Somaline Ang Ling (born August 16, 1994), addressed as Hong Ling, is a renowned actress and TV personality from Singapore.
She is no stranger to the Singaporean entertainment industry. She made her first appearance on television in 2006 at age twelve.
Hong Ling has since gone on to star in numerous local productions, and it’s not hard to see why she’s so popular with viewers. From her charismatic personality to her petite nature, she exudes every cinematic role perfectly.
|WIKI FACTS & ABOUT DATA|
|Full Name:||Somaline Ang Ling|
|Stage Name:||Hong Ling|
|Born:||16 August 1994 (age 28 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Singapore|
|Husband • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Nick Teo|
|Occupation:||Actress • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$10 million|
Early Life & Education
Hong Ling was born in Singapore to Thai-Chinese parents. She was born on the 16th of August, 1994.
She has two siblings; a brother and a sister, who looks like her twin. Her father was a businessman, and her mother was a housewife. She said she was “raised in a traditional Chinese family and grateful for her roots.”
Hong Ling began acting at 12 while she was still in sixth grade. She completed her studies at Fuchun Secondary School. She is the second child in a family of three.
Her cinematic talent was discovered while she was a student at Temasek Polytechnic; however, Hong Ling halted her studies in pursuit of her acting career. At the moment, it is quite unclear whether she went back to complete her studies.
Hong Ling happens to be in a relationship with her fellow thespian named Nick Teo. She and Nick Teo have been together for around seven years and plan to tie the knot in a few years.
Nick Teo, who plays the role of a firefighter in a Mediacorp firefighter drama titled Safe Hands, revealed that he hasn’t yet decided how he would propose to her [Hong Ling].
Although Nick Teo once revealed that he would get married to Hong Ling when he turns 35; however, we don’t know what is holding him back from putting a ring on her finger.
In 2013, Hong Ling was recruited through the talent-hunt program titled Hey Gorgeous, where she made it to the semifinals. During the talent show, she was introduced as Somaline Ang, her Thai name.
After the performance, she started going by her Chinese name, Hong Ling, as she had noticed that many people had difficulties pronouncing her Thai name. She completed an acting course at the Singapore Media Academy in 2014.
She co-starred with Nick Teo in a 2014 long-form drama titled 118. She appeared in the drama You Can Be an Angel Too in 2015 and won the Tokyo Bust Express Sexy Babe Award, hosted by Star Awards.
In 2016, Hong Ling had cameos in the television show Hero and Soul Reaper. Additionally, she gained experience working on the sets of several TV programs, such as The Dream Job, I Want to Be a Star, and The Truth Seekers.
She landed her first female lead role in Home Truly in 2017 and continued with the sequel of 118 II. Hong Ling was also nominated for the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artists for the first time in 2017. And in 2021, she won her first Top 10 Most Popular Female Artists award at the Star Awards.
Hong Ling has accumulated an estimated net worth of US$10 million. She has been a part of the entertainment industry for over eight years and has appeared in several films and television shows.
Hong Ling is considered one of China’s most successful actresses.
- Instagram handle: @Honglingg_
- Twitter handle: @Hongling_
- In The Name of Love
- You Can Be An Angel Too
- Soul Reaper
- I Want To Be A Star
- The Dream Job
- The Truth Seekers
- Home Truly
- Fifty & Fabulous
- Mister Flower