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Erick Thohir is a prominent Indonesian businessman and politician who has served as Indonesia’s Minister of State Owned Enterprises since 2019 and chairman of Football Association of Indonesia since 2023. He is the founder of Mahaka Group, a conglomeration that focuses on media, sports and entertainment. Globally known as the former owner and chairman of Italian football giant Inter Milan and US soccer club D.C. United.
Thohir is currently co-owner alongside Anindya Bakrie of English League One team Oxford United and Liga 1 team Persis Solo along with Kaesang Pangarep, the youngest son of President Joko Widodo. He was also the president director of ANTV television station and the chief of the Indonesian Olympic Committee. In 2019, he became a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Thohir is also currently a member of the FIBA Central Board.
Erick Thohir was born on May 30, 1970 (age 53 years) in Jakarta, Indonesia. His father, Teddy Thohir, was a co-owner of the automotive group Astra International with William Soeryadjaya. He has a brother and a sister. Thohir received his master’s degree in 1993 from National University (California), United States.
Erick Thohir formed the Mahaka Group Upon his return to Indonesia, together with his colleagues. In 2001, the Mahaka Group bought Republika, the biggest Islamic newspaper in Indonesia. Because of Thohir’s background in communications, he was chosen to lead the paper. He received support from his father, as well as founder of Kompas Jakob Oetama and founder of Jawa Pos Dahlan Iskan to run this newspaper.
The Mahaka Group spread its potential by investing in the outdoor advertising company Mahaka Advertising due to the growth of the economic and the city size in 2002. After launching the television station Jak TV, Mahaka introduced the radio stations 98.7 Gen FM and 101 Jak FM, and participated in PT Radionet Cipta Karya (Prambors FM, Delta FM and FeMale Radio), as well as numerous advertising, ticketing, entertainment and digital companies.
Erick Thohir is the founder of Darma Bakti Mahaka Foundation. In 2011, together with Anindya Bakrie he co-owned the television networks tvOne, as well as the internet news site VIVA.co.id. In 2014, he was involved in a turnaround project and became the President Director of ANTV until 2019.
In 2018, incumbent president Joko Widodo picked Thohir as chief of his re-election campaign for the 2019 presidential election. In 2019, among 10 other individuals Thohir was appointed to the International Olympic Committee. In February 2023, Thohir was elected as the new chairman of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI).
After negotiations started after the 2011 NBA All-Star Game with former basketball agent Jason Levien and managing owner Josh Harris, Thohir became part of the consortium that bought the Philadelphia 76ers. The consortium included actor Will Smith, his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, David Blitzer of the private equity firm Blackstone Group, and Indonesian businessman Handy Soetedjo. Comcast-Spectacor and Harris began talks in the summer of 2011. The deal was announced on 13 July 2011.
In addition to his business, Thohir also owns the basketball team Satria Muda, and served as an honorary board member of the Indonesian Basketball Association (PERBASI / Persatuan Bola Basket Seluruh Indonesia) from 2015 to 2019. He has been President of SEABA (Southeast Asian Basketball Association) since 2006. He was Chef De Mission of the Indonesia Contingent for the Olympic Games London 2012, and Chairman of the Indonesian Olympic Committee for 2015–2019.
Erick Thohir is married to Elizabeth Tjandra, they had their wedding in 1998. His wife is a private person and together they have four children Mahendra Agakhan, Makayla Amadia Thohir, Mahatma Arfala Thohir, and Magisha Afryea Thohir.
Erick Thohir net worth
How much is Erick Thohir worth? Erick Thohir net worth is estimated at around $1.2 billion. His main source of income is from his primary work as a politician and businessman. Erick Thohir’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $5 million dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Indonesia. He stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.