Elkie Chong

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Elkie Chong
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Elkie Chong in February 2018
Native name
莊錠欣
Born
Chong Ting-yan

(1998-11-02) 2 November 1998 (age 20)
Other namesElkie
Occupation
Musical career
Genres
Years active2016–present
LabelsCube Entertainment
Associated acts
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Hanyu PinyinZhuāng Dìngxīn
Yale RomanizationJōng Ding-yān
JyutpingZong1 Ding3-jan1

Elkie Chong Ting-yan (born 2 November 1998) is a Hong Kong singer and actress currently based in South Korea. She was previously a child-actress under TVB in Hong Kong and has appeared on several television dramas.[1] She debuted as a member of the South Korean girl group CLC in February 2016.[2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Chong was born on 2 November 1998 in Hong Kong. She attended Carmel Pak U Secondary School.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Chong was a popular teenage star in Hong Kong, being a former member of the Hong Kong project girl-group Honey Bees, and also a child-actress under TVB who acted in almost 20 dramas.[1][2][5]

CLC[edit]

In February 2016, Chong was introduced as a new member of the South Korean girl-group CLC together with Kwon Eun-bin. She officially made her Korean debut on 29 February with the release of CLC's third EP, Refresh, and made her first public appearance with the group on the 463rd episode of Mnet's M Countdown with "High Heels".[6][7][8]

Solo activities[edit]

Elkie was announced to make her K-drama debut in March 2018, in the weekend drama Rich Family's Son as Mong Mong, a Chinese foreign exchange student.[9][10]

On November 21, 2018 Cube Entertainment confirmed that Elkie would be making her solo debut with digital single "I dream" on November 23.[11]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak
position
Sales Album
KOR
Gaon

US
World

"I dream" 2018 N/A Non-album single
"—" denotes songs that did not chart.

Collaborations[edit]

Year Title Artist Album
2016 "After the Play is Over" Lee Chang-sub, Elkie feat. Heota After the Play Ends OST[12]

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2009 Born Rich Kiki TVB
2010 The Comeback Clan young Kay
Suspects in Love young Cheng Siu Man
Can't Buy Me Love Kim Kiki
No Regrets young Chan Mei Ting
2011 My Sister of Eternal Flower
Ghetto Justice
Men with No Shadows young Toi Yan
2012 Three Kingdoms RPG
Highs and Lows young Fong Teen Wai
Friendly Fire Luk Yau Yee
Queens of Diamonds and Hearts
Tiger Cubs Grace
2013 A Change of Heart young Tong Sin Hang
A Great Way to Care ll
Sniper Standoff young Wong Yeuk Ling
The Hippocratic Crush II Yannis Suen
2014 Come Home Love young Lovely Ling Lei
Storm in a Cocoon teen Poon Hau Yee
Come On, Cousin young Cai Jing Man
Tomorrow Is Another Day Chung Yee Sum
Officer Geomancer young Shek Kiu
2015 The Menu young Mallory Mak HKTV
Wudang Rules Wu Sei Mui TVB
Smooth Talker young Lam Ah Lui
Captain of Destiny young Wong Tai Nui
Elite Brigade III Lee Ching RTHK
2016 Love as a Predatory Affair High School Student TVB
2018 Rich Family's Son Wang Mong-mong MBC

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "K-pop's CLC member Elkie was TVB's child star". 26 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b Jeong, Ji-won (February 26, 2016). "CLC 새 멤버, 홍콩 하이틴 스타 엘키". xsportsnews. Naver.
  3. ^ ""홍콩인, 한국서 ★된다"..씨엘씨 엘키, 中서 집중조명". 26 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Sorn's "PRODUSORN: Life as a Girl Group"". Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  5. ^ "薛家燕帶Honey Bees赴新演唱". 5 May 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  6. ^ "씨엘씨 '예뻐지게' M/V 공개, 논의 끝 권은빈-엘키 분량 포함…완전체로 다양한 모습 '눈길'". 3 March 2016.
  7. ^ "'엠카' 씨엘씨 컴백 어땠나…권은빈 '프류듀스101' 탓에 결국 불참". 3 March 2016.
  8. ^ "CLC – High Heels Comeback Stage M COUNTDOWN 160303 EP.463". Mnet K-POP. 3 March 2016. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  9. ^ "[공식입장] '부잣집아들', 김민규부터 CLC 엘키까지 라이징★ 합류" (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-02-07.
  10. ^ "[Oh!쎈 컷] 김지훈부터 홍수현까지, '부잣집아들' 첫 대본리딩 공개" (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-02-07.
  11. ^ "[단독] CLC 엘키, 데뷔 3년만 첫 솔로곡 발표…23일 공개" (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  12. ^ "이창섭 (비투비), 엘키 (ELKIE) - 연극이 끝난 후 (Feat. 허타)" (in Korean). Melon. July 4, 2016. Retrieved October 12, 2016.