Jacky Cheung Net Worth
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Total Net Worth at the moment 2023 year – is about $50 Million.
Jacky Cheung information Birth date: July 10, 1961 Birth place: Quarry Bay, Hong Kong Height:5 ft 9 in (1.76 m) Profession:Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Lyricist, Record producer, Musician, Music Director, Spokesperson Nationality:Hong Kong Spouse:May Lo Mei-Mei (m. 1996) Siblings:Hok-Chi Cheung Movies:The Eagle Shooting Heroes, As Tears Go By
:How tall is Jacky Cheung – 1,68m.
How much weight is Jacky Cheung – 84kg
Jacky Cheung is a Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor. With more than 25 million records sold as of 2003, he is regarded as one of the Four Heavenly Kings of Hong Kong.
Biography,Early lifeCheung was born and grew up in Quarry Bay in the eastern part of Hong Kong Island. His father is from Tianjin and his mother is from Shanghai. In 2007, Cheung revealed that the paternal side of his family are mostly seamen, including his father, paternal cousin, and older brother. His first language is Cantonese, but he also speaks Mandarin and English fluently. He sings Cantonese, Mandarin and modern English pop songs. Cheung is known for his rich baritone voice.Musical careerJacky Cheung in 2016 concertSee also: Jacky Cheung discographyCheung originally started working as a reservation officer for the airline Cathay Pacific. His music career started when he won the Amateur 18-Hong Kong district singing contest in 1984 with the song Fatherland (????) by Michael Kwan. He bested more than 10,000 other contestants. After winning the contest, he was signed by the then Polygram Records, now Universal Music Group. Although encouraged by a bright start, he was not able to achieve immediate supremacy in Cantopop, then dominated by Leslie Cheung, Alan Tam, Anita Mui and Danny Chan. In 1985 he won his first two major awards together with the 1985 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards and the 1985 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards.Half moon (???)A transitional song from the golden age to the Four Heavenly Kings (????) era by Jacky CheungProblems playing this file? See media help.In 1991 he released the song Loving You More Every Day (???????), a translated version of the Japanese Southern All Stars hit, Midsummers Fruit (?????). The album True Love Expression (????) in 1992, as well as the subsequent release, Love Sparks (???) in 1992, achieved audited sales of over 400,000 copies in Hong Kong alone.His subsequent albums included 1993 Me and You (???) and 1994 Born to be wild (????). In the 1994 Billboard Music Awards in the US, he was named the most popular singer in Asia. He received numerous music awards both in Hong Kong and elsewhere, including the best-selling Chinese singer in the World Music Awards for two consecutive years in 1995 and 1996 held at Monaco. Cheung was also elected as one of the worlds Top Ten Outstanding Young Persons in 1999.Amongst his hit songs, some of his most famous were Amour, Just want to spend my life with you (???????) and Goodbye Kiss (??). The album The Goodbye Kiss (??) was one of the best-selling albums of all time, achieving more sales in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Southeast Asia than ever attained before, with more than 4 million copies sold in 1993, making him one of the PolyGrams top 10 artists worldwide that year and he was the first Asian artist to do so. It made him the first singer with non-Taiwanese citizenship to win Taiwans Golden Melody Awards. The album was also instrumental in helping Cheung break into the mandopop market. Due to these great songs and albums, Cheung is generally considered to be the pre-eminent member of the Four Heavenly Kings of Cantopop. He is regarded by some sources as the best singer of the four.In 1995, Cheung staged his record-breaking 100-show world tour titled Yau Hok Yau (???), literally a pun of friendship Jacky Cheung reusing the same Chinese characters found in his name. The tour started with 34 shows from 8 April to 9 June at the Hong Kong Coliseum. Then the tour continued at Perth Brisbane Australia and returned to Taipei and mainland China. It then expanded to Madison Square Garden in the US, different parts of Europe, Singapore, India, Malaysia and Japan. He was regarded as the new Michael Jackson by Business Week.His successful music and acting career has made him one of Hong Kongs icons. Cheung was elected by Time Magazine as one of the 25 most influential people in the New Hong Kong in 1996.In 1999, he was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World