Leanne Li

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Leanne Li
Chinese name 李亞男 (traditional)
Chinese name 李亚男 (simplified)
Pinyin li3 ya4 nan2 (Mandarin)
Jyutping lei5 aa3 naam4 (Cantonese)
Birth name Li Yanan
Origin Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Born (1984-11-25) 25 November 1984 (age 32)
Shanghai, China
Occupation Actress, TV host
Partner(s) Wong Cho-lam (m. 2015)

Leanne Li Yanan (Chinese: 李亞男; born 25 November 1984 in Shanghai), is a Chinese-born Canadian actress and television host. She was the 2005 Miss Chinese International Pageant winner hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia.[1] She is now an actress and a TV host for TVB.

Miss Chinese International 2005

Personal life[edit]

Leanne's family originates from Shanghai, China who later emigrated to Canada when she was a child. The eldest of two girls, she was a second year fine arts student at the University of British Columbia before participating in the pageants. Leanne and her husband Wong Cho-lam are both devoted Christians whom have both publicly declared sexual abstinence before marriage.

During the 48th TVB anniversary celebration Wong Cho-lam proposed to her.[2][3][4] Li and Wong married on Valentine's Day in 2015.

Pageant career[edit]

At the age of 20, Leanne competed as contestant #10 in Miss Chinese Vancouver 2004 Pageant, taking the crown. She also took the titles of Miss Photogenic and Best Posture. As the winner this pageant, she represented the city of Vancouver at Miss Chinese International the following year.

In January, she arrived in Hong Kong to compete for the Miss Chinese International 2005 crown, and won.[5] Being considered just a favorite, she beat out bigger favorite, Fala Chen of New York for the title. Her performance received positive reviews, especially during the final interview portion.

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Preceded by
Linda Chung 鍾嘉欣
Miss Chinese Vancouver
2004
Succeeded by
Crystal Li 李培禎
Preceded by
Linda Chung 鍾嘉欣
Miss Chinese International
2005
Succeeded by
Ina Lu 呂怡慧