Here is all you need to know about Leicester City owner and chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, his net worth and more
The chairman of Leicester, Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, has released the football team from a debt to parent company King Power International totalling £194 million (7.8 billion baht).
The Premier League team claimed that the Thai duty-free giant had given the loans over the preceding four years in order to pay for the building of a new training facility and team investments during the coronavirus outbre.
As a result of the conversion of the loans and related interest, King Power now has equity in the club.
Leicester was purchased by the Srivaddhanaprabha family, owners of King Power, in 2010.
Over the previous 13 years, the Foxes have enjoyed a great deal of success on the pitch, including Premier League titles in 2016 and 2021 as well as the FA Cup and Community Shield.
Mr. Aiyawatt has held the position of chairman ever since his father Vichai perished in a helicopter crash outside the team’s stadium in 2018.
However, Leicester must contend with relegation this season.
Brendan Rodgers’ squad is currently 14th in the rankings, one point above the bottom three.
Leicester City owner Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha: Net worth in 2023, wealth, wife, family, bio
Aiyawatt ‘Top’ Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai businessman who was born Aiyawatt Rsrisorn on July 26, 1985, is the CEO and Chairman of King Power as well as the Chairman of Leicester City F.C. and OH Leuven.
He was one of the five youngest Asian billionaires on Forbes’ 2020 World’s Billionaires List.
He is currently 37 years old and was born in Bangkok, Thailand.
Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha education
Aiyawatt acquired a bachelor in business administration from the Bangkok University International Programme while attending Saint Gabriel’s College, one of the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel’s colleges.
Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha religion and beliefs
Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha is Buddhist.
Thepsirin Buddhist Temple in Bangkok is where Buddhist Srivaddhanaprabha spent a month in 2015 receiving his monastic ordination.
Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha’s family, parents, siblings
Aiyawatt’s grandpa, Wiwat Rsrisorn, is from Zhao’an, Fujian, China.
Aiyawat’s father, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, founded King Power.
He has three other siblings named Voramas and Aroonroong as his sisters, as well as a brother named Apichet.
On October 27, 2018, following Leicester City’s home match against West Ham United, his father died in a helicopter crash close to the King Power Stadium.
Aiyawatt failed to watch the game. The next day, he took a flight to Leicester to say his father’s final goodbyes.
What is Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha’s net worth?
According to Forbes, Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha’s net worth is $1.7B and is among Thailand’s 50 richest, in the year 2022.
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