Kultida Woods

Inside Biography

Kultida Woods is a former banker and social worker who is originally from Kanchanaburi, Thailand. She is best known as the mother of the renowned professional golfer, Tiger Woods.

Despite her son's global fame, Kultida has faced challenges herself, enduring racism during her earlier days in California. Beyond being the mother of a golf icon, Kultida Woods has a story of her own, navigating through personal and societal struggles with resilience and grace.

Who Is Kultida Woods' Husband?

In 1966, Kultida met her future husband, Earl Woods Sr., who served in the United States Army. The couple left Thailand in 1968 and subsequently tied the knot in 1969 in Brooklyn, New York when Kultida was just twenty-five. They settled in California in 1970. 

Kultida Woods and her spouse Earl Woods Sr.posing with their son Tiger Woods. SOURCE: Walikali

Unfortunately, Kultida endured racism and aggressive behavior from neighbors in California, who even threw stones at her house. In 1975, Kultida gave birth to their first child, Tiger Woods, affectionately nicknamed Toti. Tragically, Earl Woods Sr. succumbed to prostate cancer in 2006. Kultida stood by his side until the end. Additionally, she is known for her love of pets, particularly dogs.

Early Life Details

Kultida Woods was born in 1944 as Kulti Punsawad Woods in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. Tiger Woods' mother Kultida also known as Tida, is a Thai native practicing the Buddhist religion.

Kultida pursued her education in Bangkok, attending a high school where she acquired a comprehensive education, demonstrating her commitment to learning. She has not only raised a golf legend but also carved her path with a foundation of education and cultural heritage.

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What Is Kultida Woods' Net Worth?

As of now, Kultida Woods boasts a respectable net worth of $720 thousand. She accumulated this net worth through her roles as a social worker and banker. In contrast, her son Tiger Woods enjoys a staggering net worth of $1.1 Billion, primarily earned through his illustrious career as a professional golfer.

Kultida Woods Woods and her son Tiger Woods holding the trophy. SOURCE: The Scottish Sun

Tiger's income sources extend to event appearances, interviews, and sponsorships. It contributes to the substantial $1.1 billion he has amassed since 1996, inclusive of endorsements and course design fees.

Currently residing in luxurious surroundings in Florida, USA, close to her son, Kultida Woods continues to lead a comfortable and privileged life.

Kultida Served As A  Secretary For US Army

Before marrying Tiger's father, Kultida served as a Secretary for the United States Army in Bangkok. Post-wedding, she transitioned to a banking career in Brooklyn and New York. Kultida, a visible and supportive presence at her son's matches, openly engages in interviews, showcasing unwavering support for Tiger's career.

Committed to preserving family roots, Kultida takes Tiger to Thailand to impart cultural traditions. Involved in philanthropy through the Tiger Woods Foundation, she contributes books and educational services to underprivileged children in Thailand and America. Currently, she enjoys a free, happy, and peaceful life, earning widespread respect.

Kultida Woods' Son Tiger is a Famous Golf Payer 

Born on December 30, 1975, Tiger Woods is a groundbreaking professional golfer and entrepreneur. Since turning professional in 1996, Woods has achieved unprecedented success, boasting 106 worldwide wins, including 15 majors.

Tiger's major victories encompass five Masters Tournaments, four PGA Championships, three U.S. Open Championships, and three British Open Championships. Woods holds the record for the most wins in PGA TOUR history and is tied for first in PGA Tour wins.

Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, Tiger shot to fame by winning the 1997 Masters at age 21, marking the youngest and first African American to claim the title. Despite personal challenges, including a 2009 cheating scandal and injuries, Woods made a triumphant return, winning the Masters in 2019 after a 14-year hiatus.

Physical Appearance

In her later years, Kultida Woods maintains good health, standing at 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) with a weight of 60 kg (132 lbs). She wears a size 6 (US) shoe and has a medium complexion, short black hair, and black eyes.

Despite her slightly larger body type, Kultida exudes happiness, radiating positivity within her family. Displaying a love for makeup and a penchant for stylish attire, she embraces a beautiful and fashionable appearance.


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by Jonathan, 22 Jan, 2024

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