Dejphon Chansiri Biography – Dejphon Chansiri is a Thai businessman who currently owns EFL Championship club Sheffield Wednesday.
|Date of Birth:||Jun 3, 1968|
|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.