Bio / Info
Tse was born in Hong Kong to a Chinese father and an English- Chinese Eurasian mother. Her father is an active member of a local gang. Her parents divorced when she was just a child after which she was sent to Australia to live with her aunt at the age of fourteen. Cheung has an elder half-sister Dai Pek Chi (an airline pilot), two younger brothers, Cheung Ho Long (張浩龍) and Cheung Pak Man (張柏文) and also a younger half-brother from her father's side. She is also the daughter-in-law of Patrick Tse (謝賢) and Deborah Li, and wife of Nicholas Tse (謝霆鋒), mother of Lucas Tse. In 1998, while helping a hair salon friend at a catwalk show, she was noticed and offered to appear in a TV commercial advertising lemon tea. Later, Tse made her film debut as a young nightclub hostess in Stephen Chow's The King of Comedy (1999), followed soon after by Fly Me to Polaris (1999). The latter role earned her the award for Best Newcomer at the Hong Kong Film Awards. In the same year, Tse launched her singing career with her first Cantopop album Any Weather (1999). For Derek Yee's romantic drama Lost in Time (2003), Cheung won Best Actress at the Hong Kong Film Awards. She played a young woman who lost her fiance to a traffic accident which left her as a grieving single mother struggling to make ends meet. Tse speaks Cantonese, English and Mandarin (with a strong Canton accent). Tse first dated Hong Kong actor and singer, Nicholas Tse in early 2002 but was then dumped by Tse late that year, when Tse got back with his ex-girlfriend, singer Faye Wong. Later she was rumored to have dated a younger Siyuan Lu before the relationship ended in 2003. Tse suffered serious depression and eating disorder after the break up. Cheung also dated a Dutch expat named Jeroen for a brief period. Tse and Nicholas were first reported "getting back together" in early 2006 and on July 31, 2006, Tse officially admitted dating Tse in an interview with Hong Kong commercial radio station 881/903. In September 2006, Tse showed off his wedding ring at the Hong Kong International Airport, announcing he and Cheung were married in a secret wedding ceremony in the Philippines. On the January 8, 2007 episode of TVB's Entertainment Scoop (東張西望), Tse was publicly confirmed by Nicholas' father, Patrick Tse to be approximately three months pregnant with the couple's first child Around March 2007 on the episode of TVB's Entertainment Scoop (東張西望)it is said that their child is due in August (N.B which is the same month as Tse's birthday). It is confirmed by Cheung's husband Nicholas Tse that she is expecting a baby boy. On the 2nd of August 2007 , it was reported that Cecilia Tse and her husband were both in the maternity ward awaiting for their child to be born. However no specific photo was enclosed with such report. The very next day, Cecilia gave bith to a 6.5lb baby named Lucas. Rumours says that her son was named after Star Wars director George Lucas.