During the era of Japanese rule in Taiwan, Kuo Cheng, Hank Cheng’s grandfather, establishes the Jin Sheng Li Gold and Silver Emporium in what is Lintsaibian Township of Linyuan Village of Kaohsiung’s Fongshan District (the location is now in the city’s Linyuan District). The business is involved with the buying and selling of gold and silver articles and supports the Cheng family.