Annisa Pohan

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Annisa Pohan
Born
Annisa Larasati Pohan

(1981-11-20) November 20, 1981 (age 37)
Alma materPadjadjaran University
OccupationModel, actress, socialite
Home townJakarta, Indonesia
Spouse(s)
ChildrenAlmira Tunggadewi Yudhoyono
Parent(s)Aulia Pohan
Mulyaningsih
RelativesSusilo Bambang Yudhoyono (father in law)
Kristiani Herrawati (mother in law)
Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (Husband)

Annisa Larasati Pohan (born 20 November 1981),[1] is an Indonesian model, presenter, (former) radio announcer and socialite.

Early life[edit]

Pohan was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the second of three children and the only daughter of Aulia Pohan from North Sumatra and Mulyaningsih. Her father was a former Deputy Governor of Bank of Indonesia. She followed her father to Tokyo, Japan for several years. She lived in Jakarta from elementary school to high school (SMA Negeri 70 Bulungan). She holds an economics degree from Padjadjaran University, Bandung and a master Management degree from University of Indonesia.

Career[edit]

In 1997, when she was fifteen years old, Pohan participated in a teenage model search called Gadis Sampul, coming second runner up. She pursued an entertainment career and worked as a radio announcerOforz Radio . She also came the presenter of various TV programs such as Sport RCTI, Bundesliga, La Liga, Celebrity Jam and Good Morning on the Weekend.

Tunggadewi Foundation[edit]

Pohan is the founder of Tunggadewi Foundation, which aids women and children. It was founded in 2009 by Pohan and her friends, including Rumah Pintar (Smart House) and Jendela Dunia (Window on the World). It offers informal learning centers free of charge to children and their mothers.

The name Tunggadewi was taken from a queen who reigned during the period of the Majapahit Kingdom and was known for the way in which her wisdom and justice brought prosperity and well being to her people. The name reflects their hope that the Foundation can bring well being to the people by focusing on empowering women and enhancing education.[2]

Personal life[edit]

She married Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, the first son of former President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife, Kristiani Herrawati, in 2005. After their long period of relationship, they married on 8 July 2005.[3][4] The reception was held in Bogor Palace, in Bogor, West Java.

In 2008, the first daughter of Pohan and Yudhoyono, Almira Tunggadewi Yudhoyono was born on 17 August, on Indonesian Independence day.[5]

In 2009, Pohan followed her husband to the United States where he took Master of Public Administration at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, Massachusetts, US, and Maneuver Captains Career Course at Fort Benning, Georgia. In 2011 Pohan and her family returned to Indonesia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Annisa Pohan Profil". KapanLagi. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Tunggadewi Foundation". Tunggadewi Foundation. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Super Sempurna, Foto Pernikahan Agus - Annisa Pohan 10 Tahun Lalu". KapanLagi.com (in Indonesian). 10 August 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  4. ^ Annisa Pohan-Agus Yudhoyono Menikah
  5. ^ "Tujuh Yudhoyono di Istana". Kompas (in Indonesian). 20 September 2008. Retrieved 20 February 2017.