Chairul Tanjung

About Chairul Tanjung

Birth Day: June 18, 1962
Birth Place: Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesia
President: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Preceded by: Hatta Rajasa
Succeeded by: Sofyan Djalil
Spouse(s): Anita Ratnasari Tanjung
Children: Putri Indahsari Rahmat Dwiputra
Alma mater: University of Indonesia
Occupation: Entrepreneur

Chairul Tanjung

Chairul Tanjung was born on June 18, 1962 in Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesia. Chairul Tanjung's CT Corp. is best known for issuing credit cards, operating hypermarkets and running TV stations. His Trans Retail has grocery stores under the Carrefour and Transmart brands. His group also controls the Wendy's franchise in Indonesia and owns the Versace, Mango and Jimmy Choo franchises. In July 2017, CT Corp. sold a 49% stake in its insurance arm to Prudential Financial of the U.S., which is betting on growth in life insurance. CT Corp. inked a deal with AccorHotels of France in November 2017 to open 30 hotels in Indonesia.
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🎂 Chairul Tanjung - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, Chairul Tanjung is 62 years, 0 months and 2 days old. Chairul Tanjung will celebrate 63rd birthday on a Wednesday 18th of June 2025. Below we countdown to Chairul Tanjung upcoming birthday.

Popular As Chairul Tanjung
Occupation Diversified
Age 62 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born June 18, 1962 (Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesia)
Birthday June 18
Town/City Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesia
Nationality Indonesia

🌙 Zodiac

Chairul Tanjung’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Chairul Tanjung was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Chairul Tanjung was born in Jakarta on June 16, 1962.His parents was A.G. Tanjung and Halimah. He was born in a very rich family because his Father is a reporter and established a magazine company. In new order era, his Father Business got shut down by the government for helping the old order era. His family economy turns 180 degrees where their big house and cars were sold to cover debt and for a living, they must live in a tiny apartment. His parents wanted their children to be successful so they worked in a company. Chairul finished the Boedi Oetomo senior high school in 1981 . He obtained a bachelor's degree at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Indonesia. He became the national noble student in 1984 and 1985.While studying, he and his 2 friends started a shop that sold books and T-shirts then they rapidly became a big shop selling doctors and laboratories equipment. He must spare his time for studying and Business but he chooses Business, so he drops-out from the dentistry school and established PT Pariarti Shindutama with 150 million rupiah for assets borrowed from Exim Bank. They produced shoes for kids and got an order making 160 pairs of shoes to Italy, but a month after the order, he separated from his 2 friends because he has a different thinking about Business. He later became the chairman and founder of CT Corp (Indonesia), along with the late founder of Sony, Akio Morita.


He worked with Akio Morita to establish the Business. He bought Bank Karman and changed its name to Bank Mega. He expanded his Business interests into insurance and securities. Chairul is now involved in the television business; he founded Trans TV and acquired TV 7 from the Kompas-Gramedia Group. Chairul owns property projects such as Bandung Super Mall, Batam Indah Prospertindo, Para Bali Propertindo, and Mega Indah Propertindo. In 2012, he bought a minority share of Garuda Indonesia. His holding company is CT Corp., formerly Para Group, with 3 subholdings:

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