Before Korean dramas and Korean boy bands dominated the world of entertainment around the world, there was Meteor Garden, a Taiwanese drama series that was very popular in the early 2000s.
From this series, the pioneering Asian boy band was born which was very famous in its time and is now legendary, namely F4. Do you still remember it?
To reminisce, let’s update how the lives of the main players in this Taiwanese series are going. Check out the complete review below, Beauties.
1. Van Ness Wu
Van Ness Wu/Photo: Instagram.com/@vannesswu
You could say that the actor who plays Mei Zuo in Meteor Garden is the F4 member whose career is the most brilliant among his friends. After F4 disbanded, he started his career as a solo singer and played in several Taiwanese drama series. One of the series that made his name soar again was Autumn’s Concerto. For those of you who like F4 or Asian dramas, Autumn’s Concerto is suitable for you to watch because get ready to fall in love with Van Ness Wu.
Regarding his romantic affairs, he is known to have married in 2013 and then divorced in 2018 with Arissa Cheo, the heiress of an oil company in Singapore. In 2015, Van Ness was appointed to be one of the judges on Asia’s Got Talent with Anggun C. Sasmi.
Most recently, Van Ness launched his tenth album entitled Take A Ride. For him, this album feels like a return home as well as momentum for his comeback in the music world after five years of not releasing an album. Every song on this album is in English and according to him the feel of each song on this album is different from the songs on the previous album. That’s what was reported by CNN Indonesia.
2. Vic Chou
Vic Chou/Photo: Instagram.com/@f4_instragram
Reporting from detikHot, the actor Hua Ze Lei married a woman named Reen Yu on 10/9/2015, Beauties. Their marriage was announced via Weibo (social media commonly used by Taiwanese people).
Vic Chou and Reen Yu married after acting together in the drama film Black & White in 2009 and dated for four years.
3. Ken Chu
Ken Chu/Foto: Instagram.com/@f4_instragram
The Xi Men actor is known to have married in 2016 in Bali with Vivien Han Wenwen. Ken actually held a wedding at the beginning of the year, but he wanted to hold another party at The Mulia, Mulia Resorts & Villas, Bali. That is the information about Ken Zhu quoted from detikHot.
Due to the pandemic, in the last two years Ken Chu has faced a difficult life financially. Still quoting from detikHot, he admitted that he could only make a living from invitations to be a guest star on talk shows or television shows, and the like.
4. Barbie Hsu
Barbie Hsu/Photo: Instagram.com/@f4_instragram
Quoted from Wolipop, Barbie Hsu was married in 2011 to Wang Xiaofei and divorced in 2021. After the divorce, the San Chai actor accused her ex-husband of not providing her with a living of 2.5 billion after the divorce.
However, from Wang’s side, Wang has no longer given money since March because Barbie Hsu is married to DJ Koo so he should have given up his responsibility to support Barbie.
5. Jerry Yan
Jerry Yan/Photo: Instagram.com/@jerryyanindo
The Dao Ming Shi actor is rarely reported to be close to women after breaking up with Lin Chi Ling after being together for 17 years. Regarding his busy schedule, he is currently still active in the world of acting by playing in Taiwanese drama series. In a source, Jerry Yan once shared his recipe for staying young, namely not playing with your cell phone.
6. Mary Hsu
Mary Hsu/Photo: detikHot
The actress who played Dao Ming Shi’s older sister passed away on December 6 2011 at Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. It is known that he died at the age of 41 due to stomach cancer which he had been experiencing for three years. He died when his cancer reached stage three. That’s what detikHot reported.
7. Rainie Yang
Rainie Yang/Photo: Instagram.com/@rainie77
The actor who plays San Chai’s best friend and work partner at the cake shop married in 2019 to a Chinese singer, songwriter and music producer named Li Ronghao.
Well, recently she was suspected of being cheated on by her husband. This allegation came from his post on Weibo that there are people who like to disturb other people’s lives and he has proof. It was also rumored that Li Ronghao was having another affair with a 33 year old singer named Jike Junyi and intended to divorce Rainie Yang.
8. Michelle Saram
Michelle Saram/Photo: Instagram.com/@michelle_saram
The actor who plays Ye Sha in Meteor Garden 2 turns out to be married to an Indonesian businessman, you know, Beauties. Her husband’s name is Ajai Lauw-Zecha. The marriage took place in 2010. This actress recently often posts her healthy habits and food on Instagram social media @michelle_saram.
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