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Joyce Chu, nicknamed Si Ye Cao (四葉草), born as Chu Zhu Ai (朱主爱) on March 7, 1997 in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, is a Malaysian singer and actress. She is known for her songs such as Malaysia Chabor, Your Little Round Hand and I Miss U. She is also known for her role as Violet Ong in Young & Fabulous.
English name: Joyce Chu
Nickname: Si Ye Cao (四葉草)
Birth name: Chu Zhu Ai (朱主爱)
Birthdate: March 7, 1997
Birthplace: Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Education: National University of Singapore
Occupation: Singer, actress
Label: RED People, Avex Taiwan
Joyce Chu was born and raised in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. She has an older sister, Joana, and an older brother, Joey, who starred in some of her videos. She graduated from Si Ling Secondary School in Singapore, but discontinued her studies after her GCE 'O' Level examination to focus on her online career.
Chu became a regional internet sensation with her song "Malaysia Chabor", composed by Namewee with information about herself. The song was based on recounts of netizens uploading her photos onto fake accounts and describing her as a Korean, which annoyed her, and she uses the song to tell others she is a "Malaysian Chabor" (Malaysian girl) and not Korean, as many have assumed her to be. Since June 2014, the video has reached about five million views on YouTube, and has spawned covers and parodies by others, especially by a Singaporean recruit consultant, Gary Chun, who made his own version called "Singapore Dapor" in which he showed his affection for Chu.
On 15 October 2014, Chu released a self-composition entitled "Your Little Round Hand" (伸出圆手) for the 100th anniversary of Doraemon. Chu was a guest star at Singaporean talent competition The Ultimate Star Finals, and told The New Paper that she intended to become a singer-actress in Singapore.
In 2015, it was announced that Chu would be starring in Singapore's first cosplay-themed film, Young & Fabulous, alongside Aloysius Pang, Jeffrey Xu and Joshua Tan. Chu also became the celebrity beauty advisor for Water 360° by Watson's, and her song, "It's A Long Day", was done as a collaboration with Water 360°.
In November 2015, it was announced that Chu would release her self-titled EP. The lead single from the EP, "I Miss U", featured herself in more than a hundred locations in different countries. another version has rap verses by Namewee. A third video was also planned to mash up covers by a huge number of fans, sent by e-mail from 4 to 20 December.
- 2016: Young & Fabulous as Violet Ong
- Red Red People Red Red Year 红红年 (2015)
- 2013: 因为你是你 Because You Are You
- 2014: Malaysia Chabor, Your Little Round Hand, Like Me, 謝謝你 (Opera ABC), You're Not Red 你不紅, Sambal Party 38派對
- 2015: 家裡 Sweet Home, It's A Long Day, 好想你 I Miss U, 好想你 I Miss U 2.0 (with Namewee), 七洞強 (CNY 2015), 咩咩咩
- 2016: 好想你 I Miss U 3.0 (with Namewee), 在一起 Together (ft Namewee), 冷冷 der 聖誕節 Merry Cold Christmas
- 2014: Neway K-Awards
Top 5 Exclusive KTV Songs (for "Malaysia Chabor") - Won
- 2015: Neway K-Awards