Jacelyn Tay was born on Jun 12, 1975 in Singapore. Jacelyn Tay's big-screen debut came with Homecoming directed by Thean-jeen Lee in 2011.
Jacelyn was in her freshman year at the National University Of Singapore Arts Faculty when the 4th bi-annual Star Search Competition organised by MediaCorp enticed her to give herself a shot at fame and an acting career in 1995.Sure enough, she won the female category of the competitions and along with tons of prizes to celebrate was a contract with Mediacorp and so her acting career began.She loves her job as an actress so much that she decided to give up her studies. However, the first couple of years at Mediacorp were difficult times for her when she was given minor roles with little opportunity to show her talent.Then came 1998, her role as He Xian Gu in the TV series "Legends of the Eight Immortals" won her the first Star Awards.Since then, she has never look back and has played many challenging roles such as the one in "The Legendary Swordsman" where she played "Dong Fang Bu Bai", a highly skill swordsman with a feminine flair".As she was becoming more and more successful at her career as an actress a twist of fate nearly took away all she has work hard for at the beginning of the new millenium.In year 2000, she was declared bankrupt after owing $300,000 to stockbroking firm. Though this unfortunate event has tainted her image and had made sponsor shy away from her. However, instead of going into a state of mental depression like some people, this steel maiden work harder to put her finances back in-order.5 years later, she has produced a magazine show, written 2 books and is currently hosting a health/beauty variety show called "A New You".
BirthdayJun 12, 1975
Place of BirthSingapore