Ling was trained as a sportswoman. She represented Singapore at the Youth Olympics in 2010 for volleyball. However, she found her true calling a year later, and enrolled in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, where she majored in Chinese Theatre.
She is passionate about her craft, and revels in challenging herself with different roles. She loves to explore the different facets of herself, and different personalities/lives in this world.
In 2015, she decided to get out of her comfort zone and signed up for the summer intensive acting program in NYC and got accepted. She got to experience and learn a different acting technique, and got to work together with international actors.
Ling can be seen regularly on local television in television commercials and drama series.