Syed Saddiq was appointed Malaysia’s Minister of Sports & Youth on 2 July 2018 aged 25 making him the country’s youngest minister since independence.
Syed Saddiq bin Syed Abdul Rahman was born on 6 December 1992 in Pulai, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia as the youngest of 4 children.
His father was born in Singapore & worked as a construction whil his mother is an English teacher at a secondary school.
Syed Saddiq short biography
DOB :6 December 1992 (Pulai, Malaysia)
- Attended the Malaysian Royal Military College
- Law degree from the International Islamic University Malaysia
- Former Debate Coach
- Minister of Sports & Youth (2 July 2018 – present)
- Muar MP (16 July 2018 – present)
- Founder member & spokesperson of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) in 2016*
- BERSATU Youth Leader
- 3-time winner of the Asian British Parliamentary (ABP) Debating Championship’s Asia Best Speaker award
- Over 1.5 million followers on
*BERSATU is part of ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition