|Real Name/Full Name:
|50 years old
|24 October 1973
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Cleveland (son), Calista (Daughter)
|Is Jamie Chua Lesbian?
|Net Worth in 2024:
Jamie Chua is an Indonesian-Chinese socialite. She is a former air hostess from Singapore who had acquired the job at age 17 with Singapore Airlines. Jamie is a socialite who prides herself for an expensive fancy wardrobe, among many other things with the latest designer brands, exclusive pieces of fashion and luxury products that no one else owns.
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Early Life & Biography
Jamie Chua is the firstborn of three siblings in her family. She was born in Singapore, where her father and mother raised her. Her father was a travel agent, and her mother was a housewife. She attended CHIJ Toa Payoh for her primary and secondary education. During Jamie’s childhood days, her family struggled with finances since her wealth came much later.
Jamie Chua is a former flight attendant. It was during this period serving Singapore Airlines that she met Nurdian Cuaca, her former husband in the business class cabin in 1994. They married shortly after. During this period, Cuaca was not yet a tycoon but an employee at a company. It took them ten years before her husband struck it rich. In 1995, they welcomed their firstborn son Cleveland Cuaca and later in 1998, they got a daughter by the name Calista Cuaca.
After 15 years of marriage, Jamie cited ‘unreasonable behavior’ for her husband; therefore, filing a divorce in February 2010. Cuaca also countersued her citing the same reason as Jamie. The push and pull got exposed into the public domain after the revelation that Jamie was asking for $450,000 per month as alimony from Cuaca.
Afterward, Cuaca was alleged to have transferred $3.2 million from a Singapore bank to an Indonesian account and canceled Jamie’s supplementary credit card and reduced her monthly maintenance fee during the divorce.
From this, Jamie applied successfully to freeze her ex-husband’s $93 million worth assets. The freeze on Cuaca’s assets was lifted on 25 November 2011 since the dispute finally settled. In an interview in 2018, Jamie admitted that the divorce was one of the lowest moments of her life, and she and her ex-husband were in amicable terms.
Since 2014, Jamie has been dating Terence Koh, who she met through a mutual friend. Terence is two years older than her. He is also the Head of Legal at Commerzbank AG. Terence has been tagged as Jamie’s ‘ Instagram Husband’ on various occasions.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 24 October 1973, Jamie Chua is 50 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. Her height is 1.67 meters tall, and her weight is 54 kg.
Jamie began her modeling career at age 15. She chose to model as a part-time job as a secondary school student in a bid to better her family’s financial situation. Even though Jamie did not enjoy her parents’ approval into the modeling, they allowed her to attend classes at Mannequin Studio, which required payments of about $800. She spent most of her after-school time modeling and auditioning for advertisements and photo-shoots.
At age 17, Jamie joined the Singapore Airlines (SIA) as a flight attendant for three years. It was later on that Jamie would venture into entrepreneurship starting up two famous brands, Luminous 1 and The Closer Raider.
Awards & Achievements
Due to her love for Manolo Blahnik shoes, Jamie was the first to sell them both in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Since she opened her first retail shop in 2007, she sold 480pairs of shoes in the first three weeks. These sales prompted her to open another outlet at Marina Bay Sands in 2010.
In 2014, Jamie and her socialite friend Sharon Tang founded The Closet Raider, whose aim was to help people find a new home for designer items. A month after its set up, 13000 followers added to its Instagram page.
In 2015, Jamie and her friend Sharon Tang opened Luminous 1, a skincare company. The company provided high-quality, beauty care products at affordable prices.
Jamie is also a very familiar face in international convection on fashion like the Paris Fashion Week. She has amassed an enormous following on social media platforms with 1.1 million followers on Instagram, where she features curated photos of her extravagant lifestyle.
Net Worth & Salary of Jamie Chua in 2024
Jamie Chua has an estimated net worth of more than $50 million as of February 2024. Jamie resides in a 10,000 square feet house. She lives with three dogs, her family, and two maids to serve them. She stores her purchases in a 700 square-feet walk-in closet, which is only accessed via fingerprint. When she likes something, she purchases it in every single color available, according to Jamie.
Jamie also owns a collection of over 300 pairs of shoes, each costing about $1,500 each. She also holds other expensive clothing, including $27,000 Rami Kadi gowns, a $19000 Gucci Fox Fur Coat, and numerous Chanel Jacket Dresses that cost $8899 each.
Jamie is said to have one of the largest collections of the Hermes Birkin bags. Her bag collection has been valued at approximately $22 million.
From her company, Luminous 1, the cheapest product is $59 to $439 at the highest price.
Jamie Chua is considered a socialite in Singapore is owing to a great indulgence and presence in the fashion industry, and the immense wealth she has. She has been attending many popular social events, both locally and internationally. In 2019, Jamie was awarded as the best-dressed attendee in the Singapore annual ICON Ball.