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Duncan Chow (Chinese: 周群達; born Duncan Lai (黎登勤), September 19, 1978) is a Hong Kong-born actor who is popular in Taiwan. Originally he was a professional windsurfer and a fashion show model, but chose acting as a career in 2001. He is the cousin of former Hong Kong olympian Lee Lai Shan.
He began his acting career from a young age as the adolescent version of Bruce Lee in a Bruce Lee tribute film called Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story in 1993, and gained minor recognition from appearances on Taiwanese TV ( He was 14 when he was offered the part). Later, he starred in Formula 17 and Seven Swords.
Huang Xiaoming (born 13 November 1977) is a Chinese actor, singer, and model. He is often referred to as China's "number one heartthrob" or "number one young male" (中国第一小生). His best known roles in television are Yang Guo in The Return of the Condor Heroes (2006) and Xu Wenqiang in Shanghai Bund (2007). Huang graduated from the Performance Institute of the Beijing Film Academy in 2000, alongside other well-known actors such as Zhao Wei and Chen Kun. He first rose to prominence in 2001 for playing Emperor Wu of Han in the television series Da Han Tian Zi. The series reached number one in the ratings when it aired in Taiwan, and his later dramas all achieved high ratings in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau. In 2007, Huang signed a contract with Huayi Brothers and began focusing on his film career, appearing in movies like The Sniper, The Message, and Ip Man 2. In 2010 he became one of the first mainland Chinese actors to star in a Taiwanese television drama, acting as Luo Xi in Summer's Desire, alongside Peter Ho and Barbie Hsu.
Huang was born in Qingdao, Shandong and is an only child. When he was young, rumors of his good looks and his obedience would cause neighbors and
Romola Sadie Garai ( /ˈrɒmələ ˈseɪdi ˈɡæri/; born 6 August 1982) is an English actress. She is known for appearing in the films Amazing Grace, Atonement, Glorious 39, and in the BBC adaptation of Emma.
Garai was born in Hong Kong to British parents. Her mother, Janet A. (née Brown), worked as a journalist, and her father, Adrian E. R. Garai, is a banker. Her first name is the female version of Romulus, one of the founders of Rome. Garai's great-grandfather, Bernhard "Bert" Garai, a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, founded the Keystone Press Agency, a photographic agency and archive, in London in the early twentieth century.
Garai is the third of four siblings. She moved to Singapore at five, before her family returned to Wiltshire in England when she was eight. She attended an independent boarding school, Stonar School in Wiltshire, and later moved at sixteen to London to attend the City of London School for Girls, where she completed her A-levels. She was fond of drama and appeared in school plays, and also with the National Youth Theatre up until the age of eighteen, where she was spotted by an agent who signed her to play the younger version of Dame Judi Dench's character in the BBC
Yoyo Chen (born 27 August 1981) is a Hong Kong actress.
Chen was given her first TVB role in 2004 in the Sunshine Heartbeat. After several minor roles, Yoyo began to receive bigger roles such as Tong Chi Man in The Brink of Law and Kawaii in Best Selling Secrets.
She finished secondary 7 and graduated from Po Kok Girls' Middle School, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.
She married Hong Kong actor Vincent Wong at 11:00 AM on 11 November 2011.
Kimberley Chen (b. May 23, 1994 in Melbourne) is a singer, actress and model. She most recently appeared as Young Nala in Disney's Lion King at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne as well as the Shanghai Grand Theater in Shanghai.
Kimberley was first coached by her father in singing. She was then coached by Maestro Vladimir Vais, who is a World famous Conductor and also Musical Director for the Russian Bolshoi Ballet for over 10 years.
At a young age, Kimberley did photographic work and appeared in a McDonald’s commercial, which was aired throughout Asia.
Kimberley began singing for Charities at the age of 4 with the help of her father. She was performing regularly at Charity Concerts and Clubs. She donated to Australian Community Aid Abroad. When the East Timor Crisis came, she felt strongly for the Timorese and her donation went to Caritas Australia for direct aid to East Timor. In the 2003 Royal Children Hospital Good Friday Appeal on the Seven Network, at the age of 8, she sang and danced “Let's Get Loud” with backing dancers.
Discovered by Grundy Television Executive Director Michael Whyte, Kimberley was offered the ongoing role as the Featured Child Model on The Price Is Right
Faye Wong (Chinese: 王菲, pinyin: Wáng Fēi) (born August 8, 1969) is a highly successful and influential Chinese singer-songwriter and actress who is usually referred to as a diva (Chinese: 天后; literally "Heavenly Queen"). Early in her career she briefly used the stage name Shirley Wong (王靖雯). Born in Beijing, she moved to Hong Kong in 1987 and rose to stardom in the early 1990s by singing ballads in Cantonese. Since 1995 she has recorded mostly in her native Mandarin, often combining alternative music with mainstream Chinese pop. In 2000 she was recognized by Guinness World Records as the Best Selling Canto-Pop Female. Following her second marriage in 2005 she withdrew from the limelight, but returned to the stage in 2010 amidst immense interest in the Sinosphere.
Although her music is quite individualized, Faye Wong is famously reserved in public, and has become a cultural icon of "cool". Hugely popular in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, she has also gained a large following in Japan and is to date the only C-pop artist to have performed 4 times in Tokyo's Budokan. In the West she is best known for starring in Wong Kar-wai's films Chungking Express (for
Nan Zhang (born November 1, 1986, Chinese: 张楠) is an American actress and model. She co-starred as Kati Farkas in The CW teen drama, Gossip Girl, until April 2008. She has reappeared in some episodes of season 5.
Born in Bengbu in the province of Anhui, China, Zhang and her family moved to the United States when she was six years old and settled in Slidell, Louisiana. She is an only child. After being selected in Chanel/Seventeen Magazine's New Model of the Year contest at the age of 16, Zhang decided to pursue modeling.
Her acting debut came about when Zhang was discovered by a casting director while she was at a nail salon in New York which landed her a bit part in The Shanghai Hotel and followed with an uncredited bit part in West 32nd. Zhang's short lived break into showbiz came in March 2007 when she was cast in the supporting role of Kati Farkas in the television adaptation of the popular young adult novels, Gossip Girl.
Before acting, Zhang started her career as a model in New York City.
Zhang has attempted to take up sports such as snowboarding and archery. She had previously wanted to be actively involved with neuroscience research and has returned to Johns Hopkins
Suki Chui Suk-Man (traditional Chinese: 徐淑敏) (born 22 September 1984) is an actress in Hong Kong under TVB. She participated in Miss Hong Kong Pageant 2006 and was awarded with the Tourism Ambassador Award. She married Kenny Wee on November 15, 2009.
Luisa Isabella Nolasco da Silva (born 23 June 1988) is a Hong Kong-based actress and former singer.
Her father was a descendant of a prominent Macanese family of Portuguese-English heritage, and her mother is Chinese. At age 12, Leong dropped out of school and signed a contract to Emperor Entertainment Group as a teenage model.
She later began singing and released her debut album, Isabella when she was 16 years old. Isabella did not achieve the success hoped for and Leong subsequently debuted with acting. From 2005 to 2007, she made a string of films including The Eye 10, Bug Me Not!, Isabella, Diary, and Spider Lilies.
Leong won her first American film role in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, which was released in 2008.
Emperor Entertainment Group filed a lawsuit in the High Court on 3 April 2008 to seek damages from Leong for breaking a 10-year contract which Leong's mother signed for her when she was only 12 years old. Leong filed a writ against the company on 27 April. In November 2008 the legal battle between Leong and EEG ended in an out-of-court settlement, with the star "free to pursue her career".
In 2008, Leong met Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li, son of
Belinda Hamnett (Chinese: 韓君婷; Cantonese: Hon Kwun-Ting) born 28 September 1975 in Hong Kong is an actress, model and ex-beauty queen. Being crowned Miss Asia Pageant 1997 effectively launched her career in the fashion and entertainment industry. The model turned Hong Kong film actress currently lives in Hong Kong.
Belinda Hamnett spent her childhood and teenage years in Singapore where her father was stationed. Home back then was in Changi (the eastern part of Singapore) where she studied at the Changkat Changi Secondary School. On Sundays, Hamnett's mother would drive her to St Hilda's Church, an Anglican church located in Ceylon Road where she used to attend Sunday school.
Hamnett was very well liked in school and in church. In her early teens, she aspired to be a famous model. Nobody expected the then chubby teenager to gather up the courage to participate in the Miss Asia Pageant held in Hong Kong. The Miss Asia Pageant (Traditional Chinese: 亞洲小姐競選) is organized by the Asia Television Limited (ATV, a broadcast company in Hong Kong). Not only did she stand out amongst all the other participants from the Asian countries, she also bagged the coveted title of Miss Asia 1997 that
Sam Lee Chan-Sam (Chinese: 李璨琛; pinyin: Lǐ Cànchẽn; formerly Chinese: 李燦森; pinyin: Lǐ Cànsẽn; Jyutping: Lei5 Caan3sam1; born September 27, 1975) is an actor from Hong Kong. He started his film career when he was first spotted by director Fruit Chan who cast him in Made in Hong Kong. Since his debut, Sam has been working hard on many films. In 1999, he made thirteen films in that year alone. He appeared in a Japanese film Ping Pong as one of the contestants in the movie. Sam Lee is best known for the role of Sha Jang in the epic series of The Monkey King: Quest for the Sutra (2002).
Outside of his film career, Sam is a seasonal member of a Hong Kong hip hop band Lazy Mutha Fucka (LMF) where he is the rapper. Sam Lee is also known as DJ Becareful.
Sean Li Jia-Hao (李家豪) is a Hong Kong Chinese film actor. He was born in Hong Kong and educated in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Li was educated at Hurstpierpoint College, an independent school near the village of Hurstpierpoint in West Sussex, before attending the University of Bath in the city of Bath in the UK, where he studied Engineering, and at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City.
Li was the joint lead, co-starring with Osman Hung, in the film Permanent Residence, playing the character 'Ivan' This film is the first of a Hong Kong film trilogy by award-winning Hong Kong film director Danny Cheng Wan-Cheung (who has adopted the stage name Scud). It is an unconventional choice of subject matter for Hong Kong cinema in both its examination of male homosexual love and the marital strain resulting from self-denial of that love; it examines the 'limits of life', while the second in the trilogy, Amphetamine, explores this theme further in the 'limits of passion'. Li appeared in an earlier film, City Without Baseball, which tentatively explores a similar theme, although in a much more diffused way. The third, as yet unreleased, film in the
Zhou Xun (born October 18, 1974) is a Chinese actress and singer. She is regarded as one of the "Four Young Dan actresses" in China (四小花旦) in the early 2000s, along with Zhang Ziyi, Xu Jinglei and Zhao Wei.
Zhou was born to a middle-class family. Her father, Zhou Tianning (Chinese: 周天宁; pinyin: Zhōu Tiānníng) was a local film projectionist and her mother, Chen Yiqin (Chinese: 陈以琴; pinyin: Chén Yǐqín) was a salesperson at a department store. Zhou later enrolled at the Zhejiang Arts Institute to further her interest in dramatic arts, against the wishes of her parents, who wanted her to graduate from a university. She was handpicked for a role in the film Strange Tales Amongst Old and Desolate Tombs during her teenage years in school.
Zhou gained international recognition for her roles in Lou Ye's Suzhou River (2000) and Dai Sijie's Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002), winning the Best Actress Award for the former at the 15th Paris Film Festival. In 2002, she starred as Huang Rong, reuniting her with Kaixin Jiuhao television co-star Li Yapeng, who played Guo Jing, in the 2003 television series The Legend of the Condor Heroes. The series was one of the most watched ones in
Zhao Yihuan (born 29 October 1987) is a Chinese television actress and model.
While in college, Zhao was approached by numerous scouting firms. Later, she acted in various advertisements, including Coca Cola, Mengniu, DQ, and Dongfangjibai (东方既白).
Zhao has been a Master of Ceremonies, as well as doing film and television work.
She graduated from Shaihai Normal University in 2011.
She currently lives in Shanghai with her family.
Li Ai (Chinese: 李艾; pinyin: Lǐ Ài; Yale: Lee5 Ngaai6; was born on January 4, 1979 in Guangzhou, Guangdong). A Hakka, she is one of China's top model. She made her runway debut in Spring 2005, walking for prominent designers such as Valentino and Jean-Paul Gaultier. She's been recognized as one of China's most prominent media personalities and has worked for global brands such as LV, Chloé, Christian Dior, Armani, Gucci, Cartier, Swarovski, Celine, Salvatore Ferragamo, and many others. Ai has been voted one of the top ten most influential models in China by industry publications such as MODEL magazine.
