As per our current Database, Ciputra is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Ciputra is 88 years, 9 months and 10 days old. Ciputra will celebrate 89rd birthday on a Monday 24th of August 2020. Below we countdown to Ciputra upcoming birthday.
|Age||89 years old|
|Born||August 24, 1931 (Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesia)|
|Town/City||Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesia|
Ciputra’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.
Ciputra was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.
He spent his childhood days in Parigi. His Father Tjie Siem Poe was arrested by unknown Soldiers during Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies as he was accused of being spy, and never returned again, in 1944. He spend his primary and high school days in Manado. After graduating from high school, he moved to Bandung where he enrolled to Bandung Institute of Technology. During his fourth year of study, he set up an Architectural firm with his friends. He graduated from Bandung Institute of Technology in 1960.
He established PT Pembangunan Jaya in 1961, after he Earned his bachelor's degree in engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). At the beginning, PT Pembangunan Jaya (As known as Jaya Group) has operated only by five people, but it has 20 subsidiaries with 14,000 employees 20 years later. One of PT. Pembangunan Jaya innovation was the construction of the Taman Impian Jaya Ancol (TIJA) project. Therefore, in Ciputra most project are engaging with Jaya Group as their main contractor, Architect or mechanical engineering consultant.
In 1971, the second development group was established. The Metropolitan Group (PT. Metropolitan Development) is based in Depok, Indonesia. The company consists of forty six companies. PT. Metropolitan Development operates as a holding company and through its subsidiaries engages in real estate, hotel, shopping center, industry, tourism, trading, and health care.
And finally, Ciputra established Ciputra Group as a family Business in 1981. The company was established on 22 October 1981 under the name of PT Citra Habitat Indonesia. However, on 28 December 1990, the company changed its name to PT Ciputra Development which is used until now. Which by the late 1990s, the company consisted of forty Business in the property and Finance sectors.
During the 1998 Asian Financial Crisis that hit Indonesia hard, many bond and stock Investors of Ciputra's publicly owned companies suffered financially as the value of their Investments plummeted, resulting in some of those companies becoming insolvent. To overcome the crisis, he sacrificed his assets and settled his obligation to the Investors. Hereinafter, he was restructuring his companies and expanding to all over Indonesia as well as 3 other countries, Vietnam, Cambodia and China. Nowadays he is known as one of successful entrepreneurs in Asia with his 9 listed companies and his vision to spread out the entrepreneurship spirit in Indonesia.