Canto-pop star and actress Gillian Chung Yan-tung, of the duo Twins, celebrates her 39th birthday on Tuesday. She’s come a great distance since being picked to kind one half of Hong Kong musical duo Twins. These are a few of the milestones in her life and profession.
BIRTH OF TWINS
Chung and Charlene Choi Tsoek-jin had been introduced collectively by Emperor Leisure Group in Could 2001 to entrance Canto-pop duo Twins, who loved nice reputation.
They’ve launched near a dozen albums and toured world wide, enjoying live shows in North America, Australia, China and Malaysia. Their newest live performance tour, Twins LOL Stay Across the World, completed in Macau in October 2018.
Whereas most of the duo’s singles and albums topped the charts in Hong Kong, Chung and Choi have additionally been energetic within the movie business and received quite a few business endorsements.
They’ve co-starred in a number of Hong Kong movies, together with The Twins Impact (2003), The Demise Curse (2003) and Twins Mission (2007). Chung’s final display outing was in 2019 movie Lacking , by which she performed a social employee whose policeman father vanishes on a hike.
The duo cut up quickly in 2008 following a intercourse photographs scandal involving Chung, however returned to the stage after a two-year break.
EDISON CHEN SEX PHOTOS SCANDAL
Pictures that appeared to point out Chung bare in mattress with male singer-actor Edison Chen Koon-hei had been leaked to the web in early 2008, surprising the leisure world.
Two weeks after the leak, Chung apologised to the general public for being “foolish” and “naive” throughout a gathering with followers in Hong Kong.
The scandal tarnished her public picture, and the singer-actress withdrew from public life for a few yr.
Chung later revealed that she had considered committing suicide and quitting present enterprise. However she soldiered on, she mentioned, largely for her household.
“I am on this enterprise for my household. I wish to give them a greater life. So I do not wish to surrender identical to that,” Chung mentioned in March 2009.
MARRIAGE TO TAIWANESE DOCTOR MICHAEL LAI
In February 2018, Chung introduced her engagement to her Taiwanese physician boyfriend Michael Lai, who’s eight years youthful than her, by way of her Instagram account.
The couple held their marriage ceremony celebration at Los Angeles’ historic 1923 Millennium Biltmore Resort three months later. Bandmate Choi and fellow Canto-pop stars Joey Yung Cho-yee and Yumiko Cheng Hei-yi had been her bridesmaids.
Chung’s gown was made by Jenny Packham, a favorite designer of Kate Middleton, Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge.
It was Chung’s first marriage however Lai’s second. He married Taiwanese flight attendant and blogger Ivy Chao in 2016 however the couple divorced six months later.
This text was first revealed within the South China Morning Post.