She graduated from Guangzhou University (Management degree).
Ai is currently hosting the Chinese edition of America's Next Top Model called China's Next Top Model.
Sisi Wang (born 1983) is a Chinese-born Canadian fashion model. She is best known for her participation during the first cycle of Canada's Next Top Model in 2006.
Wang was born in China and moved to Canada at a young age. She now resides in Vancouver, British Columbia. SiSi graduated from Simon Fraser University with a degree in communications.
Wang was discovered at the age of 16 by a modeling scout, and signed with Liz Bell Agency in Vancouver, British Columbia. At 18, She moved to NYC to pursue modeling and was sent to Milan, Italy for work. She then traveld to Paris and London before returning home, Wang won 4th place in the Worldwide Asian Supermodel Contest 2001 in Atlantic City. In 2005 Wang was selected to compete in the 2005 New Silk Road Model Look Competition where she was the second runner up. The following year Wang competed in cycle one of Canada's Next Top Model. After the show Wang signed to Elmer Olsen Model Management in Toronto, Ontario. She has modeled for KMS Hair, Aldo, Bootlegger, Mademoiselle, Italian Donna, Italian Yes, Banana, QSF, Blink, Toronto Fashion Week, BC Translik, Samsung, Converse and Bental. She is still signed to her first agency Liz Bell.
Zhou Dongyu (Chinese: 周冬雨; pinyin: Zhōu Dōngyǔ; born 1992) is a rising starlet Chinese actress, who gained recognition after appearing in Zhang Yimou's film The Love of the Hawthorn Tree. She is originally from Hebei Province, and had no acting experience prior to taking on the role. Zhou intends to begin a professional acting career in the future.
Sabrina Man is a Chinese-Filipina (born March 12, 2000 in Hong Kong, China) to a Hong Kong chinese father & Filipina mother child actress and television personality. A freelance artist.. A beauty at a young age. She was Little Miss Laguna 2007 & first Little Earth Angel-Air (young counterparts of Miss Philippines Earth). She has starred in several Indie Films. She won her first best actress award in UP Short Film Festival for the film entitled ' Pers Lab '. She started her showbiz career in Princess Sarah last 2007. She's also a regular in mainstay in umbrella friend a local TV show in Laguna. She was first recognised as young Serpina in the TV series Darna. She also portrayed the role of Charlie in the telefantasya Panday Kids. She currently hosts the weekly show Tropang Potchi.
Elvis Tsui (born 13 October 1961 in Mudanjiang, Heilongjiang, China), also known as Tsui Kam-kong, is a Hong Kong-based Chinese film and television actor.
Tsui graduated from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts with a degree in arts. He was also a student of the artist Guan Shanyue. In 1982, Tsui went to Hong Kong to expand his career as an artist, photographer, model and nightclub singer.
In 1987, Tsui met film director Johnny Mak, who invited him to act in Long Arm of the Law II. Tsui was often cast as the antagonist or villain in most of the films and television series he acted in, because of his fierce looks. Tsui has also acted in Hong Kong erotic films (Category III), such as the Sex and Zen series and Viva Erotica (1996), which earned him a Best Support Actor nomination at the 16th Hong Kong Film Awards. Tsui has ventured into the Chinese mainland film industry in recent times and currently works with film director Wong Jing.
Koni Lui (呂慧儀) (born 3 September 1982, Hong Kong) also known as Koni Lui Wai Yee is a model and 2nd runner up at the Miss Hong Kong 2006 pageant. She represented Hong Kong at Miss International 2006 in Tokyo, Japan and Beijing, China. She received 2 awards, Most Beautiful Smile and the Miss Friendship award. She continued the friendly streak as Hong Kong had won four Miss Friendship titles (1981, 2002, 2004, and 2005). With her win, Hong Kong is tied with Japan as the only nations at Miss International to win more than 4 Miss Friendships and at any international pageant.
Prior to Miss Hong Kong 2006, Koni Lui had also competed in the 2001 Elite Look of the Year HK contest, finishing 2nd and winning the Photogenic prize (Miss Hong Kong 2005 Tracy Ip was in the competition too but failed to win anything).
Lui played a pregnant woman who had a miscarriage in the horror film Womb Ghosts that was released on March 18, 2010.
Wu Ying Jie (simplified Chinese: 吴映洁; traditional Chinese: 吳映潔, born 11 August 1989 in Taiwan Keelung), better known by her stage name Gui Gui (Chinese: 鬼鬼), is a Taiwanese singer and actress represented by Polyland International Entertainment.
Gui Gui debut as part of girl group "Hei Se Hui Mei Mei", which later changed its name to "Hey Girl". Hey Girl consisted of seven other girls, and often collaborate with the Taiwanese boy band, Lollipop F. Before "Hey Girl", Gui Gui and her bandmates were split into two groups (Pink and Cutie) for their third EP release with each groups having to attain a goal, as well as battling for highest records sales.
Gui Gui has currently left the management of Channel V, where the discovery of Mei Meis occurred, Andy Ge has admitted to press that she is unlikely to renew her contract, and with an ambiguous post on her own blog, Gui Gui had admitted to the news. Andy Ge clarifies that Hey Girl is not under Channel V management, so Gui Gui is still with Hey Girl and will be attending promotions per usual.
However, the Hey Girl promotion following his statement did not include Gui Gui, who was said to be busy with MIT promotion before and during their
Gao Yuanyuan (born October 5, 1975 ) is a Chinese actress.
Gao was born in Beijing on October 5, 1975 and entered the entertainment industry in 1996. Known for her fresh looks and chaste spirit, Gao, unlike other mainland Chinese actresses, did not graduate from any drama academic institutions. Rather, she started her stardom by acting in a television commercial for Meadow Gold ice-cream after being spotted off the street at Beijing's Wang Fu Jing Shopping District.
She appeared as a minor role in the 1997 comedy film Spicy Love Soup, directed by Zhang Yang. While in 2000, she starred in an advertisement for Qing Zui (fresh mouth) mint during CCTV's broadcast of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, and is thus known to viewers as "fresh mouth girl".
In 2002, she played the leading role of Zhou Zhiruo in The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, a television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. Increasingly well known in Asia, Gao has also made inroads into the international market. In 2005, she was on the red carpet at the 58th Cannes Film Festival, where her film Shanghai Dreams, directed by Wang Xiaoshuai, won the Prix de Jury prize. Jackie Chan has described her as
Stephen Fung Tak-Lun (Chinese: 馮德倫, Pinyin: Féng Dé Lún, Cantonese: Fung Tak Lun) (born August 9, 1974) is a Hong Kong based actor, singer, model, writer and film director.
