Facts About Sean Xiao
|31 Years Old
|Actor , Singer , Model
|Place Of Birth
|Member of the Chinese boy group, X Nine
|Chongqing Technology and Business University, Modern International art Design Academy
|Debut Television Show/Series
|1.83 m (6 ft)
|154.5 lbs (70 kg)
|Source of Wealth
|Singing and acting
|One of the top brand endorsers in China
|Around $1.5 million
Xiao Zhan popularly known as Sean Xiao is a Chinese actor and singer. He garnered recognition after he participated in the idol survival show, X-Fire. He later debuted as a member of the Chinese boy group, X Nine. The group debut in 2016 and has released several mini albums.
Xiao made his acting debut in 2016 and is known for his roles in dramas, The Untamed, Joy of Life, The Wolf, and Douluo Continent among others. He has won several awards and accolades for his acting and singing roles. He is one of the most demanded brand endorsers in China. He has endorsement deals with several global brands in China.
What is Sean Xiao Famous For?
- Member of the Chinese boy group, X Nine.
Where is Sean Xiao From?
Sean Xiao was born on 5 October 1991. His birth name is Xiao Zhan. His birth place is in Chongqing in China. He holds Chinese nationality. He belongs to Asian (Chinese) ethnicity and his zodiac sign is Libra. Information about his parents, siblings, and early life is not available at present.
Regarding his educational background, he attended Chongqing Technology and Business University where he studied Modern International Art Design Academy. He was a member of the literary committee and the school choir. He graduated in 2014.
Sean Xiao Career
- While a university student, Sean Xiao set up a photography studio with his friends. He was the main photographer of the studio.
- He worked as a full-time photographer and graphic designer after graduating in 2014.
- He participated in the reality TV show, X-Fire in 2015. He participated after one of his teacher's recommendations. He was one of 16 contestants in the show.
- He then participated in recording the program Teen Channel by Tencent.
- He was then introduced as one of the members of the boy group, X Nine in 2016. He is the main vocalist of the group.
- The group made their debut with their first single, "In Our Own Name".
- The group released their first mini-album, “X玖” (X Jiu) in September 2016.
- The group won the Boyband of the Year Award at the Tencent Video Starlight Awards in 2016, as well as the Newcomer Group of the Year Award at the 2016 Fans Carnival Annual Festival.
- They won the Most Popular Group Award at the Asian Music Gala Awards and the Asian New Songs Annual Festival both in 2017.
- The group released another mini-album, Keep Online in February 2018.
- He continued to sing the soundtrack for numerous dramas he starred in.
- He released his digital single " 光点” (Spotlight)" in April 2020.
- The single went on to become the highest-selling digital single of all time with over 54 million sales.
- Sean Xiao started his acting career in 2016.
- He co-starred as the main lead in Super Star Academy in 2016.
- Between 2016 and 2018, he starred in cameo roles in several movies and series including Shuttle Love Millennium 2, Monster Hunt 2, and The Rookies.
- He starred in the second male lead in the historical romance web drama, Oh! My Emperor Season 1 in 2018.
- He made his acting breakthrough after he starred as Wei Wuxian in the xianxia drama, The Untamed in 2019.
- Xiao-starring the 2019 film, Jade Dynasty topped the China box office on its day of release. The film also set a new record as the highest-grossing Chinese language movie in 10 years in Thailand.
- He starred in the supporting role in the 2019 historical drama, Joy Of Life.
- He established his own studio, "XZ Studio in 2019.
- He co-starred in the second male lead in the series, The Wolf in 2020.
- He had been a regular at Dragon TV's singing program, "Our Song" from October 2019 to January 2020.
- He played the role of Gu Yi Ye in the 2021 drama, Ace Troops.
- He played the protagonist Tang San in the drama, Douluo Continent premiering in February 2021. The drama became one of the most successful dramas in China.
- He made his stage debut starring in Yang Hua's version of the critically-acclaimed drama, “如夢之夢” (A Dream Like a Dream) in Wuhan in April 2021.
- He has won numerous awards and accolades for his acting roles.
- He will star alongside Yang Zi in lead roles in the upcoming modern romance drama, The Oath Of Love.
- He will star as the main lead in the historical drama, The Longest Promise.
What is Sean Xiao Net Worth?
Sean Xiao is one of the most successful Chinese entertainers. Debuted as a member of the boy group X Nine, he has released numerous group as well as solo commercially successful singles. Besides singing, he is also one of the most successful actors who has starred in numerous movies and drama series.
Sean Xiao is one of the top brand endorsers in China. He is one of the most demanded endorsers, having endorsement deals with over 30 brands. His endorsements range from beverage and washing products to jewelry and fashions. He has been endorsed by fashion magazines, Budweiser, Roseonly, and Estee Lauder's fragrance and beauty line among others. He has endorsement deals with Tod's, Zenith, Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Li-Ning, Molsion, Dettol, and Zwilling among others. He became the Men's Ice Hockey Promotion Ambassador and National Stadium Winter Dream Promotion Ambassador for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. He is the Hangzhou Asian Games Public Welfare Dream Ambassador for the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.
Forbes listed him under their 30 Under 30 Asia list in 2019. At present, his net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million.
Who is Sean Xiao Wife?
Sean Xiao has maintained a low profile regarding his personal life. He is not married but it is not clear whether he is dating anyone at present or not. More details about his relationships, dating history, and girlfriend will be updated here.
Sean Xiao faced criticism in 2020 after a person who authored a slash fan fiction novel titled, Falling hosted on Archive of Our Own went viral on the Chinese social networking site Sina Weibo. The fan fiction depicts a pedophilic female prostitute named "Xian Zhan" in a sexual relationship with a minor named "Wang Yibo", his co-star in The Untamed. Some of the fans of Xiao Zhan believed the fan fiction to be insulting to Xiao Zhan, and rallied like-minded fans to report the offending post to Sina Weibo officials for containing "pornographic content". The viral fan fiction was subsequently banned on Weibo and led the entire Archive of Our Own Site to be blocked in the country by the Great Firewall. It caused a backslash on Zhan and he lost numerous brand endorsement deals. He publicly issued an apology for the actions of his fans.
How tall is Sean Xiao?
Sean Xiao stands at the height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of around 154.5 lbs i.e. 70 kg. He has a slim body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is also dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
Trivias About Sean Xiao You Need To Know.
- He began to paint and play the violin in childhood.
- He performed Bibi Zhou's "Running to You with All I Have" during the finale of "Everybody Stand By - Season 2".
- His single "Spotlight" set the Guinness World Record as the fastest-selling digital track in China. It was also one of the 10 biggest-selling digital single worldwide.
- The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry named "Spotlight" as the 7th best-selling digital single of 2020.
- He became Shanghai Public Security Bureau's Anti-Fraud Alliance Member in 2021.
- TCC Asia named him Most Handsome Faces in Asia in 2019, 2020, Most Influential Faces of 2020, and Most Handsome Face in Asia Pacific 2020.
- TCC Candle named him 6th and 7th Most Handsome Faces in the World in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
- Top Beauty World named him the Most Handsome Men in World 2020.
- Top Beauty World named him the Sexiest Men in the World in 2020.
- The World List named him the number 1 Men in Fashion World in 2021.
- His XZ Studio donated various medical supplies, equipment, and ventilators to hospitals during COVID-19.
- He donated 1 million Yuan to Zhengzhou Red Crossin to help with flood relief in Henan province in 2021.