Kris Wu Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kris Wu Quick Info
Height6 ft 1.5 in
Weight78 kg
Date of Birth
Zodiac SignScorpio
GirlfriendUnknown

Kris Wu is a Chinese actor, singer, songwriter, and model known for appearing in popular films like Mr. Six (2015) and Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (2017). He starred in the D.J. Caruso’s sequel xXx: Return of Xander Cage in 2017. On the other hand, he is a well-known singer who was a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy band called EXO. Kris also has a huge social media fan base of more than 200k followers on Twitter, more than 1 million followers on Facebook, and more than 7 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Li Jiāhéng

Nick Name

Kris, FanFan, Duizhang, Benben

Kris Wu at the Hallyu Star Street in March 2014
Kris Wu at the Hallyu Star Street in March 2014 (Waffles Club / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Guangzhou, China

Nationality

Chinese

 

Education

Kris studied at Guangzhou No.7 Middle School for a short while. He was the school’s basketball team captain. He was awarded an NCAA scholarship after he led his team into victory during the China Junior NBA tournament but had to reject it in order to shift to Vancouver with his mother.

Kris continued to study at Point Grey Secondary School and later, started studying at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in Vancouver.

Occupation

Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Model

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Kris is managed by Jackie Chan‘s entertainment/talent agency.

Genre

C-pop, K-pop, Hip-Hop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Cello, Saxophone, Drums

Labels

  • SM Entertainment
  • Kris Wu Studio
  • Interscope Records
  • Island Records
  • Universal Music Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Kris Wu in an Instagram selfie as seen in December 2016
Kris Wu in an Instagram selfie as seen in December 2016 (Kris Wu / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kris has dated –

  1. Xiao Gina – Rumors are that he might be dating a woman by the name of Xiao Gina.
  2. Coulee Nazha (2017) – Actress Coulee Nazha and Kris were rumored to be dating in 2017. However, the two denied all rumors.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He has Han Chinese ancestry.

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

He often tends to dye his hair ‘Blonde’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He has a tattoo of a Borneo Scorpion on his left hand.
  • Towering height

Brand Endorsements

Chris has starred in several commercials such as –

  • Dell
  • Mengniu Naite
  • Yoho
  • Ray-Ban
  • Mixxtail
  • Maybelline New York
  • Mengniu Frozen Yogurt
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Adidas
  • Tong Yi
  • BVLGARI
  • Saky X
  • Tencent
  • Huawei
  • Lay’s
Kris Wu as seen in October 2018
Kris Wu as seen in October 2018 (Kris Wu / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Starring in several hit Chinese films such as Somewhere Only We Know (2015), Sweet Sixteen (2016), and Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (2017)
  • Becoming the first male to be on the cover of Vogue China and being the first person to appear in an endorsement for the brand Mixxtail in 2016
  • Being the king of fashion in the EXO boy band
  • Receiving many awards like the 3rd China International Film Festival London for “Best New Actor” in 2015

First Album

As a member of EXO, he released his debut album titled XOXO in June 2013.

As a solo artist, Kris has released several hit singles such as Greenhouse Girl (2015), Deserve (2017), and Like That (2018).

First Film

Kris made his theatrical film debut as Peng Zeyang in the romantic-drama film Somewhere Only We Know in 2015.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance as a guest on Infinite Challenge in 2005.

Personal Trainer

In order to keep himself fit, Kris plays the sport of basketball. This is an amazing cardio exercise that increases agility, flexibility, and also assists in growth.

Kris Wu in a selfie in March 2017
Kris Wu in a selfie in March 2017 (Kris Wu / Instagram)

Kris Wu Facts

  1. His birth name Li Jiāhéng was later changed to “Wu Yifan” named after his mother’s surname.
  2. His parents separated in 2000.
  3. Kris was 10 years old when his mother moved back and forth to China, before settling in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  4. In 2007, Kris passed the SM Entertainment Global Auditions which were held in Canada. Thereafter, he moved to South Korea in 2008, as an SM trainee.
  5. In 2014, 7 years after he joined as a member of SM Entertainment, he filed a case against them under the act of violation of human rights and asked the company to terminate his contract.
  6. Kris has an alpaca plush that is named Ace, which was given to him by a fan.
  7. In 2014, Kris partnered with Heart Ali, a foundation that aids children suffering from congenital heart defect covering the region of Ngari Prefecture, Tibet.
  8. Mercedes launched a Kris Wu Edition smart car in the past.
  9. In 2016, he founded his own charity company called Extraordinary Honorary Court with the motive of encouraging the sport of basketball especially in the middle schools of China.
  10. In 2015, Kris became the first male celebrity to be featured on the cover of Vogue China.
  11. He has been chosen as an ambassador to represent the 3rd Silk Road International Film Festival, American Express Hong Kong, Mercedes-Benz’s Smart, and Burberry.
  12. In 2014, Kris became the youngest celebrity to have a wax figure in Shanghai’s Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.
  13. Follow him on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Featured Image by Waffles Club / Tistory / CC BY-4.0

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