Dejphon Chansiri Biography: Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Dejphon Chansiri Biography – Dejphon Chansiri is a Thai businessman who currently owns EFL Championship club Sheffield Wednesday.


Name: Dejphon Chansiri
Age: 55 years
Wife: Tipparut Chansiri
Date of Birth: Jun 3, 1968
Nationality: Thai
Net Worth: $720 million

Dejphon Chansiri Biography

Chansiri’s family controls the Thai Union Group, the world’s largest producer of canned tuna. The Chansiri family is estimated by Forbes to be worth $720m as of 5/7/19. In January 2015, a consortium led by Chansiri acquired a 100% stake in Sheffield Wednesday from Milan Mandarić for £37.5m and targeted promotion to the Premier League by 2017.

During the summer of 2015, Chansiri changed many aspects of the Sheffield Wednesday set-up including the backroom staff and players, such as sacking manager Stuart Gray

and replacing him with Carlos Carvalhal, who had previously managed Turkish side Besiktas and several clubs in his home country of Portugal.

Dejphon Chansiri Age

He is 55 years old

Dejphon Chansiri Height

Details about his height are Unknown

Dejphon Chansiri Parents

Chansiri’s father Kraisorn is the chairman of the company, while brother Thiraphong acts as president. Chansiri himself has other business interests having owned construction and property businesses in Thailand, while he also owns local firm D Taxis and Elev8, who have previously made and sponsored Wednesday’s kits.

Dejphon Chansiri Siblings

His siblings if he has any are not known.

Dejphon Chansiri Nationality

He is a Thai

Dejphon Chansiri Wife

The wife of Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri has been named as a director of the club’s parent company in one of a handful of the latest structural changes to the owner’s business empire.

It is understood though that Tipparut Chansiri, who was already listed as a shareholder in a number of the family’s businesses including the Thai Union Frozen Products, will not take on any role as a director of the football club.

She becomes the director of Wednesday’s parent company SWFC Holdings Limited, based in Hong Kong and owned by Dejphon Chansiri, who in turn has effectively owned the club since July 2018.

The change has been listed on Companies House alongside the moving of shares from SWFC Holdings Ltd to Sheffield 2, one of the firms set up by Dejphon Chansiri around the time of the controversial sale of Hillsborough.

Dejphon Chansiri Children

The names of his children have not been revealed

Dejphon Chansiri Net Worth

According to Forbes, the Chansiri family has an estimated net worth of $720m as of 2023.

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