Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthDecember 11, 1966
SpouseGaile Lok
FactBorn in Beijing.


Leon Lai-ming, BBS, MBE is a Hong Kong actor and Cantopop singer. He is one of the “Four Heavenly Kings” of Hong Kong. Lai has won numerous awards and is particularly known in the Western world for his roles in the films The Transporter and Infernal Affairs.

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Lai was born on 11 December 1966 in Beijing, China, to a family of Manchu ethnicity. His father, Lai Sheung-ho (黎尚豪), was a businessman, and his mother, Chow Wai-kuen (周惠娟), was a housewife. He has an older sister named Lai Wan (黎婉). The family emigrated to Hong Kong when he was four. He attended St. Francis Xavier’s School and graduated from Maryknoll Convent School in 1984.

Lai began his singing career in 1982 with the release of his first album, Smile. He has since released over 20 albums and has received numerous awards for his musical achievements.

Lai’s acting career began in 1987 with a small role in the film City on Fire. He has since appeared in over 60 films and television series, including the popular films The Transporter (2002) and Infernal Affairs (2002). Lai has won numerous awards for his acting, including the Best Actor award at the Hong Kong Film Awards and the Golden Bauhinia Award for Best Actor.

Lai is married to former model and actress Gaile Lok. They have two daughters: Ella and Aaliyah.

Lai has a net worth of $80 million. He is one of the highest-paid actors in Hong Kong, earning HK$40 million (US$5.1 million) per film.

Lai is a supporter of the Hong Kong football team. He is also a fan of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers.

General Info

Full NameLeon Lai
Date Of BirthDecember 11, 1966
Height1.8 m
ProfessionFilm director, Actor, Singer, Businessperson, Tian Mi Mi, Xia Ri Qing Qing, Dawn

Family

SpouseGaile Lok
ParentsLai Xinsheng

Accomplishments

AwardsHong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Song
NominationsHong Kong Film Award for Best Actor
MoviesFallen Angels, White Vengeance, Comrades: Almost a Love Story, Infernal Affairs III, Bodyguards and Assassins, City of Glass, Seven Swords, Lady of the Dynasty, An Empress and the Warriors, Three, Forever Enthralled, Fire of Conscience, The Secret, Heroic Duo, God of Gamblers 3: The Early Stage, The...

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Facts

#Fact
1Returned with Gaile Lok from their wedding in Maldives on 13 March 2008. [March 2008]
2Married Gaile Lok on 13 March 2008, Maldives.
3Celebrity manager of the Korean-Chinese mix female singer, Jill (Wei Sze).
4Celebrity manager of the Korean-Chinese mix female singer, Janice (Wei Lan).
5Start singing in 1987.
6Born in Beijing.

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chongtian huo2016
The Guest2016/IIIZheng Kai
Wine Wars2016Willie
The Secret2016Kai-feng
Le Paon de Nuit2015Rong
Wang Chao De Nu Ren: Yang Gui Fei2015Emperor Xuan Zong
One Night Surprise2013Tiger
White Vengeance2011Liu Bang
Wai nei chung ching2010
For lung2010Captain Manfred
Shi yue wei cheng2009Prince Lau Luk-Yak
Jian guo da ye2009Cai Tingkai
Ma lan hua2009Ma Long (voice)
Mei Lanfang2008Mei Lanfang
Jiang shan mei ren2008Duan Lan Quan
Xin zhong you gui2007Shen Junchu
A Melody Looking2006Leon
Ching yi ngor sum gi2005Jun
Qi jian2005Yang Yuncong
Da cheng xiao shi2004Zhou Qian
Gam gai 22003Doctor Chow Man Kwong
Mou gaan dou III: Jung gik mou gaan2003Inspector SP Yeung Kam Wing
Heroic Duo2003Jack Lai / Soeng-Zing Lai
3 Extremes II2002Yu (segment "Going Home")
Bat sei ching mai2001Sam
Qing mi da hua wang2001OK Lai
Cheonsamong2001Dean (as Leon Lai Ming)
San tau chi saidoi2000Mac
Sausalito2000Mike
Toshinden sha shou Hao1998TV SeriesEiji / Vermillion / Abel (voice)
Boli zhi cheng1998Raphael
Chan sam ying hung1998Jack
San luen oi sai gei1998Bill Kay
Ban sheng yuan1997Shen Shijun
Ngoi ngei ngoi do saat sei ngei1997Lai Su-Kan
Do san 3: Chi siu nin do san1996Ko Chun
Tian mi mi1996XiaoJun Li
Fallen Angels1995Wong Chi-Ming Killer
Xian ren zhang1994Lam Man-Fai
Do si qing yuen1994Wu
Fei hu wai zhuan1993Wu Fei
Yuen chun hap1993TV SeriesYuen Chun-hap
Sing si lip yan1993Kôtetsu / Gundam
Wicked City1992Taki Renzaburô
Long teng si hai1992Leon
Ming yue zhao jian dong1992Ming
Chi qing kuai xu1992Wei Han
Huo tou fu xing1992Lam Feng
Shen suan1992Yau Ho-Kay
Hao men ye yan1991Cook
Yes! yi zu1991Ming
Shao nu xin1989
Do si lip yan1989Dr. Simon Chiu Ming (Guest star)
Si qian jin1989Tony
Mei nan zi1987Johnny

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mei Lanfang2008performer: "Ni Dong Wo De Ai"
Jiang shan mei ren2008performer: "Flying With Dreams"
Da cheng xiao shi2004performer: "Fireworks of Two People", "You Wait for Me"
Qing mi da hua wang2001performer: "Simple Love"
Boli zhi cheng1998performer: "Gum sang but joi"
San luen oi sai gei1998performer: "Don't Say Twice", "I Haven't Deceive You"
Ban sheng yuan1997performer: "Half Life Fate"
A Chinese Ghost Story1997performer: "It's Still You", "Together In Life & Death"

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wine Wars2016attached
A Melody Looking2006

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Da cheng xiao shi2004

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Other Half2014/IIShort music by

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wo ai Fa La Li1994theme vocals

Production Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Da cheng xiao shi2004

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fei fan da dang2016TV SeriesHimself
The Fabulous Picture Show2009TV SeriesHimself
2000 Chun jie lian hua wan hui2000TV MovieHimself - Performer
Fai wa siu suet1996Short documentary

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2005Golden DeerChangchun Film FestivalBest ActorDa cheng xiao shi (2004)
2002Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Leading ActorSan geng (2002)
1999Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest Original Film SongBoli zhi cheng (1998)
1997Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Original Film SongBan sheng yuan (1997)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2009Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest Original Film SongJiang shan mei ren (2008)
2005Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest Original Film SongDa cheng xiao shi (2004)
2003Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest ActorSan geng (2002)
1999Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest ActorBoli zhi cheng (1998)
1998Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Leading ActorBoli zhi cheng (1998)
1998Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Original Film SongBoli zhi cheng (1998)
1998Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest Original Film SongBan sheng yuan (1997)
1997Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest ActorTian mi mi (1996)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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