25th April 2022 – (Hong Kong) The 47-year-old Hong Kong singer Eason Chan revealed to his fans on a social media feed recently that his bank account balance has reduced to a ‘mere HK$39.2 million’. He said that his bank balance is only sufficient to cover the expenses in the next two years. He said that he is very stressed because he has not worked for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He told his fans that he is paying around HK$600,000 per month for housing loans.
Chan was ranked sixth in the 2013 Forbes China Celebrity Top 100 List.
In 2013, Chan revealed he had suffered from bipolar disorder and phobia of large crowds during the 11th night of his “Life Concert 2013”. In 2020,Chan has been appointed as the “Shall We Talk” initiative’s ambassador to promote mental health and arouse public attention to mental well-being. His classic Canto-pop song, “Shall We Talk”, has been chosen as the theme song.
On 25th March 2021, Chan’s company, My Kan Wonderland Limited announced on Weibo that the company would “resolutely boycott any behaviour vilifying China” and that the company would terminate its role as a brand ambassador for Adidas, leading to public backlash against Chan.