Joyce Cheng Yan-Yi

Joyce Cheng Yan-yee (born 30 May 1987 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) is a Hong Kong Canadian singer, writer, actress, and performer based in Hong Kong. She is the daughter of late Hong Kong comedian Lydia Shum and singer/actor Adam Cheng. Cheng has been the focus of a variety of media articles due to her struggles with her weight. At a young age, she was 226.5 lbs. Determined to overcome her weight issues, Cheng started a strict fitness regimen at the age of 16. Her fitness program was recorded in her book, My Weight Loss Diary.

In 2005, Cheng played the part of Snow White in the Hong Kong Disneyland opening ceremony.

Cheng’s first music video, 靠自己, “Kao Zi Ji” (literally Depend on Myself) aired on the TVB prime time show Scoop in 2006.

In 2007 Cheng performed in the Tung Wah charity fundraising telethon, raising HK$310,000, which included a special HK$10,000 from her mother, Lydia Shum.

In February 2007, Cheng performed in the Chinese opera, The Grand Stage.

Cheng recorded and showcased her music video, Connected Hearts on an October 2007 episode of the popular Hong Kong television show, Enjoy Yourself Tonight.

Cheng released her debut album on 6 January 2011.

On 26 February 2008, together with Sam Sullivan, mayor of the City of Vancouver, agreed to proclaim the following 1 June (her mother’s Chinese birthday) to be “Fei Fei Day”.

On 10 May 2008, Joyce performed a part originally played by her mother, in a performance from Lai Fa Palace during the 2008 Po Leung Kuk Charity Gala. Joyce will be doing charity work to mark this year’s Mothers Day, the first since her mother died.

Recently, Joyce took part in the 512 Fundraising Campaign to help support the victims of the Sichuan disaster. Joyce spoke on stage about how a young mother in Sichuan had sheltered her baby from the falling rubble with her own body and remarked on how noble this self-sacrifice was. She said that she had just experienced her first Mothers Day without her own mother, but she knows that wherever her mother is, she will still be supporting her. She felt that in the same way, this young mother will still be supporting her child because the love of motherhood is great until the end. She hopes that the orphans will remember this and grow up as happy person.

On 25 July 2008, Joyce took part in a live radio show with fellow Hong Kong artiste Hins Cheung (張敬軒). The radio show was part of Ming Pao Weekly’s 40th birthday celebrations. During the outside broadcast on Metro Radio, Joyce and Hins sang an English a Capella duet live. The response from fans was overwhelmingly positive. Hins praised Joyce’s musical talent and added that he hopes they will be able to perform together on stage in the future.

In September 2008, Cheng launched her acting career on the hit TVB sitcom “Off Pedder” (畢打自己人). Cheng’s character, Joyce Yu, was a recurring role on the sitcom which ran for 337 episodes. Cheng also sang the ending theme to the show, “No One Is Perfect” (無人完美).

In March 2010, Cheng began filming a twenty episode drama with TVB, playing the sidekick to famed TVB actor Bosco Wong in the drama “Isolated Seven Day Romance” (隔離七日情(暫名)).

On 2 July 2010, Cheng signed to the Record Label, Stars Shine International Limited (星煥國際有限公司).

On 31 July 2010, Cheng guest-starred in “Off Pedder” fellow co-star, Cholam Wong (王祖藍)’s first stage show at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium. Cheng performed in all three of the sold out shows and wowed audiences with her comedic ability.

Poster for the movie "Love Detective"

Love Detective

Poster for the movie "Love Detective"

Love Detective (2015)

100 min - Comedy - 3 September 2015
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Bo, a police detective whose life falls apart after being dumped by her boyfriend, is sent to a model agency to investigate a murder case as an undercover.

Director:  Jill Wong

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Bo, a police detective whose life falls apart after being dumped by her boyfriend, is sent to a model agency to investigate a murder case as an undercover.


Collections: Jill Wong

Genres: Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  3 September 2015

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Production Companies:  Sundream Motion Pictures, Heat Creative Workshop Ltd., Star Alliance Movies, Entertaining Power

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Runtime:  1 h 40 min

o, a police detective whose life falls apart after being dumped by her boyfriend, is sent to a model agency to investigate a murder case as an undercover.

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Imprisoned: Survival Guide for Rich and Prodigal

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Imprisoned: Survival Guide for Rich and Prodigal (2015)

108 min - Drama, Comedy - 28 May 2015
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This is a story in jail. A story about learning a "new life”…

Director:  Christopher Sun

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This is a story in jail. A story about learning a "new life”…


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Genres: Drama, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  28 May 2015

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Production Companies:  Sun Entertainment Culture, China 3D Digital Entertainment

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Runtime:  1 h 48 min

This is a story in jail. A story about learning a “new life”…

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12 Golden Ducks

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12 Golden Ducks (2015)

84 min - Drama, Comedy - 19 February 2015
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Devastated by a love affair, former in-demand gigolo Future Chang (played by Sandra Ng) retreats to Thailand, leading the life a dissolute. Thanks to the intervention of his high school teacher, Mr. Lo, Future summons the courage to return to Hong Kong. With the help of his friend Ricky, a gym trainer, he works hard to get back into shape, determined to make a comeback in the “duck” (male escort) trade. To Future’s surprise, Hong Kong has undergone a dramatic transformation since he left the city. Even the rules of the duck trade have completely changed! In order to ply his trade, Future is reduced seeking clients at an old age nursery home for women. Meanwhile, the places where women can buy happiness have become much more accessible, operating in neighborhood establishments such as a Thai restaurant…Determined to adapt to their new environment, Future and his desperate cohorts Dick Wide, Nebula and Broker Chan decide to dedicate themselves to satisfying the needs of their new client.

Director:  Matt Chow

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Devastated by a love affair, former in-demand gigolo Future Chang (played by Sandra Ng) retreats to Thailand, leading the life a dissolute. Thanks to the intervention of his high school teacher, Mr. Lo, Future summons the courage to return to Hong Kong. With the help of his friend Ricky, a gym trainer, he works hard to get back into shape, determined to make a comeback in the “duck” (male escort) trade. To Future’s surprise, Hong Kong has undergone a dramatic transformation since he left the city. Even the rules of the duck trade have completely changed! In order to ply his trade, Future is reduced seeking clients at an old age nursery home for women. Meanwhile, the places where women can buy happiness have become much more accessible, operating in neighborhood establishments such as a Thai restaurant…Determined to adapt to their new environment, Future and his desperate cohorts Dick Wide, Nebula and Broker Chan decide to dedicate themselves to satisfying the needs of their new client.


Collections: Matt Chow

Genres: Drama, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong,   China
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  19 February 2015

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Runtime:  1 h 24 min

Devastated by a love affair, former in-demand gigolo Future Chang (played by Sandra Ng) retreats to Thailand, leading the life a dissolute.

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Little Gobie

During a skiing event, Gobie and BeBe get into a hazardous accident with serious injuries. BeBe is one of the twin beloved pet dragons of Gobie, and the other one is Kuma. Believing in the existence of Santa, Gobie thinks he can help him save BeBe’s life. Therefore, Gobie decides to set off to Santaland with Kuma. Written by Anonymous (IMDb.com)