Fung's mother, Julie Sek Yin, was a famous Shaw Brothers actress. Partially raised in the United States, Fung made his acting debut in the 1990 film Forbidden Nights, playing the childhood version of the male lead (Robin Shou). Fung attended the University of Michigan where he earned his degree in graphic design. In the mid 1990s, he returned to Hong Kong where he would form the band Dry with Mark Lui. He would continue his acting career in Hong Kong, with successful films like Gen-X Cops and its sequel Gen-Y Cops. In 1999 Fung released his solo album, Not Enough Love. In 2004 Fung made his directorial debut with Enter the Phoenix and later directed a second film, House of Fury, in 2005.
Ai Bu Gou/Love Not Enough (Album) (1999)
Gen-X Cops (Soundtrack) (1999)
4 Green Hopes (EP) (2000)
Kim Chiu (born Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu on April 19, 1990 in Tacloban/ Chinese name: Zhang Jinzhu, Chinese characters (traditional): 張金珠), is a Filipino-Chinese actress. She lived in Cebu City before she went to Manila for Pinoy Big Brother. Chiu was the first winner of Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition and is currently part of ABS-CBN's Star Magic contract artists. She is also a recording artist, having launched her only album entitled 'Gwa Ai Di'.
Kim Chiu launched her career by winning the reality TV series Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition. Chiu and the rest of the housemates entered the Big Brother house on April 23, 2006. After 42 days in the Big Brother house, she was named the Teen Big Winner with 626,562 votes (41.4% of the total votes) at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex in Pasay City. She was the only housemate who was never nominated for eviction.
In the six months following after her winning, Chiu together with on-screen partner, Gerald Anderson, appeared together in several ABS-CBN network shows, and appeared in the film, First Day High. Chiu and Anderson also appeared in Love Spell and Aalog-Alog.
In 2007, Kim Chiu and Anderson starred in the movie I've Fallen
Joie Qu Ying (瞿颖; born July 2, 1971 in Changsha, Hunan) is a Chinese model.
She graduated from the modern drama class at the Artistic School of Hunan Province, and later became a cast member in the Hunan Repertory Theatre. In 1990 she started working as a professional model as she joined a fashion show team in Beijing. Then she participated, and ended up as a runner-up, in the New Silk Road Chinese Modeling Competition(新丝路中国模特大赛)in 1991.
After the modeling competition, Qu acted in a large number of television series and films. First in series "Plum Woman" in 1990, the most memorable ones are "Love Talks"(真情告白) and its spinoff sequel, "Adieu". She also started her singing career when she released her debut album "Fly With Me" in 1994. She signed with music record company BMG in 1997 and released four other albums up to date.
Qu has been called "China's first generation of supermodel," and has represented international brands such as Pantene and Maybelline cosmetics.
In 2007, Qu agreed to take the host spot for China's Next Top Model (CNTM閃亮模坊), the Chinese version of American reality show America's Next Top Model. When the show began, however, the producers, chose Chinese supermodel
Qin Lan (born 17 July 1981) is a Chinese actress, model and singer.
In 1999 she won a Golden Award in the Advertisement Model category of the 1999 National Nominate Newcomer Competition (全国推新人大赛). In February 2003, when Taiwanese writer Chiung Yao and her team were holding auditions in Beijing, Qin was selected from a pool of 200 candidates to play a new character Chen Zhihua in the third season of the television series Princess Pearl.
Qin graduated from the Shenyang University of Technology. She was in a relationship with actor Huang Xiaoming but they separated in 2006. In August 2009, Qin was seen dating Lu Chuan, who directed the 2009 film City of Life and Death that she acted in.
Zhang Zilin (simplified Chinese: 张梓琳; traditional Chinese: 張梓琳; pinyin: Zhāng Zǐlín) is a beauty queen and fashion model who won Miss China World in 2007 and was crowned Miss World 2007, representing the People's Republic of China. She is the first Miss World of East Asian origin.
Zhang was born in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, on March 22, 1984. She then moved to the Chinese capital, Beijing, where she attended high school from 1996 to 2002. She later completed her studies at the University of Science and Technology Beijing and obtained a degree in business administration in 2006. Zhang is now working as a fashion model.
Having grown up in an academically oriented family, Zhang has always valued her education and has made many achievements in her studies. Both a scholar and an athlete, Zhang Zilin began training in various types of sports at the age of eight. She excels in the Triple Jump and Hurdles and has undergone professional training in the 100 meter Hurdles alongside Olympic Gold Medalist Liu Xiang.
In 2002, Zhang finished high school and commenced her studies at the University of Science and Technology Beijing where she graduated in 2006. As an undergraduate, she competed and won
Eddie Li (, b. March 30 1979) is a Hong Kong model and actor.
He made his first appearance in Hearts Of Fencing on TVB in 2003, in which he played a rich kid who thought he was all that because he had so much money, a character that resembles (or probably based on) Tsukasa Domyoji (Dao Ming Si) in Hana Yori Dango (Meteor Garden). In Hearts Of Fencing, his character had a crush on Race Wong, but throughout the series his character changes and he ends up in a couple with Natalie Tong.
Name: Eddie Li Yu Yeung
Birthdate: March 30, 1979
Birth place: Hong Kong
Blood type: O
Weight: 155 lbs
Spoken Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, Taiwanese, English
Job before entering showbiz, banker, model
Angela Yeung Wing (born February 28, 1989), popularly known by her stage name Angelababy, is a model and actress from Hong Kong. Her stage name came from the combination of her legal given name "Angela" and her nickname her family gave her "Baby".
Angelababy's career began when she was spotted by Style International Inc. at the age of 17 and entered the modeling industry that year (2007). She then featured as a dancer in Jay Chou's 《07-08世界巡迴演唱會香港站》 concert in Hong Kong.
In 2009, Avex Group, Japan's biggest record label and talent agency, signed her a contract for activities in Japan.
Other than her movies, Angelababy has featured in a large number of catwalk appearances, Television shows and commercials throughout Asia. She also acted in a music video of William Chan.
She also starred in the Japanese web drama Tweet Love Story in July 2010. The basis of the drama is audience participation via Twitter; four of the scenes contain a missing line spoken by Angelababy that are later completed from selected viewer tweets with the hash tag #tweetlovestory.
