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Stanley Ho & family

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Net worth 2018: $2 Billion
Industry: Other
Country: Hong Kong
BirthDay: 25 November 1921
Children: 17
Education: Drop Out, University of Hong Kong
BIOGRAPHY

Stanley Ho & family was bornon 25 November 1921 in Hong Kong. Fortunes of Macau and its casino king rebounding thanks to new political leadership in gambling mecca and hopes for economic recovery. Net worth also up due to better information on private holdings, particularly those held through his STDM, which bought Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Macau last year, renaming it Grand Lapa; also has real estate in China. Hospitalized briefly late last year, causing speculation about succession. In Macau, Ho serves as vice chairman of Macau International Airport, the co-chairman of the advisory committee of Seng Heng Bank and the chairman of Macau Horse Racing Co. In Hong Kong, he has been the president of the Real Estate Developers Association since 1984. Ho is honorary lifetime chairman of the University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2010

$2 Billion

2018

$2 Billion

TIMELINE
2011

In late January 2011, a dispute erupted among his wives and children involving the transfer of ownership of his private holding company, Lanceford

2010

In November 2010 Ho was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal the highest under the Hong Kong honors and awards system, reserved for those making a lifelong and highly significant contribution to the well-being of Hong Kong

2009

In June 2009 he received the Visionary award at the G2E Asia conference, organised by the American Gaming Association; the award was delivered by Macau SAR Chief Executive Edmund Ho

2008

In 2008 Ho received the Medal for Business Entrepreneurialism from the city of Cascais and the street running adjacent to the Estoril Casino was renamed as Avenida Stanley Ho

2007

On 21 September 2007, Ho donated to the Chinese government a Qing dynasty bronze sculpture of a horse's head originally taken from the Old Summer Palace

2006

A thoroughbred racehorse owner, one of Ho's runners, Viva Pataca, named after the currency of Macau, won several top Hong Kong races in 2006 and 2007

2003

In 2003 Ho received the Gold Bauhinia Star from the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Tung Chee Hwa, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the community, in promoting education, sports and other community services for youth

1999

Ho was also named by the Canadian Government, citing the Manila Standard newspaper, as having a link to the Kung Lok Triad (Chinese mafia) and as being linked to "several illegal activities" during the period 1999–2002

1998

In 1998, Dr Stanley Ho Avenue in Macau was named, which made Ho the first Chinese person in Macau history to receive this honor during his lifetime

1995

) For services to the community in Hong Kong In 1995 the Portuguese government appointed Ho to the Grã-Cruz da Ordem do Infante Dom Henrique (Great Cross of the Order of Prince Henrique), the highest honor for any civilian, for his contributions to society

1990

In the New Year Honours 1990 Ho was appointed as Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O

1989

In 1989, after STDM took full control of the Macau Jockey Club, Ho became its chairman and chief executive officer

1988

Fourth 'wife' Angela Leong On-kei, with whom Ho has had four children, met Ho in 1988 as his dance instructor

1987

In 1987, Portugal agreed to return Macau to China in 1999

1984

In 1984 Ho was awarded an honorary doctorate of social sciences from the University of Macau in 1984

1981

In 1981, Ho's and Leitão's son Robert and daughter-in-law, Melanie Susan Potier ("Suki"), died in a car accident

1973

Leitão was involved in a motor vehicle accident in 1973, and suffered partial memory loss as a result

1961

In 1961 the company was renamed Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau, S

1950

In the late 1950s Ho met his second wife Lucina Laam King-ying, whom he legally married in Hong Kong in 1962 via a legal loophole rooted in the Great Qing Legal Code

1943

In 1943 he set up a kerosene company and established a construction company with his money

1942

In 1942 Ho married his first wife, Clementina Leitão, a woman from a prestigious Portuguese family – her grandfather was a lawyer and was Macau's only notary public at the time

1921

Dato' Sri Stanley Ho GBM GLM GBS GML OBE (Chinese: 何鴻燊, born 25 November 1921) is the founder and Chairman of SJM Holdings, which owns nineteen casinos in Macau including the Grand Lisboa

1860

The boar head is part of a collection of 12 looted from the imperial Summer Palace in Beijing in 1860 when it was sacked and burnt by French and British armies

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