Charles Ying

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Charles Ying
Background information
Chinese name 應昌佑 (traditional)
Chinese name 应昌佑 (simplified)
Pinyin ying4 chang1 you4 (Mandarin)
Jyutping jing1 coeng1 jau6 (Cantonese)
Origin Hong Kong
Born (1979-04-02) April 2, 1979 (age 37)
Hong Kong
Occupation Singer
Genre(s) Cantopop
Instrument(s) Singing

Charles Ying is a Cantopop singer from Hong Kong. After singing the theme song Do I Still Love You of the film Leaving me, Loving you, he was signed by Leon Lai of East Asia Record Production and became one of the new hotly promoted new artists in 2005.


  • Chinese name: Ying Cheung Yau
  • Birth Place: Hong Kong
  • Height: 5 Feet 11 inches
  • Weight: 165 lbs
  • Nationality: Chinese/Canadian
  • Family: Mother, Father, Little Sister, and 2 dogs
  • Education: Rhode Island School of Design (USA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Bachelor of Graphic Design (BGD)
  • Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • Hobbies: Sports (Basketball), Singing, Watch TV and movies, Listen to music


Charles Ying was born in Hong Kong. At the age of 4, he and his parent emigrated to Vancouver, Canada. Then at the age of 7, he came back to stay in Hong Kong and studied up to standard 7 before moving to the US for higher education. After completing his education, he came back to Hong Kong in 2002 and got employed as Nike Asia Pacific Head Office-Designer Support.


Cantonese Albums[edit]

Released Date Album Title Music Label
2005 November 28 Charles East Asia Music



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