Angelababy sings the theme from the 2010 Vidal Sassoon Japanese "Beauty Survivor" campaign. The song was
Zhang Xiaoyu (Chinese: 张筱雨; pinyin: Zhāng Xiǎoyǔ; born June 6, 1985) is a Chinese internet celebrity who has been described as "China's first nude model."
She did softcore erotic modeling for METCN.com, an affiliate of MET ART, from 2007 to 2009, and until the Chinese government initiated a crackdown on online erotica at the beginning of 2009, her name was amongst the most searched for queries on the Chinese search engine Baidu, receiving an average of 650 000 searches a day throughout 2008.
The Chinese online game Dàhuà Xuānyuán (Chinese: 大话轩辕) became a hit in December 2009 after the game's producer hired Zhang as its spokesperson, a marketing maneuver that received official disapproval in 2010 as the Chinese government sought to curb the use of "vulgar marketing" by online game companies.
Shawn Yue (born 13 November 1981) is a Hong Kong actor and singer. A former model, he has starred in many films such as Jiang Hu and Infernal Affairs II and has established himself as a recognized face in Hong Kong cinema.
Branded as the next "Nicholas Tse", Yue was born and raised in Hong Kong, with roots in Taishan, Guangdong. He has a dog and a gold fish. Spotted at an early age on the streets of Hong Kong by agents of the famous Hong Kong modelling agency Starz People and began his modelling on a part time basis. Once he graduated from Form 6, he immediately endulged into full-time modeling. He has since modeled for Giordano, Sony, Timberland, Gillette, Meko and is currently a spokesmodel for Shiseido Pureness and Coca-Cola China.
Being a full time model for several years, Yue turned his career and headed for the HK entertainment industry. From there, he starred in several movies and gained fame from his first role in Leaving Sorrowly (2001). 2005 was also a great year for Yue who portrayed Takeshi Nakazato in the film Initial D. According to the latest media release, Yue only appeared for less than half an hour in the film. However, despite the short appearance, his portrayal
Chrissie Chau (born 22 May 1985 in Chaozhou, Guangdong, China) is a Chinese actress and celebrity model from Hong Kong. Spokesperson of renown beauty house prospects her reputation all over Hong Kong while the campaign was highly publicized anywhere in MTR and newsstands. Chau achieved wide fame after release portrait album in 2009 and 2010. Her film career began in earnest after starring in the ghost horror film Whomb Ghost (2009); Chau starred in 20 productions in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and Malaysia.
Chau won three "Most Searched Photos on Yahoo!" in 2009–2011, "Yahoo! Entertainment Spotlight Person" in 2009 and "Most Popular Actress Award" in Yahoo Asia Buzz Awards. She received "Award of Merit: Leading Actress" from The Accolade ™ competition in 2011 for her performance in Beach Spike.
Chau became attention object to "After 90s' girls" in Hong Kong from the survey held by YMCA 2010. Report pointed out girls think Chau has high EQ and is optimistic and bold, whilst Chau ranked 16th in 2010 LIVAC Celebrity Roasters of Cross-Straits Media announced by HKIEd, a title for which she has received substantial media attention.
Chau emigrated from Chaozhou to Hong Kong with her family
Gillian Chung (born 21 January 1981) is a Hong Kong singer and actress. She is a member of Cantopop group Twins, along with Charlene Choi.
Chung was born in Hong Kong as Chung Dik-saan (traditional Chinese: 鍾狄珊; simplified Chinese: 钟狄珊; Mandarin Pinyin: Zhōng Díshān; Jyutping: Zung1 Dik6-saan1). It was later changed since the Chinese character Dik (狄) was believed to be too strong. When she was 2, her family renamed her Chung Ka-lai (traditional Chinese: 鍾嘉勵; simplified Chinese: 钟嘉励; Mandarin Pinyin: Zhōng Jiālì; Jyutping: Zung1 Gaa1-lai6). Her father died when she was one year old. She initially grew up in a single parent family until her mother remarried when Chung was in high school. Chung graduated from Kowloon True Light Middle School and briefly attended the William Angliss Institute of TAFE in Melbourne, Australia. She was given the English name "Gillian" while in high school.
In 2000, Chung was contacted by one of the model agencies she worked part-time with when she was in Hong Kong. She was offered a job opportunity by Emperor Entertainment Group (EEG), which she accepted in that year. She became a contracted artist and underwent training before making her debut. She was
Joyce Mina Godenzi (simplified Chinese: 高丽虹; traditional Chinese: 高麗虹; Mandarin Pinyin: Gāo Lìhóng; Jyutping: Gou1 Lai6 Hung4; born 1962) was the winner of Miss Hong Kong 1984 and is a former Hong Kong film actress.
Godenzi was encouraged to join the Miss Hong Kong pageant by her modeling agency, which had groomed one of its models, Maggie Cheung, to compete the year before. Heavily favored, she won the title, in addition to the Miss Photogenic award. After her unsurprising victory, many expected her to do well in Miss Universe 1984 in Miami, given her strong Caucasian features (her father is Australian and her mother is Chinese) and good height. She was unplaced eventually, but did win third prize in the national costume competition.
After her reign, Godenzi started a film career and was in several action films. She appeared in several films alongside kung fu film actor Sammo Hung before marrying him in 1995. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the 1988 Hong Kong Film Awards for her role in Eastern Condors. Godenzi has since retired from her acting.
Huang Shengyi (born February 11, 1983), also known as Eva Huang, is a Chinese actress and singer.
Huang was born and raised in Shanghai. Her father was educated in the United States and lived there in the early 1990s, while her mother worked as an editor in a newspaper agency in Shanghai. She graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in 2001.
In 2004, Huang signed a contract with Stephen Chow to play the female lead character, Fong, in his action comedy film Kung Fu Hustle. In August the following year, she ended her contract with Chow's company after appearing in a magazine photo shoot without their consent. Both sides became involved in legal suits in Hong Kong and Shanghai until 2007.
Starting in 2006, Huang worked with China Juli Group on a number of television series, including Tianxian Pei (2007), The Shadow of Empress Wu (2007) and Guangfu Taiji Chuanqi (2010). She joined Emperor Entertainment Group in 2008. In 2009, Huang became the CEO of China Juli Group's Entertainment Media Co., Ltd, drawing a six-figure salary annually.
