Rui En Biography
Rui En born Lu Rui En is a Singaporean actress contracted under MediaCorp and managed under Hype Records. She was born on 29 January 1981 in Singapore. She studied at Singapore Chinese Girls’ School for both her primary and secondary education.
She took up ballet as a co-curricular activity, she then dropped itt and joined the choir in Secondary Three and Four. She completed her A Levels at the pre-tertiary education in Raffles Junior College, winning the championship in National Schools’ Hockey Tournament. She graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Business in 2004, specialising in Banking and Finance. In 2007, she was presented with the Nanyang Outstanding Young People Award by her alma mater Nanyang Technological University.
She begun acting in MediaCorp drama, No Problem, in 2002. She landed her first leading role in 2005, with A Promise for Tomorrow. In the following year, she was identified as one of the most promising young actresses in the Singapore Entertainment Industry by local entertainment magazine I-Weekly and was hence labelled as one of the Seven Princesses of Mediacorp.
has starred in a three-part docudrama produced by Channel NewsAsia, as one of Singapore’s pioneer painters, Georgette Chen. The English-language series, which was also adapted into Mandarin, aired on Channel NewsAsia, MediaCorp Channel 5 and MediaCorp Channel 8 in April 2015.
She become known after appearing in a SingTel hi!Card commercial as the running girl in 2001. She was offered a contract by Artiste Networks, a section of Hype Records. In 2002, she debuted her acting career with her first drama, No Problem!. In late 2002, she launched her music career in Taiwan, with the album Rui ∑n vol. 01, distributed by Alfa Music. She released her second album in Singapore under Hype Records, titled United Nations, in late 2008.
She first won the Best Actress Award at the Singapore Star Awards 2011 with her role as a young widow in With You, the highest-rated Singapore drama in year 2010. She was awarded the Best Actress in Leading Role at the Asian Television Awards 2012, for her role as a tough cop in crime drama Unriddle 2.
She went on to win her third acting award in the following year at the Star Awards 2013 for the same role in Unriddle 2, earning her second Best Actress Award at Star Awards. In 2013, She was appointed the spokesperson for L’Oréal Paris Youth Code, making her the first Singaporean spokesperson for the international cosmetics brand.
Rui En Age
She was born on 29 January 1981 in Singapore, she is 37 years old as in 2018.
Rui En Husband
According to the sources, Rui is not married, she is neither dating anyone, but in 2013, she had a fake wedding with Li Nanxing which she described it as the ultimate fantasy wedding.
Rui En Smoking
In an interview of 2001 with The Straits Times, she confessed that she used to smoke and drink occasionally.
Rui En Songs
- Hate It
- Can’t Stand It
- Alternative Way To Treat You Better
- White Feather
- Who Is That
- Slow Dance
- Travel Notes
- Inside Out
- Love’s Side Effect
- Tired & Annoyed
- Empty Bottle
- Friends At Daybreak
- Why Should You Bother
- Can’t Shake It Off
- The Unconventional Niceness
- Empty Vase
- Let Go
- United Nations
Rui En Tv Shows
- Have A Little Faith
- Against the Tide
- The In-Laws
- The Dream Catchers
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Rui En spends time with fans before returning to work
Updated: 27 Aug 2018
Rui En and RBKD spent the day painting murals for a VWO partner
In a little over a month’s time, Rui En will be busy crunching scripts and prepping herself for her brand new TV project. But before she delves into her soul reaper role for Channel 8 drama series, Yin Cuo Yang Cha (阴错阳差, English title to be confirmed), the actress spent a day painting with members from her official fanclub, RBKD.
The charity project for an unnamed VWO (Voluntary Welfare Organisation) saw the group sprucing up a revision room as part of RBKD’s 10th anniversary celebrations. In photos shared with the media, Rui En was seen on all fours, as she joined her members in painting every nook and cranny of the room.
They repainted the walls in blue ombré—a task they learned was “more challenging” than “single colour painting”—and painted inspirational quotes such as ‘The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all’ and ‘Tough times don’t last, tough people do’ on the walls.
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According to RBKD, the 37-year-old had specially requested for them to do this activity before filming kicks off in September. They also learned that Rui En had went for a Muay Boran grading examination the next day, after spending the day painting with them, when they saw pictures of her posing with the certificate.
In a quote shared with RBKD, Rui En said: “It was so lovely to see all the familiar faces yesterday after so long. Very proud of you guys and your hard work. Looking forward to more charity events.”
We’re sure, to Rui En, nothing beats spending a fulfilling time with her fans, giving back to society in any way possible.
Rui En makes Channel 8 comeback as a ‘soul reaper’
Updated: 20 Jun 2018
She will pair up with Shaun Chen in an upcoming lighthearted comedy series
Fans of Rui En will have something to look forward to: she will be lighting up our television screens again with a comeback drama in 2019. Her last TV series, Have A Little Faith, wrapped in May and aired in July last year, and the actress has been on hiatus since then with no new TV projects lined up this year.
It was recently reported that the 37-year-old is currently prepping for a comeback after she was spotted hanging out – and looking in great shape – at The Rugby 7s Finals in April.
Head of Chinese Drama Productions Chong Liung-man confirmed the news about Rui En’s new Channel 8 drama in an interview with Toggle. “We feel that it’s time for her to make a comeback and pitched this story and role to her and [her management agency] Hype Records. We felt that she was suited for the role, plus she has good comic timing based on her past shows and she’ll have a chance to show her comedic chops in this character,” he said.
“We are definitely looking forward to an even better Rui En especially after she had one year to rest and recharge herself. There are also reports of her taking up Muay Thai and keeping fit, and we hope she will be able to surpass her past performances with this show.
The drama, titled Yin Cuo Yang Cha (阴错阳差, English title to be confirmed), is purported to be a lighthearted comedy which talks about a soul reaper tasked to complete several missions in the human world; it also aims to reflect on the attitudes and values of people in the 21st century through its stories.
Rui En will play a ‘soul reaper’ Special Forces officer and will be paired up with Shaun Chen, whom she last worked with on The Journey: Our Homeland and The Dream Makers.
In a phone interview with Toggle, male lead Shaun shared that he is looking forward to working with Rui En again. “We do have chemistry especially since we’ve worked with each other before… she’s a good actress and I hope there will be sparks between our characters in this show,” he quipped.
“This will be a modern drama and I look forward to it because the story concept is very interesting,” he added. “My and Rui En’s characters start off as loggerheads who eventually fall in love with each other… Filming with her will be good – we have the ‘feels’ and share common ground when it comes to translating our characters on screen.”
Yin Cuo Yang Cha also stars Chen Hanwei, Hong Hui Fang and Nick Teo. The series is slated for a March 2019 release and production will begin mid-September.