name : elva hsiao, (traditional chinese : ???; simplified chinese: ???) real name : ??? birthdate : 24th august 1979 (some say 1980) height : 162cm? weight : 42kg interests : dancing, sea sports, volleyball, going to the gym, reading books and magazines on arts and designing strengths and talents : singing, drawing, dancing (well-verse in jazz, street, ballet, folk), speaks fluent english (having lived in vancouver for a few years), musical instruments (piano and flute)
how she was discovered : she took part in a TVB talent search, got into the finals and was subsequently signed as an artist by Yao Chien.
education: Major in Design at John Casablancas Institute, Vancouver
Besides having a good repertoire of ballads and up tempo tracks, Elva is also known for her sleek dance moves and strong stage presence. Since her debut in 1999, she has released nine studio albums, including an English album, guest starred in the movie ?infernal affairs II? opposite Tony Leung and published her own book on pilates.
Elva has also won countless awards, including the prestigious IFPI world best selling chinese artist for the impressive sales figure of her first two albums ?elva hsiao self titled album? and ?red rose?. She is the favourite spokesperson for many leading brands, including pantene, de beers, motorola, sprite, avon Up2U, california fitness, anta, etc.