Chinese name欧菁仙 (simplified) NameSharon Au PinyinOu Jingxian (Mandarin) RoleActress
OccupationHost, actress EducationWaseda University Years active1995–2005 MoviesOne Leg Kicking, Homerun
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Sharon au shares about her role as mdm kwa geok choo in the lky musical
Sharon Au (simplified Chinese: 欧菁仙; traditional Chinese: 歐菁仙; pinyin: Ōu Jīngxiān) is a former Singaporean actress and host. Having joined the TCS during the mid-1990s, she won many awards as an artiste with MediaCorp before leaving the industry to pursue further studies. She is still with MediaCorp but is now in an executive position.
Previously a flight stewardess with Singapore Airlines, Au's career in the entertainment industry began when she was talent-spotted from a Toy Factory Productions English remake of a Hong Kong stage musical I Have A Date With Spring. During the late 1990s she was best known for co-hosting City Beat with Kym Ng and Bryan Wong. She played numerous roles ranging from a cabaret girl in the stage musical, Beauty World to an enthusiastic radio presenter in the sitcom Right Frequency, each receiving rave reviews.
Competent and effectively bilingual, Au proved to be one of the most established hosts in Mediacorp alongside Quan Yi Fong and Guo Liang. This made her the favourite choice compere for most of MediaCorp's variety special programmes. This is further endorsed with her victory when she clinched the Best Variety Show Host Award at the Star Awards for four consecutive years.
Au made a decision and left the entertainment industry during peak in her career and went to Japan to further her studies in 2005 in the School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University in Tokyo on a MediaCorp scholarship. As part of her studies, she went to Jean Moulin University Lyon 3 in France for a year to study, as part of Waseda University's One-Year international Exchange Program. blessed with a gift to pick up languages fast; she is proficient in both Japanese and French and basic spanish .
Au was invited back a few occasions to be host for some key events including being host in Beijing for our Singapore Prime Minister 's first State visit there and Star Awards 2007. in April 2011, she went back to MediaCorp Singapore to serve her 6 years bond. She played host for President Star Charity show in 2012 . she made a significant mark in her forties; being one of the 3 key hosts in SEA Games in Singapore;s home ground. in the same year; she played the lead role in the LKY musical for 37 shows in the Marina Sands theatre.
She is currently leading business for StylexStyle.com ( a property of MediaCorp Pte Ltd) and Publisher for Elle Singapore Edition .
Au attended CHIJ Saint Nicholas Girls' School (Secondary) and Hwa Chong Junior College in Singapore. She graduated from Waseda University in Tokyo with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in 2011.