Ismail Sabri Yaakob is a Malaysian Politician. He served as the 9th Prime Minister of Malaysia. He is a member of United Malays National Organisation.
Ismail Sabri Yaakob Early Life
He was born on 18th January 1960 in Temerloh, Pahang, Malaysia to Yaakob Abdul Rahman and Wan Jah Wan Mamat. His father worked as a rubber tapper. His parents were from Kelantan He worked as a hawker during his school days. He used to sell limes and fish.
Ismail Sabri Yaakob Wife
IN 1986, he got married to Muhaini Zainal Abidin. The couple has 1 daughter and 3 sons- Nina Sabrina, Gaddafi, Iqbal, and Nashriq. His son Gaddafi, is an actor and singer. He participated in an entertainment show Akademi Fantasia Season 5.
Ismail Sabri Yaakob
Before starting his political career, he started his legal career in 1985. For only 2 years, he worked in the field of law before being appointed as a Member of the Temerloh District Council in 1987.
Ismail Sabri Yaakob Political Career
After becoming a member of the Temerloh Division UMNO Committee, he held multiple positions at UMNO. In 2004, he was appointed as the inaugural Bera Division UMNO Chief. In the 2004 general elections, he was elected to Parliament and became the first MP for the new seat of Bera. In 2008, he was appointed as the Minister for Youth and Sports for 1 year before being replaced. In April 2009, he became the Minister for Domestic Trade,
Co-operatives and Consumerism. In the 2013 general elections, he became the Minister for Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry. After the cabinet reshuffle in July 2015, he became the Minister of Rural and Regional Development.
In March 2020, he was appointed as the Senior Minister of Malaysia (Security Cluster) and Minister of Defence. In July 2021, he became the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. During the cabinet reshuffle, he lost his position.
On 16th August 2021, Muhyiddin resigned as the Prime Minister, and his cabinet dissolved. Then, Ismail became the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia for only 40 days which makes him the shortest-serving Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia.
Ismail Sabri Yaakob Education
He attended primary school at Sekolah Kebangsaan Bangau. Later, he moved to Kuantan to attend Sekolah Menengah Air Putih for his secondary education. In 1980, he enrolled at the University of Malaya to pursue a Bachelor of Law (LLB).
Ismail Sabri Yaakob Net Worth
He has a net worth of $1.5 million.
Ismail Sabri Yaakob Bio/Wiki
|Ismail Sabri Yaakob
|Date of Birth
|18th January 1960
|Temerloh, Pahang, Malaysia
|United Malays National Organisation