Backgrounder: Myanmar's newly
He was married with one daughter.
In the 2015 general election, he was elected again as a representative from Tammwe township constituency to the same House, serving as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2016 to March 21, 2018.
U Win Myint is a member of the Central Executive Committee of the NLD.
In 1985, he became a High Court advocate.
After graduation, U Win Myint became a High Court senior lawyer in 1981 and then a lawyer of the Supreme Court.
He was graduated from the Rangoon Arts and Science University with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Geology.
He resigned as the House's speaker but was elected by the House as vice president and nominated as a candidate to compete in the presidential run following U Htin Kyaw's resignation. He was succeeded by his deputy U T Khun Myat.
NAY PYI TAW, March 28 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's new president U Win Myint, 67, was born in Nyaung Chaung Village, Danubyu, Ayeyawaddy region of Myanmar, on Nov. 8, 1951.
He won a parliamentary seat to the House of Representatives (Lower House) in Pathein constituency in 2012 by-election, representing the National League for Democracy (NLD) and became secretary of the House's Committee for Rule of Law, Peace and Tranquility, chaired by Aung San Suu Kyi.