Surang Prempree was born in Thailand. Surang Prempree is the former managing director of fellow Thai billionaire Krit Ratanarak's Bangkok Broadcasting & TV, which owns Thailand's most watched television channel. She has produced popular soap operas and the Thailand Miss Universe pageant in the past. Her late mother Reywadee Thienprapart and late brother Chaicharn founded BBTV. She is an avid golfer.