Chery was born and raised in Singapore and completed her bachelor’s degree in theatre studies at the National University of Singapore. Prior to law school, she was a professional stage actress, appearing in various musicals and plays in Singapore. Chery grew up in a melting pot of cultures, beliefs, and religions, and she feels that her life is richer as a result. She also believes in religious freedom and is fascinated by how different nations approach it. Outside of the law, Chery loves trying new cuisines, paddle boarding and scuba diving.