Jackson Wang Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jackson Wang Quick Info
Height5 ft 8.5 in
Weight66 kg
Date of Birth 28, 1994
Zodiac SignAries
GirlfriendNone

Jackson Wang is a Hong Kongese rapper, singer and dancer known for being a member of the popular South Korean boy group, GOT7, under JYP Entertainment. He has also released several songs as a solo artist including Some Strange WorkGeneration 2, Papillon, Okay, Dawn of Us, and many more. He has a strong social media fan base with more than 12 million followers on Instagram and more than 500k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Jackson Wang

Nick Name

Mandu, J-Flawless

Jackson Wang in Vancouver as seen in November 2016
Jackson Wang in Vancouver as seen in November 2016 (DEFJAYB FAITHFUL TO THE END / defjayb.com / CC BY-4.0)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Kowloon Tong, British Hong Kong

Residence

South Korea

Nationality

Hong Kongese nationality

Education

Jackson went to the American International School Hong Kong.

Occupation

Rapper, Singer, Dancer, Host

Family

  • Father – Wang Ruiji (Fencer)
  • Mother – Zhou Ping (Gymnast)
  • Siblings – He has an older brother.

Manager

Jackson is represented by JYP Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop, Hip Hop, Trap, R&B, English Pop, Mandopop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • JYP Entertainment
  • Sony Music Entertainment
  • Epic Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 8.5 in or 174 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Jackson Wang in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018
Jackson Wang in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018 (Jackson Wang / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jackson once revealed that he was dating an older woman when he first came to Korea and had not signed the contract with the agency. That relationship did not work because he felt that he was not financially secure to support her.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

he has Han Chinese ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

He often tends to dye his hair ‘blonde’, ‘red’ or ‘light brown’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Ear piercings
  • Long neck

Brand Endorsements

Jackson has done endorsement work for brands like Black Yak Walk Fit shoes, Nàtuur POP, J.Estina, SMART School Uniform, NBA Korea & China, Bausch & Lomb Thailand, CGV Youth Brand Festival, Est Cola, G+ Star Zone Season 7, Celuscan, Tao Kae Noi, Aida Sekkei, FWD Thailand, Pizza Hut, Midea Fridge, Calvin Klein, Pepsi, Fendi, MTV EMA London 2017, Cass Beer, Budweiser, Vivo, TMall International.

Jackson Wang as seen in March 2016
Jackson Wang as seen in March 2016 (Jinius / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

Being a member of the popular South Korean boy group, GOT7, under JYP Entertainment

First Album

Jackson released his debut album Identify with his band, GOT7, in 2014. The album was well received and peaked at number 1 on the Korean music chart and on number 6 on the Billboard charts.

First TV Show

Jackson made his TV show debut on the drama series WIN: Who is Next in 2013.

Jackson Wang Favorite Things

  • FoodChocolate, Dim Sum, Spaghetti Carbonara, Chicken, Hamburgers, Cheese
  • ArtistDr. Dre, G-unit, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks
  • Color – Black
  • Movies – Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013)
Jackson Wang as seen in October 2017
Jackson Wang as seen in October 2017 (HDPics / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Jackson Wang Facts

  1. He started fencing training when he was just 10 years old under the guidance of his father and other coaches.
  2. In 2010, he was placed at the 11th spot in the Summer Youth Olympics.
  3. He became a part of Hong Kong’s national fencing team and won several awards such as standing first at the Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championship in 2011.
  4. He was in fact so good at fencing that he received a scholarship to Stanford for fencing.
  5. In 2010, he auditioned for JYP Entertainment in Kowloon and after getting through, he turned down the scholarship to Stanford and moved to Seoul, South Korea to pursue a musical career in July 2011.
  6. He made his official debut with the boy band GOT7 in January 2014.
  7. Some of his hobbies include dancing, rapping, and beatboxing.
  8. Jackson does not like to wear perfume and he also cannot stand spicy foods.
  9. There was a time he had a fear of wearing contact lens as he used to think that it would roll to the back of his eyes.
  10. He is the founder of a China-based agency Team Wang.
  11. He is fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Korean and can speak some Japanese and French (basic) and a bit of Thai.
  12. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.

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