Hannah Quinlivan

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Hannah Quinlivan
Quinlivan in 2011
Native name武誼蓁
BornHannah Quinlivan
(1993-08-12) August 12, 1993 (age 25)
Taipei, Taiwan
Other namesWu Yi-jen, Kun Ling
Years active2008-present
Jay Chou (m. 2015)
  • Hathaway Chou (daughter) (b. 2015)
  • Romeo Chou (son) (b. 2017)
  • Patrick Quinlivan (father)
  • Violet Wu (mother)
Kun Ling
Wu Yi-jen
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Hannah Quinlivan (born 12 August 1993), also known as Kun Ling (Chinese: 昆凌; pinyin: Kūn Líng), is a Taiwanese actress and model.

Life and career[edit]

Hannah Quinlivan was born to a Taiwanese Korean mother and an Australian father in Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan, on August 12, 1993. She has an older half sister from her maternal side and a younger half brother from her paternal side. She graduated from Juang Jing Vocational High School. She took an eight-week short course in film production and acting at New York Film Academy.

Hannah Quinlivan began her career by appearing in Blackie's Teenage Club in 2008.[1] She became a guest host in I Love The Man in December 2011.

She made her acting debut in Ti Amo Chocolate in 2012, playing Peng Kaili.

Hannah Quinlivan's first film role was a student uncredited appearance in the film Step Back to Glory (2013). At the same year, she had a minor role as Lin Jiayi in Amour et Pâtisserie, which starred Sandrine Pinna as Chen Tiantian.

In 2014, she appeared in Wu Jianxin's Moon River, based on Ming Xiaoxi's novel, as Lucy. She made a cameo appearance in television series The Lying Game. She was cast in the lead role of Ren Yuhong in Heart Of Steel, directed by Danny Dun. She was cast in the film Twa-Tiu-Tiann, playing the former girlfriend of Chris Wang's character. Three days after she gave birth the second time in 2017, she was already auditioning for her role in the action thriller film Skyscraper, which was released in 2018.[2]

Personal life[edit]

In November 2014, Hannah Quinlivan confirmed her relationship with singer and actor Jay Chou.[3] The couple had been dating since 2010,[4] but had first met each other when she was an employee of a clothing shop that Jay invested in during 2007 when she was 14.[5] In December 2014, Chou announced that he would marry Hannah Quinlivan on his 36th birthday.[6] Quinlivan holds dual Taiwanese and Australian citizenships.

Sarah Haywood planned their wedding in England.[7] It took place in Selby Abbey, North Yorkshire on 17 January 2015, one day before Chou's birthday.[8] A private wedding ceremony open to friends and family occurred on 9 February in Taipei.[9] A third reception, this time in Australia, was held in March.[10] According to Chou's official Facebook page, the couple has been registered for marriage since July 2014.[11][12] The couple have two children: daughter Hathaway (born July 2015)[13][14][15] and son Romeo (born June 2017).[16][17][18]


Television series[edit]

Year English title Original title Role Notes
2012 Ti Amo Chocolate 愛上巧克力 Peng Kaili
2013 Amour et Pâtisserie 沒有名字的甜點店 Lin Jiayi
2014 Moon River 明若曉溪 Lucy
The Lying Game 謊言遊戲 Passenger
Heart of Steel 鋼鐵之心 Ren Yuhong


Year English title Original title Role Notes
2013 Step Back to Glory 志氣 Zhang Ruoxi
2014 Twa-Tiu-Tiann 大稻埕 Youxi's former girlfriend
2017 S.M.A.R.T. Chase 極智追擊:龍鳳劫II J. Jae Anh
2018 Skyscraper 摩天大樓 Xia

Music video[edit]

Year Song title
2009 "Absolutely Jeric"
2011 "Jidongxianchang"
2013 "Fengmian Lianren"
2015 "Modern Maids"


  1. ^ 天王嫂昆凌14岁旧照曝光 曾是黑涩会美眉. 163.COM (in Chinese). Retrieved 2015-01-19.
  2. ^ "昆凌將與巨石強森尬戲!生產完3天拍「槍戰」試鏡". 東森新聞. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  3. ^ Wang, Jing-yi; Chen, Jay (17 November 2014). "Jay Chou shares photo taken with model girlfriend (update)". Central News Agency. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  4. ^ Wang, Chin-yi; Wu, Lilian (22 November 2014). "Jay Chou's girlfriend fields questions about marriage plans". Central News Agency. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  5. ^ 自由娛樂. "想打工來這! 余俪潮牌店小妹嫁老闆周董".
  6. ^ "周杰倫證實 104年1/18娶余俪". 22 December 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  7. ^ Tang, Tammy (22 January 2015). "A look inside Jay Chou's secret fairytale wedding". Audrey. Archived from the original on 8 February 2015. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Jay Chou & Hannah's Wedding Moment @ Selby Abbey". JVR Music International@YouTube. 18 January 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  9. ^ Wang, Ching-yi; Chen, Christie (9 February 2015). "Pop star Jay Chou marries Quinlivan again in second wedding". Central News Agency. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  10. ^ Ching-yi, Wang (9 March 2015). "Pop star Jay Chou holds yet another wedding reception". Central News Agency. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  11. ^ "Jay Chou & Hannah Quinlivan marry in Selby Abbey". York Press. 18 January 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  12. ^ "Jay Chou marries in UK". Taipei Times. 19 January 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  13. ^ "It's a girl: Pop king Jay Chou's wife has given birth to their first child". Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  14. ^ "Hannah Quinlivan reveals baby girl's name and shows her long lashes". AsiaOne Women.
  15. ^ "Meet Jay Chou's baby, Hathaway". The Straits Times.
  16. ^ Cheng, Sabine; Chen, Jay (14 February 2017). "Pop singer Jay Chou to have second child". Central News Agency. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  17. ^ "On Valentine's Day, Jay Chou and Hannah Quinlivan announce that they are expecting a boy". The Star Online. February 14, 2017.
  18. ^ "Jay Chou and Hannah Quinlivan reveal son's name - 88news". 88news. 2017-08-05. Retrieved 2017-08-17.

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