Stanley Ho & family’s profile picture

Stanley Ho & family

Stanley Ho & family’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $2 Billion
Industry: Other
Country: Hong Kong
BirthDay: 25 November 1921
Children: 17
Education: Drop Out, University of Hong Kong

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.


$2 Billion


$2 Billion


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


) 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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