Tsai Ing-Wen is the President of the Republic of China also referred to as Taiwan. A member of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Tsai is the first female president of Taiwan. She is a supporter of women’s rights, LGBT rights, and same-sex marriage. Tsai is on the list of the highest-paid politicians in the world.
She is in the top 5 most powerful women in politics list. Tsai Ing-Wen net worth is 215 million US dollars. She also has the title of the first unmarried President of the Republic of China.
Tsai Ing-Wen was elected as the President of Taiwan (ROC (Republic of China)) in 2016 and is currently in her second term of presidency. She has served as the Chairwoman of the Democratic Progressive Party, the Vice Premier of the Republic of China, a Member of the Legislative Yuan, and the Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council.
Tsai Ing-Wen Net Worth
Tsai Ing-Wen net worth is 215 million US dollars. A major source of her income is her federal salary.
Tsai Ing-Wen Salary / Taiwan President Salary
As per the report of 2023, the President of Taiwan has a salary of 109,354 US dollars a year, which is 3,335,132 New Taiwan dollars.
In a month she earns 277,927 New Taiwan dollars, which is equal to 9113 US dollars. Her weekly salary is 69481 New Taiwan dollars which is equal to 2279 US dollars and her salary per day is 9,925 New Taiwan dollars which is equal to 325 US dollars.
Tsai Ing-Wen Bank Deposits
Tsai Ing-Wen has a total bank deposit worth 55.64 million New Taiwan dollars, which is equal to 1.96 million US dollars. This declaration of her total bank deposits was made earlier in 2022 by her. This was higher than the total bank deposits she had before just a year, which was 0.092 million US dollars.
Tsai Ing-Wen: Properties And Assets
Tsai Ing-Wen has investments in stocks and property holdings. She owns a total of 13 land plots. These land plots are situated across Taipei and New Taipei City. Four out of thirteen of the land plots are put in trust by her.
The remaining nine land plots are distributed across various districts in Taipei and New Taipei City. Three of the nine plots are in the Wenshan District of Taipei, two are in the Zhongshan district in Taipei, one is in the Neihu district, and one is in the Shilin district.
She has one more land plot in the Banciao district of New Taipei City. She inherited all these nine plots from her mother, upon the demise of the latter, which happened in 2018.
Tsai Ing-Wen has endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics.
Additionally, Tsai is the owner of a football team, the Taipei Angels, and the owner of the restaurant chain Fast Tsai Burger. In the product industry, she has a perfume brand, a fashion line, and a liquor brand.
Her fragrance brand by the name With Love from Ing-Wen is one of the top-selling perfumes in Taiwan. Her fashion line goes by the name Tsai Ing-Wen seduction. The name of her vodka brand is Pure Wondertsai – Taiwan.
Tsai Ing-Wen: Other Source Of Income
Tsai Ing-Wen has reported leasing her land to Dongdao Corp for 90,000 New Taiwan dollars every month. She has an investment of 1.1 million New Taiwan dollars in Dongdao Corporation. She also has 4.13 New Taiwan dollars in negotiable securities.
Tsai Ing-Wen: Before Politics
Tsai Ing-Wen started her career as a faculty at the School of Law of Soochow University and National Chengchi University, both in Taipei. Later she became an employee in the Fair Trade Commission and the Copyright Commission.
She also served in the Mainland Affairs Council and in the National Security Council. Tsai was the leader of the drafting team that operated assisting the Statute Governing Relations with Macau and Hong Kong.
Before 2004 Tsai was not a supporter of any political parties or groups. She served as an independent.
Tsai Ing-Wen: Political Career
It was at the beginning of the 2000s that she took power as the Chair of the Mainland Affairs Council. Even though she had not supported any political parties before, she had an image of a Pan-Green supporter.
The Pan-Green coalition is a national-level political coalition in Taiwan that is combined with five parties. The parties are DPP (Democratic Progressive Party), TSP (Taiwan Statebuilding Party), TSU (Taiwan Solidarity Party), SDP (Social Democratic Party), and TCA (Taiwan Constitution Association).
It was in 2004 that Tsai Ing-Wen joined DPP. In the same year, she was the party’s official nomination to run in the legislative election, which she won to become the legislator-at-large.
Later in 2006, she got appointed as the vice president of the Executive Yuan, an executive branch of Taiwan. At the same time, she also took responsibility as the Chairwoman of the Consumer Protection Commission.
She has served as the Chairwoman of the DPP for a total of three terms. The first term was from 2008 to 2012, the second term was from 2014 to 2018 and the third term and final term was from 2020 to 2022. The position was resigned by her relating to the 2022 Taiwanese local elections.
Tsai was the first woman to become the Chair of a major Taiwanese party.
Tsai Ing-Wen: Qualifications and Academic Graph
She is a well-educated person who has graduated from the world’s best colleges. She graduated bachelors with an LLB degree from the National Taiwan University.
After that Tsai went on to pursue a master’s degree in law and graduated LLM from Cornell Law School. She, then, proceeded to complete a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics.
She was the daughter of Tsai Chieh-Sheng, her father, and Chang Chin-Fong, her mother. Her father was a businessman who ran an auto repair shop and her mother was a homemaker. She has 10 siblings and was the youngest of them all.
Tsai Ing-Wen: Currently
She is 66 years old now. Tsai Ing-Wen was born in 1956 in Zhongshan District in Taipei in Taiwan. Tsai holds a Taiwanese passport.
Tsai currently lives at Yonghe Residence. She remains unmarried.