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Baak Maan Fu Yung (Chinese: 百萬富翁, Cantonese Yale: baak3 maan6 fu3 yung1, Jyutping: baak3 maan6 fu3 jung1, literally The Millionaire, also had the English words of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire surrounding the Chinese title) is a game show from Hong Kong, based off from the British game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. The show's first host was Kenneth Chan. The main goal of the game is to win 1 million Hong Kong dollars by answering 15 multiple-choice questions correctly. There are three lifelines: 50:50, Phone-a-Friend and Ask the AudienceBaak Maan Fu Yung first aired on April 29, 2001 and concluded it's first run March 20, 2005. It is broadcast by Hong Kong's ATV.

Lifelines Edit

In this version of show all three lifelines used:

Seasons Edit

  • Season 1 (155 episodes, April 29, 2001 - December 31, 2001)
  • Season 2 (100 episodes, July 22, 2002 - February 7, 2003)
  • Season 3 (13 episodes, May 16, 2004 - August 8, 2004)
  • Season 4 (8 episodes, January 8, 2005 - March 20, 2005)
  • Season 5 (90 episodes, January 29, 2018 - June 1, 2018)

Money Trees Edit

Question Prize (2001-2005) Prize (2018-)
15 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
14 $500,000 $500,000
13 $250,000 $250,000
12 $150,000 $150,000
11 $80,000 $80,000
10 $60,000 $60,000
9 $40,000 $40,000
8 $30,000 $30,000
7 $20,000 $20,000
6 $10,000 $10,000
5 $8,000 $6,000
4 $4,000 $4,000
3 $3,000 $3,000
2 $2,000 $2,000
1 $1,000 $1,000

Return Edit

In December 2017, it was announced that the show will return in 2018. The 2018 version of Millionaire (Season 5) is the same as the old version, with the standard three lifelines, but the first milestone was reduced to $6,000, due to a supposed calculation error for the old version.

Winners Edit

Top Prize Winners Edit

Top Prize Losers Edit

Biggest Losers other than Top Prize LosersEdit

  • Paul Yip (July 24, 2001) (HK$500,000 question wrong; lost HK190,000)

HK$500,000 Winners Edit

HK$250,000 Winners Edit

HK$150,000 Winners Edit

  • Lai Wai Man (黎偉文) (July 27, 2001)
  • Wong Yat Fei and Danny Chan Kwok Kwan (August 20, 2001) (Shaolin Soccer charity special)
  • Lau Lai Ming and Lau Chu Kwong (劉黎明/劉曙光) (September 17, 2001, twins edition)
  • Unknown Player (October 3, 2001)
  • Mr. Chow (October 4, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 9, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 10, 2001)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lee (October 15, 2001, couples edition)
  • Unknown Player (October 16, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 16, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 17, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 17, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 19, 2001)
  • Ho Wai Man and Cheung Mei Yu (何偉文/張美瑜) (October 22, 2001, couples edition)
  • Mr. Chan (October 23, 2001)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Cheng (October 29, 2001, couples edition)
  • Kwan Brothers (October 31, 2001, twins edition)
  • Lee Kai Heung (李繼香) (November 1, 2001)
  • Mr. Chan and Ms. Ng (November 5, 2001, couples edition)
  • Mr. Chiu (November 7, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (November 8, 2001)
  • Mr. Chan and Ms. Lau (November 12, 2001, couples edition)
  • Zhi Zhiwei (October 11, 2002)[1]
  • Ginny Man and Anne Heung (March 12, 2018) (charity special)

HK$80,000 Winners Edit

  • Wong Lai Wing (黃禮榮) (July 10, 2001)
  • Cheung Ka Ho (蔣家豪) (September 11, 2001)
  • Yuen Pak Kei and Yuen Pak Ho (袁柏基/袁柏豪) (September 24, 2001, twins edition)
  • Unknown Player (October 11, 2001)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Cheng (October 29, 2001, couples edition)

