In the spotlight

PUBLISHED : Monday, 22 November, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 22 November, 2004, 12:00am

Gigi Leung Wing-kei first hit the screen with a watch commercial in 1994, and was offered a movie role. She signed a contract with EEI Records in 1996, officially starting her showbiz career.

Her childhood ambition was to be an interior designer. She never thought about becoming a singer, even though she liked to sing and had always been keen on joining the band and choir during her school days.

Her first solo album - Love Myself - was released in 1996.

Born: Leung Pei-chi, March 25, 1976

Nickname: Go Mui (Tall Girl)

Family: parents and a twin brother

Education: Maryknoll Convent School; a diploma from the School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hobbies: swimming, singing karaoke, surfing the internet, basketball, 10-pin bowling, skiing, drawing, playing with her cat and two dogs

Instruments: piano (Grade 5), drums, guitar

Favourite food: chocolate, ice- cream, strawberries Favourite artists: Josephine Siao Fong-fong, Sandy Lam Yik-lin