He was in the same tenth grade class as fellow actor Nicholas Tse. He spoke English as his first language before learning Cantonese and Mandarin later on. He speaks some Japanese as well. Film[ edit ] In , a talent scout approached Chen while he was clubbing with friends in Hong Kong.
Although there were talks of them getting back together, they have denied all allegations — until recently. Reporters were sent to the hotel where his former girlfriend, Chi Ling, was staying on a business trip. At about 9pm, Jerry, 40, and Chi Ling, 42, both wearing black, showed up at the hotel in a white van, sparking talk that they had rekindled their secret romance. He got out of the car to retrieve his luggage, turned round and smiled at her, before rushing into a lift, said the report.