Cecilia Cheung is a Hong Kong actress and cantopop singer based in
Hong Kong. She is the wife of Nicholas Tse, thus being the daughter-in-law of
Patrick Tse (謝賢) and Deborah Lee (狄波拉). She and Nicholas have a son, Lucas.
Cecilia was born in Hong Kong to a Chinese father and a half Chinese-half
British mother. Cecilia Cheung's parents divorced when she was just a child
after which she was sent to Australia to live with her aunt at the age of
fourteen. Cecilia never attended high school and has an elder half-sister Dai
Pek-Chi, two younger brothers and also a younger half-brother from her father's
side. She was also involved in the 2008 Edison Chen photo scandal.
Her career began in 1998, when she was offered to appear in a TV commercial advertising lemon tea. She caught the attention of Stephen Chow after shooting the ad. Later, Cecilia made her film debut as a young nightclub hostess in Stephen Chow's King of Comedy (1999), followed soon after by Fly Me to Polaris (1999). The latter role earned her the award for Best Newcomer at the Hong Kong Film Awards. In the same year, Cecilia launched her singing career with her first Cantopop album Any Weather (1999). For Derek Yee's romantic drama Lost in Time (2003), Cecilia won the award for Best Actress at the Hong Kong Film Awards. Cecilia Cheung played a young woman who lost her fiancé to a traffic accident which left her as a grieving single mother struggling to make ends meet.
Cecilia has been linked to Hong Kong male singers such as Daniel Chan and Jordan Chan. Cecilia Cheung then dated Nicholas Tse in early 2002, but then split with Tse late that year when Tse got back with his ex-girlfriend, singer Faye Wong. Later she was rumored to have dated a younger Lu Siyuan before the relationship ended in 2003. Cecilia suffered serious depression and eating disorders after the break-up with Tse. Cecilia and Tse were first reported to be "getting back together" in early 2006 and on July 31, 2006, Tse officially admitted dating Cecilia in an interview with Commercial Radio Hong Kong 881/903.
In September 2006, Tse showed off his wedding ring at the Hong Kong International Airport, announcing he and Cecilia had been married in a secret wedding ceremony in the Philippines.
On the January 8, 2007 episode of TVB's Entertainment Scoop, Cecilia was publicly confirmed by Nicholas' father, Patrick Tse, to be approximately three months pregnant with the couple's first child. Around March 2007 on the episode of TVB's Entertainment Scoop it is said that their child, a baby boy, is due in August. On August 2, 2007, it was reported that Cecilia gave birth to a son, named Lucas.
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