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Jay Chou

Biography

Among the wealthiest superstars in the annals of China. He became the bestselling musician in Taiwan both in 2007 and 2008 and it has released the albums Still Illusion and The Period. He became a waiter after getting unable to sign up for the military because of a vertebral disease. Furthermore to offering over twenty-five million albums world-wide, he provides acted in films, winning awards on the Hong Kong Film Honours. He was created to parents Ye Hui Mei, a second school instructor, and Zhou Yao Zhong, a biomedical researcher. In 2015, he wedded celebrity Hannah Quinlivan. The few has a little girl. He and Kobe Bryant released a melody entitled “The Heaven and Globe Challenge” on the 2011 NBA All-Star video game.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jay Chou
Date Of Birth January 18, 1979
Place Of Birth New Taipei, Taiwan
Height 1.73 m
Profession World Music Singer
Nationality Taiwanese
Spouse Hannah Quinlivan
Children Hathaway Chou
Parents Chou Yao-Chung, Ye Hui Mei
Awards Hong Kong Film Award for Best New Performer, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Song, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Taiwanese Act, World Music Award for World's Best Selling Chinese Artist, Shanghai Film Critics Award for Best Actor, MTV Asia Award for Favorite Artist Taiwan
Nominations Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actor, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Worldwide Act, MTV Movie Award for Next Generation, Golden Horse Award for Best Original Film Score, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Asian Act, Hundred Flowers Award for Best Supporting Actor, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, Golden Melody Award for Best Mandarin Male Singer - Vocal Category, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Asia and Pacific Act, Golden Melody Award for Song of the Year - Vocal Category, Golden Melody Award for Best Music Video - Vocal Category, Dahsyatnya Award for Outstanding Guest Star
Movies Secret, The Green Hornet, Now You See Me 2, The Rooftop, Curse of the Golden Flower, The Viral Factor, Initial D, Kung Fu Dunk, True Legend, The Treasure Hunter, Pandaman Heroic Detective
TV Shows Pandamen, Thyme Fried Fish
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1 Being an avid collector of cars; Jay owns Toyota AE86 (the car his character drives in the movie "Initial D"), Black Beauty Imperial '67 (another car his character drives in the movie "Green Hornet") also the Batmobile (built by the manufacturers of the car in the movie "The Dark Knight", run by a jet engine) in addition to collector super cars such as Mercedes Mclaren SLR 722 and Pagani Zonda.
2 Owns his own record company "JVR Music", restaurant chains "Mr. J", "Secret Restaurant" and "Mr. Qute", clothing stores "PHANTACi (pronounced as Fantasy)". Also have his antique shop called "OMNI by JFK".
3 Jay is one of the most popular pop singers in Taiwan and also in Chinese-speaking regions.
4 Favorite Sports include Basketball and using nunchaku, for leisure purposes only, courtesy of his fondness of Bruce Lee.
5 Favorite current actor is Jet Li, though his childhood dream was to "become Bruce Lee".
6 Education: Tan Jiang High School (Music).
7 Can play piano, guitar, cello, Chinese flute, Chinese zither and jazz drum.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Now You See Me 2 2016 performer: "Chu Shen Ru Hua", "Gong Gong with a Headache", "Extra Large Shoes" / writer: "Chu Shen Ru Hua" / writer: "Gong Gong with a Headache", "Extra Large Shoes" - as Jay Chou Chieh-Lun
Kung Fu Panda 3 2016 performer: "Try" / producer: "Try"
The Interview 2014/II performer: "Cowboy on the Run" / writer: "Cowboy on the Run"
Xue di zi 2012 writer: "Daofeng pian leng"
Di yi ci 2012 writer: "Dou yao weixiao hao ma?"
Abba 2011 Documentary music: "Abba"
Gui bao 1949 2011 TV Series writer: "The Invaluable Treasure"
The Green Hornet 2011 performer: "Étude No. 39 Un Sospiro", "Nunchucks" / writer: "Nunchucks"
Chun feng chen zui de ye wan 2009 music: "Rose Mary" / performer: "Rose Mary" / writer: "Rose Mary"
Bu neng shuo de. mi mi 2007 performer: "Secret That Can Not Be Told" / writer: "Secret That Can Not Be Told"
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia 2006 performer: "Juhua Tai" "Chrysanthemum Terrace" / writer: "Juhua Tai" "Chrysanthemum Terrace", "Curse of the Golden Flower"
Fearless 2006 performer: "Huo Yuanjia" / writer: "Huo Yuanjia"
Initial D 2005 performer: "All The Way North", "Drifting" / producer: "All The Way North", "Drifting" / writer: "All The Way North", "Drifting"
Say Yes Enterprise 2004 TV Series music: "Rewind"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Now You See Me 2 2016 Li
Tian tai ai qing 2013 Gao
Jik zin 2012 Jon
The Green Hornet 2011 Kato
Su Qi-er 2010 God of Wushu / Drunken God
Ci ling 2009 Qiao Fei
Gong fu guan lan 2008 Fang Shijie (as Chieh-lun Chou)
Bu neng shuo de. mi mi 2007 Ye Xiang Lun
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia 2006 Prince Jai
Initial D 2005 Takumi Fujiwara
Zi xing wo lu 2005 Short
Shuang dao 2003 Short Jay

