1. Chao isn’t exactly an authority on commitment: he once claimed to have slept with 10,000 women.
Cecil Chao, left; his daughter Gigi, right
And while he has three children with three different mothers, he’s never been married himself.
3. Nonetheless, Chao has denied reports of his daughter’s wedding five months ago as false, and even disputes the fact that she is a lesbian.
Gigi with her partner Sean Eav
In addition to the dowry, he has also offered to start his potential son-in-law up in his own business.
He said the prize money was ‘an inducement to attract someone who has the talent, but not the capital, to start his own business’.
5. The white dinner jacket makes Chao look sort of like a Bond villain.
Which sounds about right.