|Harry Shum Jr. Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||April 28, 1982|
Harry Shum Jr. is a Chinese-American actor, dancer, choreographer, and singer. Best known for his character Mike Chang on Glee, he has also performed various songs for the show. He has also appeared in films like Moms’ Night Out, White Frog, and Revenge of the Green Dragons. Harry enjoys a huge fan following with over 2 million followers on Instagram, and more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter.
Harry Shum Jr.
Limón, Costa Rica
Hollywood Hills, California, United States
Harry Shum Jr. went to a school in San Luis Obispo area. He completed his high school from Arroyo Grande High School, California in 2000. He then joined San Francisco State University for a year but left it to pursue a career in dance in Los Angeles.
Actor, Dancer, Singer, Choreographer, Entrepreneur
- Siblings – Susana Shum (Older Sister), Cristina Shum (Older Sister)
Harry Shum Jr. is managed by –
- David Lederman, Talent Agent Theatrical, Innovative Artists, Santa Monica, California, USA.
- Melissa Hirschenson and Thomas Cushing, Talent Agents, Innovative Artists, Santa Monica, California, USA.
- Marissa Upchurch, Manager, Triniti Management, Studio City, California, USA.
- Jill Witterschein and Zachary Kaplan, Talent Agents Voice, Innovative Artists, Santa Monica, California, USA.
- Maury DiMauro, Talent Agent Commercial, Innovative Artists, Santa Monica, California, USA.
- Nicole Perna, Publicist, Imprint PR, Los Angeles, California, USA.
- Chad M. Christopher, Legal Representative, Stone, Genow, Smelkinson, Binder & Christopher, Beverly Hills, California, USA.
- Scott Kenyon, Talent Agent Personal Appearance, Innovative Artists, Santa Monica, California, USA.
He has released his music via George Shaw label.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
71 kg or 156.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Harry Shum Jr. has dated –
- Shelby Rabara (2007-Present) – In 2007, Harry started dating Filipino-American dancer Shelby Rabara. After over 5 years of being in a relationship, they finally got engaged in October 2013 in Hawaii, while on a vacation. However, they waited another two years before tying the knot on November 22, 2015, in Costa Rica amidst close friends and family members. Their marriage seems to be going strong.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Chinese descent.
- Sharp jawline
- Toned body
- Prominent Adam’s apple
Harry Shum Jr. has promoted brands like –
- The Luxe Nomad
- Love Your Melon
- Toyota USA
- Cingular “Rokr”
Best Known For
- His versatile character as Mike Chang in the hit series Glee (2009–2015), for which he got nominated 4 times for Screen Actors Guild Award and eventually won in 2010, for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Glee
- His performances in many musical inspired films like Step Up 2: The Streets (2008), Step Up 3D (2010), and The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (2010–2011)
As a Singer
Harry has performed various songs on the TV series Glee, Cool from West Side Story being his first solo on the show.
He has also collaborated with Wong Fu Productions to release an EP.
In 2004, he made his theatrical film debut in a musical drama You Got Served as a dancer.
First TV Show
In 2002, Harry made his first TV show appearance in the comedy show BET’s Comicview as a dancer.
Harry Shum Jr. works out at the gym regularly to maintain his well-toned physique. He shared a clipping on Twitter showing his workout routine. He also incorporates dance moves in between transition to another routine.
Gotta make your workout fun and get a little dance break in. Hitting the studio gym as I wait in between scenes. pic.twitter.com/TweqMq0WJV
— Harry Shum Jr (@HarryShumJr) September 1, 2015
Harry Shum Jr. Favorite Things
- Vacation Destination – Hawaii
- Weekend Getaway Destination – Traveling by train to Santa Barbara, California
- Cities – New York, San Francisco, Miami, and Philadelphia
Source – Jeahakim
Harry Shum Jr. Facts
- When Harry was a child, he underwent a therapy to improve his social skills and overcome his shyness.
- At 6, his family moved to San Francisco, California.
- He can speak in Spanish, Cantonese, and English.
- Growing up, his passion for dance was influenced by watching celebrities like Ginuwine, Dru Hill, Usher, Gene Kelly, and Michael Jackson.
- Harry has a dog named Charlie.
- He supports the charity organization California Clubhouse.
- He has danced for pop sensations like Mariah Carey, Jessica Simpson, J-Lo, and Beyonce.
- He is a huge fan of Gene Kelly.
- He is not afraid to try weird food items such as crickets.
- He is obsessed with video games.
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Featured Image by Harry Shum Jr. / Instagram