Baptista - Minola Baptista is one of the wealthiest men in Padua, and his daughters become the prey of many suitors due to the substantial dowries he can offer. He is good-natured, if a bit superficial. His absentmindedness increases when Kate shows her obstinate nature. Thus, at the opening of the play, he is already desperate to find her a suitor, having decided that she must marry before Bianca does.
He is a Man of two daughters one name Katherine and the other named Bianca. Also wealth witch makes everyone wants to marry his daughters.
taming of the shrew- act 1 scene 1