|Born||5 June 1958
|Occupation||Owner & chairman of King Power International Group
Chairman of Leicester City F.C.
|Net worth||US$4.3 billion (2017)|
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (Thai: วิชัย ศรีวัฒนประภา; rtgs: Wichai Siwatthanaprapha [requirements IPA] birthed as Vichai Raksriaksorn (Thai: วิชัย รักศรีอักษร; rtgs: Wichai Raksi-akson), (birthed 5 June 1958) is a Thai billionaire entrepreneur, creator, proprietor as well as chairman of King Power Free.
He is the creator as well as Chief Executive Officer of King Power Duty Free, an operator of duty-free stores. In December 2009, King Power got the imperial warrant from the King of Thailand in an event participated in by Raksriaksorn. He is placed by Forbes publication as the 7th wealthiest guy in Thailand, supposedly worth US$ 3.3 billion.
Srivaddhanaprabha acquired English football club Leicester City in August 2010 adhering to a three-year t-shirt sponsorship offer.
On 10 February 2011, he was called chairman of Leicester City while proceeding as proprietor. His kid, Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, is vice-chairman. His Leicester City took place to win the 2015/2016 English Premier Organization title. Quickly prior to the 2016-2017 Premier Organization period Vichai talented 19 BMW i8s to the players of Leicester City at ₤ 100,000 each.
After an inadequate decrease in kind as well as Leicester sitting 17th in the Premier Organization, Thai magnate controversially sacked supervisor Claudio Ranieri in February 2017.
In his leisure he is an enthusiastic polo player and also possesses the Virtual Reality Polo Club in Bangkok. Vichai was additionally the of Ham Polo Club in London in between 2008 and also 2012. Thailand Polo Organization wased established by Srivaddhanaprabha in August 1998, and also was offered nationwide standing as the Thailand Polo organization in January 2004.
It is according to Wikipedia.