Michelle Saram

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Michelle Saram
Chinese name 鄭雪兒 (traditional)
Chinese name 郑雪儿 (simplified)
Pinyin Zhèng Xuě'ér (Mandarin)
Jyutping Zeng6 Syut3 Ji4 (Cantonese)
Born Michelle Alicia Saram
(1974-12-12) December 12, 1974 (age 43)
Occupation Singer, Actress
Years active 2000- 2006 (as actress)
Spouse(s) Ajai Lauw-Zecha (married 2010- present)
Relatives Adrian Lauw-Zeca (father-in-law)
Ancestry India China
Star Awards 2001 - Star Awards 2002 : Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes

Michelle Alicia Saram (simplified Chinese: 郑雪儿; traditional Chinese: 鄭雪兒, born 1974) is a former Mediacorp actress & singer. She is notable for being one of the very few Singaporean celebrities of Chindian descent, her father being Indian and mother being Chinese. She is also one of the few actresses who have played leading roles in Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong television serials.


Saram was educated at CHIJ Katong Convent, Temasek Junior College and Nanyang Technological University where she majored in Mass Communications. She was awarded the Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award by her alma mater in 2006.[1]


Saram joined the entertainment industry after co-starring in an ad for One2Free with Hong Kong star Aaron Kwok. She joined MediaCorp and won the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes award twice. She has also starred in foreign drama series such Taiwanese series Meteor Garden and in several Hong Kong dramas.[2]

Saram left the industry to concentrate on running her food and beverage business.[3]

16 years later, she is back in the entertainment industry to collaborate with Louis Koo in Paradox.[4]

Shortly after, Saram left the industry again to concentrate on running her food and beverage business.[5]

Personal life[edit]

She is married to Ajai Lauw-Zecha, son of Adrian Lauw-Zecha, the founder of Aman Resorts and a scion of the Lauw-Sim-Zecha family, part of the Cabang Atas or Chinese gentry of colonial Indonesia.[6] After she married with Indonesian business man, she decided to retired her occupation as actress and only to focus into her marriage life.


Year Work Role Channel
2006 Love at 0°C 爱情零度C Anna 乔安娜 Channel 8
2004 City of Sky 天空之城 Xia Rui CCTV
To Mum With Love 非一般妈妈 Channel 8
2003 Baby Boom 我家四个宝 Kristen Channel 8
2002 Meteor Garden II 流星花園II Ye Sha 叶莎 CTS
Fantasy 星梦情真 Qianqian 芊芊 Channel 8
2001 A Step into the Past 尋秦記 Princess Chiu Sin 趙倩 TVB
2000 At the Threshold of an Era 創世紀 Fanny Chun Suk-fan 秦淑芬 TVB
Year Work Role Notes
1999 Bullets Over Summer 爆裂刑警 Yen Hong Kong production
2017 Paradox 貪狼 Guest appearance Sun Entertainment Film Group


Star Awards – Hosting Awards
Year Ceremony Category Nominated work Result
2001 7th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10
2002 8th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10


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