Money, power and “slaysians”. It’s the perfect combination for the first season of Bling Empire: New York . The hit Netflix show takes viewers inside the lives of a group of ultra-rich Asians living in the Big Apple. Dorothy Wang (remember her from Rich Kids of Beverly Hills ?), Tina Leung, Lynn Ban and Deborah Hung are just some of the uber-wealthy flaunting their outlandish lifestyles on the streaming service for all the world to see. But there’s one cast member who has really grabbed the attention of viewers. Nicknamed the “ Blair Waldorf of Thailand”, Nam Laks is an heiress who happily drops US$10,000 on a single shopping spree, as viewers learn on the show. But her life may be turned upside down when her mega-wealthy dad threatens to cut her off. Here’s everything you need to know about the Thai “Waldorf” who is the surprise star of the show. Meet Bling Empire: New York’s 7 cast members, from Dorothy Wang to the Hungs Born into wealth On the show, Laks is introduced as an heiress who comes from a “powerful” family in Thailand. My Imperfect Life reports she is the daughter of Thai businessman Nakorn Laksanakarn. He was reportedly previously the CEO of Bangkok-based Natural Park PCL (NPark). He is also a real estate developer behind hotels, estates and hospitals, reports the site. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nam Laks (@namlaks) The family reportedly boasts a net worth of more than US$400 million, according to multiple sources. Nam is the youngest of three children. She has two older brothers – Nick and Nino. On the show she admits she is a “daddy’s girl” and the family are very close. How Christy Chung and daughter Yasmine Ross became an ‘It’ style duo A studious background The Cinemaholic reports that Laks attended the Harrow International School, Woldingham School and the International School Bangkok. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Manchester, and later enrolled in a master’s at Columbia University’s Spirituality Mind Body Institute in New York. On the show, she said it was her father who wanted a higher education degree from her and that’s when she headed to NYC. Luxury living Born in 1994, one look at Laks’ life and you’ll see luxury is a priority. Her Instagram page is filled with images of her flying on private jets , holidaying around the world and drinking expensive champers. She’s tagged Japan, Ireland and France in some of her snaps, giving fans a glimpse of how and where she travels in style. Laks also stays at a swanky New York hotel. Her suite is lavish and she has housekeeping on standby if she needs anything. On the show, she drops US$10,000 on a last-minute shopping trip. It is then that her brother calls her to say she is going to be cut off financially if she doesn’t stop spending crazy amounts of money. In a message from her father, Laks is told she has to get a job after she graduates or she must return to Thailand . Laks has a driver, hardly opens her own car door and doesn’t know how to work a gas kettle. It is these moments on the show that have made her a fan favourite. A fashionable stance StarsGab reports that the 28-year-old has been featured in several fashion magazine spreads. Although she is new to the New York fashion scene, Laks has a strong following of loyal fans who turn to her for fashion inspiration . How K-pop rookies NewJeans became a luxury fashion fixture – in under a year At the time of publishing this article, Laks had 22,000 followers on Instagram. Her style is a combination of soft and flirty with some elements of sexy thrown in. Like her co-stars, Laks is a lover of designer bags and outfits. On the show she has a Goyard tote, Chanel Black Classic Flap and Chanel Beige Jumbo Classic Flap, reports Purse Bop. On episode four she had an Hermès Black Birkin on her arm. Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .