Lawrence Ho

About Lawrence Ho

Birth Year: 1976
Birth Place: Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Residence: Hong Kong
AlmaΒ mater: University of Toronto
Occupation: Chairman and CEO of Melco International Chairman and CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment
Spouse(s): Sharen Lo (2000.11-)
Children: 1 daughter
Parent(s): Stanley Ho Lucina Laam

Lawrence Ho Net Worth

Lawrence Ho was bornon 1976 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. A son of Macau gambling-industry legend Stanley Ho, Lawrence Ho gets the bulk of his fortune from his stake in Hong Kong-listed holding company Melco International, the leisure and entertainment outfit he runs. Its Melco Crown Entertainment has one of six concessions and subconcessions to own and operate gambling outfits in Macau. Ho's gaming interests stretch well beyond Macau--Melco Crown owns and operates the $1.6 billion City of Dreams in Manila. Ho grew up mainly in Toronto and worked as an investment banker until Stanley, now 95 years old and largely retired since a 2009 fall at home, lured him into gaming.
Lawrence Ho is a member of Gambling & Casinos

💰 Net worth: $2.8 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2014 $3 Billion
2015 $2 Billion
2016 $1.2 Billion
2017 $1.6 Billion
2018 $2.46 Billion

Lawrence Ho Instagram (@hollylawrencetri)

Fun-running a 10k this morning as part of the @kcmarathon - loved addressing the crowd before the start πŸ“’. It’s been a quick trip in Kansas City - jetting back to LA this afternoon - but brunch first πŸ’πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ! Thanks @garmin for having me ❀️ #kansascity #misouri #10k #marathon

Fun-running a 10k this morning as part of the @kcmarathon - loved addressing the crowd before the start πŸ“’. It’s been a quick trip in Kansas City - jetting back to LA this afternoon - but brunch first πŸ’πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ! Thanks @garmin for having me ❀️ #kansascity #misouri #10k #marathon
❀️ 611 πŸ•‘ 40 minutes ago

Back with some bodywork and strength with Dr Mike @mikegiuntapt - even just missing out on these sessions while I was in Hawaii for 10days I felt the difference in my body - glad to be back on track! πŸ’ͺ🏻 @evolutionptfit @trifitla @garmin #strength #strong #triathlon

Back with some bodywork and strength with Dr Mike @mikegiuntapt - even just missing out on these sessions while I was in Hawaii for 10days I felt the difference in my body - glad to be back on track! πŸ’ͺ🏻 @evolutionptfit @trifitla @garmin 
#strength #strong #triathlon
❀️ 1,865 πŸ•‘ 18 October, 17:06

Jumping off the end of the world on my last day in Kona, Hawaii. It’s been a blast hanging out with the @oakleybike gang and being part of the #Kona craziness but looking forward to getting back to LA life and my training groove. Mahalo ✌🏼 πŸ“Έ@corinnewalder #hawaii #kona #ironman

Jumping off the end of the world on my last day in Kona, Hawaii. It’s been a blast hanging out with the @oakleybike gang and being part of the #Kona craziness but looking forward to getting back to LA life and my training groove. Mahalo ✌🏼 πŸ“Έ@corinnewalder 
#hawaii #kona #ironman
❀️ 3,273 πŸ•‘ 15 October, 20:40

With everyone getting ready for the big dance tomorrow the roads were wide open for today’s ride πŸ’πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ- small consolation for the FOMO I’ll have tomorrow! 😜 πŸ“Έ @johnohail #ironman #kona #ironmanworldchampionships #hawaii #fomo

With everyone getting ready for the big dance tomorrow the roads were wide open for today’s ride πŸ’πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ- small consolation for the FOMO I’ll have tomorrow! 😜 πŸ“Έ @johnohail 
#ironman #kona #ironmanworldchampionships #hawaii #fomo
❀️ 3,730 πŸ•‘ 13 October, 04:22

BLOOPERS 🀣 Been a long day ... Now where’s my mai tai 🍹 Thanks @johnohail for wasting your time on this ... but everyone else - you’re welcome πŸ’πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ #bloopers #tonguetied #enjoy #instagramtakeover #whatnottodo #whyisthissohard

BLOOPERS 🀣 Been a long day ... Now where’s my mai tai 🍹 
Thanks @johnohail for wasting your time on this ... but everyone else - you’re welcome πŸ’πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ #bloopers #tonguetied #enjoy #instagramtakeover #whatnottodo #whyisthissohard
❀️ 1,021 πŸ•‘ 10 October, 04:39

❀️ this shot from today’s @oakleybike instagram takeover πŸ“Έ @johnohail @trekbikes @oakleybike @ridebontrager @clifbar #ironmanworldchampionship #kona #ironman #triathlon #cycling #lavafields #hawaii #lava #volcano

❀️ this shot from today’s @oakleybike instagram takeover πŸ“Έ @johnohail 
@trekbikes @oakleybike @ridebontrager @clifbar 
#ironmanworldchampionship #kona #ironman #triathlon #cycling #lavafields #hawaii #lava #volcano
❀️ 1,836 πŸ•‘ 10 October, 02:56

Queen K cruising #kona #hawaii #ironmanworldchamps #ironman #training #cycling

Queen K cruising 
#kona #hawaii #ironmanworldchamps #ironman #training #cycling
❀️ 3,168 πŸ•‘ 8 October, 17:02

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πŸ“Έ @rcruzworld
❀️ 2,632 πŸ•‘ 7 October, 01:43

