This Chinese Man Paid a Dowry Of $920,000 To His Bride's Parents
Feb 22, 2016 12:14
Paying dowry is a custom in some marriages, and this one guy may have just taken the cake for the largest dowry paid. This one Chinese man gave 6 million yuan ($919,674) to his wife's parents for taking their daughter's hand in marriage.
Photos of the couple’s wedding in Putian in southeast China’s Fujian province went viral on social media because of the high dowry paid by the husband, reports the South China Morning Post.
This is the full dowry: 10 million yuan ($1.5 million) and a private jet, according to mainland media.
Average “bride prices” paid by most husbands in the country were in the tens of thousands of yuan. Shanghai brides reportedly drew the largest dowry, at an average of 1 million yuan ($153,346).
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