Alex Fong (singer)

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Alex Fong
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Chinese name 方力申
Pinyin Fāng Lìshēn (Mandarin)
Jyutping Fong1 Lik6-sun1 (Cantonese)
Ancestry Dali, Yunnan
Born (1980-02-26) 26 February 1980 (age 34)
Hong Kong
Other name(s) Siu Fong (小方)
Occupation Actor, singer
Genre(s) Cantopop
Instrument(s) Vocals
Label(s)

Neway Star (2011–present)
Gold Label/EMI (2003–2011)

Universal Music/Go East (2001–2002)
Years active 2001–present
Official Website Official blog[dead link]
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Fong.

Alex Fong (方力申, Fong Lik-Sun; born 26 February 1980) is a Hong Kong actor, singer and swimmer. He was nicknamed "Little Flying Fish" for his swimming achievements. As of 2005, Fong holds several Hong Kong swimming records. He first represented Hong Kong at the age of 11. Fong has also represented Hong Kong at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, but failed to reach the finals. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong. Fong caught the attention of record executives with his popularity amongst teenage girls and became a singer in 2001.

He had been assigned to work with Stephy Tang of former pop-group Cookies/Mini Cookies for the past few years. They now have six duets: 好心好報, 好好戀愛, 十・分愛 (winner of the 2006 Jade Solid Gold 'Best Duet Gold Award'), 我的最愛, 重爱 (mandarin version of 我的最愛) and 七年.

Aside from releasing albums and filming movies, Fong is also one of the hosts of TVB's hit cooking comedy show, Beautiful Cooking, along with Ronald Cheng and Edmond Leung. On 24 April 2009, Fong and Kary Ng appeared at the Melbourne Arts Center for their 2009 Melbourne show.[1]

In 2011, Fong left his previous record company Gold Typhoon and signed to Huayi Brothers as his new record label.

2000 Summer Olympics – Swimming[edit]

Fong competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the Hong Kong Swimming Team. He took part in men's 200 m individual medley, men's 400 m individual medley and men's 200 m backstroke, he won his heats in 400 m individual medley and 200 m backstroke, but failed to make the final.

He is the current Hong Kong record holder in 200 m backstroke (2:05.47) and 400 m individual medley (4:29.02). Both records were set at the Sydney Olympics. He is also a member of the team that set Hong Kong records for 4×100 m medley relay (3:51.07) and 4×200 m freestyle relay (7:38.91).[2]

Personal Life[edit]

Fong and Stephy Tang (his colleague in multiple movies including L for Love L for Lies (我的最愛) Love Is Not All Around (十分愛) Marriage with a Fool (獨家試愛)) have reportedly been in a relationship for 7 years as of 2013. This was announced by Mark Lui at his THANK YOU Concert at the HK Coliseum in June 2013.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Filmography[edit]

[3] [4]

Television[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2001 Ultimate Song Chart Awards
叱咤樂壇流行榜頒獎典禮
Ultimate New Male Artist Award Alex Fong
Bronze Award
[5]
2001 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards Best New Prospect Male Artist Award Alex Fong
Silver Award
[6]
2001 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Best Newcomer for Male Artist Alex Fong
Silver Award
[7]
2003 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards
新城勁爆頒獎禮
Hit Duet Song Ho Sum Ho Bo (好心好報) with Stephy Tang
Won
[8]
2003 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards Top 10 Songs Ho Sum Ho Bo
Won
[9]
2003 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Best Duet Song Ho Sum Ho Bo (好心好報) with Stephy Tang
Silver Award
[10]
2004 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards
新城勁爆頒獎禮
Hit Song 大方
Won
[11]
Hit Duet Song Ho Ho Lieu Hoi (好好戀愛) with Stephy Tang
Won
Hit Popular Male Artist Alex Fong
Won
2004 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards Top 10 Songs Ho Ho Lieu Hoi (好好戀愛)
Won
[12]
2004 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Best Duet Song Ho Ho Lieu Hoi (好好戀愛) with Stephy Tang
Won
[13]
2005 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards
新城勁爆頒獎禮
Hit Song Mr. ABC (ABC 君)
Won
[14]
Hit Karoke Song Hurting Yourself, Hurting Others (自欺欺人) with Theresa Fu
Won
2006 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards
新城勁爆頒獎禮
Hit Song In Your Distant Vicinity (在你遙遠的附近)
Won
[15]
Hit Duet Song Extremely Love (十・分愛) with Stephy Tang
Won
2006 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Best Duet Song Extreme Love (十分‧愛) with Stephy Tang
Gold Award
[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alex & Kary Melbourne 09 Show". greentix.com.au. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Hong Kong Swimming Records
  3. ^ "Alex Fong". imdb.com. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Alex Fong". chinesemov.com. Archived from the original on 30 March 2010. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 
  5. ^ (Chinese) 2001 Ultimate Song Chart Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  6. ^ (Chinese) 2001 RTHK Top 10 Songs Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  7. ^ (Chinese) 2001 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  8. ^ (Chinese) 2003 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards[dead link] Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  9. ^ (Chinese) 2003 RTHK Top 10 Songs Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  10. ^ (Chinese) 2001 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  11. ^ (Chinese) 2004 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards[dead link] Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  12. ^ (Chinese) 2004 RTHK Top 10 Songs Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  13. ^ (Chinese) 2004 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  14. ^ (Chinese) 2005 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards[dead link] Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  15. ^ (Chinese) 2006 Metro Showbiz Hit Awards[dead link] Retrieved 3 January 2009.
  16. ^ (Chinese) 2006 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards Retrieved 3 January 2009.

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