Carina Lau

Carina Lau Kar-ling (born December 8, 1965 in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, with family roots in Rongxian, Guangxi, China) is a Hong Kong actress. She was especially notable in the 1980s for her girl-next-door type roles in films. Lau started her acting career in TVB, where she encountered fellow actor Tony Leung Chiu-Wai who had been her boyfriend since 1989. The couple wedded in 2008. Lau was born in Suzhou, China, in 1965. She emigrated to Hong Kong at the age of fifteen, and joined TVB acting classes. She has been in a relationship with Tony Leung Chiu-Wai since 1989. The couple married on July 21, 2008 at the Uma Paro resort in Bhutan in front of about 100 guests. According to Ming Pao Daily News, Faye Wong took the couple to India to visit the 17th Karmapa, together with her husband, actor Li Yapeng. They had an audience with the Karmapa, who suggested Bhutan as a wedding venue. The wedding itself cost more than HK$30 million and Lau's 12-carat (2.4 g) Cartier wedding ring is worth over HK$10 million. They have been a celebrity couple for 19 years. Guests included singer Faye Wong who performed for them on their special day.


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