Pierre Png Biography
Pierre Png Theodore Tiang Huat, better known as Pierre Png is a Singaporean actor and comedian of Peranakan descent. He was born 29 October 1973 Singapore. He was educated at St Gabriel’s Primary School and Holy Innocents’ High School.
He is known for starring in MediaCorp’s Channel 5 and Channel 8’s dramas. Early in his career, he was known for playing the role of Phua Chu Beng in long-running sitcom Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd. He is also known for his role as a troubled and unhappy husband in the 2008 year-end blockbuster period drama The Little Nyonya, and as a villain in 2013 drama The Journey: A Voyage.
He made his television debut on Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd and several Channel 5 productions. He later began acting in Chinese language dramas on Channel 8 and was nominated for the Most Popular Newcomer Award at the 2001 Star Awards. In 2006 he received his first Best Actor award nomination at the Star Awards 2006 for his role in The Shining Star. He won the coveted award on his fourth nomination in 2014 for his vicious role Hei Long in MediaCorp’s year-end mega-blockbuster.
In 2014, he snared a leading role in the Channel 5 blockbuster drama Zero Calling and clinched the Best Actor award at the 19th Asian Television Awards. He co-starred in the Warner Bros. film Crazy Rich Asians, with Constance Wu and Henry Golding. The film marked his Hollywood feature film debut.
He has a worth of 43 million US dollars.
Pierre Png is the Singaporean actor and the Peranakan descent comedian. He is also associated with the MediaCorp and best known for his daring in the Channel 5 (English language) and Channel 8 (Chinese language. He is become famed for his role as the unhappy and troubled husband in the blockbuster drama The Little Nyonya in 2008 and as the villain in “The Journey: A Voyage”. He wins the best actor award in the Star Award nominations in 2006 for his role in “The Shining Star”. Pierre Png estimated net worth is US $ 43 million and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest celebrities of Singapore.