For other uses, see Crazy Rich Asians disambiguation. She hires a private detective to gather information on Rachel's family, which she later attempts to use to drive Rachel out of Nick's life, but ultimately results in her son freezing her out of his life. Astrid Teo is Nick's famous cousin whose beauty is well known all across Asia. Although he grew up in London, Nick is a Singapore native. Rachel doesn't believe him, claiming that no matter how much they try to ignore his family's legacy, they know they may not be able to. Hong Kong Tatler Interview.