8 Things You Didn’t Know About Newly-Engaged Chinese Supermodel Ming Xi

99,999 – that’s the number of roses that filled three entire floors of a Shanghai shopping mall where Mario Ho, son of Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho, proposed to Chinese supermodel Ming Xi in front of over 1,000 friends and family members.

Mario Ho Ming Xi Proposal

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In true “crazy rich asians” style, the 24-year-old pulled out all the stops for this fairy-tale proposal, and had the space decorated with heart-shaped flower arches, thousands of pink ornaments, photos of the couple and even a pink castle backdrop. Check out some snapshots of the venue below:

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Mario, who once dated Singapore billionaire Peter Lim’s daughter Kim, revealed on Weibo that “the preparations lasted until 5am. Luckily, I took (Ming’s) cellphone or else this over month-long surprise would’ve been spoiled by you guys.”

After the proposal, Mario took to Instagram to express his excitement at his “fairytale” life, writing:

“I’m so happy right now, I can’t believe I actually married the girl I said I was going to marry when I was younger. Girl of my dreams is now going my wife, how fairytale can life get for me??? I love you everyone who came to support and witness this victorious moment of ours, thank you!!! I’m still in disbelief!!!”


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The 30-year-old supermodel and Mario first started dating in 2017, after they were paired up on a Chinese reality dating show. Here are eight things you should know about Ming Xi:

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