|Derek Chang Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||December 17, 1992|
Derek Chang is a well known Taiwanese actor who is best known for his appearance as Zhe Ming in Prince of Wolf (2016). With time, he has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 250k followers on Instagram and more than 350k followers on Facebook.
Derek Chang Hsuan-jui
Derek attended the Juang Jing Vocational High School in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
6 ft or 183 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Derek Chang has dated –
- Selina Jen (2019-Present) – In 2019, actress, TV host, and singer Selina Jen who is a member of the Taiwanese girl group S.H.E publicly announced that she was dating Derek Chang during an interview on the Chinese reality show Daughters’ Romance. Selina had previously been married to lawyer Richard Chang.
Race / Ethnicity
- Lean and athletic build
- Tall physique
- Thick eyebrows
- His eyelashes are barely visible.
Through his social media, he has either endorsed or promoted various brands such as –
- Paula’s Choice Skincare
- Moncler Genius
- Elizabeth Harden
Derek Chang Facts
- He was brought up in Taipei.
- Derek touched millions of hearts, after making headlines in 2015, for having donated 45% of his liver to his father who had been diagnosed with liver cancer the same year. Chang’s father was only given 3 months to live if he did not get a liver transfer. Derek was only 22 at the time when the surgery was conducted. According to his book, he also mentioned that his gallbladder was also removed during the procedure.
- The liver transplant left him with a 10-cm long scar.
- Derek is very health conscious and avoids greasy fare, deep-fried dishes, salty food, and sugary drinks. Besides that, Derek drinks 2 liters of water and prefers to eat only bland and light meals, mostly vegetarian.
- Chang does not attend any late-night parties and gets into bed before midnight. He also follows a strict routine of getting 8 hours of rest.
- Derek once collapsed during a shoot in China after working late nights. He described his whole ordeal as a moment when he felt like he was “ascending to the heavens.”
- He strongly believes in the tenacity of self-development in order for him to achieve big-goals as an actor.
- Derek made his debut as an actor in 2016, in the hit show Prince of Wolf as Du Zhe Ming.
- Chang is often described as a person who is humble, hardworking, with a burning desire to constantly achieve more.
- In October 2017, Soompi mentioned him in their list of “7 Up-And-Coming Taiwanese And Chinese Actors Of 2017 To Keep On Your Radar.” Also, present on the list were actors Dylan Xiong and Zhang Ruo Yun.
- He once stated that behind the camera’s he did not possess self-confidence. However, when put in front of the camera he can play characters to the best of his ability.
- Derek is an absolute animal lover. Judging by the pictures that he uploads to his Instagram, it seems like he has 2 pet dogs and a cat.
- He admires English actor Benedict Cumberbatch and also considers him to be one of his biggest inspirations.
Featured Image By Derek Chang / Instagram