Kevin Kwan is an Asian American writer and author of acclaimed novels including Crazy Rich Asians and China Rich Girlfriend. He spent his early life in Singapore before moving to a suburb of Houston as a teen and attending high school there. He takes deep pride in his Texas upbringing and considers home to be finding your community and the people you connect with most.
WHERE AM I REALLY FROM?
“I would say Clear Lake. That’s my suburb. That’s literally my hometown. And that would always throw people off. They expected me to say Vietnam or China or something like that. You could tell there was always a question behind that question.”