HK$60,000 Winners Edit

  • Astrid Chan and Jackie Lui (April 29, 2001)
  • Chi Man Tok (遲文鐸) (July 9, 2001)
  • Chiu Shin Fu (趙善富) (July 9, 2001)
  • Choi Chung Tak (蔡忠德) (July 10, 2001)
  • Mak Chi Wai (麥智維) (July 11, 2001)
  • Cheng Kam Wah (鄭錦華) (July 11, 2001)
  • Stanley Tong and Pauline Yam (July 15, 2001) (celebrity charity special)
  • Yau Shek Chung (邱石松) (July 20, 2001)
  • Paul Yip (July 24, 2001)
  • Leung Kam Fai (梁錦輝) (July 24, 2001)
  • Chung Wai Chung (鍾偉忠) (July 27, 2001)
  • So Yip (蘇業) (July 30, 2001)
  • Lo Wing Kin (盧永鍵) (July 31, 2001)
  • Tong Yin Man (唐彥民) (originally won HK$8,000 on August 3, 2001 due to a bad question, returned on August 6 and won HK$60,000)
  • Ting Wai Cheung (丁偉翔) (August 6, 2001)
  • Wong Chi Ming (黃志明) (August 7, 2001)
  • Lau Chun Kwok (劉鎮國) (August 13, 2001)
  • Wong Ming Yip (黃明業) (August 17, 2001)
  • Tin Kai Man and Tsang Kan Cheung (August 21, 2001) (Shaolin Soccer charity special)
  • Tsang Chi Man and ? Pui Wah (曾志文/?佩華) (August 27, 2001) (couples edition)
  • Chan Siu Kei (陳紹基) (September 12, 2001)
  • Kwong Kai Tung (鄺啟東) (September 12, 2001)
  • Kwong Chan Yan and Kwong Ming Yan (鄺贊恩/鄺銘恩) (September 12, 2001, twins edition)
  • Tsui Pak Shing and Tsui Pak Cheung (崔伯盛/崔伯昌) (September 17, 2001, twins edition)
  • Unknown Player (September 28, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (September 28, 2001)
  • Mr. Wong (October 3, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 3, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 4, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 4, 2001)
  • So Brothers (October 5, 2001, twins edition)
  • Ho Brothers (October 5, 2001, twins edition)
  • Unknown Player (October 5, 2001, twins edition)
  • Choi Ho Leung and Ms. Tsang (October 8, 2001, couples edition)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lam (October 8, 2001, couples edition)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Wong (October 8, 2001, couples edition)
  • Unknown Player (October 10, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 11, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 11, 2001)
  • Fung Siblings (October 12, 2001, twins edition)
  • Ting Pong Chor and Ting Pong Yau (October 12, 2001, twins edition)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Leung (October 15, 2001, couples edition)
  • Unknown Player (October 17, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (October 19, 2001)
  • Tsui Po Ko and Lee Po Ling (October 22, 2001, couples edition)
  • Unknown Player (October 22, 2001, couples edition)
  • Mr. Chung (October 23, 2001)
  • Mr. Chan (October 23, 2001)
  • Mr. Law (October 24, 2001)
  • Tso Siblings (October 26, 2001, twins edition)
  • Unknown Players (October 26, 2001, twins edition)
  • Unknown Player (November 1, 2001)
  • Mr. Shek (November 6, 2001)
  • Mr. Wong (November 6, 2001)
  • Ms. ? (November 7, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (November 8, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (November 8, 2001)
  • Ling Wing Kuen and Ling Shuk Ling (November 9, 2001, twins edition)
  • Mr. Kwan and Ms. Yau (November 12, 2001, couples edition)
  • Mr. Chung and Ms. Man (November 12, 2001, couples edition)
  • Chan Chi Fai (陳志輝) (November 14, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (November 27, 2001)
  • Unknown Player (November 27, 2001)
  • Ting Yu Cheung (丁汝昌) (November 29, 2001)
  • Mr. Chan (December 13, 2001)
  • Chu Sisters (December 31, 2001)
  • Chan Hon Pan (Season 2, later appeared on million dollar tournament on February 7, 2003)
  • Mok Yu Ho (Season 2, later appeared on million dollar tournament)
  • Poon Tung Hoi (Season 2, later appeared on million dollar tournament)
  • Ng Ka Lok (Season 2, later appeared on million dollar tournament)
  • Chan Sau Ying (Season 2, later appeared on million dollar tournament)
  • Ngan Wai Chung (Season 2, later appeared on million dollar tournament)
  • Danny Choi (February 8, 2018)
  • JuJu Chan (February 8, 2018)
  • Ho Wing Sum and Ho Pui Chung (March 26, 2018, couples edition)
  • Suzanne Tung and Lee Ho Fai (April 2, 2018, couples edition)
  • Choi Hon Ping and Choi Man Chung (May 30, 2018, couples edition)

HK$40,000 Winners Edit

HK$30,000 Winners Edit

HK$20,000 Winners Edit

HK$10,000 Winners Edit

HK$8,000 Winners Edit

HK$6,000 Winners Edit

HK$4,000 Winners Edit

HK$3,000 Winners Edit

HK$2,000 Winners Edit

HK$0 Winners Edit

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