Wallace Huo and Ruby Lin Announce Dating Relationship

Although romantically linked for ten years, 37-year-old Wallace Huo (霍建華) and 40-year-old Ruby Lin (林心如) remained only as good friends for many years. However, at the beginning of January this year, their friendship finally blossomed into romance. The couple made the dating announcement on May 20, delighting many fans.

Wallace wrote on social media, “I hope to receive everyone’s well wishes” and tagged Ruby in the post. Ruby wrote, “It turns out happiness was this close by! Thanks everyone for your blessings. I’m doing great.”

Secretly Dating for Years?

Ruby had previously dated Jimmy Lin (林志穎) and director Stanley Tong (唐季禮), while Wallace’s only publicly acknowledged relationship was with Joe Chen (陳喬恩).

It was reported that  Wallace first fell for Ruby while filming 2006’s Sound of Colors <地下铁>. However, Ruby was involved in another relationship at the time. Tabloids claimed that Ruby and Wallace started dating in 2009, after Ruby ended her previous romance.

When Ruby produced her first television series The Glamorous Imperial Concubine <倾世皇妃> in 2011, she cast Wallace as the male lead. They worked well together and generated onscreen sparks. After the popular broadcast of the drama, Ruby and Wallace’s pairing was well received.

In 2012, reports claimed that Ruby and Wallace have been secretly living together for four years. However, Ruby responded that they were only friends at the time and joked, “We will talk about it when you have our dating pictures!”

In March of this year, Ruby was still eager to preserve the privacy of her dating relationship with Wallace. At an awards ceremony, she smiled and said that she was only friends with Wallace and will not think of romance.

However, Ruby’s manager Miss Tan finally shed light on the timing of the couple’s romance, “Both of them were always good friends. They started dating after Ruby’s birthday [in January]. Thanks everyone for your concern.”

Although Ruby is already 40 years old, marriage is not a priority for her at this time. Prior to announcing her romance with Wallace, Ruby had commented in an earlier interview, “Since I was in my twenties, I have never thought about marriage. I’m pretty sure that I won’t get married. Two people being together doesn’t require a [marriage certificate], as things may change at any time. Love requires keeping things fresh, how you maintain a relationship is more important than marriage.

Sources: Sina.com; QQ.com; QQ.com

This article is written by Jayne for JayneStars.com.

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  1. @funnlim OMG! Didn’t expect Wallace and Ruby’s dating relationship at all! I thought they were only good friends as claimed!

    1. @jayne I expected this simply because I ship them. If they started in jan then it rubbishes all those reports abt years of dating. And I don’t think wallace fell for ruby many yrs ago. It is pretty well known she is very keen on him. I do think she made the first move.

    2. @jayne a bit off topic, is there any news of fan bingbing? i heard she is into hollywood now with new upcoming movies?
      thanks 🙂

  2. That is great news! I was getting worried for both of them and glad that their relationship has been stable enough for them to go public. Somehow when QSHF aired, i had always thought that they looked good together but gradually dismissed this thought since they had always insisted they were good friends. I am actually quite glad that they ended up together since they had always fitted each others description of a partner. Congrats! Congrats! @funnlim

  3. Congrats to them! 🙂

    It sounded as if timing wasn’t right? Maybe it was an on and off relationship, and they’re going public now because it’s stable. Nonetheless, I’m happy for them!

  4. Congrats Ruby! A fan of her since young! Im so happy that she found her happiness! Why no marriage and kids though 🙁 Im glad that they just started dating early of this year because she was on that dating show We Are In Love last year, which is wrong if she was dating Wallace four years ago.

    1. @jessehsuan I know. I was going to post something about why no marriage and kids but didn’t want people to say I’m being negative. But since you posted that question, I just wanted to say that I feel the same way. They will have such cute kids.

    2. @jessehsuan i think the no marraige thing may be because both of them grew up in a single parent family and they have their own reasons for being insecure. But a person’s views xan change in different. If they do feel comfortable enough with each other, then they might change. But i hope they hurry though since ruby is 40, ppregnancy can be dangerous.

    3. @jessehsuan Many couples prefer it to be just the two of them.

      However, I don’t know what’s Wallace view on marriage and children. Maybe Ruby will change her mind later on.

  5. OMG! ! ! I woke up this morning and saw this news and I thought it wasn’t real. I’m a big fan of his and I was hoping he would find someone younger, but if he is happy with her then congrats to them. I hope they won’t wait too long to start a family – like some commenters mentioned here she is already 40 year-old.

