Wang Yibo Biography

Wang Yibo

Quick Facts About Wang Yibo

Celebrated Name Wang Yibo
Age 24 Years
Nick Name Wang
Birth Name Wang Yibo
Birth Date 1997-08-05
Gender Male
Profession Singer
Place Of Birth Luoyang, Henan
Birth Nation China
Nationality Chinese
Famous For member of the boyband, Uniq
Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Ethnicity Asian (Chinese)
Horoscope Leo
College / University Hanlim Multi Art School
Career Start Debuted with Uniq in 2014
Debut Movie MBA Partners
Awards Best New Idol Award at the Top Chinese Music Awards in 2017
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 130 lbs (59 kg)
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black (often dyes blonde or light brown)
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Music and acting
Endorsment With several popular brands
Net Worth Around $5 million
Siblings Not Known
Debut Television Show/Series Love Actually
Links Instagram

Wang Yibo is a Chinese actor, dancer, singer, rapper, and TV host. Wang is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boyband, Uniq. He is the main dancer and rapper of the band. The band made their debut with the single, "Falling In Love" in 2014. They released their first album, EOEO in April 2015. The band won the Best New Artist award at the 2015 KU Music Asian Music Awards and the Popular Group Award at the 2015 Asia Billboard Awards. As an actor, Wang has starred in numerous tv series and is famous for his roles in Love Actually, Gank Your Heart, The Untamed, Legend of Fei, and Faith Makes Great. He has also served as the judge or mentor of various reality dance shows. 

Wang is also a professional motorcycle racer.

Wang Yibo father

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What is Wang Yibo Famous For?

  • Dancer and rapper of the boyband, Uniq.

Where is Wang Yibo From?

Wang Yibo was born on 5 August 1997. His birth place is in Luoyang, Henan in China. He holds Chinese nationality. He belongs to the Asian (Chinese) ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Leo. Information about his parents, siblings, and early life is not available. More details about his family will be updated here. 

Wang Yibo mother

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Wang Yibo Career

  • Wang Yibo had already started dancing at a young age.
  • He participated in IBD national dance competition while he was in secondary school in 2011. He emerged as top sixteen in the hip-hop category. 
  • He was then signed to become a trainee of Yuehua Entertainment. 
  • He later trained in South Korea. He studied at Hanlim Multi Art School. 
  • He debuted as the dancer and rapper of the South Korean-Chinese boy band group, Uniq in 2014. He debuted with the song "Falling in Love".
  • The group released their mini-album, EOEO in April 2015. 
  • The group won the KU Music Asian Music Awards' "Best New Artist" in April 2015. 
  • The group set the record for most wins on Global Chinese Music Chart in 2015 with three wins by non-live voting and three wins by live voting.

Wang Yibo band

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  • The group released their second digital album, "Best Friend" in October 2015.
  • The band released a special Japanese single album, "Best Friend" which includes the Japanese, Korean, and Instrumental versions of "Best Friend".   
  • He made his acting debut with the 2016 Chinese film, MBA Partners.
  • He landed his first lead role in the youth xianxia drama Private Shushan Gakuen in 2017. 
  • He won the Best New Idol Award at the Top Chinese Music Awards in 2017. 
  • He made his solo debut with the single "Fire" in January 2019.
  • He became a dance mentor in the reality survival show, Produce 101 in 2018.
  • He won his first major acting award for "Audience's Choice for Actor" at the 30th China TV Golden Eagle Award for his work in the drama series, Gank your Heart. 
  • He released his single, "No Sense" in December 2019. It was his first songwriting attempt. 
  • He became one of the captains of the 3rd season of the dance competition show, Street Dance of China in 2020. His team member Yi Bo Wang Zha won the championship. He later returned for the 4th season of the show.
  • Wang starring wuxia drama, Legend of Fei gained 4 billion view counts in just over 1 month on China Tencent Video. It gained Top 1 spot on WeTV Thailand and WeTV Phillippines after only 1 week of release.
  • He released his single, "My Rules" in December 2020. 
  • Wang is known for his roles in tv series, Love Actually (2017), Gank Your Heart (2019), The Untamed (2019), Legend of Fei (2020), and Faith Makes Great (2021).

