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|Born||19 April 1939
|Occupation||Senior Chairman of Charoen Pokphand|
|Net worth||US$17.2 billion (January 2021)|
|Children||5, including Suphachai Chearavanont|
Dhanin Chearavanont (Thai: ธนินท์ เจียรวนนท์), known in Chinese as Chia Kok Min Chinese: 謝國民; pinyin: Xiè Guómín; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chhía2 Kok1-Mín5) (born 1939) is a Thai billionaire businessman, based in Bangkok. He is the senior chairman of CP Group, Thailand's largest private company. Dhanin is head of the Chearavanont family, which was ranked by Forbes Asia in 2017 as Asia's fourth-wealthiest family with a net worth of US$36.6 billion. As of August 2020, his net worth was estimated at $14.3 billion.
Early life and education
Dhanin was born in 1939, the fourth and youngest son of Chia Ek Chor. He is a follower of Buddhism.
Dhanin attended primary school at Sarasit Pittayalai School in Ban Pong District, Ratchaburi, until graduating in 1949 and went to graduate from high school in 1951 from Shantou No.1 High School, China and higher education in 1956 from the Education University of Hong Kong including training from the National Defence College of Thailand.
In 2020, Dhanin donated US$21.8 million to fight the spread of Covid-19 in Thailand.
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