Paige Chua

Paige Chua (Chinese: 蔡琦慧; pinyin: Cài Qíhuì) is a Singaporean actress and television host.

Paige Chua
Born
Paige Chua Qi Hui

ResidenceSingapore
NationalitySingaporean
OccupationActress, Television host & Model
Years active2008-present
AwardsStar Awards 2012 & Star Awards 2015 : Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes
Star Awards 2017 - Star Awards 2019 : Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese蔡琦慧
Musical career

Early life

Chua studied at Mayflower Secondary School,[1] Serangoon Junior College and graduated from the National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences with a Bachelor of Arts. Chua represented Singapore in netball and was part of the National Youth Netball team (1997 – 1999).[1] She was discovered at a basic modeling class, which started her four-year career as a model.

Career

Chua made her acting debut in Just in Singapore, where she was cast as the half-sister of Fiona Xie. In the latter part of 2008, she had 2 more roles in La Femme and Crime Busters x 2.

In 2010 Chua earned her first nomination for “Best Supporting Actress” in Star Awards 2010 for her character in The Dream Catchers. She made a guest appearance in Unriddle as Zhang Meilin, a girl with a dubious identity. The Score was Chua's first role as a lead actress where she played Zhou Tian Lan - an office lady with a mysterious background. She also acted in a drama series Secret Garden.

In 2011, Chua appeared in the movie It's a Great, Great World as Mu Dan, a nightclub dancer. Chua also starred alongside Chen Hanwei as his wife, Bai Xiu Ming a jovial workaholic in the drama Be Happy. Chua also hosted a lifestyle information program, "LOHAS" and "The Activist's Journey II", an info-ed program in 2012. She won her first Star Award, Top 10 Most Popular Female Artiste at Star Awards 2012.

In 2013, Chua starred in numerous dramas including It's A Wonderful Life, 96°C Café, The Enchanted and Sudden. She had her first comedy role in the sitcom, The Recruit Diaries where she played LT Angie Chen. Chua also had a role in Okto as an inexperienced elementary school teacher in The School Bell Rings and hosted season 4 of RenovAID.

In 2014, Chua won Bottomslim Sexiest leg award at Star Awards 20. Her character as part of a chivalrous team in Against The Tide earned her a nomination for "Best Supporting Actress" in Star Awards 2015.

Chua won her second Top 10 Most Popular Female Artiste award at Star Awards 2015. In 2016, Chua participated in Beyond Words (TV series) a Malaysian production, and was one of the leading actresses for If Only I Could (TV series), The Gentlemen and Soul Reaper. Chua was also cast in the drama Hero (2016 TV series). This character was seen as a breakthrough role and earned her a nomination for "Best Supporting Actress" in Star Awards 2017. In 2017, Chua played a Navy Captain in When Duty Calls, an NS50 drama in which Mediacorp Channel 8 collaborated with Ministry of Defence (Singapore) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (Singapore). She won her third Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes award in Star Awards 2017. Chua played a domineering housewife in the drama Mightiest Mother-in-Law. In 2018, Chua earned her first nomination for "Best Actress" in Star Awards 2018, for the housewife character she played in Mightiest Mother-in-Law. She won her fourth Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes award in Star Awards 2018. Chua starred in the drama Blessings 2, a time travel drama between 2018 and 1918 where she played the belle of Lavendar Street. Chua acted as a Nurse Clinician in the third installment of You Can Be An Angel.

Chua’s awards include 5 out of 10 Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes in 2012, 2015, 2017-2019 respectively.