Michael Fitzgerald Wong (aka Wong Man-tak) (Chinese: 王敏德; pinyin: Wáng Mǐndé; born in Troy, New York, 16 April 1965) is a Chinese-American and a Hong Kong based actor, director, singer and producer.
He is fluent in English, but not so in Chinese, which is reflected in many of the characters he has portrayed. His most notable film is the 1998 film Beast Cops which won a Hong Kong Film Award with Wong in the lead role. As of 2004, he has appeared in over fifty films in twenty-one years, often in very minor roles.
Michael Wong grew up in Troy, New York, the son of restaurateur Will Wong and American artist of Dutch and French descent, Connie Van Yserloo. After finishing high school, he left for Hong Kong to try his luck at acting. His brothers Russell Wong and Declan Wong would also become actors in the Hong Kong film industry.
There were a number of significant factors working against Wong's eventual success in the Hong Kong film industry including an inability to speak Cantonese, no formal training in acting and no background in martial arts. He also lacked an entry into the tightly knit Hong Kong film industry.
His debut was in 1983's Invincible Obsessed Fighters, which was a kung
Shirley Yeung Sze-ki, born 7 August 1978, is a Hong Kong actress under contract to the TVB television channel.
She was the winner of the 2001 Miss Hong Kong contest. She had been the favourite among audiences since the very beginning of the competition. She won 6 awards and she currently holds the record for the most awards won by Miss HK. Shirley Yeung participated in Miss Chinese International 2002, where she made the top 5.
Shirley Yeung at the Internet Movie Database
Song Qian (Chinese: 宋茜; pinyin: Sòng Qiàn, born February 2, 1987), better known as Victoria Song or mononymously as Victoria, is a Chinese singer, dancer, actress, model, and the leader of the five-member South Korean girl group f(x).
A Mandarin-speaking Mainland Chinese, Victoria is one of the three members of f(x) not born in Korea, along with American-born Taiwanese Amber, and American-born Korean Krystal.
Song is one of the first and best recognized celebrity of Chinese origin active in South Korea, paving the way for others like fellow idols Fei and Jia from girl group Miss A and fashion model Wei Son.
Victoria Song was born in Qingdao, Shandong. She left her hometown at a very young age to study Chinese traditional dance at the Beijing Dance Academy. After her high school graduation, she was accepted to the Beijing Dance Academy and majored in Chinese ethnic dance. In September 2007, Song was spotted by a SM agent at a Beijing dance competition and later joined the company.
Song was scouted at a dance competition in Beijing on September 2007. She passed her audition for SM Entertainment and began preparing for her modeling career in South Korea.
Song's first media appearance
Hoyan Mok (莫可欣)，was the winner of the 1993 Miss Hong Kong Pageant and a TVB Hong Kong actress. She beat Kenix Kwok, who was considered a favourite to win, having won two side awards including Media's Favourite and Potential Artist. She is Alex Fong Chung-Sun (方中信)'s wife, and has a daughter named Ka Ching. As Miss Hong Kong, she also competed at the 1994 Miss Universe pageant. She placed 45th at the pageant, same as her successor Halina Tam. Mok also competed at the Miss Chinese International 1994 pageant where she made the top 10 only, becoming the first Miss Hong Kong to not place in the top 3.
Ling Tan whose full name is Tan Mang Ling. Family name is Tan (陈)(陳) (Hokkien dialect) (pinyin: Chen Man Ling), is a Malaysian Chinese model born in 1974 in Kuala Lumpur. She has signed with agencies IMG Models in New York City since Nov 1994, Innovative Artists Talent And Literary Agency in New York, Elite Paris since 1995, Munich Models.
Simplified Chinese Characters 陈曼龄
Traditional Chinese Characters 陳曼齡
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Dark Brown
Height: 5'9.5" ; 177cm
Weight: 54kg ; 120 lbs
Measurements: (US) 32-24.5-35.5 ; (EU) 81-63-90
Dress size: (US) 4-6 ; (EU) 36-38
Shoe size: (US) 9-10 ; (EU) 39-40
Ling Tan, the first Supermodel from Southeast Asia, has changed the face of fashion with her exotic beauty. Although she is ethnically Chinese, Ling was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She was educated in a Chinese school and speaks four dialects of Chinese as well as Malay and English.
During her first week as a model, an American advertising executive looking for a new face for an ad campaign spotted Ling in a hotel fashion show. The award winning commercial for Tiger Beer propelled Ling to celebrity status in Malaysia. European and American designers showing their
Gigi Leung Wing-kei (born March 25, 1976) is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress.
Given the name Leung Bik-Zi (梁碧芝) at birth, at the age of 7 her mother changed her name changed to 'Wing-Kei' for superstitious reasons; as a child, Leung suffered from frequent asthma attacks and it was believed a change of name would bring better health. At 176 cm, Leung earned the nickname of 'Tall Girl'. She has a twin brother named Keith Leung (Leung Wing-Chun, 梁詠俊).
Gigi Leung attended Maryknoll Convent School. Later, she went to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University where she gained a diploma from the School of Design. It was during her study at university that she accepted a modelling assignment from the watch company City Chain and caught the attention of film director Lee Chi-Ngai who cast her in her very first movie, Doctor Mack (1995). The success of the movie brought her a further role in Full Throttle (1995), shot while she was finishing her diploma. For her supporting role in the film, Leung received a nomination for Best Newcomer at the 1995 Hong Kong Film Awards.
Her singing career began the following year with the debut album Love Myself (1996). Since then, she has sung both
Ron Ng Cheuk-hei (born in 2 September 1979) is a Hong Kong TVB actor, singer, professional dancer,and model.
Ron Ng was born on 2 September 1979. He was highly influenced by his sister’s love for dancing. Hence, he decided to take a risk and turn his hobbies into his career. In 1999, he enrolled into TVB’s 7th Entry Dancers Class.
Ron Ng graduated from TVB's "7th Entry" Dance Training Class in 1999 and "1st Entry" Artist Training Class in 2000. Officially becoming a TVB artist after signing a contract with the company in 2000, Ron has worked with TVB ever since.
In 2000, Ron’s actor career commenced as Louis Koo recommended him to enlist in the acting classes. After graduating from acting classes, he began his career in minor roles.
In his early years in entertainment industry, Ron's brilliant career as an actor and singer overshadowed by the mass numbers of newcomers that is common in the H.K celebrity industry.
