28 Jackson Wang – 王嘉尔 (Wáng Jiā’ěr)

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 simplified Chinese: 王嘉尔; pinyin: Wáng Jiā’ěr

Jackson Wang


Jackson Wang, born on March 28, 1994, in Hong Kong, is a multifaceted talent known for his skills in singing, rapping, dancing, and songwriting. He first gained fame as a member of the South Korean boy group Got7, which debuted with the hit single “Girls Girls Girls” in January 2014. Jackson’s versatility as an artist is evident from his numerous accomplishments in various entertainment fields.

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Jackson Wang. Credit: Warner Music Korea

Before his involvement in K-pop, Jackson excelled as a saber fencer, having competed for Hong Kong’s national fencing team. He attained notable accomplishments in this field, such as the inaugural victory at the Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championship in 2011. His musical career was characterized by the same discipline and commitment that he demonstrated in his athletic career.

Wang entered the Chinese music scene professionally in 2017 with the release of his debut solo album. His operations in China are now under the supervision of Team Wang, a management team that was formed in response to this decision. The solo albums he produced, including “Papillon” and “Novoland: The Castle in the Sky,” demonstrated his prowess at fusing disparate musical genres. His musical compositions, such as “Magic Man” in 2022 and “Mirrors” in 2019, have both peaked at number 32, and “Mirrors” peaked at number 15 on the American Billboard 200. These releases have each achieved considerable acclaim.

In South Korea and China, Jackson has established a notable presence in television, in addition to his musical prowess. He has served as a host and presenter on numerous programs, including “Go Fridge,” a Chinese adaptation of the program “Please Take Care of My Refrigerator.” He has also appeared on numerous variety shows. His contributions to this program included composing the theme song’s music for seasons two and three. Furthermore, Jackson has received numerous accolades for his contributions to the entertainment industry, including the Breakthrough Singer of the Year award at the Tencent Video Star Awards in 2017 and the Newcomer Award at the 2014 SBS Entertainment Awards.

Jackson’s impact transcends the realm of the entertainment sector. As an advocate for Hong Kong Tourism, he has been a brand ambassador for various products. His multilingualism and active social media presence have significantly contributed to accumulating his international fan base.

The ascent of Jackson Wang from an athlete to an international icon of entertainment exemplifies his adaptability and perseverance. His notable accomplishments in fashion, television, and music have established him as a prominent figure in popular culture, especially in the K-pop community and beyond.


Wikimedia Foundation. (2023a, November 13). Jackson Wang. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Wang

TheFamousPeople.com. (n.d.). Who is Jackson Wang? everything you need to know. Facts, Childhood, Family Life & Achievements. https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/jackson-wang-42026.php







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