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Chatri Trisiripisal is best known by the ring names as Chatri Sityodtong and Yodchatri Sityodtong is an entrepreneur and a martial artist originally from Thailand, best known as the Founder, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship (ONE).
According to Nielsen, ONE ranks amongst the world’s top 10 biggest sports media properties in terms of viewership and engagement. According to Forbes, ONE is Asia’s largest global sports media property. Chatri Sityodtong was named Asia’s 2nd Most Powerful Person in Sports by FOX Sports. He is currently the star of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition, the first global edition of its kind.
|Net Worth||$350 million|
|Profession||Entrepreneur, Former martial artist|
Chatri Sityodtong was born on July 21, 1971 (age 50 years) in Thailand. Sityodtong is of half Japanese (mother’s side), half Thai (father’s side) ethnicity. His family lost its home and life savings due to bankruptcy. His father eventually abandoned the family and Sityodtong survived on one meal per day. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University and obtained an MBA from Harvard Business School Harvard University in 1999.
In 2019, Sityodtong was inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame. Chatri started Muay Thai as a child under Kru Yodtong Senanan of Sityodtong Camp in Pattaya, Thailand. Senanan eventually gave Chatri the ring name, Yodchatri Sityodtong. A veteran of over 30 fights, Sityodtong’s last professional Muay Thai fight was in 2008 in Thailand.
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He is a certified senior Muay Thai instructor under Senanan. Before his death, Senanan appointed Chatri Sityodtong as one of 4 conservators of Sityodtong Muay Thai in the world. Sityodtong started training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2005 and has a Brown Belt under Renzo Gracie.
Early business career
Chatri Sityodtong started as an investment analyst at Fidelity Investments covering a variety of industries. He later launched Nextdoor Networks with Yau Soon Loo, a classmate at Harvard. Nextdoor Networks was a San Francisco based startup provider of e-commerce infrastructure.
Sityodtong was a Managing Director at Maverick Capital, a US$12 billion hedge fund. Backed by Farallon Capital, Sityodtong later launched Izara Capital Management, a US$500 million New York hedge fund. After a decade on Wall Street, he retired.
Current business career
Sityodtong is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of ONE Championship. According to Forbes, ONE is Asia’s largest global sports media property, and Nielsen ranks ONE amongst the world’s top 10 biggest sports media properties in terms of viewership and engagement. Backed by Sequoia Capital and Temasek Holdings, ONE Championship has over US$346 million in total capital as of June 2020.
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He is the Founder and Chairman of Evolve University, an online university for martial arts. He is the Founder and Chairman of Evolve MMA, a chain of martial arts academies in Asia. In addition, Sityodtong is involved in several other companies in Asia.
Chatri Sityodtong is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and guest lecturer at INSEAD, one of the world’s leading business schools.
Sityodtong supports Global Poverty Project through his companies. He is an active donor to Boys’ Town Home, a charity that serves abandoned children and youth in need. Sityodtong also supports underprivileged children with Singapore Children’s Society and children with cancer with Children’s Cancer Foundation.
Awards and recognition
Asia’s 2nd Most Powerful Person in Sports (FOX Sports)
Black Belt Hall of Fame (Black Belt Magazine)
Asia’s Most Powerful Person in Martial Arts (Huffington Post)
Most Influential Executive in Asian MMA (Forbes)
Most Powerful Person in Asian MMA (Yahoo! Sports)
Movers and Shakers of Asian MMA (MMA Mania)
Chatri Sityodtong is currently single and not married. He has been on a private relationship all his career.
Chatri Sityodtong net worth
What is Chatri Sityodtong net worth? Chatri Sityodtong net worth is estimated at around $350 million as of 2021. His net worth in 2019 was $300 million. His main source of income is from his private businesses. He is one of the richest people in Thailand.