Wang Feifei

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wang.
Fei
Wang Feifei at 2014 K-Pop Awards red carpet.jpg
Fei at the 2014 K-Pop Awards red carpet.
Born Wáng Fēifēi (王霏霏)
(1987-04-027) April 27, 1987 (age 29)
Other names Fei
Occupation
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
Years active 2010 (2010)–present
Labels
Associated acts
Wang Feifei
Chinese name
Chinese 王霏霏
Hanyu Pinyin Wáng Fēifēi
Korean name
Hangul 왕페이페이

Wang Feifei (born April 27, 1987), better known by the mononym Fei, is a Chinese singer, actress, presenter and model. She debuted as a member of South Korean girl group Miss A in 2009. Fei is considered[by whom?] one of the four best well-known and recognized Chinese female celebrities active in the South Korean entertainment scene.[1]

Biography[edit]

Fei was born on April 27, 1987 in Haikou, Hainan, China.[2][3] She is currently attending Seoul Institute of the Arts (Seoul Arts), formally known as Seoul Art College, alongside Miss A's Jia.[4] In China, Fei appeared on the Zhejiang TV (浙江电视台) audition program "The More She Dances the Prettier She Is" ("越跳越美丽").[5] She was a former member of the project group and Chinese version of the Wonder Girls 'Sisters', but ended up being a member of the South Korean girl group Miss A after the project for the Chinese version of the Wonder Girls got cancelled due to member and trainee changes within their company. In 2010, she, as well as the other future members of Miss A, was an advertising model for Samsung Anycall China.

Career[edit]

2010–14: Miss A and Solo actvities[edit]

Main article: Miss A

Fei debuted as a member and the leader of South Korean girl group Miss A in July 2010. Aside from her group activities, she has also participated in various television variety show like "Variety Blue Chip" in 2013. She gained popularity after showing her different skills such as cooking and dancing in the show.[6]

Fei began her acting debut with cameo appearances in KBS drama Dream High on 2012 and 2013.

In 2013, she became a candidate on "Dancing with the Stars 3" with her dancing partner Kim Soo Ro, which she won 1st place and solidified her name as a great dancer in K-Pop.[7]

In March 2014, Fei has a part on Chinese variety program "If You Love", a dating show in which she had been coupled with Chinese actor Sun Jian.[8]

In 2014, she made a cameo appearances in SBS drama Temptation as Jenny.[9] She later sang soundtrack for the drama with 2AM's Jo Kwon titled One Summer Night both released on Korean and English.[10]

2015–present: Acting activities and Solo debut[edit]

In 2015, She was confirmed to be cast in an upcoming webdrama Swan, with Nam Kyuri and Cho Min Sung. She also confirmed to be leading role on Chinese movie called Select Game.[11][12] On July 21, 2016, Fei debuted as a solo artist with the single album "Fantasy".

Discography[edit]

Main article: Miss A discography

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
[13]
US
World

[14]
"Fantasy" 2016 6 Non album-single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Soundtrack appearances[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
[13]
"One Summer Night" (feat. Jo Kwon) 2014 49 Temptation OST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Charity singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
[13]
"Always Be Here" 2014 Non album-single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Select Game TBA[12] Lead role

Drama[edit]

Year Network Title Role Notes
2011 KBS2 Dream High Flashmob dancer Cameo (Episode 16)
2012 KBS2 Dream High 2 Herself Cameo (Episode 15)
2014 SBS Temptation Jenny Cameo
TBA Swan Woods[11] Web drama; Supporting role

Variety shows[edit]

