In this undated photo, Thai billionaire Chaleo Yoovidhya is shown. Chaleo, who created the renowned Red Bull energy drink three decades ago, died of natural causes at the age of 89 on Saturday, March 17, 2012, Thai state media said. (AP Photo/Matichon Newspaper)
March 17, 2012 11:56:20 AM PDT
THANYARAT DOKSONE Associated Press
BANGKOK (AP) - March 17, 2012 --
Chaleo Yoovidhya, the self-made Thai billionaire who introduced the world to "energy drinks" and co-founded the globally popular Red Bull brand, has died. He was in his 80s.