Singapore scion Elroy Cheo dating former Korean girl group member

Businessman Elroy Cheo and former Miss A member Jia have posted photographs together on Instagram. PHOTOS: MJBABY0203/INSTAGRAM, ELROXCHEO/INSTAGRAM

Back in 2016, Singapore scion Elroy Cheo asked Yumi Bai, one-half of home-grown Mandopop duo By2, to delete a photo of them together to avoid any talk that they were a couple.

Earlier this month, another photo of the businessman - this time with Jia, 29, member of now-defunct South Korean girl group Miss A - popped up on her Instagram.

This time, Mr Cheo, a businessman who once dated top Taiwanese singer-actress Elva Hsiao, was only too happy to share other pictures of him with Jia too on his Instagram.

Just to make things even clearer, Jia's agency said: "It is true that the two are currently dating."

Netizens have praised Jia, who is now marketed as a solo Mandopop artist in China, for landing a good catch in the love game.

Mr Cheo's father is in the edible oil-refining business.

When Mr Cheo was Hsiao's boyfriend, reports said he doted on her, buying expensive gifts but also taking her to sample local delights at a hawker centre in Singapore.

Another big name is also linked to his family.

Mr Cheo's sister, Arissa, was married to Taiwanese actor Van Ness Wu for five years before getting a divorce last year.

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