Santi Bhirombhakdi & family was born in Bangkok, Thailand, Thailand. Santi Bhirombhakdi & family is #660 in List Billionaires People In The World. Beer baron Santi Bhirombhakdi controls 84-year-old Boon Rawd Brewery, Thailand's oldest brewery and maker of Singha Beer, which was set up by his grandfather in 1933. It has entered Vietnam with the $1.1 billion acquisition of stakes in 2 units of consumer goods group Masan. The family has also diversified into property and is expanding in a big way. Listed property unit, Singha Estate, owns U.K.-based Jupiter Hotels, operator of the Mercure brand, in partnership with FICO group of the U.K. Singha has earmarked $560 million for a slate of new projects that will include luxury residences, office buildings, warehousing and logistics.