Yusof Bin Ishak Net Worth

Yusof Bin Ishak was a prominent figure in Malaysian and Singaporean history. Born in Malaysia in 1910, he went on to become the first President of Singapore from 1965 until his death in 1970. He was also a journalist, founding the Malay-language newspaper Utusan Melayu. His legacy lives on in both countries.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day August 12, 1910
Birth Place Malaysia
Died On Nov 23, 1970 (age 60)
Birth Sign Leo

💰 Net worth: $100K - $1M

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From 1965 until his death in 1970, he served as the first President of Singapore. Also notable as a Journalist, he established a Malay-language newspaper titled Utusan Melayu.

Before Fame

Before heading the then-newly-formed Republic of Singapore, he served in the Singapore National Cadet Corps and held office as Head of State of Malaysian-controlled Singapore.


In his youth, he was educated at the Victoria Bridge School and the Raffles Institution.

Family Life

Born to a Malay mother and a Minangkabau father, he grew up with a younger brother (freedom fighter Aziz Ishak) in Terong, Federated Malay States (located in modern-day Malaysia). His wife was Toh Puan Noor Aishah.

Associated With

While bin Ishak held office as President of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew served as the country's Prime Minister.