Rachel Young Overview
Rachel Young is a fictional character in the fictional novels Crazy Rich Asians and China Rich Girlfriend. The former was made into a motion picture and garnered international success and fame. The latter is a sequel to the first. It was made after the author, Kevin Kwan, was asked by his publishers to make a sequel, especially since his earlier novel was successful.
The plot of the story is quite simple and compelling as it speaks of a wealthy, elitist Singaporean family. At first, the main bachelor of the family, Nick Young is shown to be studying in the United States and finds love in Rachel Young. At that time, her name was Rachel Chu. When Nick proposes to Rachel, he brings her to her family and shows her around. Rachel is a hardworking person who, at first, appears to come from a middle-class family. This makes Nick’s family reluctant, but the family discovers that Rachel was the daughter to a rich Chinese billionaire, making Nick’s family change their discriminating ways.
In the novels and film, Rachel is a Chinese-American professor. She teaches at NYU or the New York University where she met Nick.
The fictional celebrity’s name is Rachel Chu Yung.
What is the nationality of Rachel Young?
Rachel Young is said to be Chinese-American in the fictional novels. They are portrayed as middle-class immigrants.
How tall is Rachel Young and how much does she weigh?
Rachel Young is 5 feet 4 inches tall. She is around 118 pounds.
Is Rachel Young married or single?
Rachel Young is married to Nick Young. There were many hindrances that could have prevented their marriage, such as status, wealth and family members; however, their love survived, and they got married.
How much is Rachel Young’s net worth?
Rachel Young’s net worth was never mentioned in any of the film installments.
How many kids does Rachel Young have?
Rachel Young doesn’t have kids.
Who poisoned Rachel in “Crazy Rich Asians”?
Basically, it was Roxanne Ma, Colette Bing’s assistant, who poisoned Rachel Young on the instructions of Colette. Colette was a relative of the Youngs and with Rachel coming in, she was afraid of having her inheritance reduced due to Rachel. The poisoning incident happens at a spa where Rachel became ill. Nick finds out about Rachel being poisoned through a message that comes with a bouquet of flowers. With the poison being quite rare, Nick and his friend Carlton thought of a suspect since their family is the only one who could produce such kind of poison.
After all these happenings, Rachel decides to go back to her family, leaving Nick heartbroken. Eventually, Nick pursues Rachel and brings her back to his family. It was from then that the family discovers Rachel’s true wealth since she is actually a daughter of a Chinese billionaire. Overall, Rachel’s story is a story of humility and making a name for oneself through hard work.
When was the film “China Rich Girlfriend” released?
Crazy Rich Asians and China Rich Girlfriend are novels that were written by Kevin Kwan. Crazy Rich Asians was written first in 2013. It was made into a movie in 2018. It starred Constance Wu as Rachel Chu Young and Henry Golding as Nick Young. With the success of the novel, Kevin Kwan was urged by his publishers to write a sequel which is China Rich Girlfriend. It was written two years after in 2015. In 2018, following the first success it was confirmed that a film version of China Rich Girlfriend would soon follow.