Filmography

Television series and film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2020Happy Prince
快乐王子
Zhang Yuwen
张雨汶
  • Pairs up with Romeo Tan
  • 1st Female Lead 第一女主角
2019A Whole World Difference
都市狂想
Wu Xinyi
吴欣意
  • Unit Female Lead 单元女主角
  • Toggle Original Series
The Good Fight
致胜出击
Zhuang Shuya
庄舒雅
All Is Well
你那边怎样,我这边OK
Lin Zhiling
林芝玲
  • Mother of Lim Dao Rui
  • Cameo Appearance 客串
  • Singapore-Taiwan Production
I See You
看见看不见的你
Cheryl
  • Supporting Role 女配角
  • Toggle Original Series
Playground
游乐场
Guo Hanna
郭汉娜
  • Pairs up with Jeffrey Xu
  • 1st Female Lead 第一女主角
  • Toggle Original Series
Voyage Of Love
爱。起航
Chen Hailin
陈海琳
  • Pairs up with Pierre Png
  • 1/3 of the Female Lead 三大女主角之一
2018You Can Be An Angel 3
你也可以是天使 3
Xia Yutian
夏雨恬
Blessing 2
祖先保佑 2
Zheng Juehui
郑觉慧
  • Pairs up with Shaun Chen
  • 1/2 of the Female Lead 两大女主角之一
Love at Cavenagh Bridge
加文纳桥的约定
He Zishan
何紫衫
  • Pairs up with Jeremy Chan
  • Unit Female Lead 单元女主角
  • Toggle Original Series
Hong Ying
洪鹰
VIC
维多利亚的模力
Nicole Chong
  • Cameo Appearance 客串
  • Toggle Original Series
2017My Friends From Afar
知星人
Yang Tianning
杨天宁
When Duty Calls
卫国先锋
Shen Yixuan
沈宜萱
Mightiest Mother-in-Law
最强岳母
Guan Shuhui
管淑慧
  • Pairs up with Thomas Ong
  • 1/3 of the Female Lead 三大女主角之一
2016Hero
大英雄
Ou Jinxuan
区金萱
Soul Reaper
勾魂使者
Angela
  • Supporting Role 女配角
The Gentlemen
来自水星的男人
Su Meidai
苏美黛
  • Pairs up with Pierre Png
  • 1/3 of the Female Lead 三大女主角之一
If Only I Could
十年...你还好吗?
Huo Xiwen
霍希文
  • Pairs up with Elvin Ng
  • 1/2 of the Female Lead 两大女主角之一
Beyond Words
爱要怎么说
Vivian
徐家慧
  • 1/3 of the Female Lead 三大女主角之一
  • Malaysian Production
2015Mind Game
心迷
Feng Xuezhi
冯雪芝
  • Pairs up with Tay Ping Hui
  • 2nd Female Lead 第二女主角
  • Malaysian Production
Liang Huixin
梁慧心
Code of Law (Season 3)Amy
  • Cameo Appearance
Families On The Edge
一家都不能少
Karen Yeo
  • Pairs up with James Seah
  • 1st Female Lead 第一女主角
Love?
限量爱情
Rachel Yap
  • Unit Female Lead 单元女主角
Let It Go
分手快乐
Emily Xie
  • Cameo Appearance 客串
Good Luck
百岁大吉
Fang Enqi
方恩琦
2014Against The Tide
逆潮
Zhang Jingxuan
张静璇
2013Sudden
骤变
Zhao Kexuan
照克绚
  • Cameo Appearance 客串
The School Bell RingsMiss Lee
  • 1st Female Lead
  • Okto Drama
The Recruit Diaries
阿兵新传
Angie Chen Yanxi
陈妍希
  • Siblings with Jeffrey Xu
  • 1st Female Lead 第一女主角
The Enchanted
浴女图
Chen Jingli
陈金莉
  • 1/5 of the Female Lead 五大女主角之一
  • Malaysian Production
96°C Café
96 °C 咖啡
Luo Xijie
罗曦洁
It's A Wonderful Life
好运到
Isabella
  • Pairs up with Zen Chong
  • Supporting Role 女配角
2012Poetic Justice
微笑正义
Liang Huiqin
亮慧琴
  • Siblings with Adeline Lim
  • Cameo Appearance 客串
2011Be Happy
生日快乐
Bai Xiuming
白秀敏
Code of Honour
正义武馆
Tang Jiabao
唐家宝
  • Pairs up with Andie Chen
  • 1/2 of the Female Lead 两大女主角之一
  • Malaysian Production
2010 Secret Garden
秘密花园
Tracy
  • 1/2 of the Female Lead 两大女主角之一
The Score
无花果
Zhou Tianlan
周天蓝
  • 1st Female Lead 第一女主角
Unriddle
最火搭档
Zhang Meilin
张梅玲
  • Supporting Role 女配角
2009Your Hand in Mine
想握你的手
Li Lifen
李立芬
The Dream Catchers
未来不是梦
Zhang Xiaowei
张小薇
2008Crime Busters x 2
叮当神探
Yu Jie
于洁
  • Supporting Role 女配角
La Femme
绝对佳人
Qian Tingting
钱婷婷
  • Pairs up with Nat Ho
  • Supporting Role 女配角
Just in Singapore
一房半厅一水缸
Lin Xiuzhen
林秀真
  • Supporting Role 女配角

Hosting

Year Title
2012LOHAS乐活好正点
The Activist Journey II仁心侠旅 II
2013RenovAID Season 4
2014Green Footprints绿悠游
2015Women Warriors巾帼女将
Unusual School不一样的学校

Compilation album

Year English title Mandarin title
2013MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 13群星贺岁金蛇献祥和
2015MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 15新传媒群星金羊添吉祥
2016MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 16新传媒群星金猴添喜庆
2017MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 17新传媒群星咕鸡咕鸡庆丰年
2018MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 18新传媒群星阿狗狗过好年
2019MediaCorp Music Lunar New Year Album 19新传媒群星猪饱饱欢乐迎肥年

Accolades

YearCeremonyCategoryNominated WorkResult
2009 15th Star Awards Ceremony Best Newcomer N/A Nominated
2010 16th Star Awards Ceremony Best Supporting Actress The Dream Catchers
(as Zhang Xiaowei)
Nominated
2011 17th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 20
2012 18th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10
2013 19th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 20
2014 20th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 20
BottomSlim Sexiest Legs Award N/A Won
2015 21st Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10
Tokyo Bust Express Sexy Babe Award N/A Nominated
iWeekly Best Dressed Award N/A Won
Best Supporting Actress Against The Tide
(as Zhang Jingxuan)
Nominated
2016 22nd Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 20
Best Supporting Actress Good Luck
(as Fang Enqi)
Nominated
2017 23rd Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10
Best Supporting Actress Hero
(as Ou Jingxuan)
Nominated
Bioskin Flawless Skin Award N/A Nominated
2018 24th Star Awards Ceremony Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes N/A Top 10
Best Actress Mightiest Mother-in-Law
(as Guan Shuhui)
Nominated
201925th Star Awards CeremonyTop 10 Most Popular Female ArtistesN/ATop 10

References

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