After his transition from dancer to television actor in 2000, Ron was featured in minor roles until later. His breakout role was that of Issac in the 2003 TVB drama series "Triumph in the Skies", which gained him his popularity with the audience. Ron then won TVB's Most
Lina So (born May 12, 1983) is an Asian American Actress, Model, and Singer. She is best know for her many apperances in advertisements, dancing on Soul Train, narrating as product specialist for Lexus, and her increasing exposure as an up and coming actress in Hollywood. Her debut in July 2008 for "You Don't Mess with the Zohan" opposite Adam Sandler will be her biggest accomplishment to date. She has been cast in "Reposession Mambo" with Forest Whitaker and Jude Law in 2009. She will also be releasing a CD debut album in 2008.
Lina So was born May 12, 1983 in Canton, China. She spent her young years in Dallas, Texas playing in the snow, excelling in school, and helping her parents run their restaurant, "Hawaii Jade." Her family wanted to more excitement and relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada. She spent time the rest of her childhood playing with her older sister and friends, working at the new restaurant, attended piano lessons, played with her dogs, hamsters, tarantula, and cat. She was actively involved in school activities like G.A.T.E. and put her energies toward academia. Her younger brother would also be born in Las Vegas. They would play basketball and baseball with the
Qiao renliang Italic textis a performing Artistes, also a singer in China. He is a versatile person and also he is very handsome, so he is very famous in Young people. His English name is kiwi and now he is the lead singer of the Pink 7.
Qiao renliangItalic text was born in October 15 of 1987 in shanghang. He can speak Chinese, English, and he can also speak a little Korean an Janpanese. He likes many bands like Favorite band: GREEN DAY, Simple Plan, LeeHom, Show, found a, BIZ. He always says that one day I will stand on this stage, I remember all the world, I think it is also be the goal in his life.
His Star Road course: 2005 to participate in Hunan Satellite TV, the Golden Phoenix Star "freedom I Heart" champion 2006 Shandong Satellite TV, the Union song, the best access to the network popularity Award 2007 "美特斯邦威- Come on! Good man "Shanghai Division 5-athletes, and has now is one of the 16 players
Zhang Ziyi (born 9 February 1979), sometimes credited as Ziyi Zhang, is a Chinese film actress. Chinese media have called her one of the Four Young Dan Actresses (四小花旦) in China's film industry, along with Zhao Wei, Xu Jinglei and Zhou Xun.
Her first major role was in The Road Home (1999). She achieved fame in the West after leading roles in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Rush Hour 2 (2001), House of Flying Daggers (2004), and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005). She has been nominated for three BAFTA Awards and a Golden Globe Award.
Zhang was born and raised in Beijing, to Zhang Yuanxiao, an accountant and later economist, and Li Zhousheng, a kindergarten teacher. She is very close to her older brother, Zhang Zinan (Chinese: 章子男; pinyin: Zhāng Zǐnán; born 1973). Zhang began studying dance when she was 8 years old; subsequently, she joined the Beijing Dance Academy by her parents' suggestion at the age of 11. While at this boarding school, she noticed how mean the other girls were to each other while competing for status amongst the teachers. Zhang disliked the attitudes of her peers and teachers so much that, on one occasion, she ran away from the school. At the age of 15, Zhang
Han Geng (born February 9, 1984) is a Chinese Mandopop singer and actor well known for his powerful dance skills. He is skillful in all China's 56 ethnic traditional dances, as well as ballet and hip-hop dance. He has been dubbed "Dancing King" and "King of Popularity" in China. He started his career, in 2001, when he was chosen by SM Entertainment (SME) to become a member of South Korean boy band Super Junior, which debuted in 2005, and as the leader of its sub-group Super Junior-M in 2008.
On 21 December 2009, Han filed a lawsuit against SME to terminate his contract as he felt that the 13-year contract was unlawful, overly restrictive and unfair. He also argued that he was forced to do things outside of his contract and refused sick leave which led to kidney illness. and has since returned to China to pursue a solo career. On 21 December 2010 the Seoul Central District Court ruled in favor of Han, however a representative of SM Entertainment said that they will file an immediate appeal to reverse the decision. On September 27, 2011, Han Geng's departure from Super Junior was made official when legal representatives of both Han Geng and S.M. Entertainment eventually released a
Fala Chen (simplified Chinese: 陈法拉; traditional Chinese: 陳法拉; pinyin: Chén Fǎlā, born 24 February 1982) is a Hong Kong actress currently under contract with TVB, and a singer under Stars Shine International Ltd. Previously a Chinese-American beauty pageant titleholder, Chen has also held the titles of Miss Asian America 2002 and Miss NY Chinese 2004, and placed as runner-up in Miss Chinatown USA 2003 (Miss Chinese Chamber of Commerce) and Miss Chinese International 2005.
Chen was born and raised in Chengdu, People's Republic of China. She migrated to the United States with her parents at the age of 14. Graduating with Top 10 in high school, she then moved on to attend Emory University in Georgia, where she majored in Marketing and International business and minored in Japanese. During her first year in college, she started entering beauty pageants which helped kick start her path to stardom. She eventually graduated from Goizueta Business School of Emory University with a BBA degree in May, 2005.
Representing Georgia, Chen entered the Miss Asian America 2002 pageant. At the young age of 19, she took the crown on August 2002, with her traditional peacock dance performance that was
Lynn Hung (born 10 October 1980), sometimes credited as her birth name Xiong Dailin, is a Chinese model and actress.
Hung was born in Nanjing, China with family roots in Guizhou, China. She later studied costume design and performing arts at Soochow University.
In 1999, Hung developed her career in Shanghai and became the second runner-up in the "China National Model Competition". In 2002 she received the "Best Fashion Model" and the "China Top Ten Models" awards.
In recent years, Hung went to Hong Kong and started her acting career in the award-winning film Ip Man starring alongside Donnie Yen. She later appeared in films such as All's Well, Ends Well 2010 and Ip Man 2.
She has also acted in Material Queen alongside Vanness Wu in 2011. Hung has been in a serious relationship with Aaron Kwok since 2006.
Moses Chan Ho (born 16 April 1971) is an award-winning actor from Hong Kong. Having started his career working mostly on films, Chan has gained remarkable success in recent years while concentrating on his TV acting career with Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB). His career has especially been boosted by his role in War and Beauty, a drama produced by TVB.
On 17 November 2007, he won both the Best Actor and Most Favourite Character Awards at the TVB 40th Anniversary Award Show for his character Duk Duk Dei (得得地) in the popular drama series Heart of Greed.
