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Jermaine Leong
Birth name Jermaine Leong
Also known as 梁任宇
Born 19 December 1998 (1998-12-19) (age 22)
Singapore
Occupation(s) Singer, Actor
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2009–present
Labels Hype Records

Jermaine Leong (born 19 December 1998; Chinese: 梁任宇; pinyin: Liáng Rènyǔ) is an English singer from Singapore. She was the winner of the second season of The Final 1 in 2015. Thereafter, she has been managed by Hype Records.

Early life and career

Jermaine was born in Singapore, in December 1998, and was born to Jeff Leong and Lilian Oon.

Acting

One of her first known acting credits as a child actor is in Housewives' Holiday, a 2009 Chinese drama televised on Mediacorp Channel 8.

She continued acting in various English and Chinese television series between 2009 and 2015, and in 2018.

In 2018, Jermaine took on the lead role in Mediacorp Channel 5's FAM !, co-starring with Gurmit Singh, Vernetta Lopez and Benjamin Kheng.

Singing

Talented in singing, in 2010 and 2011, Jermaine was cast in okto's Dream School 1 and 2, a television series with song and dance elements.

In 2012, Jermaine was selected to sing Singapore Youth Festival's 2012 theme song "Live Our Story".

The Final 1 and debut album

In 2015, Jermaine auditioned for the second season of The Final 1, singing Bruno Mars' "It Will Rain". After the regional auditions, the producers shortlisted her as a potential contestant and eventually moved on to the next round as one of the 12 girls in the final 24. At the Top 24 round as part of Group 1, Jermaine sang "Steal My Girl" together with Vanessa Devi, Shanice Hedger and Ruth Matthews as the whole group, and "Blank Space" in the solo round, and was sent through to the next round. She sang "Lay Me Down" in the Top 16 round and made it through to the finals, singing "A Sky Full of Stars" as a group of top 10 finalists and "Almost Is Never Enough" in the solo segment of the Identity round. Following the eliminations of Lou Peixin and Shanice Hedger, Jermaine made it to the last semi-final show along with Charlene Su and Odelle Sabrin as the final three contestants and as females. On 4 October, Jermaine duetted with Jessica Sanchez, the runner-up of the eleventh season of the American Idol. During the same night, she sang her winner's single, "Shine", a song written and composed by Ken Lim. At the end of the final results show, she won The Final 1, becoming the youngest female winner ever at the time of winning, overtaking Farisha Ishak, who was 19 years old when she won in 2013.

Contemporary worship music

Jermaine has been singing contemporary worship music at the New Creation Church.

Personal life

Education

Jermaine studied in CHIJ Our Lady of the Nativity, CHIJ Saint Joseph's Convent, and in Temasek Polytechnic, studying for Diploma in Communications & Media Management.

Discography

Singles
Year Title Album Notes
2015 Shine non album release Composed by Ken Lim as winning song for The Final 1 (season 2)
2015 I Promise non album release Self-composed and written, debuted at The Final 1 (season 2)

Filmography

Television performances
Year Title Role Notes
2018 Mediacorp Channel 5's FAM ! Sammi Lead
2015 Jessie
2015 Yolo Pronto
2014 - 2015 Fablelicious Season 1 and 2
2012 The Private Bengs
2011 - 2013 Sister Sting Season 1 to 3
2011 Super Duper Smartimizer
2011 Mediacorp Channel 8's Stranded

《荒岛历险记》

Ah Ya (阿雅)
2010 Fighting Spiders Season 2
2010 - 2011 okto's Dream School Season 1 and 2
2010
2009 Housewives' Holiday

《煮妇的假期》

2009 okto Splash
Variety Shows
Year Title Role Notes
2016 My Squad is Better Than Yours Competition singer Formed Team Athena with The Final 1 season 1's winner, Farisha (team leader), Faith Ng and Jean Kyaw.
2015 okto Star Squad Celebrity mentor Episode 7
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