Coco Lee died suddenly at age 48 - On July 5, the Chinese-American singer Coco Lee died from complications stemming from an earlier suicide attempt.
Took her own life - Channel News Asia confirmed the news of the star's unexpected death.
Revelation from family - South China Morning Post reported that Coco Lee’s surviving family revealed on social media that the singer had been battling depression for the past few years.
Secretly battling breast cancer - According to 8days, producer Jae Chong revealed that Coco Lee had been battling breast cancer in addition to other health issues.
Famous singer and 'Mulan' voice actress - She also made important contributions to the Disney movie 'Mulan' as a voice actress and singer.
From Hong Kong to the US at age 9 - Coco Lee was born on January 17, 1975, in Hong Kong. According to the Los Angeles Times, she moved to the United States with her family when she was 9 years old.
Recording contract as a teen - Coco Lee was offered a recording contract by Capital Artists after participating in the 12th Annual New Talent Singing Awards hosted by TVB and coming out second.
Debut in Mandarin and English - Coco Lee made her debut in 1993, with the release of her first two Mandarin albums, titled 'Love from Now On’ and ‘Promise Me’.
Star in Asia and switch to Sony - Coco Lee’s music would become a big hit later in 1996 with the release of her album, ‘Coco Lee’, but Coco Lee also switched labels to work with Sony Music.
Coco Lee's biggest hits - Among Coco Lee’s best hits are ‘Sunny Day’, ‘Do You Want My Love’, and ‘Reflection’.
Voice actress for 'Mulan' - Coco Lee's voice may be known to many because she acted in Disney’s animated film ‘Mulan’ and voiced the Taiwanese Mandarin version of Mulan.
2014: Losing her voice - The Straits Times reports that Coco Lee once lost her voice back in 2014 due to a bout of bronchitis and several other throat complications, which led her to quit singing.
2022 - 2023: Health problems - According to Global Times, the singer revealed that she had been suffering from a birth defect that caused her to rely on her right leg to perform.
2023: Shocking weight loss - Coco Lee shocked fans once again when she revealed on social media in January this year that she had lost a lot of weight due to further health complications.
July 2023: the last goodbye - Unfortunately, fans were not able to witness the singer get back on her feet as Coco Lee passed away on 5 July due to mental health issues.
Funeral drama - The behaviour of Coco Lee's surviving sisters at the late singer's funeral service on July 31st fueled rumours about Bruce Rockowitz's involvement in her death.