by JCI (Junior Chamber International), a worldwide federation of young professionals and entrepreneurs. In 2000 he was awarded by RTHK, the Golden Needle Award. This award, the equivalent of a lifetime achievement award, recognised outstanding contributions to the music industry.In 2004, Cheung released Life Is Like A Dream, an album in which Jacky co-produced with long-time collaborative partner Michael Au, and Jacky composed the melody for all songs, and penned the lyrics for three of them. He had songs dedicated to his eldest daughter, his wife and his friends who had all died in 2003.Cheung won the Best Selling Cantonese Album Award in the Hong Kong IFPI Awards of 2005 with his live album, Jacky Live Performance, which he accepted in person for the first time in years. This is despite poor ticket sales due to the concert was meant to be a one-night-only charity concert in nature, and the fact that Jacky attempted to sing mostly songs from other artists for the first time. In the fast-changing scene of canto-pop, Cheung has been able to maintain his popularity and sales power for more than 20 years after his debut, which is unparalleled in the history of Hong Kong pop music.In 2007, Cheung staged his Year of Jacky Cheung World Tour 2007. The tour started on 18 February 2007 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. When the tour ended in Hong Kong on 3 February 2008 after touring 58 cities around the world, a total of 105 shows had been given, attracting more than 2 million fans. 105 became the highest number of shows in a tour by a Chinese artist, breaking the previous record of 100, which was also set by Cheung previously. In the same year, he also released a Mandopop album zh:????in which he is the sole executive producer of the album for the first time after Michael Au suddenly left to further his career in Beijing.In 2009, Cheung recorded Private Corner, his first jazz album for which he coined the phrase Canto-jazz. The album was produced by Andrew Tuason. Everyday Is Christmas, Which Way, Robert Frost, Let It Go, Lucky in Love and Double Trouble were co-written by Roxanne Seeman in collaboration with Tuason, tailor-made for Cheung. Lucky in Love is the end-credit song of Crossing Hennessy, Hong Kong movie starring Jacky Cheung and Tang Wei, produced by Bill Kong. Nokias music download service website (Ovi.com) announced that Everyday is Christmas was the 10th most downloaded Christmas song in the world in 2010, joining classic hits such as Whams Last Christmas and Mariah Careys All I Want for Christmas is You. Cheung is the only Chinese language singer to make it into the Top Ten.In 2010, Cheung started his Jacky Cheung 1/2 Century World tour. This tour started on 30 December 2010 at Shanghai, and ended in Hong Kong on 30 May 2012. For 1 year and 5 months, his tour included 5 countries 77 cities, overall 146 shows, more than 2,800,000 audiences. 146 became the highest number of shows in a one tour by Chinese artist. Previous record of 105 was also made by Jacky Cheung on his 2007–2008 World Tour. Both 2007 and 2010 World tour was led by Andrew Tuason as Cheungs Musical Director. At the beginning of that year, he also attempted new musical styles. His new album, Private Corner, became his first ever Jazz album in Cantopop history, it also featured other non-mainstream Cantopop styles such as strings quartet, Waltz and Hymn. The special edition also featured a special glass-CD, also a first in Chinese pop history. Double Trouble from Private Corner was a featured produced number in the Jacky Cheung 1/2 Century World Tour.In Jacky Cheung 1/2 Century World tour, he set a Guinness World record for the largest combined audience for a live act in 12 months, with 2,048,553 audience members. During the first 12-month of the tour, was ran from 30 December 2010 to 29 December 2011, with 105 live concerts in 61 cities across China, USA, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia.Cheung won the RTHK??35?????? Honor of Golden song 35th Anniversary Award in the 2012 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards, as he has the greatest number of RTHK Golden Songs since the award has been started.DuetsIn Love With You (1994)Cheungs collaboration with Regine Velasquez is one of Cheungs best duets.Problems playing this file? See media help.Cheung not only performs solo but often performs duets with female singers. Cheung recorded a duet with Fillipino singer and Asias Songbird, Regine Velasquez for the song In Love with You, the song was included in her multi-platinum album Listen Without Prejudice. In 