Wu Chun

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Wu Chun
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Wu Chun at Super Hot autograph-singing event on 18 September 2010
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Pinyin Wú Zūn (Mandarin)
Pe̍h-ōe-jī Gô͘ Kiat-chun (Hokkien)
Birth name Goh Kiat Chun ()
Ethnicity Han
Ancestry Kinmen, Fukien, Republic of China
Born (1979-10-10) October 10, 1979 (age 34)
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Occupation singer, actor, spokesperson, model
Genre(s) Mandopop
Instrument(s) Drums, percussion
Voice type(s) bass
Label(s) HIM International Music (Taiwan)(2006-2011)
WOW Music (HK)(2006-2011)
Pony Canyon (Japan)(2006-2011)
Fu Long Production Co., Ltd. (2011-Present)
Years active 2005–present
Associated acts Fahrenheit (2005-2011)
Official Website Chunzone
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wu.

Wu Chun (Chinese: 吳尊; pinyin: Wú Zūn) was born on 10 October 1979,[1] birth name Goh Kiat Chun, is a Brunei-born Taiwanese actor, singer, former model and gym instructor.

Chun was a member of Taiwanese Mandopop vocal quartet boy band Fahrenheit from its debut in 2005 to June 2011. He was the last and oldest member to join the boy band and was the bass vocalist of the group. HIM International Music, the group's record label, announced in an official statement on 22 June 2011 that Chun left Fahrenheit to concentrate on his acting career and also to spend more time with his family.[2]

He speaks fluent Mandarin, Hokkien, Brunei Malay, English and limited Japanese & Cantonese.

Chun also starred in many Taiwanese drama such as Hanazakarino Kimitachihe, Romantic Princess, Hot Shot and Tokyo Juliet.

Biography[edit]

Chun studied at the Chung Hwa Middle School in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. He graduated from the RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, with a bachelor's degree in business administration. He also played for Brunei's national basketball team.[3]

Prior to joining Fahrenheit, Chun worked as a model for Yilin in Taiwan and Diva Models in Singapore. He manages a family-owned gym club[4] in Brunei. As of August 2007, Chun is appointed chairman of Palm Garden Hotel and its neighbouring multi-story Fitness Zone centre in Brunei. For his effort and success, Chun was awarded the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in Brunei during the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards in August.

On 5 October 2010, it was announced that Chun will play "Night Tenjo" in a live-action adaptation of Japanese manga series Absolute Boyfriend, with Korean actress Ku Hye-sun as "Riiko Izawa".[5] However on 3 May 2011, Jiro Wang was reported to have replaced Chun as male lead after he pulled out of the project.[6]

Personal life[edit]

On October 2013, Wu Chun publicly announced he has a wife and 3 year old daughter[7] and he also revealed that his wife is pregnant and will soon give birth to a son.[8] He had previously kept his marriage a secret because his wife was not ready to face the publicity and wanted to lead a quiet life.[9]

Wu Chun lived in Brunei and is a Bruneian Citizen.

Discography[edit]

Further information: Fahrenheit discography

As a member of Fahrenheit Wu Chun has released 4 studio Mandarin albums and 3 Japanese singles. He was the last to join Fahrenheit. His publicized temperature is that of cool autumn, at 59 degrees Fahrenheit.

Filmography[edit]

Further information: Fahrenheit filmography

Films[edit]

Year English Title Chinese Title Role Co-stars Remarks
2008 The Butterfly Lovers 武俠梁祝 Liang Zhongshan (梁仲山) Charlene Choi
Hu Ge
Harlem Yu
Ti Lung
2010 14 Blades 錦衣衛 Judge of the Sands (大漠判官) Donnie Yen
Zhao Wei
Kate Tsui
Qi Yuwu
2011 My Kingdom 大武生 Yilong (關一龍) Barbie Hsu
Han Geng
Yuen Biao
Annie Yi
Magic to Win 開心魔法 Ling Fung/Earth Magician (“土”系魔法师) Louis Koo
Wu Jing
Raymond Wong
Yan Ni
2013 Saving General Yang 忠烈楊家將 Yang Liu Lang (禓六郎) Ekin Cheng
Raymond Lam
Vic Zhou
Ady An
2014 Yang Guifei 杨贵妃 Li Mao, Prince of Shou (壽王) Fan Bingbing
Leon Lai
Joan Chen
Ning Jing

Television[edit]

Year English Title Chinese Title Role Co-Stars Remarks
2005 KO One 终极一班 Tian Hong Guang (田弘光) / Wu Shi Zun (武屍尊) Jiro Wang
Calvin Chen
Aaron Yan
Danson Tang
Cameo
2006 Tokyo Juliet 東方茱麗葉 Ji Fengliang (紀風亮) / Akira Himemiya Ariel Lin
Simon Yam
Bryant Chang
Alien Huang
Hanazakarino Kimitachihe 花樣少年少女 Zuo Yiquan (左以泉) Ella Chen
Jiro Wang
Danson Tang
Ethan Ruan
2007 Romantic Princess 公主小妹 Nanfeng Jin (南風瑾) / Yoshiki Shido Angela Zhang
Calvin Chen
George Hu
Genie Zhuo
The X-Family 終極一家 Fire Ambassador (火焰使者) Jiro Wang
Calvin Chen
Aaron Yan
Danson Tang
Cameo
2008 Hot Shot 籃球火 Wuji Zun (無極尊) Jerry Yan
Show Luo
George Hu
2011 Sunshine Angel 陽光天使 Di Yaxin (狄雅辛) Rainie Yang
2013 Kindaichi Case Files 金田一 Li Byron (李白龍) Vivian Hsu
Ryosuke Yamada
Haruna Kawaguchi
Seungri
Happy 300 Days 遇見幸福300天 Idol Kingone Wang Cameo
2014 Kindaichi Case Files Pt. 2 金田一少年之事件簿 Li Byron (李白龍) Ryosuke Yamada
Haruna Kawaguchi
Daiki Arioka
Hiroki Narimiya

Variety Show[edit]

Year English Title Chinese Title Role Co-Stars Remarks
2014 Dad is Back 爸爸回来了 Wu Chun (吳尊) Wang Zhong Lei
Li Xiaopeng
Jia Nailiang
Cast Member along with daughter "Nei Nei"

Awards[edit]

Awards
Year Award
2006 TVB8 Awards: Bronze: Best Group
HK Metro Hits Awards: Best Foreign Newcomer
AF Golden Globes 2006: Taiwan's Most Improved Actor
2007 Top Song, TVB8 Awards: "Really Like You" 超喜歡你
Sprite Awards: Most Popular Idol Group (Taiwan Area)
Sprite Awards: "Only Have Feelings For You" 只對你有感覺 Favourite Duet Song
Sprite Awards: Best Group (Taiwan & Hong Kong Area)
13th Chinese Music Awards: Best New Group
KKBOX Music Charts: "Only Have Feelings For You" 只對你有感覺: Top 20 Songs of the Year
KKBOX Music Charts: "Hanazakarino Kimitachihe Original Soundtrack" 花樣少年少女: Best Drama Soundtrack
HITO Music Awards 2007: Best Male Group

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