Falling in love is easy, but it takes a lot of patience and sacrifice to maintain a relationship. Everyone makes promises but when it comes to taking a stand, not many hesitate before going back on their words.
But sometimes people get so engrossed in the emotion that they are even ready to leave their families and start a new life with their partner. One such story has been making the rounds on the internet where a woman in Malaysia has left her ancestral properties and generational wealth to marry a guy who was once disapproved of by her family.
A Malaysian woman named Angeline Francis has made everyone believe in the power of love. According to reports, Angeline left her family inheritance of $300 million (around Rs 2,484 crore) in order to marry her longtime beau, Jedidiah Francis. Angelina is the daughter of Malaysian business tycoon Khoo Kay Peng and former Miss Malaysia Pauline Chai.
Peng, Chairman of Malayan United Industries, an investment firm has substantial stakes in renowned lifestyle brand Laura Ashley in the UK. Her father is also one of Malaysia’s richest men.
Angeline Francis Khoo, the fourth of Mr Khoo’s five children, was to join the family business until she married the man of her choice without her father’s consent.
Angeline Khoo’s love story goes back to 2008 when she was studying at the Oxford University. There, she met Carribean-born data scientist Jedidiah Francis, and the duo decided to get married. But when she told Mr Khoo about her plans, he refused to give his consent.
Angeline’s story and her positive perception of love have impressed people all over the world. People have appreciated her choices and chain of thoughts.