ETTA Ng Chok Lam is the estranged daughter of Hollywood legend Jackie Chan.
Her mother is Elaine Ng Yi-lei, with whom she is also said to have problems.
Who is Etta Ng Chok Lam?
Chan married Taiwanese actress Joan Lin in 1982 and they remain married.
However, in 1999 it was revealed that he was having an affair with Ng, who was 19 years younger than the star.
Chan reportedly cut ties with Ng after he found out she was pregnant.
He later admitted his regrets in his memoir, Never Grow Up, in which he said he made “great mistakes.”
“When news broke of an affair that resulted in a love child, the media frenzy was like a bomb exploding,” he said. “It wasn’t a mistake I could fix by saying ‘I’m sorry.'”
Etta was born on November 19, 1999 in Hong Kong, where she grew up.
In the media, she was nicknamed “Little Dragon Girl”.
Etta came out as a lesbian in an Instagram post in October 2017, which drew overwhelmingly positive feedback from her followers.
“I’m shocked at the support. It’s a little crazy right now but I hope it leads to good things,” she said.
She made headlines in July 2023 after a clip featuring Jackie Chan went viral on social media.
Due to a misleading caption on Twitter, many people thought the woman in the footage was Etta.
However, a later added community note stated that the clip was actually from a new comedy-adventure film called ” Drive onand the young girl is an actress named Liu Haocun, who plays Chan’s daughter in the film.
Who is Etta Ng Chok Lam’s mother Elaine Ng Yi-Lei?
Ng, also known as Elaine Wu, is an actress and former beauty queen.
In 1990 she was crowned Miss Asia.
It seems that now mother and daughter have also become estranged.
Ng also faced her own controversy.
She has been accused in the past of being a “bad mom” due to her drinking habits, for which she publicly apologized, according to a 2015 report by Jayne Stars. “I’ve admitted that as a mother I was wrong about one thing – not giving it [Etta] a sense of security. But she knows I love her,” she said.
What happened between Jackie Chan and Etta Ng Chok Lam?
Etta reportedly did not know her father growing up, and she never took her birth father’s last name.
Over the years, Etta has openly criticized her celebrity parents through her social media channels.
In 2015, she said, “He never existed in my life. I will never consider him a father.”
However, she added, “I’m not mad at my dad and never had a desire to see him.”
While Chan’s estimates have assumed Net worth is around $400 million He reportedly does not support the NGS financially.
A few months before Etta and Autumn tied the knot, they posted a video on YouTube claiming so they were “homeless” and sleeping under a bridge “because of homophobic parents”.
“I don’t even understand what’s going on because we’ve gone to the police, we’ve gone to the hospital, we’ve gone to the food banks, to the LGBTQ community shelters, and everyone just doesn’t give a shit. ‘ Ng said in the now-deleted footage.
Ng reportedly responded to the video and the “homelessness” claims by saying the couple should not blame the family for their situation.
“Many people in Hong Kong are paid low wages but still go to work. If they don’t have a job, will they make these videos to complain about their parents? Then how many of these videos would we watch in a day?” she said, according to Coconuts Hong Kong.
Despite his daughter’s homophobia allegations Pink Messages reported that Chan was OK with her sexuality, saying simply, “If she likes it, that’s fine.”