Muhyiddin Yassin (born May 15, 1947) is a politician from Malaysia. He has served the country in different eminent positions. From 2009-2015 he was the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. He is a member of the Indigenous party and is in Malaysian Politics from 48 years. Before coming into politics he was the ADO of Muar.
On 24th February the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad resigned from his position after which on 29th February he got elected as the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
On 1st March 2020, he took sworn in the presence of Mahathir Mohamad and other honorable persons.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
In the year 1947 (age 72 years, as in 2019), the famous politician Muhyiddin Yassin took birth in Muar, Johor, Malayan Union. Yassin’s birthday party happens on 15th May every year.
His father’s name is Haji Muhammad Yassin bin Muhammad and his mother is Hajjah Khadijah Binti Kassim. To the best of our knowledge, he has no siblings.
From Muar High School, Johor he completed his schooling in 1965. After school education, he did his graduation from the University of Malaya. He is a Bachelor in Economics and Malay studies.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & Appearance
In the year 2018 doctors discovered that Muhyiddin bin Haji Muhammad Yassin has a tumor in the pancreas. For this doctor advised him to get admitted to the hospital.
He spent 1 month in Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore and got operated also to remove the tumor. After his operation for the next six months, he got treated with chemotherapy.
Muhyiddin Yassin is a quite tall guy and his height is 5 ft 9 in (175 cm). His weight is 78 kg which is equal to 172 lbs. He has grey and black hair.
In an interview, he accepted that now he is very conscious of what he eats and makes sure to work out (light exercises) daily.
Personal Life, Spouse & Children
The Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is married to Noorainee Abdul Rahman. It was an arrange married which took place in the year 1972. He has 5 children from his marriage. Their names are Najwa Mahiaddin, Fakhri Yassin, Farhan Yassin, Nabilah Yassin, and Najwa Yassin. With his family, he lives in Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur.
In his personal life, he is a wise man and has a wonderful personality. He is also present on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. On his Twitter account, there are 571.9k fans and his Facebook page has 995k likes.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Muhyiddin Yassin
|Real Full Birth Name||Muhyiddin bin Haji Muhammad Yassin.
|Famous Name||Muhyiddin Yassin.
|Famous as||Prime Minister of Malaysia.|
|Age (As of 2019)||72 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||15 May 1947.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Muar, Johor, Malayan Union.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Taurus.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5'9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 78 Kg.
Pounds: 172 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Hair Color||Grey and black.|
|Parents||Father: Haji Muhammad Yassin bin Muhammad.
Mother: Hajjah Khadijah binti Kassim.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife||Noorainee Abdul Rahman.
|Kids||1. Najwa Mahiaddin.
2. Fakhri Yassin.
3. Farhan Yassin.
4. Nabilah Yassin.
5. Najwa Yassin.
|Social media||Facebook: @ts.muhyiddin (995k likes).
Twitter: @MuhyiddinYassin (571.9k fans).
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|School||Muar High School, Johor.
|Alma mater||University of Malaya,
|Net worth||$ 10 million USD (As in 2020).|
Political Career & Net worth
After his graduation, he served his country as ADO of Muar but later he left civil services and joined politics in the year 1971. He joined UMNO (United Malays National Organisation).
In the year 1978, he became the Member of Parliament from Pagoh constituency. From 1986-1995 he served as the Menteri Besar of Johor. In 1995 he became Minister of Youth and Sports. He served at this position till 1999. Muhyiddin Yassin got appointed as the Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumerism in 1999.
In this position, he served for 4 years till 2003. He has a long career in politics and as we mentioned earlier he has been on the positions with great importance like Minister of Education, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, etc.
As we came to know he is a very honest person and really wants to work for his country and the people of Malaysia are expecting a lot. Reports say that Muhyiddin Yassin’s net worth is around $10 million USD as in 2020.
In May 2018 he became the minister of home affairs and from there he became the Prime Minister of India in the year 2020 on 29th February.
- He is the 8th Prime Minister of Malaysia.
- When he was admitted to the hospital for treatment then Mahathir Mohamad handled his jobs and positions.
- In his career, he has won more than 25 awards.
- He has 2 Toyota Land Cruisers.
- His Facebook account is liked by more than 950k people.
- Muhyiddin Yassin ended the use of English in science and mathematics in public schools.
- He has even worked in the private sector with a company named PKENJ.