Jack Neo Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Movies

July 6, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Jack Neo Chee Keong PBM, famously known as Jack Neo, is a renowned Singaporean filmmaker, comedian, and actor.

He was a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1983 to 2003. In the 1990s and early 2000s, he rose to prominence for his cross-dressing roles as the iconic characters “Liang Po Po” and “Liang Xi Mei” in the long-running television comedy show Comedy Nite.


  • Full Name: Jack Neo Chee Keong PBM
  • Stage Name: Jack Neo
  • Born: January 24, 1960
  • Age: 64 years old
  • Birthplace: Singapore.
  • Nationality: Singapore.
  • Occupation: Filmmaker and comedian
  • Height: Unknown
  • Parent: Mr. and Mrs. Jack
  • Siblings: Unknown
  • Spouse: Irene Kng
  • Children: Ethel Neo
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $2 million

Early Life And Education

Jack Neo Chee Keong PBM was born in Singapore on January 24, 1960. His parents raised him, though their names are unknown to the media and are referred to as Mr. and Mrs. Jack.

It is unclear if he had any siblings. Neo joined the army after completing his education at Tanjong Katong Secondary School, as his grades did not qualify him for tertiary education.

During his free time, he continued pursuing his interest in stage performance by taking on hosting and acting jobs in television programs and live shows.


Jack Neo’s rise to fame in the Singaporean entertainment industry is a testament to his unwavering talent and versatility. Beginning his journey as a young student at Tanjong Katong Secondary School, Neo‘s comedic prowess was evident even in his early years, as he wrote and performed in various skits that showcased his exceptional wit and timing.

Neo’s foray into filmmaking proved to be a pivotal moment in his career. His directorial debut, the commercially successful “That One Not Enough” (1999), began a string of box office hits that cemented his status as a cinematic powerhouse.

The ever-popular “Money No Enough” (1998) further solidified his position as a filmmaker with a keen understanding of his audience and a knack for creating enduring narratives.

Neo’s ability to create successful franchises is particularly noteworthy. The “I Not Stupid” series tackled social issues with a deft comedic touch. At the same time, the “Ah Boys to Men” franchise focused on the relatable experiences of National Service in Singapore, resonating with audiences across generations.

Beyond these beloved franchises, Neo has also directed other acclaimed films, such as “Long Long Time Ago” and “The Diam Diam Era,” further showcasing his versatility and storytelling prowess.

As he continues to be an active force in the Singaporean film industry, Neo‘s latest projects, “I Not Stupid 3” and “Money No Enough 3” (both released in 2024), are eagerly anticipated by his loyal fan base, who eagerly await the next chapter in his cinematic journey.

Awards and Nominations


  • Lifetime Achievement Award (1999)
  • Public Service Medal (2004)
  • Singapore Cultural Medallion (2005)
  • Best Actor Award (2013, Malaysia Golden Wau Awards)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @jackneock.
  • Facebook handle: JackNeoCK
  • Twitter handle: Jack Neo

Personal Life

A prominent Singaporean filmmaker, Jack Neo has been married to Irene Kng since 1988. Together, they have four children – a daughter named Ethel Neo and three sons, though their names were not specified.

However, Neo’s personal life has also been the subject of public attention due to an extramarital affair that came to light in 2010.   


  • I Not Stupid Franchise (2002 – 2024)
  • Money No Enough Franchise (1998 – 2024)
  • Ah Boys to Men Franchise (2012 – 2017)
  • That One No Enough (1999)
  • Just Follow Law (2007)
  • Long Long Time Ago (2016)
  • The Diam Diam Era (2020)
  • Ah Girls Go Army (2022)
  • King of Musang King (2023)

Net Worth

The renowned Singaporean filmmaker, director, actor, and business owner Jack Neo is not publicly disclosed. However, industry estimates suggest that his net worth is likely in the range of $2 million or more.

Jack Neo’s success can be attributed to his prolific career in the entertainment industry, particularly as a filmmaker and director.

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