An all around great guy

According to the Shanghaiist, Hong Kong actor Chow Yun-fat is extremely wealthy but lives very frugally and plans to give his money to charity. Whether or not this story is all true or a bit of hyperbole, you’ll have to research and see if you can find out more details. But the message of the story is unusual and hopeful in this era of extreme income and wealth inequality.

Here he is using public transportation:

He is quoted as saying, “I feel that the money does not really belong to me. I am just in charge of keeping it temporarily!”

Chow Yun-fat lives on just $100 a month, will leave entire $714 million fortune to charity

You may have seen him in some movies, like “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (the Japanese title was “Green Destiny”). Browse his IMDb page and see if you recognize any.

This may be more evidence that he seems to be “an all around great guy”:

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