree in Public Administration from John F

1978

In 1978, Lee attended the United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenwort

1974

Later in 1974, he graduated from there with first class honors in the subject and a diploma in computer science

1973

In 1973, Lee was selected as the Senior Wrangler, a position that refers to top mathematics undergraduate at Cambridge University

1969

After graduating from there in 1969 he was enrolled at National Junior College for his post secondary studies and passed out from there in 1970

1959

Lee Kuan Yew, popularly known as LKY, was the founding father of independent Singapore and also its first Prime Minister; he was in the office from 1959 to 1990

1952

Lee Hsien Loong was born on February 10, 1952 in Singapore to Lee Kuan Yew and Kwa Geok Choo

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