Wong Cho-lam

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Wong Cho-lam
Wong Ho-yin

(1980-01-09) 9 January 1980 (age 40)
EducationBachelor of Arts
Alma materHong Kong Academy of Performing Arts
  • Actor
  • television and radio host
  • manager
  • singer
  • lyricist
Years active1998–present
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Leanne Li (m. 2015)
ChildrenGabrielle Wong (daughter)
AwardsRTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards
Best Prospect Award (Bronze)

2008 (for his performance in 2008)TVB Anniversary AwardsMost Improved Actor
2008 Best Selling Secrets ; Super Trio Supreme ; D.I.E. ; Miss Hong Kong 2008
Best Presenter
2009 Super Trio Supreme
2010 Fun with Liza and Gods
2014 Walk The Walk, Talk The Talk

Musical career
OriginHong Kong
LabelsEEG Music Plus (2008–2014)
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Birth name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Wong Cho-lam (born Wong Ho-yin; 9 January 1980) is a Hong Kong entertainer currently working for TVB. He works as a stage actor, stage director, television actor, voice actor, DJ, television host, lyricist, scriptwriter and singer. He is also the host of Hunan TV's World's Got Talent.


He graduated from The Hong Kong Academy For Performing Arts in 2003 with First Honors in Bachelor of Arts majoring in acting. He is a member of the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Limited.

His most noted work includes his performance in the long-running popular TVB series, Best Selling Secrets (同事三分親) portraying the character, Lau Wah (樓華). In 2008, he signed on as an artist with EEG (英皇娛樂), and became one of the presenters of Super Trio Supreme (鐵甲無敵獎門人).[1]

He was a co-host during the 2008 and 2010 Miss Hong Kong Pageant with Eric Tsang. He won Most Improved Actor at the 2008 TVB Awards.

Cho-lam's debut album "Cho-lam Everywhere" was released on 27 November 2008. Out of 10 songs in the album, Cho-lam wrote the lyrics for 8 of them, with each song covering different areas in life, including family, friends, love, work, etc. which all aimed to share positive messages with the audience.

Cho-lam was one of the cast members of Keep Running, the Chinese version of the Korean game show Running Man, broadcast on Zhejiang TV in 2014.[2] He also left EEG Plus in 2014, officially shifting his focus away from being a singer.

Personal life[edit]

Wong was a primary school classmate with singer Joey Yung, and in 2012, Wong discovered he is a distant cousin of Eason Chan in his visit to his ancestral home in Dongguan, China.[3] On 19 November 2014, Cho-lam publicly proposed to Leanne Li during live TVB Anniversary show, and was witnessed by TVB officials and colleagues.[4] They married on Valentine's Day in 2015. The couple are devoted Protestants, whom have both publicly declared sexual abstinence before marriage.[5][6][7] They had a daughter, Gabrielle Wong, who was born on 17 December 2018.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Glittering Days Ma Wai-ming
2007 Heavenly In-Laws Cheng Sau-fu
Best Bet Gwong Ji
2007-2008 Best Selling Secrets Lau Wah TVB Award for Most Improved Actor
2007 Heart of Greed mentally retarded boy
The Family Link waiter
On the First Beat Ah Shui
2008 D.I.E. Yun Wai-ping (Theo) TVB Award for Most Improved Actor
2008-2010 Off Pedder Tang Lai-gwan
2009-2010 The Beauty of the Game Yuen Kwok-fan
2010 Don Juan DeMercado Gung Yan-tung
2011 Super Snoops Hung Chak-nam Nominated — TVB Anniversary Award for My Favourite Male Character (Top 15)
2013 Inbound Troubles Choi Sum
2014 A Time of Love Narrator (Various) Episode 4 - Japan Cartoon/Comic theme
Gilded Chopsticks Ko Tin-po
Come On, Cousin Yau Tin
2016 Happy MiTan Wang Zu Cai
2017 Nezha and Yang Jian Nezha
Oh My Grad Choi Sum / Yau Tin He reprise his two roles from Inbound Troubles and Come 0n, Cousin as recurring characters.


