Bui Simon Wiki,Biography, Net Worth

Bui Simon is a 53-years-old Thai Model from the Thailand. her estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read her life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

Bui Simon Biography – Wiki

According to the wiki and biography of Bui Simon was born on February 7, 1969 in Thailand. let’s check out the Bui’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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Porntip Nakhirunkanok was born in Chachoengsao, Thailand. Her nickname is “Bui” (Thai: ปุ๋ย , RTGS: Pui , pronounced [pǔj] ), which is her preferred name. It means “to sleep like a baby” in Thai. In the early 70’s, she was brought to the United States by her family. She is the first daughter of Sornglin Nakhirunkanok.She had a younger sister who had died in 2005. In August 1988, Nakhirunkanok was presented the Thai Royal Medal of Honour, Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant, by King Bhumibol Adulyadej for her service in helping needy children. She received a second Royal Decoration in 2001, Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand.


In 2002, she married Herbert Simon, an American businessman who is the owner of the Indiana Pacers basketball team and Simon Property Group.


In 1989, she was named United Nations Goodwill Ambassador of Thailand by Air Chief Marshal Siddhi Savetsila, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand. As Goodwill Ambassador, she addressed the UN General Assembly concerning the Convention on the Rights of the Child. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree psychology from Pepperdine University.


At age of 20, Simon was crowned as Miss Universe 1988 by outgoing titleholder Cecilia Bolocco on May 24, 1988 in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. She became the second Thai woman to win the title after Apasra Hongsakula who won Miss Universe 1965. She entered the semi-finals in fourth place, right behind the United States, the Dominican Republic, and Korea. She received an interview score of 9.730, a swimsuit score of 9.684 and an evening-gown score of 9.752. Simon became the first woman ever to win both the Miss Universe and Best National Costume award in one pageant. At the time of Miss Universe 1988, Simon weighed 114 pounds, standing at 5’8″. After a year of reigning as Miss Universe 1988, Simon gave a farewell walk and speech, then crowned her successor, Miss Universe 1989, Angela Visser of Netherlands. The ceremony was held in Cancun, Mexico.


In 1983, at the age of 15, Simon took part in the Miss California Teen USA where she was placed 1st runner-up. Upon her return to Thailand, she participated in the 1988 Miss Thailand pageant held in Bangkok where she won the right to represent Thailand at the Miss Universe pageant.


Bui Simon (born Porntip Nakhirunkanok (Thai: ภรณ์ทิพย์ นาคหิรัญกนก ; RTGS: Phonthip Nakhirankanok ; pronounced [pʰɔ̄ːn.tʰíp nâːk.hì.rān.kā.nòk] ); February 7, 1968) is a Thai personality, philanthropist and beauty queen who held the title Miss Universe 1988. Simon is President and founder of the Angels Wings Foundation. She is on the Board of Regents of Pepperdine University, the Board of the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis as a Distinguished Advisor and also is on the Board of Governors for the Dream Foundation.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

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Real NameBui Simon

Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

Age (2021)53 Years
Date Of BirthFebruary 7, 1969
Food HabitsNot Available

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Height, Weight, And Body Measurements

Height1.73 m
In Meter: not available
In Feet: not available
WeightNot Available
In Pound: not available

Bui Simon Personal Life, Spouse, Husband

ParentNot Available
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
BrotherNot Available
SisterNot Available
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandHerbert Simon
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Bui Simon Net Worth

The Bui Simon Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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