Then, in January of 2021, Netflix debuted Bling Empire a smash hit show based on the same premise but set in the real world. It follows a group of young, wealthy Asian Americans living in Los Angeles. The show’s cast and crew were instant hits with viewers.
Released on Netflix on May 13, 2022, Season 2 brings the drama and bling once again. Some of the original cast members are still present, and some new ones have been added. The stars’ extravagant spending on things like parties and designer clothes is fascinating, even more so than the shows themselves.
With their extravagant spending and luxurious lifestyles, one has to wonder how much these Bling Empire stars are actually worth. What is it?
Take a look at the net worth of the Bling Empire cast
Mimi Morris — USD 800 million
A new cast member introduced in season 2 of the Netflix series is Mimi Morris. Morris has the highest net worth of any cast member at the moment at $800 million. The gorgeous woman is married to Donald Morris, the head of Morris Group International.
Anna Shay — USD 600 million
Anna Shay is the second richest among the Bling Empire cast members. Shay’s net worth is USD 600 million, a large amount of which comprises the advances from the sale of shares inherited from her father, who was a billionaire. Edward Shay, Anna’s father, founded Pacific Architects and Engineers which specialized in military hardware.
As part of his will, he left Anna and her brothers his shares in the business when he passed away. Another source of income for Shay is her official Instagram account. The reality star makes about $1,623 for each Instagram post they make.
Cherie Chan and Jessey Lee — USD 200 million
From the Bling Empire series, this couple has a combined USD 200 million in assets. The couple now raises two young ones.
Lee owns his own furniture business while Chan is set to take over her uncle’s denim conglomerate. In the past, Chan was on the cusp of achieving pop star status in Japan. Sony had offered her a recording contract but she was unable to take advantage of it. Chan’s mother, who passed away in 2019, wished for a more secure future for her daughter.
As a result, Chan bowed out of the music industry. She is also very popular on Instagram, where she has somewhere around a million followers. Approximately $3,367 US Dollars per article is her salary.
Gabriel and Christine Chiu — USD 80 million
Gabriel and Christine are the show’s ‘power couple’ and they have a ton of money. Besides being a famous plastic surgeon, Gabriel Chiu is a direct descendant of the Song dynasty, a Chinese imperial dynasty.
Successful business ventures started by Gabriel and Christine at their Beverly Hills plastic surgery clinic, a favorite of Hollywood’s A-listers have resulted in a multiplication of their combined wealth.
Taiwanese heiress and Instagram star Christine Chiu make a decent living from the photo-sharing app. The star asks for about $3,585 (USD) per article.
Jaime Xie — USD 50 million
An influential socialite, Jamie Xie is a force to be reckoned with. The trendsetter has appeared on the covers of numerous publications and supports herself financially. The majority of that comes from her Instagram posts, which earn her about $2,833 on average.
In addition, her father, Ken Xie, invented the first ASIC and the first firewall/VPN appliance. The influential person is a beneficiary of a sizeable portion of her father’s fortune.
Kane Lim — USD 20 million
Recently, Kane Lim made headlines for being hired as the first South Asian brand ambassador for Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty. This musician, he says is also a friend of his.
His wealth is largely the result of his family’s investments in oil, real estate and other sectors. Lim, at the tender age of 17, also began investing in stocks and just two years later, he had amassed a million dollars.
The actor can also make a lot of money by living the influencer lifestyle. He charges approximately $3.261 per Instagram post.
Kim Lee — USD 10 million
Kim Lee is one of the few Bling Empire cast members to have amassed a substantial personal fortune. The star clearly puts in a lot of effort to get where she is in the show. She’s also a top-tier DJ and fashion icon.
In addition to working with Nicki Minaj and Kanye West, Lee has appeared in their music videos. She made a brief appearance in the popular film The Hangover Part II (2011).
Lee can charge as much as $4,611 (USD) for a single Instagram post because he has approximately one million followers.
Dorothy Wang — USD 10 million
One of the new cast members for Season 2 of Bling Empire is Dorothy Wang. Her father, Roger Wang is a self-made billionaire who emigrated to the United States from Taiwan. He got his start in the industry by purchasing Los Angeles-area condos and is now the CEO of Golden Eagle International Group.
Furthermore, in 2022, he ranks 835th on Forbes’ list of the world’s billionaires. Besides her own jewelry line, Fabuluxe, Dorothy is also the proud owner of the champagne label, Rich and Bubbly.
Kevin Kreider — USD 10 million
There is talk that Kevin Kreider is worth around $10 million. Kreider has been very open with fans about the fact that he is not doing as well financially as his co-stars. In addition, the model does not think these numbers are accurate right now.
The model tells E! News, “I think I’m probably the last person to know I was worth that much. Second, it sounds like a forecast for the future rather than for the present.
Be More Matcha was founded by Kreider, who is not only a model but also a motivational coach and an expert in nutrition and fitness. He also runs Taejin Entertainment LLC, a production company. The fitness instructor also has a significant Instagram following and can earn $2,150 per post.
Kelly Mi Li — USD 5 million
Kelly Mi Li has a fortune of about $5 million dollars. It has been said that she began her career in New York before relocating to Los Angeles where she worked as a real estate developer.
The stunning woman has tried her hand at several different industries, from acting to tech startups, having previously worked as a talent manager and film producer. Kelly’s influencer side is also lucrative, as she regularly partners with brands via Instagram and earns up to US$1,673 per post.
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- 1 Take a look at the net worth of the Bling Empire cast
- 1.1 Mimi Morris — USD 800 million
- 1.2 Anna Shay — USD 600 million
- 1.3 Cherie Chan and Jessey Lee — USD 200 million
- 1.4 Gabriel and Christine Chiu — USD 80 million
- 1.5 Jaime Xie — USD 50 million
- 1.6 Kane Lim — USD 20 million
- 1.7 Kim Lee — USD 10 million
- 1.8 Dorothy Wang — USD 10 million
- 1.9 Kevin Kreider — USD 10 million
- 1.10 Kelly Mi Li — USD 5 million