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Jesseca Liu

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Chinese name
刘子绚 (simplified)

Years active
2004 - present


1.72 m

Actor, singer, model


Birth name
Lao Chew Yen(刘秋雁)

Jesseca Liu

Greedy Ghost

Jesseca Liu with her straight long hair wearing a white shirt

13 February 1979 (age 36) Langkawi, Malaysia (

Other name(s)
刘芷绚 (Stage name in Singapore as an actress)

Similar People
Felicia Chin, Ann Kok, Boris Boo


Olivia ong jesseca liu sing for smrt charity show

Jesseca Liu (Chinese: 刘子绚) (born on February 13, 1979) is a Malaysia-born Singapore-based singer and actress. She is a contracted artiste under MediaCorp, and sings under HIM International Music.


Jesseca Liu doing hands-on-hips pose wearing sexy purple sleeveless shirt during her pictorial

On June 15 2017, she announced that she would marry Jeremy Chan in 2017.

Jesseca Liu looking lonely inside a room

Jesseca liu sheng qi bai ma

Early life

Jesseca Liu with her straight short hair wearing a white long-sleeved shirt

Jesseca Liu was born in Langkawi, Malaysia, with the name Lao Chew Yen. She began modelling after graduating from Saito Academy in 2001. Languages often spoken by Liu are Cantonese, Mandarin, English and Malay. She finished second for a Malaysian beauty contest in 2001. Liu began acting in Malaysia in a few Chinese drama productions produced by Singapore-based companies.


Jesseca Liu while sitting wearing a black and gray shirt

Liu was spotted by a producer in MediaCorp in 2004 who offered her the meaty role of He Yi Xuan in the sports themed drama, The Champion, starring opposite Qi Yu Wu and Taiwanese actors Toro and Yan Xing Shu. She then began a career as a full-time actress in Singapore.

Jesseca Liu poses during her pictorial wearing a sleevelss dress (black and white)

She snagged a role in the 100-episode drama series Portrait of Home in 2005. She played a Vietnamese bride Ruan Mianmian, and starred opposite veteran thespians Adrian Pang and Louise Lee. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress and Most Popular Newcomer Award categories for the Star Awards 2005 ceremony with her role as Ruan Mianmian in Portrait of Home. She bagged the Most Popular Newcomer Award that year.

Jesseca Liu smiles while wearing a white sleeveless shirt and a necklace

Her first lead role was Ding Yirou in Rhapsody in Blue in 2006. She was given opportunities to play lead roles thereafter. She filmed a movie by MediaCorp Raintree Pictures back in 2007 and it was scheduled to be screened in the second quarter of 2008. However, the screening of the movie was put to a halt due to copyright problems. Liu released a book diary, Jesseca's Diary (Chinese : 绚日记) in December 2007.

Jesseca Liu and Jeremy Chan in an edited wedding photo

In March 2011, she starred in the Channel U blockbuster of the year Secrets For Sale, alongside Christopher Lee and Lin Meijiao. She played Jiaqi, a private investigator. The 13-episode serial was produced by Wawa productions and gained much favourable response from the viewers.

Jesseca Liu with Jeremy Chan

In October 2011, she went on to play the role of a medical doctor Yang Minfei in the medical-themed series The Oath, which is one of the highest rated series of the year. The drama also starred Christopher Lee, Ann Kok and Ix Shen. She continued to star in other Wawa productions, such as Game Plan and Disclosed, and wrote two episodes of Let It Go.

Departure from MediaCorp

Jesseca Liu (left) wearing a white sleevelss shirt with Jeremy Chan (right) wearing a blue shirt, a black long-sleeve, and pair of eyeglasses

Liu's contract with MediaCorp expired in May 2010. She then went on to sign a contract with HIM International Music (Singapore) in the same year. Her first production under her new company was Channel U's 2010 feature film, Lost and Found 《小孩·狗》 with Taiwan's popular child star Xiao Xiao Bin and Taiwanese idol James Wen Sheng Hao. The film garnered the highest viewership amongst the other two feature films aired, starring Mediacorp actresses Joanne Peh and Felicia Chin respectively.

She then filmed Mediacorp Channel U's 2011 blockbuster drama, Secrets For Sale 《拍·卖》 as the lead actress alongside Mediacorp actors Christopher Lee and Thomas Ong. The drama was well-accepted by the audience in Singapore.

Together with Olivia Ong, she sang the theme song for The Silver Tribute Charity Night which was aired "live" on MediaCorp Channel 8 on 5 June 2011. This marked her first appearance on a live programme since Star Awards 2010.

Return to Mediacorp

Liu recently signed a new acting contract with Mediacorp in 2015, rendering her eligible for the Top 20 Most Popular Female Artistes nominations. She was last nominated in 2010. Prior to this, she starred in three Mediacorp drama series: Yours Fatefully, Blessings and Hand In Hand.

Today, she is one of the Seven Princesses of Mediacorp, together with Jeanette Aw, Rui En, Felicia Chin, Joanne Peh, Fiona Xie and Dawn Yeoh. Liu has an official fan club called Jesstify. She is a contracted artiste under MediaCorp, and sings under HIM International Music. She currently filming a drama called Mind Matters with Qi Yuwu.


  • Lost and Found 《小孩·狗》 as Li Zi Xuan 李子萱 (2011)
  • Film

  • Untold Beauty 《還原》
  • Greedy Ghost 《贪心鬼见鬼》
  • Bring Back The Dead 《招魂》
  • Publications/Books

  • Jesseca's Diary 《绚日记》
  • Accolades

    The Star Awards are presented by Mediacorp.


    Jesseca Liu Wikipedia