Mokhzani Mahathir was bornon 1962 in Malaysia. Son of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Mokhzani Mahathir worked as a petroleum engineer before becoming an entrepreneur with oil-equipment fabricator Kencana Petroleum. He merged it with SapuraCrest to form SapuraKencana Petroleum. It's still his largest holding but he's been cashing out to invest in other oil ventures. He's a racing-car enthusiast and is actively involved in charity and grooming young sports talent in Malaysia.
He stepped down from an executive role in January 2014 to concentrate on his other investments
In July 2013, when news of his investment in another oil-services company, Yinson Holdings, surfaced, its stock went on a tear
Mokhzani has been listed as the 14th richest person in Malaysia by Forbes Asia with an estimated net worth of US$685 million in 2012
In May 2008, he followed his father's footsteps to quit UMNO, after 22 years as a member of the Sungai Layar Hujung branch of UMNO
As of 2006, Mokhzani was an UMNO delegate of one of the constituencies in Kedah, but has since lain dormant in his political activities
Tan Sri Mokhzani Mahathir (born January 1962) is the second son of Former Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Dr