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Full NameTinglan Hong
First NameTinglan
Last NameHong
Professionformer restaurant hostess
Birth CityLishui, Zhejiang
Birth CountryChina
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
No Of Children2
Date of Birth1979

Tinglan Hong is well known as the ex-girlfriend of English actor and film producer Hugh Grant.

Love Affairs

She became well known after having a love affair with Hugh Grant. She met with her then-boyfriend at a restaurant in London.  

She worked as a receptionist in that restaurant. After some time, they fell in love with each other and began dating in 2011

The couple tried to keep their relationship undercover but did not succeed. They were first seen together while kissing in front of a restaurant in London.

She was unaware of Hugh's playboy character before she began her love relationship with him. Their relationship ended without getting married. They have two children together.

Tinglan Hong with her then-boyfriend Hugh Grant
Tinglan Hong with her then-boyfriend Hugh Grant Source: Pinterest

Her Ex-boyfriend Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant full name Hugh John Mungo Grant came to prominence after appearing in the role of Charles in the British romantic comedy film ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral.’

He was born on 9 September 1960 in Hammersmith, London, England to Fynvola Susan MacLean and James Murray Grant

 He began his career in acting since 1982. His debuted film is Privileged.

Her First Baby

She became pregnant for the first time with her then-boyfriend Hugh Grant. After they fell in love with each other, the couple had gone for an extended vacation. 

After that, she became pregnant.

The couple's first baby was their baby girl, and they named her Tabitha Xaio Xi Hong Grant.  She was born on September 2011 at London’s Portland Hospital.

They broke up with each other than after. 

Her Second Baby

The couple reunited for some time, and the result was she became pregnant for the second time.

She became a mother for the second time with her first son. He was born in December 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, West London. The couple named him Felix Chang Hong Grant.

Only three months before Felix's birth, Hugh Grant became the father of a boy from his Swedish girlfriend. 

That incident caught media attention and had arisen several questions about Hugh.

Her Ex-Boyfriend Wedding

Hugh had involved in several love relationships before marriage. 

Finally, on 25 May 2018, he got married to his longtime partner Anna Elisabet Eberstein at the Chelsea register office.  His wife is a Swedish television producer and businesswoman. 

They have three children together.

With wife Anna
With wife Anna Source: The Sun

Before that, he has 13 years long love relationship with actress Elizabeth Hurley. 

Moment With Celebrity Former Boyfriend

Though she is the mother of two children of Hugh Grant, their relationship didn’t last long. 

But in that short time, they were often seen in several places such as restaurants, shopping malls, and many more.

Once they were spotted in the street, both the couple were wearing a black jacket, and Hong is wearing a scarf also. Hong is smiling. The couple used to look perfect together.

Tinglan Hong with her former boyfriend, Hugh Grant
Tinglan Hong with her former boyfriend, Hugh Grant Source: Growing Your Baby

In An Interview With Former Partner

The host talked about the actor, Hugh Grant hit, and the fantastic movie ‘Nine Month’ and the bitter experience he encountered when arrested for picking up an unknown prostitute from Los Angeles.

However, people adored the way he accepted his mistake without making any excuses to handle the situation

Luckily, his career also remained unaffected and was poured with roles. 

During that harsh time, actress Elizabeth supported him, and they used to be an extraordinary couple. 

But now their relationship has shifted to best friends, and the host asked more about their current relationship.

 The actor revealed that they are alike siblings and amuse each other with silly messages until now. 

He further shared that struggle they made and the terrible situation they endured together in the journey from zero to one made their bonding stronger. 

He considered her good egg and wished for her happiness.

Hugh On Being A Dad

Ellen congratulated Hugh Grant on being a brand new dad. The baby's name is ‘Xiao Xi’, which is in Chinese as her mother is Chinese

The name means happy surprise. He shared his experience of how a baby changed his life and even recommended Ellen to get some. 

Ellen shared her thoughts on having kids as for some people, it just better not to have kids. 

Ellen further explained that she like her time and like being able to have a conversation without being interrupted although they have a niece, and she understands about the fun and cuteness factor about a kid people talk about. 

Hugh further mentioned about being Portia a little high maintenance to which Ellen gracefully accepted that she is. 

Talking about the movie Ellen was surprised by the voice of his character, saying that she barely recognized it was him.

Hugh portrayed a different voice, which he mentioned that he got inspired by seeing the character. 

Talking about his role, he said that the word ‘Beard’ was incredibly important as it helped him to be in character. 

He mentioned that his child's mother, Tinglan Hong's other name, is Ting Ting.

He mentioned that she is a brilliant mother, and he has to say it because the whole Chinese press has decided she has abandoned a baby, so she texted him to say that she is a wonderful mother in a National American television.

We can see the entire interview from the link below

Net Worth

She worked as a receptionist at a Chinese restaurant in London. 

Her former boyfriend and father of her children has a hefty amount of net worth. He has a net worth of 150 million dollars.

 He accumulates that sum of money from his long acting career.

He has already appeared in several movies and television series so far. He has received the prestigious Golden Globe Award and a British Academy Film Award.

Some of his television series with their IMDb ratings and Rotten Tomatoes ratings are as follows.

He has played the role of James Grant in the drama series ‘Our Sons.’ That series got 7.3 IMDb ratings and 93% Rotten Tomatoes ratings.

He has appeared in the role of Richard Neville in drama ‘The Trials of OZ.’ It has got 8.1 IMDb ratings.

He played the role of Jeremy Thorpe in comedy-drama series ‘A Very English Scandal.’ It has got 7.7 IMDb ratings and 97% Rotten Tomatoes ratings.

Name of the SeriesRoleIMDb ratings
Our SonsJames Grant7.3
The Trials of OZRichard Neville8.1
A Very English ScandalJeremy Thorpe7.7


  1. She was born in 1979 in China and raised in Lishui, Zhejiang, China.
  2. She is Chinese-British by nationality.
  3. She moved to England in 2003.
  4. She is still single and lives in London with her children.

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Updated On Thu May 27 2021 Published On Sat Mar 14 2020 By paper-boat

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