Cecil Chao is one of China’s richest personalities with a fortune estimated to be over 2 billion $. Most of his wealth comes from property development in China and neighbouring countries such as Malaysia for example. Born in Hong Kong in 1936, Cecil Chao has started as an architect and then built up a magnificent empire named Ceuk Nang Holdings. The 81 years old billionaire is not only famous for his fortune but also for the way he spends money. He has recently came into public attention after several statements made upon his daughter. In 2014 he proudly announced a 180 million $ prize for the only man who will convince his lesbian daughter Gigi Chao to marry him. Although Cecil Chao is supposed to have known more than 10,000 women during his life, this hasn’t affected the love for his family and neither the vision of a couple. Despite Cecil Chao’s concerns of being rejected by the society or thrown in a black light, Gigi is still proud with her choice. She has a long lasting relationship that’s has also been legalized in Paris with her girlfriend Sean Eav. It is a hard work to be the VP on your father’s company but also deal with your father’s will to change your personality and the people you love.
Cecil Chao is proud to say that even if he is the father of 3 children he hasn’t been married with none of their mothers. Being married in China means losing a good part of your fortune in case of a divorce so this thought has always pushed him away from marriage. After 2 public statements of giving the huge amount of money to the man capable of marrying Gigi Chao, people have started to react by sending thousands of messages and proposals in various ways. Imagine how important people in China and even entrepreneurs from all over the world were fighting each other to conquer her heart. But despite all this pressure Gigi stood up making her father realize that she is not weak and she is also trustworthy regarding her feelings and sexuality. Cecil Chao is still against her relationship with another woman but besides this they are a perfect father-daughter couple who work together in the same projects of developing the company’s name even bigger.
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