Vivian Lai Biography
Vivian Lai Yi-ling, better known simply as Vivian Lai, is a gifted actress, singer, and television personality who hails from Taiwan and Singapore. She was born on December 18, 1976.
The role of Dong Mei Yao that she played in the hit television series The Unbeatables III is the one that has brought her the most fame. In 1987, when she was just 11 years old, she made her acting debut. She has made guest appearances in a variety of films and shows on television.
Vivian Lai has hosted a number of variety and talk shows, such as My Beautiful Life, On the Beat II, and Property Classified, in addition to being an actress.
Vivian Lai Early life and Education
On December 18, 1976, Vivian Lai came into the world. She was born in Taiwan but has Chinese ancestry and is a citizen there. Her name, written in Chinese characters, is pronounced as Liylng.
According to reports, she relocated to Singapore with her parents when she was still a senior in high school there. She is one of two siblings. She is able to communicate fluently in both English and Mandarin. She was brought up with a heavy emphasis on the importance of family.
Vivian Lai mother was a Buddhist, while her father was a scholar of Confucianism. Together, they raised her. As a result, she was advised to cultivate qualities such as perseverance, charity, and filial piety.
Vivian Lai was also given guidance on the importance of furthering one’s education. Her father had the belief that doing so was necessary to achieve one’s goals in life.
As a result, she put a lot of effort into her schoolwork and made consistent efforts to conform her behavior to these values. She was enrolled in the Singapore Polytechnic at the time.
Vivian Lai Career
Vivian Lai made her acting debut in the film “Knotty Liaisons,” for which she received a lot of positive feedback from critics and audiences alike. Soon after, she shifted her focus to hosting, and she has been the host of many different types of shows, ranging from culinary critiques to travelogues.
Vivian Lai received her first professional prize, “Best Supporting Actress,” at the 2012 Star Awards. Prior to this, she had been nominated for many awards for her performance as a Chinese immigrant in the film “Love Thy Neighbor.”
After sharing the award for the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artists with Jeanette Aw in 2001, 2003–2004, and 2007–2014, Vivian Lai was named Favorite Artist of All Time at the 2015 Star Awards. Prior to that, Vivian Lai was a co-winner of the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artists award.
Vivian Lai Husband
Vivian Lai is the mother of Vera and Ariel Lai, in addition to being the wife of Alain Ong. Alain Ong has been a brand ambassador for Pokka Corporation since about 2008. Before that, she was the CEO of Pokka International and the deputy group CEO of Pokka Corporation.
When Vivian Lai’s husband was let go from his job at Pokka Corporation in September 2018 due to an internal audit, the contract that she had with the company for her role as an ambassador was canceled the following month.
Vivian Lai Net worth
It is believed that Vivian Lai has a net worth of $14 million. In addition to the success she has had as an actress, she has also been successful in other activities, including earning money through endorsements and other deals.
Vivian Lai has been in a large number of movies and television shows, making her one of the most well-known actresses in Taiwan, where she was born and raised.