Jay Chou Wiki/Biography
Jay Chou is a rapper, actor, singer, songwriter, record producer, and TV personality from Taiwan. Jay Chou is well known for his work with lyricist Vincent Fang, with whom he has regularly collaborated on his music.
On January 18, 1979, Jay Chou was born in Linkou, New Taipei, Taiwan. He is 44 years old as of 2023. Director Chou/President Chou is Jay Chou’s pet name. Jay Chou is his real name.
The father of Jay is biomedical researcher Chou Yao-Chung, while the mother is art instructor Ye Hui Mei (mother). Information regarding his siblings’ occupations is not readily available.
By providing for his requirements, Jay’s parents were very helpful and enabled him to achieve in his work. His parents are significant figures in his life. When he was four years old, his mother signed him up for piano lessons.
Since he was a young boy, he had always wished to record music and sounds on his tape recorder. He started taking cello lessons after becoming interested in music theory in class three. He was an only child who loved to impersonate TV characters, play the piano, and do magic tricks.
He minored in cello and also studied piano. He developed his improvisational talents, developed a liking for pop music, and started to compose songs. He is of Taiwanese descent, a Christian, and a Capricorn by birth.
He studied drums and guitar at Tamkang Senior High School before graduating and enrolling at the Taipei National University of the Arts.
He did, however, leave school after one semester in order to pursue a musical career. He comes to the conclusion that it is best to focus on his career and pursue his aspirations.
What is the net worth of Jay Chou?
Jay Chou has a $95 million net worth. He makes a living by acting, singing, playing music, and writing songs. He is a successful singer, having fun with his family. Jay is the owner of JVR Music, a record label and management business, and he also makes his own music videos and movies.
Quick facts about Jay Chou
|Full Name:||Jay Chou|
|Born Date:||18 Jan 1979|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth||$95 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Birth Place||New Taipei|
|Education||Tamkang Senior High School, Taipei National University of the Arts|
|Mother||Ye Hui Mei|
|Kids||Hathaway Chou, Romeo Chou|
Jay’s record company, Alfa Music, published his first studio album in 2000. With the release of Fantasy, his second studio album, Chou gained notoriety for blending Western and Eastern musical genres.
Since then, he has put out twelve more studio albums, and countless hit singles, and has seen a major increase in popularity among Asian people all over the world. By the year 2019, he had finished six global tours and performed in front of more than 10 million people all over the world.
In 2007, Jay started his own music label and management business, JVR Music. Outside of the music world, Chou has led his own fashion label PHANTACi since 2006.
After playing a supporting role in the epic Curse of the Golden Flower, Chou made his acting debut in the movie Initial D. Since then, he has made numerous film appearances. He was first noticed by Western audiences in 2011 when he co-starred with Christoph Waltz and Seth Rogen in The Green Hornet.
Jay Chou has given his endorsement to several products and makes good money doing so. He has supported a number of companies, including Doorway, Pepsi, Yili beverages, Sprite, Toyota, One2Free, Panasonic, Motorola, M-Zone/China Mobile, Levi’s, Metersbonwe Group, Colgate, Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, National Geographic.
Awards Jay Chou
He won the “Golden Melody Award” for Best New Artist in 2000 and the “Golden Melody Award” for Best Male Mandarin Singer in 2002, respectively. He won the “World Music Award” for Best Male Artist in the World in 2003.
The Channel V China Music Awards for Most Influential Artist of the Year in 2006, the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Worldwide Act in 2007, the MTV Asia Award for Favorite Taiwanese Artist in 2004, the Channel V China Music Awards for Most Popular Male Artist in 2005, the MTV Europe Music Award for Most Influential Artist of the Year in 2006, and the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Worldwide Act in 2009
He was honored with the Taipei Film Festival Award for Best Actor in 2010, the Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Male Artist in 2015, the Huang Zun Xian Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016, and the iQiyi Night Awards Ceremony for Global Chinese-Language Singer of the Year in 2017. He also won the Golden Melody Award for Best Male Mandarin Singer in 2013.
Family, Wife, Relationship
Chou is wed to Hannah Quinlivan, a model. They have two kids: a son named Romeo Chou was born in 2018 and a daughter named Hathaway Chou was born in 2015. They are much in love and are savoring their relationship with their kids.
Physical Appearance (Height, Weight)
Jay is 60 kilograms and 5 feet 8 inches tall. He has a fair complexion that is clear and a thin physique. He attracts a lot of women due to his beauty and sense of style. Jay has straight black hair and dark brown eyes.
He likes to wear gold chains. To keep his complexion shining, he works out, consumes a nutritious diet, and loves to drink water.