Ruco Chan Chin-pang is a Hong Kong actor and singer. He holds to Hong kong nationality and belongs to Fujian, Xiamen and China ancestry.
Early Life & Education
My Favourite TVB Actor winner Ruco Chan is a Hong Kong singer and an actor. He was raised in Hong Kong to a firefighter father and his mother was a tailor. He belongs to Fujian, Xiamen, and China ancestry and holds Hong Kong nationality.
The 40-years-old Ruco Chan loved to play table tennis and joined the Hong Kong Table Tennis team at the age of 13. At that time, he was the youngest player to represent Hong Kong in overseas competitions. He committed to the sport for five years and left it upon completing his high school exams. He graduated from TVB’s Seventh Artiste Training Class of 1994.
After graduation, Chan worked in a technical institution and earned 3,000 HKD per month, and he also joined the TVB’s Artiste Training Class.
In 1994, Ruco Chan made his debut in television serial drama “Instinct”. Soon after he made a brief appearance in the sitcom “A Kindred Spirit”. For the next 3-years, he appeared in minor parts in over 18 TVB television dramas. In 1998, he left TVB after signing a record deal with PolyGram. Chan won various small supporting roles in several Hong Kong films.
In 2001, Chan signed with ATV to take a shot at TV acting once more. As per Chan, his initial two years at ATV were "uncomfortable, rough, and filled with regret." Despite his past, acting encounters in both TV and film, ATV just gave him minor parts and spots in music videos.
Ruco Chan's first major part was in the 2004 period drama “Love in a Miracle”, in which he played a role of an antagonist. He was then given a unique supporting role in “My Date with a Vampire III” in 2004. Other than performing in TV dramas, Chan also showed up in numerous theatrical shows and hosted numerous gala functions for ATV.
Chan’s back to TVB
Unsatisfied with ATV, Chan came back to TVB in 2008 and marked an eight-year administration contract with the company. He was cast in supporting parts in a few successful TV shows, like Burning Flame III (2009), The Threshold of a Persona (2009), Ghost Writer (2010), The Mysteries of Love (2010), Every Move You Make (2010), and When Lanes Merge (2010). Most of the characters he played were negative.
In 2011, he became the center of attraction to the media for the depiction of barrister Keith Lau in the TV legal drama “The Other Truth”. He was selected for Best Actor and My Favourite Male Character at the 2011 TVB Awards Presentation for his role in the same series.
Chan’s relationship with Eunis Yiu:
Talking about Ruco's personal life, he is an unmarried man, but he has dated few beautiful ladies. The handsome Hong Kong actor and singer Chan began dating the 2008 Miss Asia, Eunis Yiu when he was working at ATV.
Due to his busy filming schedule, he didn't give much time to Yiu which led to their breakup after 2 years of romance, in 2010. Chan declared that he had surrendered his love life because of his career.
Chan’s dating rumors to Nancy Wu
After booking up with Eunis Yiu, Chan remained single more than 5 years, until he met Nancy Wu. He started dating Nancy Wu his co-star in early 2016. The couple tried a lot to keep their love affair under wraps.
But rumors have flown about Ruco proposing to Nacy after dating for just three months. Well, it is said that Nacy has not accepted his proposal yet as she needs more time to understand him better.
Chan’s Net Worth:
The veteran actor and singer Ruco Chan has signed a TVB contract with $500 thousand HKD per annum. Apart from that he also had signed with ATV which adds more to his net worth. The talented Ruco has a net worth in six digits(HKD).
Ruco Chan Affairs
First Affair with Eunis Yiu
The handsome Hong Kong actor and singer Ruco Chan began dating the 2008 Miss Asia, Eunis Yiu when Chan was working at ATV. Due to is busy filming schedule, he was not able to spend more time with Yiu which led to their break up in 2010.
Affair with Nancy Wu
After he broke up with Yiu he took a break from dating for 5 years and until he met Nacy wu his co-star. They have been dating for three months and rumors have sparked about Ruco proposing to Nancy.