CHASE YOUR GREATNESS
His rags-to-riches life story has inspired millions around the world on BBC News, CNN, Financial Times, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Channel NewsAsia, and other major media. At the lowest point in Chatri’s life, he survived on $4 a day in poverty.
Philanthropy has always been a big part of Chatri’s life and is something close to his heart. His main area of focus is helping underprivileged kids, troubled youth, and terminally-ill children. When Chatri was 13 years old, he worked at Klong Toey Slums in Thailand, and it forever changed his life. Read about the childhood story that ignited his passion for helping others.
Follow Chatri as he chases the biggest dream of his life in launching ONE Championship and building it into Asia's largest global sports media property in history. In this blog, he shares the stories, the triumphs, the failures, and the candid truths of his amazing journey. Inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame in 2019, Chatri is a certified senior Muay Thai instructor under the legendary Kru Yodtong Senanan. He also holds a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Master Renzo Gracie.
Awards and Recognition
A self-made multimillionaire entrepreneur and lifelong martial artist, Chatri Sityodtong was most recently selected as one of Asia's next generation tycoons by Forbes Magazine, and named "Asia's King of Martial Arts" by the Financial Times. FOX Sports ranked Sityodtong as Asia's 2nd Most Powerful Person in Sports. He is also the star of the latest edition of The Apprentice, the award-winning global reality TV series.
It is no secret that Chatri loves excitement and adrenaline. Whether it is snowboarding in the Alps, cage-diving with great white sharks in the Farallon Islands, or wild gorilla trekking in Rwanda, he has criss-crossed the globe for the thrill of adventure. Find out what else Chatri does when he's not busy creating companies and chasing dreams.
Sityodtong is a perennial keynote speaker at the world's top business conferences such as Forbes Global CEO Conference, Milken Institute, CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards, YPO Edge, Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), Cannes Lions, Forbes Next Tycoons Conference, Asian Leadership Conference, Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit, and others.