(Traditional Chinese: 富貴門
, literally Gate of
) is an ongoing 2009 TVB
television drama produced and created by Chong Wai Kin. Loosely
based on a certain Hong Kong business tycoon, Born Rich
promoted as TVB's "grand production" – it largely features an
and will have a total of
41 episodes, with each episode lasting a total of 45 minutes.
the series was filmed in Sabah, Malaysia.
Sophisticated banker Marcus Cheuk (Ray Lui
mistakes con artist Sha Fu-loi (Gallen Lo
for his half brother Cheuk Yatming, fortuitously elevating the
swindler to one of the leading figures in the banking industry. The
lost and found brotherhood has blinded Marcus to Fu-loi’s real
nature and intentions.
Marcus is kidnapped overseas by a group of rioters. He undergoes a
dramatic personality change after the incident. His wife Connie
) has tried her best to
console him but still cannot help him get over the unpleasant
experience. Longing for more comfort and support, Marcus gets back
with his ex-lover Angie (Kenix Kwok
Connie is heartbroken to learn about the affair and it has left the
broken mirror that can't be mended.
The identity of Cheuk Yatming gives Fu-loi not only a sense of
family warmth but also a sweet taste of romance. He finds himself
in love with Marcus's younger sister Rene (Anita Yuen
). Rene is also attracted to Fu-loi,
but thinking that they are true biological siblings, she decides to
keep her love under wraps and stays with her long-term admirer
Topman (Joe Ma
) instead. This comes as a huge
blow to Fu-loi. He is not willing to lose his love, but neither can
he reveal his real identity. Caught up in the dilemma between love
and money, Fu-loi finally chooses the fortune road of no
It is all about a tough battle for money, a devious triangle of
love, and a severe challenge to ethics.
- Cheuk Song Hei (卓崇禧, portrayed by Lau
Kong )- The founder and first CEO of CosmoBank. A year and a half
before the timeline of the series, Song Hei went to Sabah, Malaysia, and was not
heard from since. A search effort bankrolled by the Cheuk
family began, and in Episode 6, it was discovered that Song Hei has
- Musa Sheung (常開眉, portrayed by Nancy
Sit )- Widow of Cheuk Song-hei. She was an actress before her
marriage to Song Hei.
- Lau Fung King (劉鳳瓊, portrayed by Natalie Tong )- Mistress of Cheuk Song Hei, and
had a son with Song-hei. Only appears in flashbacks.
- Marcus Cheuk (卓一元, portrayed by Ray Lui
)- Son of Cheuk Song Hei. He was the acting CEO of CosmoBank during
Cheuk Song Hei's disappearance, and later succeeded his late father
as CEO of the bank.
- Connie Hoh (賀爵年, portrayed by Jaime
Chik )- Wife of Marcus Cheuk. She was a housewife for many
years, until her divorce with Marcus, when she returned to work as
the head of a PR firm.
- Cheuk Yat Ming (卓一鳴)- Illegitimate son of Cheuk Song Hei. He
lived in Malaysia for all of his short life. His identity was
stolen by his former neighbour Sa Fu Loi, who is a professional
- Rene Cheuk (卓一心, portrayed by Anita
Yuen )- Daughter if Cheuk Song Hei, and head of the
Communications Department of CosmoBank.
- Ko Tok Man (高拓民, portrayed by Joe Ma )-
Commonly referred to by his nickname, "Topman", he is Rene's
husband, and the COO of CosmoBank.
- Cheuk Ji-kei (卓子琦, portrayed by Jong Ding-yen (莊錠欣))- Daughter
of Marcus Cheuk.
- Cheuk Ji Hung (卓子維, portrayed by Coleman Tam (譚真一))- Son of
- Wong Lai Shui (王麗水, portrayed by Fung So Bor (馮素波))- The Cheuk
- Tung Tian Juk (董天祝, portrayed by Lau
Siu Ming )- Commonly referred to as Juk Sir (祝Sir), he had a
long and very friendly relationship with Cheuk Song Hei, and is the
Vice-Chairman of the CosmoBank Board. He had a hand in putting
together Marcus Cheuk with his (later) wife, Connie. He was killed
by Sa Fu Loi after discovering that he was the fake Yat-Ming in
- Angie Tung (董令姿, portraye by Kenix
Kwok )- A barrister, she was later retained as the legal
consultant of the Cheuk family. She had an affair with Marcus
Cheuk, which destroyed Marcus's marriage with Connie Hoh.
- Sa Fu Loi (沙富來, portrayed by Gallen Lo
)- A professional swindler, he stole the late Cheuk Yat Ming's
identity in order to garner the vast wealth of the Cheuk family.
Using his stolen identity, he was later able to become the Deputy
CEO of CosmoBank. He also had a crush on Rene Cheuk, who is married
to Ko Tok Man.
- Sa Po Loi (沙寶來, portrayed by Kenneth
Ma )- Little brother of Sa Fu Loi, he was able to work on
CosmoBank's General Services Department as a low-level worker.
- Dai Wing Luk (戴永祿, portrayed by Benz
Hui )- He is the General Manager of CosmoBank, and is often
called the "Grand Manager of General Affairs" (大總管).
- Eva Bao (鮑笑雁, portrayed by Angelina
Lo )- Wife of Dai Wing Luk, and fraternal sister of Musa
- Yan Dai (戴亦欣, portrayed by Sharon
Chan )- A Supervisor of the Personal Finance Division of
CosmoBank, she later fell in love with Sha Po Loi.
Board of Directors
- Szeto Fung (司徒豐, portrayed by Vincent
Wong )- Yan's boyfriend, and a Personal Banking manager at
- Best Drama
- Best Actor (Ray Lui)
- Best Actor (Gallen Lo)
- Best Actress (Anita Yuen)
- Best Actress (Jaime Chik)
- Best Actress (Kenix Kwok)
- Best Supporting Actor (Kenneth Ma)
- My Favourite Male Character (Ray Lui)
- My Favourite Male Character (Gallen Lo)
- My Favourite Female Character (Anita Yuen)
- My Favourite Female Character (Jaime Chik)
- My Favourite Female Character (Kenix Kwok)
- Most Improved Actress (Sharon Chan)
||October 19 - October 23, 2009
1 — 5
||October 26 - October 30, 2009
6 — 10
||November 2 - November 6, 2009
11 — 15
||November 9 - November 13, 2009
16 — 20
||November 16 - November 20, 2009
21 — 24
||November 23 - November 27, 2009
25 — 29
||November 30 - December 3, 2009
30 — 34
||December 7 - December 11, 2009
35 — 39
||December 13, 2009
40 — 41
- Week 1 Ratings
- Week 2 Ratings
- Week 3 Ratings
- Week 4 Ratings
- Week 5 Ratings
- [Week 6 Ratings]
- [Week 7 Ratings]
- [Week 8 Ratings]
- [Week 8 Ratings]
- TVB.com Born Rich - Official Website
- K for TVB Born Rich - Screen Captures