Srettha Thavisin

Native name: เศรษฐา ทวีสิน

Place of Birth: Bangkok, Thailand

Date of Birth: 15 February 1962

Ethnicity: Thai, Chinese

Srettha Thavisin is a Thai businessperson and politician. He has served as the 30th Prime Minister of Thailand, since 22 August, 2023, and as Minister of Finance, since 1 September, 2023.

He is the son of Chodchoi (Jutrakul) [ชดช้อย (จูตระกูล)] and Amnuay Thavisin [อำนวย ทวีสิน]. Prime Minister Srettha is married to physician and businesswoman Pakpilai (Paladraksa) Thavisin [พักตร์พิไล (ปลัดรักษา) ทวีสิน], with whom he has three children, Napat [ณภัทร], Warat [วรัตม์] and Chananda [ชนัญดา].

Prime Minister Srettha’s paternal grandfather was named Iang Thavisin [เอี๊ยง ทวีสิน].

Prime Minister Srettha’s paternal grandmother was named Thongdee [ทองดี].

Prime Minister Srettha’s maternal grandfather was named Chu Jutrakul [ชู จูตระกูล]. The family name Jutrakul is of Chinese origin.

Prime Minister Srettha’s maternal grandmother was Milian Lailert [มีเลียน ลายเลิศ] (the daughter of Lenam Kin [เลนำ คิน] and Olanjin [โอลันจิน]). Lenam came from Indonesia, and was likely of Chinese descent.

Source: Family history of Srettha Thavisin –

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