A lot of you would be familiar with the name Joe Cheng. He is a heartthrob and a crush of millions of girls and women around the world. For those of you not in the know, Joe Cheng is a Taiwanese model, singer and actor. He rose to fame by reprising the role of Jiang Zhishu in a very hit Taiwanese serial. Let’s dig into this handsome hunk’s personal life and find out some juicy details
Joe Cheng Bio: Real Name, Age, Early Life
Joe Cheng’s birth name is Bryan Cheng. Until 2005, he was known by the name Bryan Cheng but he changed his name to Joe Cheng that year. He was born on June 19, 1982. He was born and raised in Beitun, Taichung, Taiwan. His parents are divorced and he grew up with his father. He also has an elder sister who lived with his mother.
Currently he is 37 years old. He started his acting career in 2003. Before that, he worked as a model and was quite successful in that field. He is very popular in Asia, particularly in China, Taiwan, Japan, Hongkong and Singapore.
Joe Cheng’ Career Details
Joe Cheng started his modeling career through Catwalk Modeling Agency. He gain popularity and success very early on in his career. During his modeling years, he featured in many popular music albums which earned him an early recognition. He has also worked with many famous brands like Puma and Adidas. He has done many rumway shows and earned many accolades.
In 2003,he began his acting career from the Taiwanese drama serial, “The Rose” where he played the second lead. This show soon made him a household name and thus began his successful acting journey. In the following year, Cheng played the lead role in two Taiwanese serials and in 2005, he took up the role of Jiang Zhishu in the serial “It began with the Kiss”. This helped his rise in popularity and fame. The role of Jiang Zhishu is loved by people, not just in Taiwan but in other parts of Asia too.
As a model and an actor, Cheng has had quite an illustrious career. He has won many awards and gained a lot of popularity in a short span of time. Not just that, Cheng is also a singer. Cheng released his first single, Sing a Song in 2009. Although the sales of the single were good in Taiwan, the song failed to create an impression that Cheng would have wanted to. Unfortunately, Cheng’s music career couldn’t take off as he would have hoped but he is still a much loved and appreciated actor and model in Asia.
Joe Cheng Net Worth
As of 2018, Joe Cheng’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He has accumulated his wealth from his modeling, acting and singing career. If his popularity continues, we might soon see a rise in his net worth.
Joe Cheng Dating History
Being as handsome as Joe Cheng is, it isn’t a surprise to be linked to a handful of actresses. But Cheng has, to a large extent, managed to keep his relationships private. However, there has been one relationship of Cheng that gained a lot of attention. Cheng was linked with his co-star Ariel Lin. In the beginning, both were just good friends but soon love blossomed between them and they became a couple.
Sadly, the couple couldn’t stand the test of time and had to part ways with each other. They broke up amicably and continue to be good friends till date.
Currently, Joe Cheng is reported to be enjoying singlehood. He isn’t married to anyone neither is he in any relationships as of now.
Joe Cheng Ex-Girlfriend Ariel Lin
Ariel Lin is a Taiwanese actress and singer. She is 37 years old . She was born in 1982 in Yilan, Taiwan. Lin’s parents were divorced and she grew up with her mother. As a child, she grew up in poverty but after her acting career took off, things started settling down.
Lin made her acting debut in 2004 with the Taiwanese drama True Love. Her first movie came a year later in 2005. She debuted her singing career with the theme song of drama serial Love Contract. Her most popular role till date is Yuan Xiangquin opposite Joe Cheng in the serial, It All Started With A Kiss.
After breaking up with her co-star Joe Cheng, Ariel Lin married a businessman named Charles Lin in 2014. She is currently happily married.
Quick Facts About Joe Cheng
Name: Joe Cheng (originally Bryan Cheng)
Birth date: 19th June, 1982
Age: 37 years
Profession: Actor, Model, Singer
Net worth: 3 million dollars
Annual income: Not known
Relationship status: Single
Ex Girlfriend: Ariel Lin