A millionaire dad is offering £240,000 and a stake in his
multi-million pound fruit farm to any man who will win the
love of his daughter.
Arnon Rodthong, 58, a Thai multi-millionaire farm owner, is
willing to give up some of his assets to help his virgin
daughter, Karnsita, 26, find Mr Right.
Taking his daughter’s future into his hands, Mr Rodthong, who
owns a prosperous durian fruit farm in Chumphon province,
southern Thailand, put up an offer which highlights his
He said that his daughter, who helps him run the family
business, speaks fluent English and Chinese and is a virgin.
As for the man who can vie for his daughter’s heart, Mr
Rodthong says there are no restrictions on what nationality
the “husband” should be as long as they “work hard and
make Karnsita happy”.
I want someone to take care of my business and make it
last. I don’t want a person with a bachelor’s, or master’s or
I want a diligent man. I just want someone with a hard-
working attitude. That’s all.
Despite having several other children of his own, including
sons to inherit his business, the father said: “As soon as I
have an in-law, I will give up all my assets to him.”
In some parts of Thailand, custom dictates that a man should
pay a dowry for the woman he wants to marry, but Mr
Rodthong says he would waive this “fee” for the man who
wants to marry his daughter.
Not only will he waive the fee, he will also give his future
son-in-law ten million Thai baht (£240,000), as well as his
sprawling durian farm, valued at several million pounds.
Miss Karnsita Rodthong just found out about her father’s offer
and was surprised about it.
I first found out about my father’s post when my friends
showed me. I was surprised but I can see the funny side to
It is true that I am still single. If I have to get married with
someone, I only want him to be a diligent and good person
who loves his family.
Since making his controversial offer on social media, Mr
Rodthong and his daughter have had plenty of responses of
Miss Rodthong said that she was overwhelmed with the
attention from her father’s post but hinted that her future
boyfriend might have a struggle pocketing the money from
her father, because she would “like to use it herself for plastic
surgery in Korea”.