Christine Chiu is a Taiwanese heiress, reality television personality, and investor who is best known for her appearance in the Netflix reality series “Bling Empire” in 2021. She is well known for being married to her husband, celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Gabriel Chiu, for almost 15 years.
They have been known as the ‘power couple’ of the show. Together, they co-founded Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery, a popular spot for celebrities, and the Regenerative Medicine Aesthetic Institute. Christine also works as the managing director at her husband’s clinic.
She is also a philanthropist, serving on the boards of over a dozen charities and donating 50% of every net dollar that comes into their plastic surgery center back to the community. Moreover, Christine has also been named one of Vogue’s “100 Women of Fashion” and has served as a muse for numerous well-known designers.
Christine spent nearly a decade working in public relations and in the cosmetics industry. Christine now spends most of her time as the Managing Partner at BHPS Inc., or Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Inc., a cutting-edge institution she co-founded with her husband.
Christine gained mainstream recognition when she appeared on the popular Netflix reality show Bling Empire in 2021, on which she also serves as a producer. Christine most recently appeared on season 30 of “Dancing with the Stars” with partner Pasha Pashkov.
Christine was also seen shopping and dining with The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Brandi Glanville in 2014.
Christine Chiu was born in Taiwan on December 14th, 1982. She came to the United States for college and attended Pepperdine University, where she graduated with a degree in International Business.
In 2006, she married Dr. Gabriel Chiu, a celebrity plastic surgeon. Chiu and Christine have dedicated Christians who attend the Bel Air Presbyterian Church. He is also a descendant of the Song dynasty, a Chinese imperial dynasty that ruled from 960 AD until 1279 AD. They have a kid, Gabriel Chiu III, a.k.a. Baby G, and a pet named Kokonut, an American Eskimo dog.
How Does Christine Chiu Spend Her Money?
Christine and Gabriel purchased a 6,000 sq ft Beverly Hills home in 2014 for $4.55 million, which they sold to Zoe Saldana for $8.7 million in May 2016. The mega-sized Los Angeles house offers it all, from tennis courts and a gym to a media room, top-notch sound systems, and mega-sized rose gardens. The Chiu’s currently have properties in Malibu and Bel-Air.
Christine and her family temporarily moved to this 5,500 sq ft property in charming upper Bel Air while their new home was under construction. A 6-bedroom, 7-bathroom home built in 2011 that was last sold for $5 million.
- Louis Vuitton
- Giambattista Valli
- Christian Dior
Travel and Art
Christine and Gabriel enjoy luxury travel across the world as well as celebrating fashion, culinary art, and culture. The couple is always visiting Asia, St. Barths, and Paris.
- Lunar New Year on Rodeo Drive in 2019
- A fortune in haute couture at least $100,000 for a dress.
- Chartering a superyacht for around US$212,500 per week.
- Private jet membership
- The Contemporaries Committee of the Museum of Contemporary Art
- The Costume Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
- The Fashion Group International of Los Angeles.
Currently serves as a board member on
- The Music Center’s Blue Ribbon Committee
- UNICEF’s Chinese Children’s Initiative
- the Junior League of Los Angeles
- the PSLA for Children’s Institute.
Support and donations
- the American Red Cross
- John Wayne Cancer Institute
- Art of Elysium
- Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis
- the Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Center Dance Arts
- St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
Christine Chiu Net Worth
As of 2022, Christine Chiu’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million. Christine earns millions as an influencer and appears at several fashion events. Christine earns a decent income from her Instagram account, earning $3,585 for each post.
Christine and Gabriel are reported to be worth $80 million. Their total net worth has more than tripled due to the success of their plastic surgery firm. She is also a philanthropist, and she donated $1 million to the Cayton Children’s Museum in Santa Monica for Baby G’s first birthday, which was covered on the show.