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
On the Road 2014/III Short
Ting jian xia yu de sheng yin 2013 main title composer
Tian tai ai qing 2013
Bu neng shuo de. mi mi 2007

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tian tai ai qing 2013
Bu neng shuo de. mi mi 2007

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tian tai ai qing 2013
Bu neng shuo de. mi mi 2007 story

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
10,000 Miles 2016 executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cinema 3 2011 TV Series Himself
Made in Hollywood 2011 TV Series Himself
Días de cine 2011 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2011 TV Series Himself
Attack of the Show! 2011 TV Series Himself
Tian tian xiang shang 2010 TV Series Himself
Shaolin Basket: Retour en zone 2009 Video documentary short Himself
The Young Romantic 2008 Documentary Himself
Secrets Within: Inside Look at 'Curse of the Golden Flower' 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Cham chau Chou Chieh Lun 2003 Himself (as Chou Chieh Lun)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Golden Horse Award Golden Horse Film Festival Best Original Film Song Secret (2007) · Vincent Fang (lyrics)
2007 Hong Kong Film Award Hong Kong Film Awards Best Original Film Song Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia (2006) · Vincent Fang (lyricist)
2007 Shanghai Film Critics Award Shanghai Film Critics Awards Best Actor Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia (2006)
2006 Hong Kong Film Award Hong Kong Film Awards Best New Performer Tau man ji D (2005)
2005 Golden Horse Award Golden Horse Film Festival Best New Performer Tau man ji D (2005)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Best Music Asia-Pacific Film Festival Tian tai ai qing (2013) · Jason Huang
2013 Hong Kong Film Award Hong Kong Film Awards Best Original Film Song Xue di zi (2012) · Vincent Fang (lyrics)
· Yuchun Li (performer)
2011 Golden Horse Award Golden Horse Film Festival Best Original Film Song Abba (2011) · Vincent Fang (composer/performer)
· Chris Hung (performer)
2011 Huading Award Huading Award Best Actor in a Motion Picture Ci ling (2009)
2011 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Breakout Star The Green Hornet (2011)
2008 Golden Horse Award Golden Horse Film Festival Best Original Film Song Gong fu guan lan (2008) · Vincent Fang (lyricist)
· Funky Tu (performer)
2008 Hundred Flowers Award Hundred Flowers Awards Best Supporting Actor Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia (2006)
2007 Golden Horse Award Golden Horse Film Festival Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year
2007 Golden Horse Award Golden Horse Film Festival Best Original Film Score Secret (2007) · Therdsak Chanpan
2007 Hong Kong Film Award Hong Kong Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia (2006)
2007 Hong Kong Film Award Hong Kong Film Awards Best Original Film Song Huo yuanjia (2006) · Vincent Fang (lyricist)
2006 Hong Kong Film Award Hong Kong Film Awards Best Original Film Song Tau man ji D (2005) · Vincent Fang (lyricist)
2005 Golden Horse Award Golden Horse Film Festival Best Original Film Song Tau man ji D (2005)


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