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Sunshine Cops Student
2006 Marriage with a Fool Lam
2007 Blessing Through Love Siu Wong
Beauty and the 7 Beasts Bruce
2008 L For Love, L For Lies Loan shark
La Lingerie Antonio
Connected Salesman
2009 Short of Love Jack Lam
2010 72 Tenants of Prosperity Kin Chai
Just Another Pandora's Box Guard of Cao
La Comédie humaine Soya
The Jade and the Pearl Ling Kam Hoi (凌感開), a storyteller
2011 I Love Hong Kong Youth Tok Shui-lung
The Fortune Buddies Wong Luk Lam (Blue)
2012 My Sassy Hubby Mr.Lee
2013 I Love Hong Kong 2013 Sung Samsung
Princess and the Seven Kung Fu Masters Horny Four / Kung Fu master
Ip Man: The Final Fight Blind Chan
The Midas Touch Gibson Special guest appearance
Firestorm Correctional Service Superintendent
2014 Black Comedy Officer Johnny To
Horseplay Tung Yin
Delete My Love So Boring
Rise of the Legend Big Tooth
2015 Running Man Himself
Lucky Star 2015
2016 Mr. High Heels
Mission Milano Amon
2017 Buddies in India
The Golden Monk
2019 I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!
Enter the Fat Dragon


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Super Trio Supreme Host
2012-2013, 2015, 2017 Happy Camp guest
2014–2018 Keep Running Cast member
2015 Celebrity Honeymooners Host
2016 Ace vs Ace Cast member
2017 Ace vs Ace 2 Cast member
2018 没想到吧 Cast member

[9] [10]


  • Cho-lam Everywhere (2008)
  • "Love For Real"(2010)
  • All About Loving You (2011)
  • "Love For Real 2"(2011)
  • Fook Lu Shau Brother (2012)
  • "Love For Real 3"(2012)
  • "Curious Case"(2013)
  • "Love For Real 4"(2013)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2007 2007 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Supporting Actor Best Selling Secrets Nominated
2007 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Best Selling Secrets Nominated
2007 TVB Anniversary Awards Most Improved Actor Nominated
2008 2008 TVB Anniversary Awards Most Improved Actor Won
2008 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Nominated
2008 Next TV Awards Most Promising Actor Won
2008 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards Most Potential Singer Won
2008 Music Pioneer Chart Awards Best New Singer Won
2009 2009 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Won
2010 2010 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Don Juan DeMercado Nominated
2010 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Won
2011 2011 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Super Snoops Nominated
2011 Jade Solid Gold Best Ten Music Awards Best Performance Won
2012 2012 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Nominated
2012 Music Pioneer Chart Awards Improved Singer Won
2013 2013 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Actor Inbound Troubles Nominated
2013 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Inbound Troubles Nominated
2013 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Nominated
2013 Next TV Awards Top Ten TV Artist Won
2014 2014 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Actor Gilded Chopsticks Nominated
2014 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite Male Come On, Cousin Nominated
2014 TVB Anniversary Awards Favourite TV Song Gilded Chopsticks Nominated
2014 TVB Anniversary Awards Best Host Won
2015 2015 Sina Web Festival Best All-around Artist Won
2015 Sina Web Festival Breakthrough Artist Won
2015 Reality Show Star Power List Best Reality Show Star Won


  1. ^ Wong Cho-lam's Official Personal Blog
  2. ^ "CRIENGLISH".
  3. ^ "They have hidden relationships, eight don't mix they are relatives". www.bestchinanews.com. Retrieved 2017-12-04.
  4. ^ phoenix ho (2014-12-01), Marry me wong cho lam(1), retrieved 2017-12-04
  5. ^ "Jayne Stars".
  6. ^ "Jayne Stars".
  7. ^ "Jayne Stars".
  8. ^ "Leanne Li and Wong Cho Lam welcome daughter Gabrielle". sg.style.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
  9. ^ Cho Lam at imdb.com
  10. ^ Cho Lam at chinesemov.com

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
TVB Anniversary Awards
Preceded by
Amigo Choi
for Sccop ; E-Buzz ; Jade Solid Gold ; Enjoy Yourself Tonight 2007
Most Improved Actor
for Best Selling Secrets ; Super Trio Supreme ; D.I.E. ; Miss Hong Kong 2008
Succeeded by
Pierre Ngo
for Rosy Business ; Sweetness in the Salt