Among the 332 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Vietnam, the high-profile case of Tien Nguyen – socialite, influencer and daughter and heir to one of Vietnam’s wealthiest billionaires – attracted plenty of headlines. The 24-year-old daughter of Johnathan Hanh Nguyen, chairman of Imex Pan Pacific Group (IPPG), was reportedly flown back to Vietnam on a private chartered plane costing around US$360,000 to receive treatment after contracting Covid-19 in the UK. How Tien Nguyen, Vietnam’s richest heiress, fled London with coronavirus On her recovery, her father made a generous donation of 30 billion Vietnamese dong (US$1.3 million) to support the Vietnamese government’s fight against the virus, and combat environmental problems in the Mekong Delta. View this post on Instagram keep the Vietnamese traditions going A post shared by Tien Nguyen (@tiennguyenn) on Jan 26, 2020 at 10:23pm PST Johnathan was born in 1951 in Khanh Hoa province. He migrated to the Philippines at the age of 23 and then studied aviation in Seattle in the US. He started his career at Philippine Airlines and went on to become the airline’s CEO across Indochina. In 1985, Johnathan returned to Vietnam on a mission to establish a direct flight between the Philippines and Vietnam. The same year, he launched his first successful business venture in the country, the US$10 million three-star lodge Nha Trang Resort. Emboldened by the booming growth of the Vietnamese market, Nguyen further explored other parts of Vietnam and diversified his business empire into a wide range of industries including high-end shopping malls and duty-free stores specialising in luxury brands such as Chanel, Dior, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Armani and Rolex, as well as food franchises such as Burger King and Domino’s Pizza. 12 celebrities doing more than dishing out cash for Covid-19 In addition to business ventures, Johnathan is also known for his relationships with prominent women. His first wife was Cristina Serrano, who comes from an elite family; Cristina is the niece of Imelda Marcos, the powerful former First Lady of the Philippines. View this post on Instagram Chúc mừng năm mới #lunarnewyear A post shared by Tang Thanh Ha (@hatangthanh) on Jan 24, 2020 at 8:50pm PST Louis Nguyen, their second son, became a celebrity in Vietnam following his marriage to Tang Thanh Ha, a leading actress in Vietnamese television dramas and blockbuster films. With her thriving career, graceful beauty and elegant fashion style, Tang Thanh Ha is very popular with the public and was chosen as a brand ambassador for Audi and Toshiba. Since the marriage, Tang Thanh Ha has focused on her family and her businesses in fashion and F&B, while her husband helps to run his family’s corporations. View this post on Instagram IPPG president – Mrs. Le Hong Thuy Tien participated as a speaker at Global Summit of Women 2019 under the theme of “Women: Redefining Success” was hold at Basel, Switzerland. #IPPG #AllTheBestToVietNam A post shared by Imex Pan Pacific Group (@ippg_vietnam) on Jul 11, 2019 at 3:57am PDT Who are Taiwan’s top social media influencers? Johnathan Hanh Nguyen’s second wife is Le Hong Thuy Tien, a former flight attendant and actress. He says that during their courtship, he used to impress her with extravagant gifts and boarded all the flights that he knew she would be working on. View this post on Instagram With the man himself #giorgioarmani @emporioarmani #emporioarmani #milanfashionweek A post shared by Tien Nguyen (@tiennguyenn) on Feb 28, 2018 at 5:30am PST Thuy Tien is the president of IPPG, and thanks to her thriving career is seen as one of the most influential women in Vietnam. She is a big fan of lavish designer bags and expensive clothes, and she also possesses a enviable collection of luxury cars including a Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Maybach. She and her daughter Tien Nguyen are often spotted at major international fashion events in Milan, Paris, and London, wearing highly covetable designer gear. Less known to the public, Johnathan Hanh Nguyen’s two sisters, Nguyen Anh Hoa and Nguyen Anh Hong, are also founders of lucrative convenience store chains Maximark and Citimart. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .