Lee is famous for, amongst others, playing the title role in Singapore's Channel 5 television sitcom Police & Thief as Lee Tok Kong,Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd as guest appearance Lee Kok Peng from season 5 until season 7 and in MediaCorp TV Channel 8 television sitcom Holland V as Su Hao. He also gained recognition for his work with Jack Neo and Henry Thia in films such as Money No Enough and Liang Po Po: The Movie and long-running comedy variety programme Comedy Nite. Although Lee is mostly known for playing comedic roles early in his career, he has also diversified into hosting and hosted various kinds of programmes, mainly infotainment, travelogue and DIY programmes. He co-hosted the popular home makeover programme Home Decor Survivor and the infotainment programme Behind Every Job with Bryan Wong, which won both a string of nominations in the hosting categories. In 2012 he won his fourth Best Variety Host award for his popular show ‘It's a Small World’ (season 2).