Siddhesh Joshi (Editor)

Gigi Lai

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Chinese name  黎姿
Years active  1985-2008
Genres  Cantopop
Pinyin  Li Zi (Mandarin)
Children  (Three daughters)
Ancestry  Sihui
Jyutping  Lai4 Zi1 (Cantonese)
Name  Gigi Lai
Voice types  Soprano
Occupation  Actress, singer
Role  Actress

Gigi Lai httpswwwspcnettvthumbnailphpimghttps3
Born  1 October 1971 (age 44) Hong Kong (1971-10-01)
Spouse  Patrick Ma Ting-kung (m. 2008)
Movies and TV shows  War and Beauty, The Gem of Life, Young and Dangerous, Kung Fu Cult Master, Young and Dangerous 3
Similar People  Patrick Ma Ting‑kung, Charmaine Sheh, Ada Choi, Andrew Lau, Wong Jing
Profiles
YouTube

Gigi lai tampines mall 2 8 08 part 1 4


Gigi Lai (born 1 October 1971) is a Hong Kong actress and Cantopop singer. Lai was under a contract with the television station TVB and she retired in October 2008. She is popularly nicknamed by the Hong Kong media as the "Goddess of Beauty" (愛美神).

Contents

Gigi Lai 9afcf7102ec6a143de1586990e6b83b0642c2db628jpg

Gigi lai tampines mall 2 8 08 part 2 4


Biography

Lai is the granddaughter of Lai Man-Wai, a key figure of the first generation of Hong Kong filmmakers. Her father was deaf and when her family went bankrupt, she entered the entertainment industry at the age of 14 to earn money to support her family and her younger brother's education in England. Lai began her career as a singer, releasing several albums in the 1990s in both Cantonese and Mandarin.

Gigi Lai gigilai1jpg

In her early acting career, Lai turned down roles that she felt compromised her public persona. However, she overcame her "superficial and childish image" later and began to embrace many critically acclaimed roles. She won the Most Popular Actress Award at the 2004 TVB Anniversary Awards for her role in War and Beauty. Lai also performed in several box office hits, including the Young and Dangerous film series. At the premiere of The Gem of Life, Lai announced that she would be retiring from the industry to concentrate on looking after her brother's business after he was seriously injured in a car accident in 2007.

Gigi Lai 203777411jpg

In 2008, Lai married businessman Patrick Ma Ting-kung to rumours that they were expecting their first child, however Lai later dismissed the rumours of her pregnancy.

In March 2010, Lai confirmed that she was pregnant with twins, and on July 25, 2010, she gave birth to two girls.

Awards

  • 1993 Best Selling Single
  • 1994 Top 10 Chinese Songs (Silver Medal)
  • 1994 JSG Best New Talent Singer
  • 2004 TVB 37th Anniversary – Best Actress Award, as Yuk Ying in War and Beauty
  • 2004 TVB 37th Anniversary – Best Character Award, as Yuk Ying in War and Beauty
  • 2004 Black and White Television Characters Awards, Favourite Actress Award
  • 2004 Metro's Best Duet Collaboration Award for the Song “Poison” with Bowie Lam
  • 2004 Metroshowbiz TV awards – Top 10 TV Actors and Actresses
  • 2004 Watson's Annual Health & Beauty Awards – Artiste with Perfect Skin
  • 2005 TVB Weekly Popularity Awards – Most Popular Magazine Cover Artiste
  • 2005 TVB Weekly Popularity Awards – Most Popular Female Artiste
  • 2005 TVB Weekly Popularity Awards – Most Popular Female in Ancient Drama
  • 2005 TVB Weekly Popularity Awards – Most Popular of them all
  • 2005 Next Magazine TV Awards Top 10 TV Artists
  • 2005 Next Magazine Sponsorship Award - Best Style Actress
  • 2005 Top Ten Best Dressed Personalities Awards
  • 2005 Watson's Annual Health & Beauty Awards – Artiste with Perfect Skin
  • 2005 Metroshowbiz TV awards – Top 10 TV Actors and Actresses
  • 2006 Astro TV Drama Award – Favourite Female Character Award for War and Beauty
  • 2006 Astro TV Drama Award – Favourite Lethal Beauty Award for War and Beauty
  • 2006 TVB Weekly Popularity Awards – Top 10 TV Artists
  • 2006 Watson's Annual Health & Beauty Awards – Artiste with Perfect Skin
  • 2006 China Entertainment Awards – Most Popular Non-Mainland Actress
  • 2006 Chinese TV 10 Years Awards – 10 Years Outstanding Achievement
  • 2006 Moves China Award – Artiste of the Year
  • 2006 China Hunan TV Station - Yuk Ying Won Favourite "War and Beauty" Actress
  • 2006 Metroshowbiz TV awards – Top 10 TV Actors and Actresses
  • 2006 Top Ten Best Dressed Personalities Awards
  • 2006 Actress Most Men Want to be Watching World Cup with
  • 2007 Astro TV Drama Award – Favorite Moment Award for Frances in Healing Hands 3
  • 2007 Health Choice Award
  • 2007 China/HK 10th Entertainment Awards - Most Popular Actress Award
  • 2007 China/HK 10th Entertainment Awards - Best Couple Award with Bowie Lam
  • 2007 Watson's HWB Awards - Top Diamond Award
  • 2007 Singapore I-weekly Magazine - Top 10 Most Loved Hong Kong Actresses
  • 2007 TVB 40th Anniversary - Mainland Audience's Fave TVB Actress Award
  • 2008 Astro TV Drama Award – Favourite Actress Award for Dance of Passion
  • 2008 Astro TV Drama Award – Favourite Character Award for Dance of Passion
  • 2008 Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum - Top Six Most Popular Hong Kong TV Female Artistes
  • 2008 HKFDA 20th Annual Best Dressed Personalities Awards
  • 2009 New York Festivals Television and Film Award - Hong Kong, TVB: Best Performance for The Ultimate Crime Fighter
  • References

    Gigi Lai Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    Ada Choi
    Andrew Lau
    Charmaine Sheh
    Topics
     
    B
    i
    Link
    H2
    L