Jack Neo

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Jack Neo

Jack Neo (born Neo Chee Keong on 24 January 1956) is a Singaporean movie director at MediaCorp, a Singapore media company. He directed I Not Stupid, Money No Enough, Ah Boys to Men and Ah Boys to Men 2, all of which were very popular. Neo was once a comedian.

Neo received the Best Director Award at the Silver Screen Awards in 1998. He was also awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award in the following year for his contributions to Singapore's media industry. In 2004, Neo became the first moviemaker in Singapore to be honoured with the Public Service Award. He also received the Cultural Medallion on 21 October 2005 together with musician Dick Lee.[1]

In 2008, Neo and Mark Lee bought the Singapore master franchise rights for Old Town White Coffee. It is a coffee retail store from Ipoh, Malaysia. Their first store at Big Splash opened on 30 March in 2008.

Neo married Irene Kng in 1988 and they have four children.[2] It is his second marriage.[2] He is a Christian and worships at City Harvest Church.

In March 2010, it was revealed Neo had an affair with model Wendy Chong.[3] Later it was reported that Neo tried to have relations with up to 11 women.[4]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 12 Storeys Ah Gu Actor
1998 Money No Enough Chew Wah Keong Writer, Actor
Hitman in the City Writer, Director, Narrator
1999 That One Not Enough Writer, Director
Liang Popo: The Movie Liang Popo Writer, Actor
2002 I Not Stupid Mr Liu Writer, Director, Actor
2003 Homerun Mr Tan Writer, Director
2004 The Best Bet Writer, Director
2005 I Do I Do Director
One More Chance Reporter Writer, Director
2006 I Not Stupid Too Mr Yeo (Steven) Writer, Director, Actor
2007 Just Follow Law Doctor Writer, Director, Narrator
2008 Ah Long Pte Ltd Composer Writer, Director, Actor
Money No Enough 2 Yang Baoqiang Writer, Director, Actor
2009 Love Matters Writer, Director
Where Got Ghost? Yang Baoqiang Director, Actor
2010 Being Human Waiter Director
2011 Homecoming Karen Neo Actor
The Ghosts Must Be Crazy Executive Producer, Writer
2012 We Not Naughty Writer, Director, Narrator
Ah Boys to Men ?
2013 Ah Boys to Men 2 TBC Writer, Director
Everyone's Business ? ?

References[change | change source]

  1. "The rise and fall of Jack Neo". www.asiaone.com.
  2. 2.0 2.1 [1]
  3. "Model exposes affair with S'pore director Jack Neo], 07 March 2010, Channel Newsasia".
  4. French girl spills on Neo