Coco Lee

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Birthday
17, 1975
Birthplace
Hong Kong, China
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Hong Kong, China

About

Singer and actress who gained fame through popular Mandarin albums like 1998's Di Da Di as well as roles in Chinese films like 2004's Master of Everything. In 2001, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original song for "A Love Before Time" from Ang Lee's martial arts epic Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

Before Fame

She was born in Hong Kong but grew up in the United States. In 1992, she went back to Hong Kong and was the runner-up in the 12th Annual New Talent Singing Awards, at which point she was offered a record deal by Capital Artists.

Trivia

In 2001, she performed "A Love Before Time" at the Academy Awards, becoming the first person of Chinese ethnicity ever to perform at the ceremony.

Family Life

She married Jewish-Canadian businessman Bruce Philip Rockowitz in July 2011. She has sisters named Nancy and Carol.

Associated With

She collaborated with Singaporean pop star JJ Lin on the song "Smile Shanghai" for Shanghai World Expo 2010.