Tong Bing Yu Biography: Age, Education, Career

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Tong Bing Yu (born June 14, 1983) formerly known as Chris Ton is a talented Malaysian actress, host, singer, and producer.

She is best known for her work in the television series The Legends of Lai Meng.

Real Facts About Tong Bing Yu

  • Full Name: Tong Bing Yu
  • Stage Name: Chris Ton
  • Born: 14 June 1983
  • Age: 39 years old (2022)
  • Place of Birth: Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Nationality: Malaysia
  • Parents: Zhen Ton, Liu Ton
  • Siblings: Tong Binglin, Tong Bingjie, Tong Bingxin
  • Husband • Spouse: Mr. Kee (m. 2010)
  • Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
  • Net Worth: N/A

Early Life & Education

Tong Bing Yu, formerly addressed as Chris Ton, was born and raised in Malaysia on June 14th, 1983.

Her father, Zhen Ton, was a Confucian scholar, and his mother’s maiden name was Liu Ton. Tong Bing Yu had at least three brothers, Tong Binglin, Tong Bingjie, and Tong Bingxin.

She attended and studied music at the UCSI University Music Programme. There, she studied various music styles, including Western classical music, Chinese traditional music, and jazz.


Tong Bing Yu won the Miss Malaysia Chinese Cosmos International title in 2006 and two subsidiary titles, Miss Personality and Miss Perfect Skin.

Go Go Travel, a China-Malaysia Jiangsu TV travelogue, was her first TV hosting gig. The show featured attractions and cuisine from both China and Malaysia.

Her co-hosts at the time were Taiwanese host Chen Hong, Allan Kew, and Huang Jing.

She began her career as an actress in 2008 when she appeared in her first TV series, titled My Destiny. Tong Bing Yu landed her first leading role the following year in The Adjusters. She began serving as an emcee for Hai-O and Sin Chew Daily’s co-organized charity event “Ai Hua Jiao” in 2009 and stayed for ten years until the event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tong Bing Yu was nominated for Best Actress and Most Popular Actress at Malaysia’s second Golden Awards in 2012 for the TV series A Time to Embrace. At the 20th Star Awards Ceremony in 2014, she received her first Best Actress nomination for the role of Bai Mingzhu in the TV Series The Journey: A Voyage and won her first award – Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes in Singapore.



  • Romantic Delicacies
  • The Adjusters
  • Welcome Home, My Love
  • My Destiny
  • Injustice
  • Goodnight DJ
  • Glowing Embers
  • The Glittering Days
  • The Family Court
  • Code of Honour
  • C.L.I.F
  • Justice In The City
  • Game Plan
  • The Journey: A Voyage
  • The Caregivers

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