Most would agree that being a mother is a full-time job in itself, but there are many women who are able to efficiently juggle both their career and family life. As Mother’s Day is fast approaching on May 8, we take a look at how six of Hong Kong’s most famous faces do it. 1. Gigi Lai Gigi Lai took over her brother’s medical aesthetic centre when he was seriously injured in a car crash in 2007. In 2009, she announced her retirement from acting so she could focus on family life with businessman Patrick Ma Ting-kung, as well as continuing her sibling’s business. She gave birth to their twin girls in 2010 and another daughter in 2012. But her role as a doting mother hasn’t stopped her from building an incredible beauty empire, earning her the title “Goddess of Beauty” . She is the CEO of CosMax cosmetics, which is now a listed company that has branches in prime locations and offers its own skincare products. 6 Hong Kong celebrity restaurateurs who lost millions due to Covid-19 2. Cecilia Cheung Single mum Cecilia Cheung is known to be close with her three sons – two of whom she shares with her ex, fellow star Nicholas Tse – occasionally sharing snippets of them on her social media. But she has not neglected the showbiz side of her life. With her focus shifted to mainland China, she joined the popular reality show Sisters Who Make Waves 2 and has taken to the stage for key events. She also launched her own fashion and lifestyle brand SeeCeciStreet. 3. Louise Wong A relative newbie – and a very successful one thanks to the popular biopic Anita – Louise Wong has actually been in the spotlight for longer than most people think. She started her modelling career when she was 17, walking on runways for fashion heavyweights in Paris, Milan and Tokyo until she became a single mum at the age of 24. How Miss Hong Kong 2020 Lisa Tse went from Scottish nurse to Canto TV star She’s now happily married to singer Sheldon Lo, and was nominated best actress and best new performer in the 40th Hong Kong Film Awards. 4. Fala Chen Fala Chen broke into the international market with her recent role in Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings . She had her baby daughter in February 2021. A couple of months after giving birth, Chen shared an image of herself flying with the newborn as she returned to work, not allowing the geographical distance to become an issue. 5. Gigi Leung Gigi Leung came across Spanish children’s fashion brand Nanos when shopping for her daughter and loved it so much she brought the brand to Hong Kong , opening two boutiques in the region. As for her entertainment career, while she has worked less since giving birth to her daughter, who is now seven, her recent performance on ViuTV’s The Parents League was well received. She plays a mum in the drama series too. Why doesn’t Hong Kong make great romance films any more? 6. Myolie Wu Former TVB “Triple TV Queen” Myolie Wu Hang-yee has been travelling between the mainland and Hong Kong in recent years as her career is mainly based over there, filming programmes ranging from drama series, reality shows and variety shows with rave reviews. As the mother of three young boys, she sometimes bring the young toddlers with her during filming, ensuring she can spend some quality time with them even with a busy schedule, according to WeekendHK. Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .