If you are looking for the best Chinese actors, people like Wallace Chung would sure be at the top of that list. The amazing celebrity is a multi-talented actor cum singer who has distinguished himself in the Chinese entertainment industry courtesy of his outstanding skills in showbiz. Amazingly, Chung has received numerous awards for his various stints in the movies, as well as, his musical albums. Learn interesting facts about Wallace Chung below
Who is Wallace Chung?
Wallace Chung is a Chinese movie star, best known for his exceptional performances in high-profile movies including The Chord of Victory, Detective Investigation Files, and Forever Young, just to mention a few. In addition to his acting prowess, Chung is also a talented singer and musician. He has launched so many hit albums including Most Exciting, Do You Love Him?, Soul Man, and many more. Since making his acting debut in 1993, the talented actor has become a prominent figure in the Chinese entertainment industry.
Wallace Wung was born on the 30th day of November 1974 in Hong Kong, China. He is a very private person hence, not much is known about his early life and educational background. However, it is known that at the completion of his education, the young actor began his acting career in 1993. Two years later, he relocated to Taiwan where he pursued a career in music. He holds a Chinese nationality and belongs to the Hakka ethnicity
Starting his acting career in 1993, Chung made his first movie appearance in a TVB series titled The Chord to Victory. For the love he has for music, he relocated to Taiwan where he signed up with a record producer named Samuel Tai in 1995. Seeing his potential, Samuel encouraged him to sign up with a Taiwanese record label called Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG). In July 1995, Chung launched his first studio album titled OREA which reached number 1 on the Taiwanese music chart. Later on, he released yet another hit album titled By Your Side. His sixth album that was released in 1998 got him a Golden Melody Awards nomination for best composition.
After finding his feet in the music industry, Chung decided to return to acting which led him to relocate to Mainland, China in 1999. That same year, he appeared in the television series titled Windstorm. He also guest-starred in the Taiwanese drama titled Meteor Garden alongside Vic Zhou and Barbie Shu, among others. In the 2000s, Wallace Chung appeared in several movies including Secret History of Kangxi, Royal Tramp, King of Shanghai, Too Late to Say Loving You, Imminent Crisis, The Magic Blade, Best Time, Drug War, and many more.
From 2015 to the present, Chung’s popularity has continued to increase and the star has appeared in blockbuster movies including My Sunshine for which he earned an Asia Star Grand Award for best performance in a drama. He also made his directorial debut in the film titled Sandglass in the same year, featured in Shin Terra’s 2016 movie titled Bounty Hunters as well as the crime thriller titled Tik Tok.
Playing the role of Chu Beijie, Chung starred in the series titled General and I in 2017. He has been starring in the popular 2018 series such as All Out of Love and Healing Love.
Family – Is He Married to a Wife?
The great movie star comes from a middle-class Chinese family. Although his family is rooted in business, Chung isn’t so interested in business, he opted to pursue a career in the entertainment biz instead. While he has chosen to keep his personal life a secret, Chung has an interesting love life. The news of the actor’s marital status has long dominated the media and has left his fans wondering in their own speculations.
The actor is married to a lady named Rita Hsieh and they have a daughter together. Rita is a Taipei native born in 1980 and she is a successful fashion designer and the co-owner of the Empress6 brand. Over the years, Rita has worked with popular designers including Zhang Ziyi, Joplin, and Timmy Yip, just to mention a few.
The couple met several years back and they reportedly tied the knot in 2012. Soon after that, they welcomed their amazing daughter. They have decided to keep their relationship under the curtains in order to avoid media interference. Interestingly, Rita has been her husband’s stylist to date and she worked on his 2010 album titled All Eyes On Me.