  6. I am so happy for both of them! They’re both one of my favorites actors and actresses! Really loved them both together in the Glamorous Imperial Concubine. Congratulations!

  7. We should be happy for them and respect their choice in partners. Hoping Wallace finds someone younger than himself is not up to us. He found the woman he loves, who makes him happy. With modern science and medical technology, once a woman is fit and healthy, she can have normal, healthy children even into her fifties. Look at Janet Jackson, pregnant at 50, yes fifty.

    Congrats to Wallace and Ruby on their relationship.

  8. At last, finally, everyone from the original cast of HZGG are either married or hooked up.

    But wait, is Alec Su still single? Karma can be a b^tch. LOL!

    1. @aiya im really curious to your last statement “But wait, is Alec Su still single? Karma can be a b^tch. LOL!” implies. just curious, not starting a fight.

      1. @akinu Yes I am curious too. I am not Ruby fans so I don’t follow her news, what’s happen ?

      2. @gray @akinu

        Oh I was just playing on what has been written on this article about Alec caused the breakup between Jimmy Lin and Ruby.

      3. @aiya Lol technically it wasn’t Alec’s fault though, Jimmy just had too much ego and couldn’t handle the fact that Ruby thinks Alec was handsome. Lol I can’t believe Jimmy broke up with Ruby through a fax. It’s good that both Jimmy and Ruby are very happy now, IMO, I don’t think Jimmy could handle such a strong and independent woman like Ruby though.

      4. @aiya yea, i reread that article you mentioned and i agree with @vlol said, it’s jimmy’s fault (technically) because he let his ego get in the way. but i dont know how true that is so i’ll just leave it at how it is.

  9. Omg, I’m so happy to read this news as am a huge fan of both. I’ve loved them since their collaboration on Sound of Colors. I was getting worried with all the rumors regarding Wallace and Zhanila. Yay! Congrats!

  10. darn it! looks like i owe my sister that $10 now. i lost because i bet that she was with alec su lol. congrats to the new happy couple though!

  11. I hope they are gonna married soon. I want to see Wallace or Ruby kids. It must be very beautiful and cute. Please let it happen. Anyway, congrats for them

  12. Great news. I like both of them. Good to know that they are finally together. I prefer Ruby over Joe Chen. 😀

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    1. @gigi1 It could be just that wallace and zanilla are just friends. Anyway happy camp was last year, before this started. No one knows what happened, and i doubt we will ever find out. Dont get too caught up in the artist’s personal cchoices. Just enjoy their works.

    2. @gigi1 LOL, let’s not confuse dramas with real life. If you know Wallace, he never/hardly comment on ‘rumours with his female leads’. He did comment that he ‘felt like an uncle to Li Ying’ in one of the TJOF promotions.

    3. @gigi1 all these liying rumours are just new fans wishing. I never saw what I all see. Id rather believe tang yan rumour than liying rumour. And liying was seeing a rich dude. The liying rumours were baseless. And probably around that time he started to have feelings for ruby. Move on from liying. That never happened.

    4. @gigi1 Maybe you read too much into their rumors. I’ve always thought it would be Ruby or Michelle (not after she went public with her bf). His other costars were just rumors (except Joe). No need to drag ZLY into it.

  14. Never watched any of their dramas but they look quite good together. Gives hope to women that they don’t need to be young or gorgeous to snag a younger good looking man wahahaha.

    1. @isay If you like periode dramas, you could try Qing Shi Huang Fei, it was very great and sad.

      1. @bearbear
        OH ok glad to know that it is not just me and my family that did not like that series. We finished that series but will never want to see it again.

      2. @hetieshou @bearbear THANK GOODNESS IM NOT THE ONLY ONE THAT DISLIKE QING SHI HUANG FEI. personally think that the series had potential but like mid way to like the end was just utter mess and i dont like having second-lead syndrome (which i experienced in this series).

      3. @hetieshou At first I see it just for Wallace. But after that, I continue to see it until the end. Everyone give their great performance. And I like it because the ending is unlike your typical story. But of course, everyone have their own preference.

    2. @isay Uh yes to the young part, but Ruby Lin is still absolutely gorgeous despite being 40!

  15. congrats for both of them. great couple. such a waste tho if they dont have kids, such gorgeous genes they will produce, just look at Ruby, 40years old but looks like 20s! :-D))

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