Lavish lifestyle of 22-year-old Malaysia Datuk becomes social media hit

PHOTO: Video screengrab, Instagram/@dato_saiful

PETALING JAYA - The lavish lifestyle of a 22-year-old Datuk has caught the attention of netizens, and his postings on social media have gone viral.

Datuk Muhammad Saiful Muhamad Ali's postings on his Facebook and Instagram accounts seemingly depict a life of luxury, especially a video of his 21st birthday celebrations last year.

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In the video, Muhammad Saiful and an older man, presumably his father, are seen descending from a private jet, getting into a Rolls Royce, flanked by an escort, and being driven to his birthday party held in a hall, featuring musical and dance performances.

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The video has been viewed over 300,000 times at the time of writing on Monday afternoon.

Based on a picture he posted on his Instagram account, Muhammad Saiful received the Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang award, which carries the Datuk title, in 2015.

According to his Facebook account, he is the director of a number of diverse businesses including scrap metal, convenience stores, a car wash and a recording studio, among others.