Year Network Title Role Notes
2009 ZRTG: Zhejiang Television You Will Grow Prettier If You Dance Guest with Jia
2012 KBS 1 vs. 100 with Suzy & Hongki
SBS Strong Heart with Suzy
MBC Magic Concert with Min
ZRTG: Zhejiang Television Cool Food Wins The World with Jia
2013 O'live Master Chef Korea Celebrity
MBC Dancing with the Stars 3
O'live O'live Show MC
SBS Star King Guest with Min (Episode 342)
KBS2 Happy Together 3 with Suzy
KBS Real Experience! Embrace the World
KBS Hello Counselor with Min
HBS: Hunan Television Amazing Dance Judge
2014 HBRT: Hubei Television Perhaps Love Guest
HBS: Hunan Television Laugh Out Loud
SBS Running Man Episode 205
Mnet Singer Game with Min
CCTV: CCTV-3 The Great Magician
HBS: Qinghai Television I'm Legend (我是传奇)[15]
SBS Cook King Korea
KBS Let's Go Dream Team 2 with Min
JTBC Sleeping With The Boss
MBC Quiz to Change the World with Jia
KBS2 Happy Together 3
2015 SBS Running Man Episode 234, 235
Mnet 4 Things Show with Min
HBS: Hunan Television laugh out loud with Jia
SZMG: Shenzhen Television Men Left Women Right
Y-Star Gourmet Road with Min
SBS Fists of Shaolin Temple
KBS2 Happy Together 3 Episode 427
2016 HLJBT: Heilongjiang Television Freezing Show
MBC My Little Television with GOT7's JB and Junior

Radio shows[edit]

Year Network Title Role Notes
2013-15 MBC C-Radio Idols, True Colors Host with Jia & Super Junior-M's Zhou Mi[16]

Event hosting[edit]

Year Event Notes
2015 29th Golden Disk Awards[17] With Kim Sung-Joo and Kim Jong-Kook

Music video appearances[edit]

Year Title Artist
2009 My Color 2PM
2010 This Christmas JYP Nation
2011 I Love You Huh Gong & Hoony Hoon

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result
2013 Dancing with the Stars 3 1st Place Won
Master Chef Korea Celebrity 2nd Place Won
2014 Cook King Korea[15] 2nd Place Won

Honorary Ambassador[edit]

  • [2010] Honorary Ambassador for ‘Korea Licensed Product Exhibition‘ with Miss A.
  • [2011] Honorary Ambassador for the ‘4th World Citizens' Day‘ with Miss A.
  • [2011/12] Honorary Ambassador for ‘Korea Tourist Service, Inc.‘ with Miss A and 2PM.
  • [2013] Honorary Ambassador for the Exhibition of Chinese Puppetry known as ‘Shadow Play‘. Alongside Miss A member Jia.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foreign K-pop Idols, 'Who's Your Favorite Non-Korean Member?'". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  2. ^ Miss A Member Profiles, "JYP Entertainment".
  3. ^ Mark Russell (29 April 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 96. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1. 
  4. ^ After School's Nana, Miss A's Jia & Fei receive scholarships from Seoul Art College, "Allkpop", April 16, 2012.
  5. ^ Amateur Scared to Miss This "Newcomer Want to Get 2010, "AFP", August 15, 2010.
  6. ^ "miss A's Fei becoming a 'blue chip' in variety show field | allkpop.com". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  7. ^ "Fei wins with an emotional performance for her mother on 'Dancing With The Stars 3' | allkpop.com". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  8. ^ "Nichkhun, Chansung and Fei to Appear on Chinese Reality Show "If You Love"". Soompi. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  9. ^ "miss A's Fei Lands First Acting Gig in "Temptation"". Soompi. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  10. ^ "miss A's Fei and Jo Kwon sing 'One Summer Night' for 'Temptation' OST | allkpop.com". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  11. ^ a b "Fei To Appear In Web Drama 'Swan'". BNTNews UK. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  12. ^ a b "万丰国际-电影宝". z.wfatc.com. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  13. ^ a b c "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved August 2, 2016. 
  14. ^ "World Digital Songs". Billboard. Retrieved August 2, 2016. (subscription required (help)). 
  15. ^ a b "miss A's Fei in "Cook King Korea" and "I Am Legend"". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  16. ^ "miss A's Fei and Jia along with Super Junior-M's Zhoumi to host new Chinese radio program | allkpop.com". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  17. ^ "Things Said by Big Bang′s Taeyang, GOT7, 4minute′s Hyuna, and More on the First Day of ′Golden Disc Awards′". mwave.interest.me. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  18. ^ Miss A's Fei and Jia become ambassadors for the Chinese puppet exhibition Shadow Play, "Allkpop", May 1, 2013.

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