Diana Ser

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Diana Ser
Chinese name 徐秀盈 (simplified)
Pinyin Xú Xiùyíng (Mandarin)
Birth name Ser Siew Yien
Born Singapore Singapore
Occupation TV presenter, journalist, host, actress
Years active 1990s-2008
Spouse(s) James Lye (2004-present)
Children 3

Diana Ser (Chinese: 徐秀盈; pinyin: Xú Xiùyíng) is a former journalist, Channel NewsAsia presenter, as well as actress and host for then Television Corporation of Singapore (TCS), now known as MediaCorp. She now runs a communications consulting and media training company.

She was last seen on local television in 2008, where she co-hosted an episode of Glamour Mum and The Dude on MediaCorp Channel 8 with Bryan Wong.

Personal life[edit]

Diana Ser's father is Chinese and her mother has English blood. Ser attended CHIJ Saint Nicholas Girls' School, Victoria Junior College, the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore. In 2005, she was awarded the Nanyang Alumni Award from NTU, where she received a Masters in Mass Communication.[1]

One 27 June 2004, Ser married former Singaporean actor James Lye after a nine-year courtship.[2] The couple have a son Jake, five, and two daughters Christy, three, and Jaymee, nine months.[3]


  1. ^ "Ms Ser Siew Yien, Diana 徐秀盈小姐". Nanyang Technological University. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Diana Ser weds long-time beau James Lye". Channel NewsAsia. 27 June 2004. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Show moves Diana Ser to tears". The New Paper. 27 January 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2012.