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Jinny Ng
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Jinny in February 2014
Born
Ng Ka Nei (吳嘉妮)

23 May 1992 (1992-05-23) (age 29)
Fuzhou, Fujian, China
Occupation Singer, musician, actress, hostess
Years active 2010–2016
2017-2020
Spouse(s)
Alex Ho (m. 2017)
Children Giselle Ho (daughter)
b. 23 April 2017
Kylian Ho (son)
b. 3 November 2020
Jinny Ng
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Musical career
Genres Cantopop, Mandopop
Instruments Piano, ukulele
Labels Craze Music (2010)
Stars Shine International (2010–2013)
Voice Entertainment (2014–present)

Jinny Ng Yeuk Hei (Chinese: 吳若希; born 23 May 1992) is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer, hostess and actress. She is currently a singer with Voice Entertainment and an actress with TVB. She was born in Mainland China and emigrated to Hong Kong along with her family at the age of nine. She has risen to prominence since 2014 as she performed several theme songs and hosted TV programs for TVB.

Career

2008: Discovery

In 2008, 16-year-old Jinny Ng was discovered by an agent while singing in karaoke with her friends. She had been secretly trained to sing and play instruments for two years before her start in music career, which was a tough time she had undergone.

2010: Start of music career and debut album

Early in 2010, Jinny Ng and Enzo Siu chorused the song "Love@Earth", which marked the start of her music career. On 8 November 2010, she released her debut EP Love Diary , which has received positive criticisms.

2011: Chorus single and several awards

In 2011, Jinny Ng released the single "Intimate" (《知己》), which was chorused with Alfred Hui. It became a hit single as it reached to the peak of TVB Chart of pop songs and was awarded several times.

2012: Second album and illnesses

On 28 May 2012, Jinny Ng released her second album Blue Sky, which contained eight new Cantonese songs. In early July, she had a stomachache and went to the hospital for emergency. Later while participating in a public activity, she felt dizzy and visited a private doctor. After a careful inspection, it was found that she had a tumor in her stomach. She followed the doctor's advice and underwent surgery to remove the tumor. Subsequently she found there was a callus in her throat.

2013: Third album

On 26 June 2013, Jinny Ng released her third album I Learned.

2014–present: Retrospective album and rise to fame

From the start of 2014, Jinny Ng joined Voice Entertainment from Stars Shine International and contracted with TVB. She sang several theme songs for TVB dramas, including A Time of Love, Storm in a Cocoon, Swipe Tap Love and Line Walker. Her song Love Is Not Easy is used as an insert theme for the drama series Line Walker, which only made the song and show more popular with audiences. On 27 November 2014, Jinny Ng released her fourth album, a Retrospective album called Love Collection: Love Is Not Easy, which includes her theme songs and classics in her previous albums.

Jinny Ng is also a hostess in TVB programs such as All Things Girl and Jade Solid Gold. Additionally, she has begun to act in some TVB dramas such as Come On, Cousin, My "Spiritual" Ex-Lover, Young Charioteers and Angel In-the-Making.

On 18 January 2015, in the 2014 Jade Solid Gold Awards Presentation, Ng's "Love Is Not Easy" won the award of Golden Song, which denotes it as the best song among the other awarded songs. The song has been known by one and all and widely named the "brainwash song". It also has a Vietnamese version.

While continuing with her rise to fame and success, Ng also have birth to her first child, a daughter; Giselle with her boyfriend, Alex Ho in late April 2017.

Discography

  • Blue Sky (2012)
  • I Learned (2013)
  • The Secret of Tears (2016)

Filmography

Television dramas

TV Dramas (TVB)
Year Name Role Note
2014 Come On, Cousin Lam Pik-kiu
林碧嬌
Guest Appearance
2015 My "Spiritual" Ex-Lover Ying Chun-kiu
迎春嬌
Major Supporting Role
Young Charioteers Wu Sum Lam
胡芯藍
Major Supporting Role
Angel In-the-Making Alison Yu Yuet-oi
俞玥愛
Major Supporting Role
2018 Wife, Interrupted Jill Chiu Cheuk-wing
趙卓穎
Guest Appearance
2019 Wonder Women So Dip
蘇蝶
Supporting Role
Pre-production The Spectator Major Supporting Role

Films

  • Natural Born Lovers (2012)
  • The Best Plan Is No Plan (2013)
  • A Secret Between Us (2013)
  • Return of the Cuckoo (2015)

Awards and nominations

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