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Fei Yu-ching is a Taiwanese singer and television host.
|Singer, Songwriter, TV host
Fei Yu-ching was born Chang Yen-ching in Taiwan on July 17, 1955 (age 66 years) in Taipei City, to Mainlander parents, being the youngest of three children. His eldest sister Chang Yen-chiung was a singer professionally known as Jenny Fei before becoming a Buddhist nun in 1991 with the dharma name Heng Shu. His elder brother Chang Fei is also a singer and a television personality.
Fei Yu-ching’s career began in 1973, and he began to build a large fan base along with his brother. He performed several theme songs for television shows, some of which were more successful than the shows themselves.
He has sung numerous hits such as “Yi Jian Mei” (A Trim of Plum Blossoms), “Ode to the Republic of China”, and “Good Night Song”, which was composed by the Taiwanese songwriter Liu Chia-chang.
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This song was chosen by China Television to end each day’s broadcast in 1979. It is dubbed as (Closing Shop Song) which is played when shops and department stores are about to close for the day. In 1996 at the 7th Golden Melody Awards, his album Good Night Song won Best Mandarin Album and he was nominated for Best Mandarin Male Singer.
From 1993 to 1998, Fei hosted the Taiwan Television prime time variety show The Fantastic Brothers with his brother Chang Fei. He was well known for his witty humour, improvised singing and celebrity impersonations in the show, for which he was nicknamed the “myna bird”.
He went on to host several other television music programmes, including “Flying to the Rainbow”，”Fei Yue xing qi tian”, “Jin xiao Hua Yue ye” and “Fei yu qing shi Jian”, as well as award-winning “Golden Voice, Golden Award” and “Fei Yu-ching’s Music”.
In 2006, he was featured in a duet, “Faraway”, with Jay Chou released in his seventh album Still Fantasy. In February 2008, he performed it during CCTV-4’s Chinese New Year special, singing a solo version of “Faraway”, which was also performed by Chou later in the program.
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Fei Yu-ching announced his retirement from the entertainment industry in September 2018, stating that his farewell concert tour was scheduled for 2019. He held his farewell concert tour in few cities in China, Macau, Malaysia, the USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan. His final concert was held in November in Taiwan.
He also completed filming for his TV show “Our Song” with his apprentices Timmy Xu and Ayanga in January 2020, which was originally slated before his concert but was delayed due to circumstances beyond his control.
In 2020, the song “Yi Jian Mei” (commonly known as “Xue Hua Piao Piao Bei Feng xiao xiao” in the West) became a viral internet meme that reached the top spots on the Spotify Viral 50 chart in countries like Norway, Sweden, Finland, and New Zealand.
Fei Yu-ching wife to be was Chie Yasui. However, in 1981, he was engaged to Chie Yasui, a Japanese actress, but he called off the wedding because the Yasui family expected Fei to enter a matrilocal residence, switch to Japanese citizenship and give up his career in Taiwan. He remained single thereafter.
Fei Yu-ching net worth
How much is Fei Yu-ching worth? Fei Yu-ching net worth is estimated at around $10 million. His main source of income is from his music career. Fei Yu-ching’s successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest singers in Taiwan.