Edison Chen was born on October 7, 1980, in Vancouver, Canada. He has lived in Vancouver and NYC for a long period of his life, and this contributes to his fluency in the English language. While clubbing with a bunch of friends in a Hong Kong club, he was approached by a scout and was asked to film a commerical. From there on, he was introduced into the Hong Kong entertainment circle where he gained immense popularity for his good looks.He has starred in many films including Infernal Affairs I & II (which later was remade into the Hollywood hit "The Departed"), The Twins Effect, Initial D, and Dog Bite Dog. Determined on expanding his horizons beyond Hong Kong, he also starred as the male lead in the Japanese drama "Looking at the Same Moon." Edison has released many Cantonese albums, and is currently working on a mandarin album in which some songs are produced by American rapper Kanye West.Edison has been rumored with many girls such as Gillian Chung, Bobo Chan, 2R's Roseanne, Maggie Q, Stephy Tang,and etc. Since the summer, he has mentioned a girl named "V" on his personal blog many times. He only recently admitted to dating Vincy Yeung, niece of EEG CEO Albert Yeung, after the premiere of his Hollywood debut, The Grudge 2.