Who is Wang Yibo Girlfriend?

Wang Yibo is not married. He is reportedly single. The South Korean entertainment agencies are quite strict and private about their artist's personal life. They maintain a very private life regarding their personal life, relationships, and dating. Any developments will be updated here.

How Tall is Wang Yibo?

Wang Yibo stands at the height of 1.79 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a body weight of around 130 lbs i.e. 59 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. He often dyes his hair blonde or light brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Wang Yibo racer

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What is Wang Yibo Net Worth?

Wang Yibo is one of the most popular celebrities in Asia. His income comes from contracts, record sales, concerts, tours, sponsorships, and endorsements deals. He is a member of the boyband, Uniq which has sold millions of records to date. He has also sold millions of records as a solo artist and has set several records. His single "No Sense" became the fastest-selling digital single of NetEase Music to reach sales of 10 million copies. It has already sold over 17 million worldwide. His single "My Rules" became the fastest-selling digital single of NetEase Music to reach the sales of 10 million digital copies within only 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Wang is one of the most in-demand and influential brand ambassadors in China. He has partnered with over 30 brands. He has endorsement deals with Ping An Insurance, Youku, Casio G-Shock, Shu Uemura, Redmi, Bank of Communications banking credit card line, Audi, Chanel, and Anta among others. He was the first entertainer in Mainland China to become an official partner of Nike. However, he terminated his contract with Nike in March 2021 after Nike criticized China for human rights violations against Uyghurs in Xinjiang. He is a sports lover especially skateboarding and motorcycle racing. He was appointed the Chinese Skateboarding Promotion Ambassador by the Chinese government. He was appointed the ambassador for Chinese winter sports and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics. As a member of Uniq, the group has endorsement deals with Xtep. The group also has sponsorship deals with Chinese beauty shops, Mix-Box, Chinese candy brand, Dr. Bear. 

Wang has made his fortune out of his career in an entertainment career. The majority of his income comes from his singing and acting career. Forbes listed him 71st in 2019, 9th in 2020, and 2nd in 2021 in the list of Forbes China Celebrity 100. His wealth details is not available at present. At present, his net worth is estimated at around $5 million.

Did You Know?

  • He is the host of the variety program, Day Day Up since 2016.
  • Wang collaborated with Guan Xiaotong to sing the theme song "Once Again" for the movie with the same name.
  • He released the theme song Just Dance for the 4th Xuan Wu Dance Festival.
  • Forbes China listed him under their 30 under 30 list in 2019.
  • Forbes Asia listed him in the list of 100 most influential Asian artists in the 100 Digital Stars List of 2020.
  • The Chinese Dancers Association has awarded him China's Top Dancer Promotion Ambassador.
  • He has appeared on the covers of the Chinese edition of GQ Style, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar.
  • He is the first Chinese celebrity to grace all three covers of SuperELLE China by himself.
  • He used his image to raise awareness for several causes including Firefighting Public Welfare of Luoyang City, SOS Children's Villages' campaign with Qingsongchou "No Child Alone: I want to have a family", the Civil Traffic of Hunan Province, and "Earth Aid, Green Life on the Table", a campaign co-sponsored by WildAid, China Green Carbon Foundation, and Food and Agriculture Organization.
  • He was honored as the Kuwo Music's 2019 Role Model Reading Charity Artist.
  • He was one of the 200 celebrities who donated a total of 278 million yuan to the Han Hong Charity Foundation to fight COVID-19.
  • He sang several songs to inspire people to work together against the pandemic.
  • He is a member of the Yamaha China Racing Team since 2019.
  • He participated in the Asia Road Racing Championship in 2019, where he finished second in the mixed competition and first place in the rookie division.
  • He has received hundreds of unsolicited phone calls from callers that he had to change his phone number.