Mokhzani Mahathir

Mokhzani bin Tun Dr. Mahathir (born 2 January 1961) is a Malaysian businessman who has been listed as the 14th richest person in Malaysia. He worked as a petroleum engineer before founding oil-equipment fabricator Kencana Petroleum. Kencana Petroleum later merged with SapuraCrest to form SapuraKencana Petroleum. The company is now known as Sapura Energy.[1]

Mokhzani Mahathir

Born (1961-01-02) 2 January 1961
Alma materUniversity of Tulsa (BEng)
SpouseMastisa Mohamed
Parent(s)Mahathir Mohamad
Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali

Mokhzani was formerly a senior official in Kedah UMNO, but has since retired from politics. He is the second eldest son of the former Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.


Like his younger brother Mukhriz, Mokhzani is a businessman and had played an active role in United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), and at one time serving as the Youth's Wing treasurer.[2][3] As of 2006, Mokhzani was an UMNO delegate of one of the constituencies in Kedah,[4] but has since lain dormant in his political activities. In May 2008, he followed his father's footsteps to quit UMNO,[5] after 22 years as a member of the Sungai Layar Hujung branch of UMNO.[6]

In June 2019, Mokhzani resigned from all positions in Opcom Group due to "personal reasons".[7]

Personal life

Mokhzani is currently married to Mastisa Mohamed, a businesswoman.[8] Together they have five children, and currently reside in Kuala Lumpur.[9]

Personal fortune

Mokhzani has been listed as the 14th richest person in Malaysia by Forbes Asia with an estimated net worth of US$685 million in 2012.[10] Mokhzani was also the chairman of the Sepang International Circuit.[11]



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