Celebrity Parents: Radio host Vernon A values kids' happiness over grades

Radio personality Vernon A (right) and his wife Jayne Tham have a two-year-old boy Liam. They welcomed their second child Niall last November.
Radio personality Vernon A (right) and his wife Jayne Tham have a two-year-old boy Liam. They welcomed their second child Niall last November.PHOTO: COURTESY OF VERNON A

SINGAPORE - By his own confession, radio host Vernon Anthonisz - or Vernon A, as he is known on-air - grew up being caned and hit with a belt.

"My parents were very old-school," the 48-year-old says. "Using the cane and the belt were very common during those days. I'm a 70s child."

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