On December 2, 2022 (ie, November 25, 2022 in lunar calendar), the daughter of Phu Cuong tycoon Nguyen Thi Ngoc Nhu officially held a wedding ceremony at Sea Square on Phu Gia Island, an urban area. Phu Cuong, Rach Gia city of Kien Giang province. The “super terrible” wedding with a lavish and monumental design, with a budget of more than 100 billion, makes the name “giant Phu Cuong” attracting constant attention from fans on social media forums.
The 100 billion wedding of the daughter of the giant Phu Cuong.
It is known that the wedding space was inspired by the architecture of Gardens by the Bay of Singapore – the country where the bride and groom met and fell in love while they were both studying abroad. All the design and construction items of the wedding are made by famous engineers and artisans across the country. This space will be retained to organize cultural and artistic events of Kien Giang province in the future. Particularly, fresh flowers used for wedding decoration are estimated at up to 13 billion VND (excluding labor costs).
During the wedding, the art performances were also directed and censored by the famous general director Hoang Cong Huong – director of the 31st SEA Games. Not to mention, the wedding also had the presence of many A-list entertainment stars and a very special congratulatory fireworks display.
It is known that the bride in this lavish wedding is Nguyen Thi Ngoc Nhu (Sophia Nguyen) – the youngest daughter of the Chairman of Phu Cuong Group. On her personal page, Sophia Nguyen once shared a post saying that she is currently the Deputy Director of this Group and a member of the Board of Directors. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Phu Cuong Group is currently Mr. Phu Cuong – real name is Nguyen Viet Cuong.
At the wedding of his daughter, this giant of Kien Giang land shared: “The two children have completed their master’s program abroad and have worked at the company for more than 5 years. The two of them are very hardworking, hardworking and always do well in the assigned work. Today, the two are officially married, our family is extremely happy. Wish you two always happy and love each other, live together forever.”
Mr. Nguyen Viet Cuong spoke at his daughter’s wedding.
According to research, Phu Cuong Group was established in early 2009 as a financial investor of member companies in the group, with a charter capital of more than 3,500 billion VND. This business started from a seafood processing facility, now the company has expanded to more than 20 member companies operating in many fields.
Currently, Phu Cuong focuses on four main business segments: Urban housing, renewable energy, transport, tourism and seafood processing. Phu Cuong brand has occupied a very high position in the seafood industry at home and abroad with the annual export turnover always increasing, even during the economic recession period of 2008-2009.
In addition, one of the biggest projects of this company must be the Phu Cuong complex urban area stretching 3km along the coast of Rach Gia city, with an area of 166 hectares, total investment capital of 11,000 billion VND with more than 3200 apartments and villas, staff housing project. Particularly for Zone II – Phu Cuong sea encroachment urban area in Kien Giang with an area of 30 hectares of sea encroachment, called “Phu Gia Island” – the wedding venue of the daughter of Phu Cuong Group is also a project located in the ecosystem of this group with a total investment of about VND 2,200 billion.
Some rare pictures of the giants of Kien Giang land
However, it is quite difficult to find information about this giant on the Internet because he rarely appears for interviews or represents the company’s image in the mass media. The Vietnamese Entrepreneur program once reported on this giant, according to which, Mr. Cuong started his business from empty hands in 1995 in Ca Mau. To have the massive property like today, he had a difficult time when he first started his business.
Mr. Cuong is the fourth child in a poor family of 9 siblings in Vinh Thuan district, Kien Giang province. He used to work hard to earn a living by doing many jobs, including working as a hired worker for seafood raw materials trading establishments. In 1987, he decided to pledge his old black-and-white TV to have capital to buy seafood and sell it to export processing facilities managed by the State instead of working as a hired worker as before. With a sharp mind, his business is quite smooth.
In 1995, the factory where Mr. Cuong supplied raw materials fell into a loss, facing the risk of bankruptcy, he bought a part of the factory’s workshop, and established Phu Cuong Processing and Exporting Co., Ltd. After that, he continued to buy many private companies and established a group with more than 20 member companies. Since 2009, he established Phu Cuong Group and operates in many different fields.
A simple image of the owner of Phu Cuong Group.
He and the group have made great contributions to the economy of the Mekong Delta region. He has been awarded many prestigious awards by the state.
In 2016, the giant Phu Cuong also caused a fever in social networks when he spent tens of billions of dong to make a wedding party for his first daughter. In which, 9 billion VND to renovate the restaurant in the middle of the lake, which is more than 80,000 m wide2 become a “love island” and 2 billion to invite famous artists to perform for fun. The dowry the bride received at that time was also up to 300 billion VND. The money from the happy guests will be deducted 50% for charity.