Actor Ayden Sng says he was 'selfish' to give up $7,000 salary for showbiz

Ayden Sng quit his job as a product consultant in a tech firm in May 2019 and has been working hard to prove himself. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO
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Mediacorp's rising star Ayden Sng, 27, has called himself selfish for giving up a well-paying job to join showbusiness two years ago.

Opening up to host Quan Yifeng on her chat show Hear U Out last week, he said of his decision to become an actor: "Choosing to do so when the family's finances are not in great shape was a selfish decision that I made."

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