Now that we are in a relationship, it is basic respect to tell me beforehand." It is too early to talk about marriage as the pair want to be financially stable first.
Pow, who is investing in a yakitori restaurant, Mojo, which opens later this month, is ever practical. We are not born rich and we are not super rich now." Most guys would be stressed out about meeting their girlfriends' parents for the first time - what more if his girlfriend is one of Singapore's top models and a familiar face on television.
He says: "I was touched by the fact that she was listening intently to our conversation and remembered what I like." Later, Chin recalls searching for Xu's name when she got hold of the filming schedule of the Channel 8 long-form drama Life - Fear Not (2015-2016), in which they played lovers.
"I realised that I had feelings for him when I got the rundown and would anticipate if his name was there," she says. "Maybe when I win a Best Actor award one day, I might propose to her on stage?
Last year, he made strides by winning his first popularity prize at the Star Awards and making his movie debut in local comedy Young And Fabulous (2016).
Chin and Xu got closer as friends on the set of period blockbuster The Journey: Our Homeland (2015), where they played mother and son.
Although her social circles revolve around the glitterati of the fashion and entertainment industry, she says it was not easy finding dates.
Sim, 32 and an only child, who was last seen in Channel 8 blockbuster series Hero (2016) and ongoing long-form sequel 118, had been single for two years.The meeting, two months into their relationship, went so well that Sim's father, a 62-year-old taxi driver, predicted the couple would get hitched soon. On New Year's Eve last year, on a snowy mountain in Hokkaido where the couple were on a snowboarding vacation, her boyfriend, whom she declines to name, got down on one knee and proposed to her with a blue sapphire ring.The proposal came about six months after Sim swiped right on a dating app on the profile of a 36- year-old Singaporean Chinese in the finance industry.Is someone spritzing pheromones in the air at Mediacorp?Celebrities are falling in love left, right and centre, with three new star couples coming to light in the past year.