Comedians have always been vital parts of the entertainment industry. They have helped relieve many from stress, worry, pressure, and anxiety with their funny tales. The same can be said for Ronny Chieng, an upcoming comedian in Australia. He has Chinese and Malaysian ancestry and was born in Asia.
The comic star practices his profession in Australia and has begun to carve a niche for himself in the entertainment industry with a couple of awards to his credit. Asides from stand-up comedy, he is also an actor and has starred in a few movies including the 2018 hit movie, Crazy Rich Asians. Want to know more about the comedian? Keep reading.
Ronny Chieng’s Bio (Age)
Multi-talented entertainer, Ronny Chieng came from a Chinese-Malaysian descent. He was born Ronny Xin Yi Chieng on November 21, 1985. His parents’ identity is not known and it is also not known if he has any siblings. He was born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia and was raised in England, the United States and later Singapore. He later moved to Australia where he eventually began his career.
Chieng’s educational background was solidly laid with two degrees from his attendance of a handful of academic institutions. As a child and a young lad, he attended the Yuhua Primary School, Pioneer Secondary School, and Pioneer Junior College in Singapore.
He obtained his first and second degree in Law and Commerce respectively from the University of Melbourne in Australia from whence he graduated in 2009. After these degrees, he went on to enroll in the Australian National University where he bagged a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2012. There are no records to show that he practiced what he studied; however, he moved in the line of entertainment, establishing himself as a comedian cum actor.
He started stand-up comedy professionally when he moved to Australia. Ronny has made a few appearances in festivals and other events where he performed as a comedian. His debut one-hour comedy special appearance was at a Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Sydney Comedy Festival. This was in 2012 and his performance earned him the Best Newcomer award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. In the same year and the one following, he was invited to entertain the audiences at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and at the SOHO Theatre in London’s West End.
To survive the tides of life one has to be resilient and strong. Ronny Chieng’s journey into the comedy scenes has not always been easy as he was once booed off the stage in an event he went to perform at, but he was not deterred by the incident but kept his spirit together and has been excelling.
He attended a comedy special Can You Do This? No, You Can’t also at Melbourne, Australia which saw a huge audience up to about 1,400 people in attendance. Asides from his comedy appearances, he has also featured on talk shows like The Daily Show as one of its reporters and contributors.
As an actor, Ronny Chieng has featured on a couple of comedy-themed movies and series such as Problems, This is Littleton, Legally Brown, It’s a Date, among others. He co-wrote and also features in the series Ronny Chieng: International Student. The series is a television sitcom which is partly fictional and partly non-fictional. It tells the story of Ronny and his friends while they were at the University of Melbourne. Its debut episode premiered in 2017 on ABC Australia and on the cable station, Comedy Central.
For all his efforts in his comedy and acting career, he has also been awarded the Director Choice Award and Best of The Fest both in 2014.
Who is His Wife?
Like most men in their 30s, Ronny is married. He dated and got married to Hannah Pham on September 9, 2016, however, they do not have any children.
Information about Hannah is not available on the internet, except for her ethnicity which has been discovered to be Vietnamese-Australian. It is assumed that the couple is happily married judging by their red carpet appearances.
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Height and Body Measurements
Ronny Chieng is a great comedian with an impressive look. The Asian correspondent’s exact body measurements – height and weight – is not known but by what is seen, he has a slim physique. He also doesn’t look out of shape with a protruding belly or slabby chest. Other information about his measurements is also not available.
Other Facts About the Malaysian Comedian
1. Ronny Chieng has been to a lot of places in his lifetime. He was born in Malaysia, moved to Singapore, then Australia and now lives in Manhattan, U.S.A.
2. He has a new sock line. The name of this line is not known, however, the comedian is looking for stores that would sell them.
3. In 2012, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, and the Herald Sun newspapers named Ronny Chieng as one of the Top 10 Rising Comedians in Australia.