21st May 2022 – (Hong Kong) Local veteran actress 56-year-old Carina Lau is married to actor Tony Leung. As the couple do not have children of their own, she treats her 27-year-old nephew, Jeff Lau, like her own son. She recently posted a picture of him blowing a birthday cake on her Instagram account and she wished him happy birthday. Jeff Lau who is an architect accompanies her to some formal events. She also bought him a car as a graduation gift in 2017.
Sources have revealed that she intends to leave him her HK$800m fortune.
Carina Lau Kar-ling is a Hong Kong-Canadian actress and singer. She started her acting career in TVB, before going on to achieve success in films after 2nd year at the college. She was notable in the 1980s for her girl-next-door type roles in films. She also plays Empress Wu Zetian in Tsui Hark‘s Detective Dee films, starting with Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame in 2010. She has won Best Actress awards at Hong Kong Film Award and Mainland China’s Golden Rooster Awards, and nominated at Cannes Film Festival and Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards.
Her husband is Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai. Lau frequently appears in the Hong Kong fashion scene and is a patron of many charities.