Sam Wang (actor)

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Sam Wang
Birth name Wang Shaowei ()
Born (1976-12-18) December 18, 1976 (age 40)
Republic of China
Other name(s) Jiao Di Di (), Shao Ye (), Batman (), Strongest Man in 5566 (5566), Sailor Moon (), Math's Hero ()
Occupation Actor, singer
Genre(s) Mandopop
Label(s) Jungiery
Associated acts 183 Club, 5566

Sam Wang (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: Wáng Shàowĕi) is a Taiwanese actor, singer and a model. Sam is a member of two Taiwanese groups 5566 and 183 Club. At one point, he played on the Taiwan national soccer team.[citation needed]


Sam Wang Shao Wei started playing Soccer when the class 3 primary schools started the Soccer program. His achievements in Soccer are equal to those in the entertainment field. He played 13 years of Soccer. Before his 5566 debut in 2002, every Soccer match in Taiwan both big and small, featured Wang Shao Wei on its players list. On June 26, 2002, Shao Wei became the Soccer coach for one of the community activities Soccer teams. Shao Wei showed some kung fu soccer steps. As an artist, he helped improve the positive reputation of Taiwanese Soccer. His managing company (Jungiery) worked with him to help balance his soccer and entertainment activities.

In 2004, Shao Wei released a book called 明星入門100招 (100 Ways To Become A Star).

In December 2007, Wang Shao Wei promoted 5566's album, Bravo, in Singapore.

On November 18, 2007, fans helped him celebrate his 31st birthday, and unexpectedly gave him a 2 million dollar Lexus Alphard as a birthday present. Wang Shao Wei turned down this gift, but took a picture of it as a remembrance.

(It is reported that many Wang Shao Wei fans coming from wealthy family backgrounds. An American fan once flew from the US to Indonesia when Shao Wei participated an activity there, and gave him round trip airplane tickets to Hawaii.)

In March 2008 he changed his name from 王绍偉 to 王少偉 (the reading is still the same).

On 16 December 2008, at 3:00 pm, Shao wei launched his first bakery shop, named Uncle Sam. The breads from his shop are imported from US. Besides selling bread, he also sells merchandise such as T-shirts, soft toys of characters designed by him.

In 2009, he launched his second shop- Uncle Sam's Junior, a branch of Uncle Sam's Bakery Cafe.

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role
2011 They Are Flying
2011 牽手 / Wives Jiang Hao / 江皓
2009 魔女18號 / Magic 18 Zhu Yao Wu / 朱耀武
2009 美味赌王 / '
2008 欢喜来逗阵 / Your Home is My Home Shi Mai Ke / 石麦克 / Michael
2007 惡女阿楚 / Mean Girl Ah Chu Ling Ping Zhi / 凌平之
2006 剪刀石頭布 / A Game About Love Wei Qi Xiang / 韋祺祥
2006 愛情魔髮師 / The Magicians of Love Lin Er Qi / 林爾奇/ Richie
2005 王子變青蛙 / The Prince Who Turns into a Frog Xu Zi Qian / 徐子騫
2005 格鬥天王 / Mr Fighting (Guest Appearance)
2004 愛上千金美眉 / In Love With A Rich Girl (Guest Appearance)
2004 紫禁之巅 / Top on the Forbidden City Fire
2003 千金百分百 / 100% Senorita (Guest Appearance)
2003 西街少年 / Westside Story Gu Tian Le / 辜天樂
2002 MVP 情人 / My MVP Valentine Shao Wei / 紹偉
1998 曾經 / Ceng Jing Yuen Ming Gan / 袁明剛


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