Bowie Tsang

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Bowie Tsang
曾寶儀
Bowie Tsang (cropped).jpg
Born (1973-02-21) 21 February 1973 (age 49)
Alma materNational Taiwan University
Occupationsinger, actress
Years active1995–Present
Parent(s)Eric Tsang (father)
Wang Mei Hua (mother)
FamilyTsang Wing Yee (sister)
Derek Tsang (half-brother)
Mark Tsang (half-brother)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese曾寶儀
Simplified Chinese曾宝仪
Musical career
GenresMandopop
LabelsForward Music

Bowie Tsang (Chinese: 曾寶儀; pinyin: Zēng Bǎoyí born 21 February 1973) is a Taiwanese female Mandopop singer, actress, TV host, and author. She is also known by her nickname a*baw (Chinese: 阿寶; pinyin: Ā Bǎo).[1]

Career[edit]

She graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology[citation needed] from National Taiwan University in 1995.[1] While in college, she worked as an assistant producer at Zhen Yan She, a subsidiary of Rock Records. When she returned to Hong Kong, she worked different jobs behind the camera, such as being a script supervisor and production assistant, as her father, actor Eric Tsang, did not want support her career within the entertainment industry.[1]

Tsang returned to Taiwan in 1997 and her first screen appearance as a host on Chung T'ien Television (formerly CTN). She was discovered by Taiwanese producer Chang Hsiao-yen, who signed Tsang to her management company in 1999.[1]

From 1999 to 2003, she released six albums.[1]

Tsang is well known in mainland China for her roles in television dramas.[1]

She won Best Entertainment Program Host at the 2013 Golden Bell Awards.[1]

In 2019, she was the interviewer on Grain Media's documentary series, The Eve of Tomorrow.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Bowie has a younger sister and two younger half brothers. Her parents are Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang[1] and his first wife, Taiwanese actress Wang Mei Hua (王美華). Her half brother Derek (from her father's second marriage) is also an actor. While her father stays in Hong Kong for his acting career, Bowie currently lives in Taiwan with her mother and her siblings.[citation needed]

She speaks Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese, Hakka, English, and a little Japanese.[citation needed]

Works[edit]

Discography[edit]

Album Title Date of release
1st 阿寶
a*baw
April 1, 1999
Forward Music
2nd 想愛
Hope in Love
August 1, 2000
Forward Music
3rd 我們的童話
Our Fairy Tale
June 1, 2001
Forward Music
4th 專注
Concentration
November 29, 2002
Forward Music

TV Host[edit]

  • TVBS-G《Super Live 3-5》
  • 台灣電視公司《綜藝旗艦 Hello Jacky!》
  • TVBS-G《晚安各位觀眾》
  • TVBS-G《哈囉各位觀眾》
  • 飛碟電台《飛碟小點心,寶貝七點鐘》
  • 香港亞洲電視《亞洲星光大道》
  • 臺灣電視公司百萬小學堂 (Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Taiwanese version, non-authorized version)

Books[edit]

  • 《阿寶靚湯》
  • 《阿寶靚湯2:寶媽寶妹幸福湯》
  • 《阿寶靚湯3:美人湯.孕婦湯42品》
  • 《阿寶靚湯4:40道養生美容素食湯方》
  • 《寶媽寶妹交換日記:不能和媽媽說的事》

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Xia, Snow (2020-02-21). "More than her star dad's daughter: Bowie Tsang as she turns 47". South China Morning Post. Archived from the original on 2020-02-20. Retrieved 2020-02-21.

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