Lui Che Woo was born on 9th August 1929 in Jiangmen, China. He is an 87 year old businessman who is the Chairman and owner of Galaxy Entertainment Group. He is the second richest man in Asia.
He founded the hospitality firm; K. Wah International Holding Ltd. And has invested in construction, entertainment and gambling. He is married and has five children and twelve grand-children.
Lui Che‘s Children:
Francis Lui Yiu Tung:
Francis Lui Yiu Tung attended college at University of California at Berkley, USA from where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering. After his graduation he pursued his master’s degree in structural engineering.
He had joined his father’s Group in 1979. He serves as an executive Director of the K. Wah Company and is also the Deputy Chairman. He is a member of various boards and committees and the Chairman of Corporate Governance Committee of the Company.
Yiu Wah Alexander Lui:
Alexander Lui is the Managing Director of Hong Kong Properties of his father’s Group and had joined the K. Wah group in 1984 where he serves as Executive Director. He is a member of Estate Agents Authority and is also a committee member of Guangzhou Committee of the 11th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
Lawrence Lui attended college at University of California at Berkeley and received his Undergraduate Degree in Civil Engineering. After graduation he completed his Master of Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Lawrence Lui founded CreateLabs and is the Managing Director and President of the company. He is also the President of Stanford Hotels Corporation, Inc. and Cresleigh Homes Corporation which he had set up in 1984.
Paddy Tang Lui Wai Yu:
Paddy Lui Wai Yu Tang is the daughter of Lui Che who completed her Bachelors of Commerce Degree from McGill University in Canada. She is the Member of Executive Board at Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited. She is a member of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and also a member of the Election Committee of the HKSAR.
Early life and Education of Lui Che:
Liu Che came to Hong Kong with his family at a young age and as a child he tried to support his family by selling peanuts on the street because of their financial incompetency. Today, he holds various doctorates from some of the most prestigious institutions like University of Victoria and Chinese University of Hong Kong. He along with his four siblings holds different posts in the amalgamated company K. Wah Group.
Lui Che‘s Career:
He is the founder and chairman of galaxy entertainment Group and K. Wah Group. The company offers finest services and facilities to its customers in various sectors like hotels, travel, accommodation, gaming, construction and entertainment by adapting latest technologies and innovations. In May 2011, the group opened galaxy Macau casino comprising of an artificial beach, 2,200 rooms, 50 restaurants and 450 gambling tables.
Achievements and Recognition of Lui Che:
Lui Che is an Honorary Dean of the Business Faculty of Yangzhou University, China.
He was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his outstanding contribution in the year 1982.
In 1986, he was appointed as the Justice of Peace.
In 2002, he was granted the degree of Honorary University Fellowship thus, giving him the title of a Doctorate.
In 2007, he was awarded Business Person of the Year, Lifetime Achievement.
In 2012 he was awarded the greatest honor by Hong Kong Government; Grand Bauhinia Medal.
He received the degree of Social Sciences by University of Hong Kong in 2016.
Net Worth of Lui Che:
According to the Forbes Lists, he stands at 6th place among Hong Kong’s %0 richest in the year 2017. His net worth is $12.1 billion. He was in the list of top 200 billionaires in the world in 2016 at rank 151.