Perhaps most famous for his role as Huang Jincheng on the Singaporean television series The Little Nyonya, Lim also appeared in the MediaCorp series The In-Laws and won a 2007 Star Award for his supporting role in Kinship I.
At the start of his career, he appeared in the television series Different Cut, Different Stroke.
He hosted such television series as Road Trip, On the Beat, and Stars for a Cause.
His marriage to fellow Singaporean entertainer Evelyn Tan resulted in children named Kristen, Jairus, Way, and Elliot.
He and fellow Singaporean actor Jeanette Aw were both contracted MediaCorp artists.