AirAsia boss weds S. Korean sweetheart in Cote d'Azur

AirAsia's chief executive, Mr Tony Fernandes, yesterday tied the knot with his South Korean girlfriend of more than two years, Chloe, an actress in her early 30s, at a ceremony attended by family and close friends.
AirAsia's chief executive, Mr Tony Fernandes, yesterday tied the knot with his South Korean girlfriend of more than two years, Chloe, an actress in her early 30s, at a ceremony attended by family and close friends.PHOTO: ST READER

COTE D'AZUR • AirAsia top gun Tony Fernandes has married his South Korean girlfriend, Chloe. The wedding was held in Cote d'Azur, the French Riviera town, in the presence of family and close friends, Malaysian media reported yesterday.

Pictures of the beaming couple showed Mr Fernandes, 53, looking dapper in a three-piece suit, and his bride resplendent in an off-shoulder, white gown.

Chloe is an actress in her early 30s, according to The Star newspaper. The couple were said to have been dating for more than two years before tying the knot yesterday.

The wedding was attended by 150 people. They included AirAsia chairman and Tune Group chief executive Kamarudin Meranun, CIMB Group chairman Nazir Razak, ex-deputy prime minister Musa Hitam and former Malaysian international trade minister Rafidah Aziz, according to the New Straits Times (NST).

Chloe is said to be "well liked and personable" but not much else is known about the newly minted Mrs Fernandes.

"Even her last name is known only to family and the closest of friends," NST reported.

Datuk Seri Nazir was the best man, according to the Malay Mail Online (MMO) news site.

  • 150 Number of people who attended the wedding.

    >2 Number of years the couple were said to have been dating before tying the knot yesterday.

Top artists from the United States, United Kingdom and South Korea performed for the guests, a guest who attended the wedding told MMO.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 16, 2017, with the headline 'AirAsia boss weds S. Korean sweetheart in Cote d'Azur'. Print Edition | Subscribe