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Chinese name  陳啟泰 (traditional)
Role  Actor
Name  Kenneth Kai-tai

Pinyin  Chen Qitai (Mandarin)
Chinese name  陈启泰 (simplified)
Ancestry  Xinhui District
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Jyutping  Chan4 Kai2-taai3 (Cantonese)
Born  16 July 1964 (age 51) Hong Kong (1964-07-16)
Movies and TV shows  My Date with a Vampire, My Date with a Vampire III, My Date with a Vampire II, Lifeline, Man Wanted
Similar People  Benny Chan, Johnnie To, Jeffrey Lau, Sung Kee Chiu

Kenneth Kai-tai Chan (born 16 July 1964) is a Hong Kong actor and television host for Cable TV Hong Kong channel (previously working for TVB and ATV).

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Career

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Kenneth Chan is an alumnus of St. Paul's Co-educational College, Fisher Park High School (where he sang in the school choir and performed in school productions such as 'Bye Bye Birdie') and Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He used to work at JPMorgan Chase as a Customer Service Supervisor and later joined an advertising company.

In 1990 he joined TVB to be the host of some TVB programmes. At the same time he also played a supporting role in some TV dramas. However, he generally failed to get a leading role in TVB. In 1998, ATV invited Chan to join the network with higher salary.

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At ATV, Chan is best known as the host of Baak Maan Fu Yung, the Hong Kong version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. The show boosted his career. He had also played three different characters in the three seasons of the My Date with a Vampire television series trilogy, in which each character is related by cloning or reincarnation of the original in the first series.

In March 2009, ATV did not extend his contract thus Chan left ATV and joined CATV. In 2011, he returned to ATV but due to financial difficulties, ATV stopped producing enough TV programmes which lead to the decision to leave ATV again in 2013.

Personal life

  • He was born in a rich family, living in a flat of Mid-levels. He has three elder brothers.
  • He became a Canadian Citizen since he was two years old.
  • He married a piano teacher in April 1998. The couple has no children and lived in Kwun Tong.
  • References

    Kenneth Chan Kai-tai Wikipedia


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