Leslie Cheung bio

Birth Name: Cheung Kwok Wing

Occupation: Pop Singer

Place Of Birth: Hong Kong

Date Of Birth: September 12, 1956

Date Of Death: April 1, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Asian

Nationality: Hongkonger

Leslie Cheung was born on the 12th of September, 1956. He was famous for being a Pop Singer. Considered one of the founders of the Cantopop music genre, this enormously popular Hong Kong pop vocalist won several Jade Solid Gold Music Awards as well as a 1999 Golden Needle Award and scored a major 1984 hit with the single “Monica.”

Leslie Cheung was born in Hong Kong. Before beginning his acting career, he briefly attended the University of Leeds . A highly successful screen actor, he won major acting awards for his roles in the films Days of Being Wild, Ashes of Time, and Farewell My Concubine. Also a composer, he wrote theme music for the 1990s movie The Phantom Lover.

Leslie Cheung was a Virgo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Leslie Cheung was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

Cheung Kwok Wing is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Leslie’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Leslie Cheung’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Leslie Cheung’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Leslie Cheung kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Leslie Cheung was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Cheung Kwok Wing
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Leslie Cheung was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Leslie Cheung was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Leslie Cheung had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Leslie Cheung’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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