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Bonnie Loo
Born 12 July 1994 (1994-07-12) (age 27)
Nationality Malaysian
Alma mater Riverside Secondary School
Occupation Singer, actress
Years active 2013–present
Bonnie Loo
Traditional Chinese 羅美儀
Simplified Chinese 罗美仪
Musical career
Genres Mandopop
Instruments Vocals

Bonnie Loo (Chinese: 罗美仪, born 12 July 1994) is a Malaysian actress and singer based in Singapore.

Early life

Loo was born in Ipoh, Malaysia, and is the eldest of two children. She began to take singing lessons when she was 10 years old, and enrolled in numerous singing competitions in the Asia Pacific region since the age of 6. Her family emigrated to Singapore when she was 12 years old both for her higher education and her father's job posting to Singapore. She graduated with a Senior Cambridge General Certificate of Education from Riverside Secondary School.

Career

She rose to fame in 2013 where she participated and won the fourth season of Campus SuperStar, one of the Chinese singing competitions held in Singapore. Her victory made the series' history since the show began in 2006 as the first female winner, and her grand prize included a two-year Mediacorp management contract, $5,000 cash and the opportunity to perform with Taiwan-based singer Ding Dang in Glass Anatomy The Musical.

Acting career

In November 2013, Loo announced that she would be starring in Singaporean television series C.L.I.F. 3 as Yang Hongxi, the daughter of Terence Cao's role, and would be part of a Chinese New Year compilation album in a song together with Julie Tan, Jayley Woo, Ian Fang and Shane Pow in 2014.

Loo announced that she would be starring in a drama entitled Against The Tide in March 2014.

In an article by The Straits Times in October 2014, she was labelled as one of the four rising female artistes to look out for in the local entertainment scene.

On 2 November 2014, Loo performed for President Star Charity 2014 in a dance segment as part of a challenge between artistes of different genders.

In 2015, Bonnie starred the drama Second Chance 流氓律师 and then went on to star in the drama entitled Tiger Mum. She has recently finished filming Crescendo 起飞, taking the role as the younger version of Cynthia Koh's character. She had also filmed the a long-form drama, Life - Fear Not 人生无所畏. Meanwhile, she was cast in House of Fortune 钱来运转, which aired in January 2016.

In 2016, Loo was given a role in The Dream Job, acting as Rebecca Lim's physically disabled younger sister.

Her performance in Tiger Mum as Chen Huiyan earned her a Best Supporting Actress nomination in the Star Awards 2016.

Bonnie reprised her role as Yang Hongxi in C.L.I.F. 4 in 2016. She also took part in Hero and "Soul Reaper" in 2016. Her role as Guan Meimei in "Hero" won her a second Best Supporting Actress nomination in the Star Awards 2017.

In 2017, she filmed Mightiest Mother-in-Law for which she achieved a third Best Supporting Actress nomination. She finished filming her first leading role in My Teacher Is a Thug.

She appeared in Life Less Ordinary which was first broadcast on 2 October 2017.

In 2018, she filmed in Limited Edition and You Can Be An Angel 3. She has wrapped a production Super Dad which have already broadcast in 2020.

Music career

Since Campus Superstar, Loo has appeared in other television shows and concerts. She was guest star for The Sheng Siong Show on 9 June. On 13 July, she performed at the PAssion Pop Concert, part of the People's Association's PAssion Around The Bay. She appeared as special guest during the finals of Hey Gorgeous, a campus talent search on 15 July.

Subsequently, Loo was signed to one of Asia's key music labels, S2S Pte. Ltd., as a result of her win on Campus SuperStar. During an interview, Loo mentioned that she would take a break from her studies and embark on her singing career after completing her GCE O-Level examinations.

From 24 July to 3 August 2014, she starred in Innamorati.

On 30 September 2014, Loo released her first single, entitled "Don’t Want To Admit" (不想承认), which is included in her debut album, "Bonnie 羅美儀", which was released on 2 October 2014. Her second single was "YOLO".

In May 2015, she appeared in auditions for the fourth season of The Voice of China, but was not chosen to represent Singapore in the actual competition.

She featured in The Crescendo Concert on 14 November 2015. The concert traced the evolution of Singapore Mandarin music.

She was nominated in the Star Awards 2016 for the Best Theme Song for "未知数" in "Tiger Mum".

Subsequently, Loo was nominated for Best Theme Song in the Star Awards in 2016, with "未知数". She also released a cover of Korean song "Banmal Song" and a music video of "守护你" and "等一等爱情", from Drama Hero.

In 2017, she was selected for "Crescendo The Musical", based on Crescendo in which she reprised her role as Ya Fang.

On 9 December 2017, Loo held her first music showcase (美仪首歌) at the 2mm Talent Hub. She held a second music showcase, "Bonnie's Tribute to Singapore Music" (美仪首歌2), as part of Esplanade's Huayi - Chinese Festival of Arts on 1 March 2018.

