Former actor Vincent Ng and wife expecting a boy

Former actor Vincent Ng and wife expecting a boy
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Vincent Ng will soon be a dad.

The 42-year-old former actor confirmed with Shin Min Daily News that his wife is six months pregnant with a boy.

He told the Chinese daily that they decided to try for a baby shortly after getting hitched in July last year, and succeeded after trying for about three months.

As his wife is pregnant at 39 years old, Ng said he couldn't help but worry about her.

But pre-natal checks have shown that both mum and baby are in good health. She also did not experience morning sickness or pregnancy blues.

As a sporty person even before she got pregnant, Ng's wife has kept up with her daily exercise with yoga, strolls, and some light weight-lifting.

She has since taken a break from work to focus on nurturing their baby, said the dad-to-be.

With a son on the way, will Ng strive for a daughter next?

A baby girl will be a bonus, and "the more children, the merrier," the martial arts champion said. He and his wife are financially stable and able to provide a loving environment for their kids.

And when their first wedding anniversary comes around next month, Ng says the couple will celebrate it with a pregnancy photo shoot.

Take a peek into Vincent Ng's gorgeous home

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    Vincent's three-storey home in Ang Mo Kio is a beautiful balance of traditional elements and the avant-garde, which is no surprise considering his martial arts background.

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    If you're not sure how or where certain fixtures should go, think about how to streamline your space so it doesn't look messy or haphazard. Take a leaf out of Vincent's book: A central axis runs the length of the house, beginning from the porch, continuing through the living room and into the dry kitchen. Elements such as the main door, television console and kitchen island, right down to the tile line, are all aligned along this datum.

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    The layering effect of the stairwell design was inspired by the overlapping panels of the pendant light in the dry kitchen.

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    The base of the television console feature is a black marble slab that was acid-treated to achieve a textured effect.

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    Norman sealed off the void at the top of the stairwell to create a master suite for Vincent, with a foyer and lounge area.

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    The leather travertine feature wall behind the headboard has an interesting texture that is a contrast of smooth and rough. It has an iridescent, quartz-like effect against the light that creates a mesmerising visual spectacle.

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    The master bath has a soothing spa-like ambience. The lighting feature around the rain shower creates a halo effect.

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    Even washbasin drainage holes and shower floor traps are discreetly hidden from view. End walls are deftly terminated with a special stainless steel piece at the bottom junction. The specially designed washbasin incorporates a sloping black granite insert that drains water efficiently while concealing the drainage hole.

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    The walk-in wardrobe attached to the master bath was tailor-made for Vincent and his wife. Norman personally looked into each and every shelf and drawer, carefully detailing each compartment based on what it would accommodate. The corner space has been put to good use and the drawers even incorporate hidden locks. The porcelain floor tiles that resemble wood were specially treated to enable them to dry quickly.

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    Norman's eye for detail extends to the smallest of elements.

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    For Vincent, who is used to life in the public eye, home is a place where he can feel settled emotionally, physically and mentally. "It is where I can be myself, without any restraint or inhibition," he confesses. Over the past few years, the self-professed workaholic has slowed down to spend more time with his family. "My family is what motivates me and makes me feel more focused," he shares. And, now, he has the perfect home to share with the people that he loves.

minlee@sph.com.sg

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