Lee Hsein Loong is a Singaporean politician and former army general to Prime Minister of Singapore. Similarly, Lee Hsein Loong is also working as the secretary-general of the ruling People’s Action Party since the year 2004. Moreover, he is the eldest son of Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew.
Table of Biography
Lee Hsein Loong whose Chinese name is Li Xianlong was born on 10th February 1952 and is currently 69 years old at present. Being born in early February, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. Likewise, Lee was born in British Singapore and is a Singaporean by nationality. Similarly, talking about her ethnicity and religion, he belongs to an Asian ethnic group and follows Buddhist. Likewise, about his family members, Lee Hsein was born to Lee Kuan Yew and Kwa Geok Choo. He is the eldest child of his parents. Similarly, Lee has two other siblings who are younger than him.
Likewise, his siblings are one sister Lee Wei Ling and one brother Lee Hsien Yang. His brother Yang is the chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. Likewise, his parents, Lee Kuan Yew is the popular founding father of independent Singapore. Similarly, he is also the first Prime Minister of Singapore who has served in the office from the year 1959 to 1900. Likewise, her mother Kwa Geok Choo was the pioneer advocate of Singapore’s women’s rights.
Furthermore, talking about his educational background, Lee did his early education from Nanyang Primary School and later join to Catholic High School for his secondary education. Likewise, after graduating in the year 1969, he went to National Junior College for his post-secondary studies. Followed by this, in the year 1971, he joins Singapore Armed Forces and at the same time, he got scholarship for studying mathematics at Trinity College under the University of Cambridge. Followed by this, he then graduate with first class honors and a diploma in Computer Science. Similarly, he attend the United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth in the year 1978. Likewise, he did his Masters in Public Administration from John F. Kennedy School of Government under Harvard University.
Followed by his graduation from Harvard, Lee then join Singapore Armed Forces and then quickly rose through the ranks. Moreover, he became the Brigadier General of the force in the year 1983 however, in the year 1984 he resign it to join politics. Lee joined the ruling People’s Action Party which was a center-right political party led by his father Lee Kuan Yew. Moreover, it has been the dominating political group of Singapore right from the 1959 general election. In the same year, Lee became elected as the Member of Parliament from Teck Ghee Single Member Constituency and also became the Minister of State at the Ministry of Trade and Ministry and Ministry of Defense. He was only 32 years old at that time.
Likewise, on another year, Lee became the Chairman of the Economic Committee which was set to retrieve the economy of Singapore. Similarly in the year 1986, Lee became a member of the PAP Executive Committee and also the Chairman of PAP Youth Committee. Moreover, his career in politics took a breakthrough when his father Lee Kuan Yew stepped down from his long held position of Prime minister. He was appointed as one of the Deputy Prime Ministers in the new setup. Similarly, he also retains the Trade and Commercial portfolio.
However, in the year 1992, Lee gave up his Trade and Commerce portfolio after being diagnosed with lymphoma and underwent long treatment. However, later he retains his position as the Deputy Prime Minister. Moreover, on 12th August 2004, Goh Chok Tong step down from his position as the Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee then became his successor in the position.
Net worth and Achievements
Talking about his net worth and earnings, Lee is a politician by profession. Moreover, he is one of the world’s highest-paid leaders. However, he has not yet shared any information about his net worth and earnings in media. However, he has made quite a fame in his career. Similarly, he became the ‘Order El Sol del peru en el grado de Gran Cruz con Brillanted’ on 22nd November 2008. Similarly, he also got the ‘Olympic Order’ on 13th August 2010.
Regarding his relationship status, Lee is straight and in a marital relationship. On the year 1985, he tied the knot with Ho Ching who is a civil servant under the Ministry of Defense. This couple has two sons together whose names are Hongyi and Haoyi. However, before this, he tied the knot with Malaysian-born doctor Wong Ming Yang. They have two children together one daughter and one song Xiuqi and Yipeng together but Wong died on 28th October 1982 after three weeks of giving birth to Yipeng.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Unfortunately, there is no information about his body measurement detail in media.
Reflecting upon his social media presence, Lee is active in Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Likewise, his Twitter account is @leehsienloong, and has had 801.8k followers since he joined in April 2009. Similarly, his @leehseinloog account in Instagram has over 606k followers. Likewise, his @leehsienloong has over 1.7 million followers on Facebook.