Snuck into the Ironman course swim this morning - first time swimming 50mins in one go 😜 - boy that’s a long way and man that was an agro swim πŸ‘ŠπŸ»... you guys are animals 😝 @tyrsport #kona #ironmanworldchampionships #tyr #hawaii #swim #triathlon #swimming #ocean #oceanswimming

Snuck into the Ironman course swim this morning - first time swimming 50mins in one go 😜 - boy that’s a long way and man that was an agro swim πŸ‘ŠπŸ»... you guys are animals 😝

@tyrsport 
#kona #ironmanworldchampionships #tyr #hawaii #swim #triathlon #swimming #ocean #oceanswimming
❀️ 6,386 πŸ•‘ 6 October, 20:49

#TBT Laughing at that time I turned up to a photo shoot with a punctured rear tyre - you can’t really tell in this photo but it was as flat as a pancake πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ @ryd_rideyourdreams In other news - Heading out to #Kona today - excited for some island fun 🌴 πŸŠπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ 🚲 πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ #sopro #triathlon #ironman #throwbackthursday #laughingisgoodforthesoul #ryd #rydyourdreams #rydfamily

#TBT Laughing at that time I turned up to a photo shoot with a punctured rear tyre - you can’t really tell in this photo but it was as flat as a pancake πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ @ryd_rideyourdreams 
In other news - Heading out to #Kona today - excited for some island fun 🌴 πŸŠπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ 🚲 πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ #sopro #triathlon #ironman #throwbackthursday #laughingisgoodforthesoul #ryd #rydyourdreams #rydfamily
❀️ 3,847 πŸ•‘ 4 October, 14:36

πŸ‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ *insert motivational caption* 😜 ✌🏼 @evolutionptfit @mikegiuntapt @trifitla #triathlon #training #gym #losangeles #santamonica #strength #strong

πŸ‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ *insert motivational caption* 😜 ✌🏼 @evolutionptfit @mikegiuntapt @trifitla 
#triathlon #training #gym #losangeles #santamonica #strength #strong
❀️ 2,595 πŸ•‘ 29 September, 16:05

Getting stronger every week πŸ’ͺ🏻 Huge thanks πŸ‘πŸΌ to @mikegiuntapt (owner of @evolutionptfit ) who’s been working on my bod and kicking my butt in the gym the whole way through this injury. If these injuries have taught me anything it’s the importance of strength-work! Excited to see the gains when I’m back to full fitness πŸ‘ŠπŸ» #training #ironman #triathlon #athlete #strength #strengthtraining #gym #strong #strongwomen #strongnotskinny #la #losangeles #santamonica

Getting stronger every week πŸ’ͺ🏻 Huge thanks πŸ‘πŸΌ to @mikegiuntapt (owner of @evolutionptfit ) who’s been working on my bod and kicking my butt in the gym the whole way through this injury. If these injuries have taught me anything it’s the importance of strength-work! Excited to see the gains when I’m back to full fitness πŸ‘ŠπŸ» #training #ironman #triathlon #athlete #strength #strengthtraining #gym #strong #strongwomen #strongnotskinny #la #losangeles #santamonica
❀️ 1,798 πŸ•‘ 29 September, 01:02

Biography/Timeline

1999

Ho moved to Canada as a child and graduated from the University of Toronto with a bachelor's degree in commerce in 1999. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland in July 2009.

2001

In 2001, Ho took over the loss making company Melco International Development Limited. Melco has transformed and re-shuffled the Business focus on to leisure and entertainment. Melco has developed its first casino hotel in Taipa, Macau (now known as Altira Macau, a Forbes 5-Star hotel), the acquisition of one of the only six Macau Gaming concessionaires and sub-concessionaries, and forming a joint venture (now known as Melco Crown Entertainment) with the Australia Billionaire, James Packer’s, Crown Limited (formerly Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd), for Asian gambling Business opportunities. In 2006, Melco Crown Entertainment was publicly listed on NASDAQ (ticker symbol: MPEL) and was the fourth-largest IPO in the US and the then largest ever NASDAQ IPO for an Asian company.

2005

Institutional Investor honored him as the “Best CEO” in 2005. He also received the “5th China Enterprise Award for Creative Businessmen” by the China Marketing Association and China Enterprise News, “Leader of Tomorrow” by Hong Kong Tatler and the “Directors of the Year Award” by the Hong Kong Institute of Directors in 2005.

2006

Ho is married to Sharen Lo Shau Yan, granddaughter of the founder of beverage maker Vitasoy, Kwee Seong Lo. They have one daughter, born in September 2006.

2013

Ho is the chairman and CEO of Melco International Development Limited and Melco Crown Entertainment. Ho is the chairman and a non-executive Director of Summit Ascent Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, since 2013.

2014

In 2014, Ho was selected by FinanceAsia magazine as one of the “Best CEOs in Hong Kong” for the fifth time, and was honored as one of the recipients of the Asian Corporate Director Recognition Awards for three consecutive years. He was also awarded “Asia’s Best CEO” at the Asian Excellence Awards by Corporate Governance Asia magazine for the fourth time in 2015.

2015

Melco also holds interest in Tigre de Cristal, a gambling and resort development project located in the Primorye Integrated Entertainment Zone in Vladivostok, Russia, which was successfully opened on 11 November 2015.

2016

In May 2016, Melco became the single largest shareholder of Melco Crown Entertainment, further bolstering the group’s financial position through incorporation of the accounting subsidiary’s full financial contributions. Ho was re-designated as chairman, and will continue to be the CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment.

2017

As of January 2017, Ho has an estimated net worth of US$1.47 billion.

2019

Ho is a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. and serves on numerous boards and committees of privately held companies in Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China.

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