Filmography

Television series

Year Title Role Network Note Ref
2014 Against The Tide Liu Xiaojing (刘晓静) Mediacorp Channel 8
C.L.I.F. 3 Yang Hongxi (杨红夕)
The Caregivers Coco
2015 Life - Fear Not Peng Chu'er (彭楚儿)
Crescendo Wang Yafang (王雅芳)
  • Cameo
Tiger Mum Chen Huiyan
Second Chance (流氓律师) Yahui (雅慧)
2016 Hero Guan Meimei (关美美)
Soul Reaper (勾魂使者) Hazel
C.L.I.F. 4 Yang Hongxi (杨红夕)
The Dream Job Qiu Xinling (邱欣灵)
House of Fortune Qian Ningning (钱宁宁)
2017 My Teacher Is a Thug Zeng Kaixin (曾开心)
Mightiest Mother-in-Law Qi Wanling (齐婉灵)
2018 You Can Be An Angel 3 (你也可以是天使3) Zhu Xiaorou (朱晓柔)
Life Less Ordinary Zhang Qiyuan (张奇缘)
2019 C.L.I.F. 5 Lu Kexin (陆可欣)
Old Is Gold (老友万岁) Silver Sung
Walk With Me (谢谢你出现在我的行程里) Chen Yuqin (陈育琴)
Limited Edition (我是限量版) Gao Xuanxuan (高媗媗) Toggle
2020 Best Friends Forever (致2020的我们) Zi Ying (姿颖) MeWATCH
Super Dad? (男神不败) Xu Huiying (许慧颖) Mediacorp Channel 8
How are you today? (今天,你还好吗?) Mei Qi (美琪) meWATCH
A Jungle Survivor (森林生存记) Bai Lixuan (白俐萱) Mediacorp Channel 8
  • Cameo
2021 Crouching Tiger Hidden Ghost(卧虎藏鬼) Angie Lee En Qi (李恩琦) meWATCH

Variety series

Year Title Notes
2013 Campus SuperStar (season 4) 校园Superstar Contestant
2015 The Voice Of China: Singapore 中国好声音:新加坡海选 Contestant
2016 My Oh My 大马玩全攻略 Guest Host
2018 SPOP Sing! SPOP! 听我唱 Host

Music video appearances

Year Song Artist(s) Notes
2016 "One Of These Days" MICapella Previously under the same record label, S2S Pte. Ltd.

Discography

Studio albums

Album Information
1st Bonnie 羅美儀
  • Release date: 24 October 2014
  • Language: Chinese
  • Label: S2S Pte. Ltd.

Compilation albums

Year English title
2019 The Store Pandan

Singles

Year Title Album and label
2014 Don’t Want To Admit 不想承认 Bonnie 羅美儀 & S2S Pte. Ltd.
YOLO
Banmal Song (Korean Song) NoonTalk Media
2015 Warm Hands 暖手心 Bonnie 羅美儀 & S2S Pte. Ltd.
未知数 N/A
2017 城里的月光 N/A
等一等爱情 N/A
守护你 N/A
Do-Re-Mi N/A
叮当夜 N/A
2018 最后才懂 N/A
蒙蒙的 N/A
等你下课 N/A
不爱我就啦倒 N/A
彩虹/甜甜的/告白氣球/星晴/珊瑚海 N/A
2019 幸福茶点 Theme Song for Singapore Drama Heart To Heart
每天为你唱歌 Ending theme song for SIngapore Drama How Are You
说好不哭 N/A
Because I Love You (Korean Song) N/A

Drama Soundtracks

Year Drama title Song title
2015 Tiger Mum
虎妈来了
"未知数"
2015-2016 Life - Fear Not
人生无所畏
"爱❤无所畏"
2016 Hero
大英雄
"等一等爱情"
"守护你"
2016-2017 118 II "朦朦的"
2017 Mightiest Mother-In-Law
最强岳母
"最后才懂"
My Teacher Is A Thug
爱.不迟疑
"还好"
"妈妈"
Do Re Mi
2017-2018 Life Less Ordinary
小人物向前冲
"小人物向前冲"
2018 118 Reunion
118 大团圆
"朦朦的"
You Can Be An Angel 3
你也可以是天使 3
"大大的爱"
Jalan Jalan
带你去走走
"就算还悲伤 (Even If I'm Still Upset)"
2019 Heart To Heart
心点心
"幸福茶点"
How Are You?
好世谋?
"每天为你唱歌 (Everyday, Sing For You)"

Theatre

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Innamorati 唯一 Shan Wen 善雯 N/A
2016 Crescendo the Musical 音乐剧《起飞》 Wang Yafang 王雅芳
  • Paired with Brian Ng
2017 美仪首歌 Bonnie Loo N/A
2018 美仪首歌 2 Bonnie Loo N/A
周5音乐站 Bonnie Loo N/A

Awards and nominations

Year Ceremony Category Nominated work Result
2021 26th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10
Best Supporting Actress C.L.I.F. 5
(as Lu Kexin)
Nominated
Best Theme Song Heart to Heart
《幸福茶点》
Nominated
2019 25th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Nominated
2018 13th Asia Model Festival Award Model Star Award Singapore Won
24th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actress Mightiest Mother-In-Law
(as Qi Wanling)
Nominated
Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Nominated
Best Theme Song Life Less Ordinary
《小人物向前冲》
Nominated
2017 23rd Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actress Hero
(as Guan Meimei)
Nominated
Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Nominated
2016 22nd Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actress Tiger Mum
(as Chen Huiyan)
Nominated
Best Theme Song Tiger Mum
《未知数》
Nominated
2015 Voices of China Champion Singapore Nominated
2013 Campus Superstar Season 4 Champion Riverside Secondary School Won
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