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Paing Takhon Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Paing Takhon Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 82 kg
Date of Birth September 17, 1996
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Paing Takhon is a Burmese model, actor, and singer who had started his career as a runway model which gave him several opportunities to feature in music videos and appear on the covers of several magazines. His growing popularity saw him act in films such as Midnight Travellers (2017), Bad Boys 2 (2017), and Thaman Kyar (2018). In 2017, he had released his debut solo studio album titled Chit Thu (Lover). In March 2019, it was announced that he had been selected as the male lead of the documentary drama TV series Kha Yee Thwar Kauk Kyaung (Traveller’s Notes), his TV acting debut.

Born Name

Sit Ko Paing

Nick Name

Paing Takhon

Paing Takhon as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2018
Paing Takhon as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2018 (Paing Takhon / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Kawthoung, Tanintharyi, Myanmar (Burma)

Residence

Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Nationality

Myanmari Burmese

Education

Paing Takhon had graduated from Basic Education High School No. 1 Khamaukgyi in his hometown of Kawthoung. He had later joined the University of Distance Education, Yangon, where he had majored in psychology.

Occupation

Model, Actor, Singer

Paing Takhon as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Paing Takhon as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Paing Takhon / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Tun Moe
  • Mother – Khin Kyu
  • Siblings – He has an older brother, 2 older sisters, and 2 younger brothers.

Genre

Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Violin

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

82 kg or 181 lbs

Paing Takhon as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2020
Paing Takhon as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2020 (Paing Takhon / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He is of Burmese descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Ever-changing hairstyle
  • Clean-shaven look
  • Has multiple tattoos on his chest, midriff, sides, and back

Brand Endorsements

Paing Takhon has served as the brand ambassador for –

  • Pond’s Myanmar
  • Oppo Myanmar
  • Telenor Myanmar
  • Sunkist Myanmar
  • T247 energy drink
  • MG Vehicles Myanmar
  • Sailun Tire Myanmar

Paing Takhon as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019
Paing Takhon as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019 (Paing Takhon / Instagram)

Paing Takhon Facts

  1. In 2014, just after his high school graduation, Paing Takhon had moved to Yangon to pursue his dream of becoming a model.
  2. He had donated all the proceeds from the sale of his debut solo studio album titled Chit Thu (Lover) (2017) to children from an institution named Ananda Metta Orphan School.
  3. In September 2019, owing to his popularity in both Myanmar and Thailand, he was appointed as Myanmar’s tourism ambassador to Thailand by the Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association and the Myanmar Tourism Federation.
  4. Alongside his work as a brand ambassador of several companies in Myanmar, he is also the founder of a beauty product company and a business partner of the United Amara Bank, a private commercial bank headquartered in Yangon.
  5. After the February 2021 military coup in Myanmar, which overthrew the democratically elected government, Paing Takhon had become one of the most prominent members of the people-led anti-coup movement that gripped the country thereafter. He was highly active in the movement in rallies on the ground as well as through social media and had also joined the ‘We Want Justice’ three-finger salute movement.
  6. In April 2021, warrants for his arrest were issued on charges of speaking out against the military coup. He was one among several celebrities charged with calling for participation in the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) and with generally inciting the people to disrupt the stability of the country. On April 8, 2021, around 5 am, he was arrested from his mother’s home in the North Dagon area of Yangon. He was suffering from both coronary heart disease and cerebral malaria when he was arrested.

Featured Image by Paing Takhon / Instagram

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