Wang Junkai, professionally known as Karry Wang, is a Chinese singer and actor who has caused an uproar in the Chinese media. It’s hard to believe but in 2015, Wang set the Guinness World Record for having “the most reposted Weibo post.”
Moreover, he is also the UN Environment National Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme since April 2018. There are so many things this young man has achieved that it is impossible to conclude them within a paragraph. Bet you are wondering what could it be. If you are then, read the article till the end to find out.
But first, let’s start with some facts.
Karry Wang: Quick Facts
September 21, 1999
Beijing Film Academy
5 feet 10 inches(178 cm)
57 kg(126 lbs)
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The flower boy of the Chinese boy band TFBoys, Karry Wang was born in the year 1999, which means he is 20 years as of now. Not to mention, his loyal fans celebrate his birthday every year on the 21st of September with countless messages and presents.
Similarly, he was born under the sign of Virgo and people of this sign are known to be perfectionists, logical, and smart individuals. Also, this young pop idol stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches(178 cm) and weighs around 57 kg(126 lbs). Many fans were worried about his weight and even requested him to take care of himself.
Moreover, Wang suits the title of the flower boy as he has got those innocent and cute vibes. He has got big stunning black eyes and fluffy black hair which invokes the caring nature of many female fans. Also, his soft and innocent appearance makes people want to take care of him.
Early Life, Education, and Family- Is Karry Wang and Roy Wang Brothers?
The Chinese celebrity Karry Wang was born as Wang Jungkai to his Chinese parents. He was born in Chongqing, China and was mostly raised by his grandparents as his parents were busy with their works.
Likewise, his father worked as a taxi driver while his mother is a hairdresser. But he has not said or mentioned much about his parents; not even their names or whereabouts are known. And no, he is not the brother of Roy Wang.
As for his education, the young singer completed his high school study before enrolling in the prestigious Beijing Film Academy in 2017. Wang admitted to the academy after passing the college entrance examination causing an uproar in the media as it is the toughest exam in the country.
Professional Career: TFBoys and Meaning
Talking about Wang’s career, it all goes back to when he enrolled in the TF entertainment in late 2010 as a trainee. In the end, Wang was the only trainee left. He was quite popular during his trainee days too.
Likewise, before the official debut, Wang appeared in TF Family’s mini-album ‘I Don’t Want to Change’. Also, he released numerous cover songs online and participated in many auditions. Luckily, his cover of “Onion” by Aska Yang received media attention.
Eventually, on August 6, 2013, Wang along with Roy Wang and Jackson Yee officially debuted as TFBoys. Their group name TFBoys means The Fighting Boys.
Solo Career and Activities
Apart from the group activities, Wang is more active in his solo activities. In 2016, Wang released his debut solo single titled “Ode to A Tree” followed by the second single “Memory in Ferris Wheel” which was the soundtrack of the web series Finding Soul.
Moreover, the OST charted the Billboard China V Chart at number 1 for three consecutive weeks. Not to mention, this flower boy has also worked in numerous movies as well. He made his debut from the 2016 film The Great Wall where he played the supporting role of Zhang Yimou.
Likewise, his other notable performances include Miracles of the Namiya General Store(2017) which is the Chinese adaptation of the Japanese novel. He even sang the theme of the movie titled “Train in the Mist” with Li Jian. For his role in the film, the actor won the Golden Phoenix Awards for Best Newcomer.
Also, his other onscreen works include movies and Television series like Pound of Flesh(2015), Mr Six(2015), Love for Separation(2016), Finding Soul(2016), Boy Hood(2017), I Am The Head Teacher(2019), and more.
Furthermore, on November 1, 2019, Wang held his first solo concert called Karry’s Dream Concert 2019 in Cadillac Center.
Award and Nominations
Karry Wang is one of the notable characters in the Chinese media at the moment. Not to mention, he is very active in various shows and movies too. Also, Wang has won many awards to his names.
In 2016, Karry won the Fresh Asia Chart Festival Award for his songs, Young, Imperfect Child, and Homeward. Moreover, he was also awarded the 2018 L’Offciel Night Award in the Generation Breakthrough Category.
Personal Life: Rumors and Dating
Wang is the heartthrob of the Chinese entertainment world, so he is under the constant eyes of media. Recently he was in the press for dating another Chinese actress, Julius Liu.
Likewise, the two were seen together, heading out the karaoke building. Soon the media made it big by claiming that they were dating. To this, Wang’s team responded that they were nothing but just friends.
Net Worth and Income: How Much Does Karry Wang Earns?
As of 2019, the Wang has an estimated net worth of $36 million which is equivalent to 248 million yuan. Moreover, Wang was ranked 12th on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list. Other than that, he makes additional income from his other endeavours.
Likewise, in March, Wang was invited by Nike to take part in the design process of the new Air Max sneakers. That same year in June, Karry made his debut in the runway during the Men’s Spring/Summer fashion shows in Milan. He walked for fashion house Dolce & Gabbana.
Similarly, in December 2017, Wang became the global brand ambassador for Swatch.