Richard Yap is a Filipino actor, singer, model and businessman of Chinese descent. He is best known for portraying Richard "Sir Chief" Lim in Be Careful with My Heart and "Papa Chen" in My Binondo Girl. In 2012, Yap played a recurring character in Walang Hanggan. But his role as Richard "Sir Chief" Lim in the daytime drama Be Careful with My Heart catapulted him to fame spreading to other countries and made him a household name. The show ran from 2012 to 2014 due to its large following and loyal fanbase. Be Careful with My Heart would go on to have worldwide tours, concerts, an album, and has been aired in numerous other continents. On his singing career, Yap along with Richard Poon collaborated in an album and a major concert.

On December 16, 2020, he signed his management contract with GMA Artist Center.


  • Name: Richard Yap
  • Birthday: May 18, 1967
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  • Occupation: actor, singer, model and businessman



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