Leehom Wang

Born: 05/17/1976 in Rochester, New York, USA


Actor (6)

Into the Rainbow 2016 (Movie)


My Lucky Star 2013 (Movie)

David (Actor)

Big Soldier 2010 (Movie)


Lust, Caution 2007 (Movie)

Kuang Yu Min (Actor)

Starlit High Noon 2004 (Movie)


Moon Child 2003 (Movie)



Berklee College of Music

Williams College



English-language film debut in Michael Mann's "Blackhat"


Debut as director with "Love in Disguise"


Critical acclaim for appearance in Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution"


First major world tour breaks attendance records


Successfully incorporates Chinese aborgininal music into his work for Shangri-La


Feature film debut in "China Strike Force"


Impossible to Miss sells 1 million units


First hit album, Revolution, which also features his first No. 1 single in the title song


Records first album, Love Rival Beethoven

Bonus Trivia


Wang was encouraged to end his college studies while launching his music career, but returned to America to obtain a degree from the Berklee College of Music.


One of the most highly visible celebrity endorsement figures in Asia, with appearances in advertising for Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Hyundai, Nikon and others.


Described the incorporation of indigenous Asian music into his own pop material as "chinked out," which drew initial criticism before he explained his use of the term as an attempt to reclaim the word from its derogatory origin. The term stuck and his efforts with this material proved exceptionally popular.


Released a full-length Japanese language album, The Only One, in 2009 for his growing legion of fans in that country.


Has held an annual free show for fans since 2012; the show take place in an more intimate setting than his usual arena tours, and feature a local band as backing musicians.


Provided a voice for the Mandarin language release of 1999s' "The Iron Giant"


His 2001 single, "The One and Only," was the top ringtone download for over a year.