2008, Cheung and A-Mei, the popular Taiwanese singer, performed Zhu Fu (Blessing) as a duet in a benefit concert for victims of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Other duet partners include:Priscilla Chan – A Pair of Lonely Hearts (??????), (????), (??)Faye Wong – Loves PromiseKelly Chen – Waiting for Your LoveAnita Mui – Love is Hard(????, (??)Shirley Kwan – Youngster No Love (????)Coco Lee – (????)Sandy Lam – (???)Vivian Chow – (????)Regine Velasquez – In Love with YouCally Kwong – Only Love Persists (?????)Karen Tong – Miss Each Other in the Wind & Rain (?????)Vivian Lai – Long Flow, Never Rests (????)He Ruhui – (????)Francesca Gao (???) – (????)Karen Tong – (????)Chen Jia Lu – (??????(???)), (???(???))On stage musicalCheung in Snow.Wolf.Lake in 2005In 1997, his work on the groundbreaking Cantonese Broadway-style musical Snow.Wolf.Lake was enthusiastically received by both audiences and critics. Cheung not only played the male lead, he was also the artistic director for this production. The first female leads were played by Sandy Lam in Hong Kong and Nadia Chan in Singapore. Kit Chan played the second female lead. They achieved 42 consecutive full-house performances at the gigantic Hung Hom Hong Kong Coliseum which remains the record today. In November 2004, Cheung and his concert manager, Florence Chan Suk-fan, worked on a revised Mandarin version of Snow.Wolf.Lake so as to bring it to a wider audience. The female leads this time were Evonne Hsu and Nadia Chan respectively. The market budget alone exceeded HK$15 million. The estimated budget for this revised production was HK$100 million and the show premiered on 24 December 2004 in Beijing.Acting careerCheungs hand print an autograph at the Avenue of Stars in Hong Kong.See also: Jacky Cheung filmographyWhile Cheung is known for his singing, he has also acted in many films. He received the Best Supporting Actor award in the 8th Hong Kong Film Awards for his work in As Tears Go By (1988) as well as the Best Supporting Actor Golden Horse Award for his work in The_Swordsman_(1990_film) (1990). That same year he also collaborated with John Woo and Tony Leung in the film Bullet in the Head. For his work in July Rhapsody, he also received the Best Actor Award at the New Delhi Film Festival for his portrayal of the protagonist role. His song Perhaps Love, which serves as the theme song for the multi-award-winning film Perhaps Love, also won the Best Song Award at the 2005 Hong Kong Film Award and the CASH Best Song Award at the 2005/2006 CASH Gold Sail Music Awards. He also starred in Taiwanese mini-series called Love Scar with F4 member Jerry Yan and Karen Mok, where he acted as Jerry Yans older brother.In the 2004 released and Wong Ching-po directed triads drama film, Jiang Hu, Cheung played the role of Lefty, the best friend and right-hand man of a crime boss, Hung Yan Chau, who is played by Andy Lau. The film includes several actors from the cast of Infernal Affairs. As of August 2013, he is one of a handful of Chinese singer-actors who have never starred in a television drama.Ceremonies and spokespersonCheung was named the spokesperson for Hong Kong Disneyland in 2004. He took part in a number of large-scale marketing events organised by The Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, beginning with the hosting of a TV program, Magical World of Disneyland. He recorded a multi-lingual song for Hong Kong Disneyland, entitled One. The music video for One was filmed at Hong Kong Disneyland. He also recorded for the Hong Kong Disneyland: The Grand Opening Celebration Album.In December 2006, Cheung performed live the theme song Together Now at the Opening Ceremony of the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. He was introduced as the most popular Asian performer in the world.In 2010, Cheung, Jane Zhang, and Knaan sang a Mandarin version of Wavin Flag (The Celebration Mix) for the 2010 Fifa World Cup.In 2012, Cheung sang ????·????, the cheering song of China for the 2012 London Olympics.CommunityIn March 2009 he became the first Cantopop/Mandopop artist to contribute items to the Hard Rock franchise memorabilia collection. Items are to be exhibited at the Hard Rock hotel in Macau. A joint donation is also made to donate HK$600,000 to the Childrens Cancer Foundation and ORBIS Macau. In September 2009, Cheung, was one of the super ambassadors of End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation (ECSAF) founded by Josephine Siao, he attended the charity fundraising event for ECSAFs 10th anniversary in Hong Kong.
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