Derek Dee-Businessman| Net Worth, Age, Career, Height, Wife, Wiki & Facts

 Derek Dee is  a businessman, film producer, and former actor of Filipino and Chinese origin. In addition, he is the father of Michelle Dee, a Filipina beauty pageant winner, actress, model, and television personality who is the 2023 Miss Universe Philippines.

Derek Dee’s Bio, Wiki and Facts

Name Derek Dee
Age 61 year old
Birth Date June 15, 1962,
Birth Place Manila, Philippines
Material status married
Wife  Name  Melanie Marquez
Religion Christain
Nationality Philippines
Father Name Frederick Dee
Mother Name Not Known
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height 5.10 Feet
Weight 73  kg
Net Worth $2 milllion

What is the Net Worth of Derek Dee ?

Derek Dee  has a net worth of more than $2 million as of 2023.

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Childhood and Education

Frederick Timothy Yui Dee was born as Derek Dee on June 15, 1962, in Manila, Philippines. He is the son of Regina Y. Dee, a philanthropist and the daughter of Yu Hung-chun, a former prime of Taiwan, and Frederick Dee, a well-known businessman and founder of the Dee C. Chuan Group of Companies.His three siblings are Daniel, Carol, and Maxine. He earned a business administration degree from De La Salle University in Manila.

Professional life and Career

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Derek started working as a character actor in Philippine cinema. He acted in a number of movies, such as Die Xue rou qing (1995), Maglulupa Man ako (1994), and Rumble Boy (2007). Derek has ventured into the film industry, joining Omni Films as a co-owner and producing and distributing local and foreign films in the Philippines. The Last Time I Committed S*icide (1997), The Big Hit (1998), and The Corruptor (1999) are just a few of the movies he produced or co-produced. In addition, Dee is an excellent businessman because he expanded and inherited his father’s company. He serves as the Dee C.’s president and chairman.

Chuan Group of Companies, which have interests in real estate, finance, and other industries. In addition, he serves as chairman and CEO of Chinabank Corporation, one of the biggest and oldest banks in the Philippines. In addition, he belongs to the Philippine Chinese Charitable Association, the Philippine Red Cross, and the Philippine Business for Social Progress.

Who is the Derek Dee’s spouse?

Derek wed Melanie Marquez in 1993. She was a Filipina beauty queen, actor, writer, and former supermodel who had won the Miss International 1979 title. When they first met, Dee was in New York on business and Marquez was a model. Frederick Timothy Marquez Dee was born on July 16, 1997, and Michelle Daniela Marquez Dee was born on April 24, 1995. Nevertheless, their union was short-lived, as they separated in 1998. Marquez claimed that their unresolvable conflicts and personality flaws were the reason behind their divorce. After their divorce, Marquez got married again, but Dee remained single. He isn’t in any committed relationships and is still single.

A few significant facts

  • Dee is a fluent speaker of Mandarin, Hokkien, Filipino, and English.
  • Derek is a fan of golf and basketball. He enjoys traveling and traveling with art.
  • He belongs to Opus Dei, a specific prelature of the Catholic Church that encourages Christian holiness and apostolate, and he is an ardent Catholic.
  • Dee is also a kind and modest man who doesn’t boast about his wealth or social standing. He also  prefers to be unseen and out of the spotlight.
  • He is also a loving and supportive father who continually offers his children with excellent advise and direction.
  • He also once urged his daughter Michelle that she should be herself and not attempt to be like her mother, but rather to shine as her own woman.

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