He was a judge in Miss Hong Kong 2007 and Miss Chinese International 2008
Sammi Cheng Sau-Man is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress who has been successful in the Hong Kong music industry. Sammi has been called a diva and has been one of the most prominent female singers in Hong Kong since the 1990s. Her albums have sold more than 25 million copies through Asia-pacific. Most notably in the 1990s, she was dubbed by the media as the " Cantopop Queen".
Sammi Cheng breaks the record of having the most best sales albums and The Best Sales Local Female Vocalist awards in the Hong Kong Cantonpop industry since her debut. From 1993 to 2010, Sammi Cheng won a total of 12 Top Female Vocalist awards, 14 The Best Sales Local Female Vocalist Awards and has 7 albums that are The Best Sales Cantonese Release of year.
She had produced over 80 studio albums, 9 live concert albums, 97 singles (songs) with 27 cover songs, had received around 200 total awards from acting to singing, performed in over 20 films which many received box-office hit, starred in 7 TV dramas in early years, had held over 100 concerts up to date with over 12 concert tours. She is also being recognized as the leading Asian female singer brought in unique fashion to singing performance especially
Tiffany Tang (born December 6, 1986), also known as Tang Yan, is a Chinese actress. She graduated from the Central Academy of Drama in 2006, majoring in "art of performance". She is currently under contract to the Beijing-based Orange Sky Entertainment Group (橙天娱乐集团). In 2007 she was nominated for the White Magnolia Award (白玉兰奖) for Best Actress at the Shanghai International Film Festival for her film debut in Farewell for Love.
Tang acted in many television series in her early time, including her Feng Man Lou, Zhen Guan Chang Ge, and Meili Cungu. In 2005, she acted in a drama Paint Still not Dry and played the major role of Susan. In 2006, Tang received praise for her acting in her film debut Farewell for Love. In 2007, she performed as the lead female role in the music video Zhu Xian with Taiwanese actor-singer Richie Ren, and then soon came to the forefront, particularly in Hong Kong and Macau. Tang was well received in the Chinese Internet community, and she also has taken lots of artistic photographs for different mainstream fashion magazines in China recently. She has also released a couple of songs but no official album.
In 2001, she took part in the "Shulei Century Star"
Yin Ge, also known as Angela Yin (simplified Chinese: 殷歌; traditional Chinese: 殷歌; pinyin: Yīn Gē; born on March 22, 1987 in Changsha, Hunan, China) is a Chinese model. Yin was the first winner of China's Next Top Model.
Yin was originally interested in joining America's Next Top Model. When China launched its own version, she auditioned for the show and was accepted. At the first photo shoot for a mock magazine cover, Yin's picture was praised by the judges and she was ranked first that week. Flora Zeta, a judge on the show, questioned host Li Ai's decision to choose Yin to be a finalist.
When the contest came down to the final three, Yin had done an MGM photoshoot, but her casual appearance to the panel caused her to place in the bottom two for the first time. At the final runway show for Anna Sui and Tian Art, Yin walked the wrong route, but was able to maintain her calm composure and continue.
At the final judging, Yin's mistake was criticized by the judges, but her portfolio was strong enough to make her the first winner of the show.
Yin was supposed to receive a modeling contract with the agency, Next Model Management, a photo shoot for MGM, and a commercial for Pantene, but
Cecilia Cissy Wang (Chinese: 汪詩詩 born 1981)
- was the winner of the Miss Chinese Toronto in 2000 as well as Miss Perfect Figure and Miss Vitality.
- Resides in Hong Kong.
- Married martial arts International Action Star Donnie Yen in 2003. They have a daughter (Jasmine) and son (James).
- Her family is in the Jewelry/Diamonds business.
- She can speak 6 languages: English, Shanghainese, Mandarin, Cantonese, French and Spanish.
- She is a level 10 pianist.
- She loves dancing, red wine, fashion, cooking, jewelry, being a mother, wife and doing charity.
- 2009 went to Sichuan for earthquake charity
- 2009 designed a set of jewelry, part profits went to Sichuan charity.
- She is a socialite in Asia
- She attends many charities, fashion shows, events
- Her younger sister is Irene Wang (汪圓圓), who had previously acted in Donnie Yen's Flash Point.
Kevin Cheng Ka-wing (born 15 August 1969) is a Chinese American singer and television actor from Hong Kong. He is currently an artist under the management of TVB. Kevin Cheng rose to fame in late 2004 after his first lead role in Hard Fate as "Ken". He is best known for his role as Law Lik-ah in the 2011 TVB legal drama, Ghetto Justice, which earned him a TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actor.
Cheng was born on August 15, 1969 in San Francisco, California, United States.
He moved to Hong Kong at a very young age and spent most of his childhood days in Hong Kong. Cheng studied in Pun U Association Wah Yan Primary School, Wah Yan College, Hong Kong and later in Alhambra High School and Hong Kong International School, an English-speaking high school in Hong Kong. In between his schooling days, Cheng's mother sent him over to San Francisco to live with his uncle for two years. However, he later returned to Hong Kong against when his mother changed her mind about migrating to United States.
Cheng did not finish his high school in Hong Kong; he moved to Canada for the rest of his high school years. He later went to United States to pursue his college degree in CSULA where he majored in
Liu Yifei (born August 25, 1987), also known as Crystal Liu, is a Chinese actress, model, dancer and singer. Her legal name is Liu Ximeizi. The "茜" (Xi) is from the German film Sissi (Chinese translation 茜茜公主—hence the pronunciation of xi not qian; her mother calls her Xixi).
Liu was born in Tongji Hospital in Hubei, she was originally named An Feng. She is the only child of An Shaokang (安少康), a 1st Secretary in the Chinese Embassy in France and French language university professor, and Liu Xiaoli (刘晓莉), a dancer and a stage performer. Her parents divorced when she was 7 years old and she was raised solely by her mother. That same year, she changed her name to Liu Ximeizi and began modelling, along with training in singing, dancing and playing the piano. She is very close to Chen Jinfei (陈金飞), her godfather.
When she was 11 years old, Liu and her mother moved to New York City, where she attended Louis Pasteur Middle School 67. Returning to China in 2002 to pursue an acting career, she began to be known as Liu Yifei (刘亦菲). Several weeks later, Liu was accepted into the Performance Institute of Beijing Film Academy at the age of 15, where she graduated from in 2006.