Wu Chun

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Wu Chun
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Background information
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Pinyin Wú Zūn
Wú Jízūn
(Mandarin)
Pe̍h-ōe-jī Gô͘ Chun
Gô͘ Kiat-chun
(Hokkien)
Born Goh Kiat Chun ()
(1979-10-10) 10 October 1979 (age 38)
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Ethnicity Han
Occupation Managing director, singer, actor, spokesperson, model ambassador, role model
Years active 2005–present
Nationality  Brunei
Genre(s) Mandopop
Instrument(s) Drums, percussion
Voice type(s) bass
Label(s) HIM International Music
WOW Music
Pony Canyon
Fu Long Production Co., Ltd.
Associated acts Fahrenheit (2005–2011)
Spouse(s) Lin Liying
Children NeiNei, Max
Ancestry Kinmen, Fujian, Republic of China
Website www.chunzone.com

Wu Chun Chinese: 吳尊; pinyin: Wú Zūn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gô͘ Chun (born 10 October 1979 Goh Kiat Chun) is a Bruneian actor, singer, and model. He was a member of Fahrenheit, a Taiwanese Mandopop vocal quartet boy band, from its debut in 2005 to June 2011 singing bass. Wu Chun has appeared Taiwanese dramas, such as Tokyo Juliet (2006), Hanazakarino Kimitachihe (2006), Romantic Princess (2007), Hot Shot (2008), Sunshine Angel (2011), and Kindaichi Case Files (2012-2013). In 2014, he appeared in the reality television program, Dad is Back with his daughter, Nei Nei. His film appearances include The Butterfly Lovers (2008), Lady of the Dynasty (2014), NEST 3D, with Li Bingbing and Kellan Lutz (English); and My Other Home, with Stephon Marbury and Jessica Jung (English). In 2016, he was cast in the Chinese drama, Martial Universe. As a model, Wu Chun has appeared in magazines, such as Esquire, Elle for Men, Men's Health Magazine, Harper's BAZAAR Magazine, GQ, and Reader's Digest. Wu Chun is a business owner in the Brunei fitness and health industry. His businesses include Bake Culture (Taiwan based artisan bakery), The Energy Kitchen (creativity healthy gourmet), Fitness Zone (largest and biggest health club in Brunei since 2003),[1] and WoMen Hair Salon (team of professionals for international celebrities). In China, he is the director of TV commercial advertisements for InterContinental Hotel. Wu Chun has a number of commercial and charitable endorsements. In 2017 Q3, Wu Chun’s latest project is ‘Dad! Where Are We Going?’[2], a Chinese reality show chronicling Wu Chun’s life with his children, Nei Nei and Max, as a celebrity father. The show has drawn a massive following and is currently the number one search term on Weibo – China’s popular microblogging website.

Biography[edit]

Wu Chun studied in 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 played for Brunei's National Basketball Team. Prior to joining Fahrenheit, Chun worked as a model for Yilin in Taiwan and Diva Models in Singapore. He is the managing director of Fitness Zone, a family-owned health club in Brunei.

Wu Chun has received an Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) Young Entrepreneur of The Year (2008), CQE Geneva QC Total Quality Management Model Award (2012), APEA Corporate Social Responsibility Award (2013). In 2015, Hassanal Bolkiah, the King of Brunei, presented to Wu Chun an Excellent Youth Award.[3]

Wu Chun was chosen to be an ambassador for Brunei Anti Narcotic Drug Association in 2012. In 2014 he became the international brand ambassador of Royal Brunei Airlines[4][5][6] and as a Taiwan tourism ambassador.[7] On June 24, 2016, Wu Chun became an ambassador of goodwill for a charity concert dedicated for children and athletes with special needs.

Personal life[edit]

Wu Chun and his family live in Brunei.[8][9][10] Wu Chun is the nephew of the Legislative Council of Brunei's MP Goh King Chin.

Discography[edit]

As a member of Fahrenheit, Wu Chun released four studio Mandarin albums and three Japanese singles. He was the last to join Fahrenheit. His publicity story gives a "temperature" of "cool autumn, 59 degrees Fahrenheit".

Philanthropy[edit]

In Brunei, Wu Chun supports blood donation campaigns twice a year, environmental campaigns, and the disadvantaged. In May 2015 and 2016, he organized an inaugural and second female run in Brunei, "She Runs". All proceeds were donated to Yayasan Kanser Kanak Kanak (YASKA) or the Children's Cancer Foundation. Wu Chun made a 10-hour road trip from Qinghai to small villages in China to bestow and pledge medical supplies and sports equipment.[11] which raised $68,000 for its beneficiaries, Special Olympics Brunei Darussalam[12] In September 2016, was the goodwill ambassador of the Roots and Wings Charity Concert in Brunei. The concert raised about 43,000 BND for the Special Olympics Brunei Darussalam and La vida Bhd.

Endorsements[edit]

Wu Chun has endorsed:

Other endorsements include:

  • Master Kong 3+2 (China)
  • Taisun Grass Jelly (China)
  • Watsons Water (China/HongKong/Macau)
  • CARDANRO (China)
  • ZESPRI Kiwifruit (Taiwan/China)
  • Taisun Tea (Taiwan)
  • C.C. Lemon (Taiwan)
  • 7-Eleven (Taiwan)
  • Bomy Fruit Juice (Taiwan)
  • Heme Man Simple (Taiwan)
  • Tera Wellness Health Club (China)
  • IDSHE.com (China)
  • OSIM (Taiwan)
  • Super Supau Sports Drink (Taiwan)
  • ALT (China)
  • YELI Sports (China)
  • PANCOAT (Korean fashion wear) (China)
  • MarySharon Cosmetic Brand
  • Sunshine 100 - China Republic Listed Developer Company

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year English title Chinese title Role Co-stars Remarks
2009 The Butterfly Lovers 武俠梁祝 Liang Zhongshan (梁仲山) Charlene Choi, Hu Ge
2010 14 Blades 錦衣衛 Judge of the Sands (大漠判官) Donnie Yen, Zhao Wei, Kate Tsui
2011 My Kingdom 大武生 Yilong (關一龍) Barbie Shu, 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
2012 Saving General Yang 忠烈楊家將 Yang Liulang (禓六郎) Ekin Cheng, Raymond Lam, Vic Zhou, Ady An
2014 Lady of the Dynasty 王朝的女人·楊貴妃 Li Mao, Prince of Shou (壽王) Fan Bingbing, Leon Lai
2016 NEST 3D 谜巢3D Luke Li Bingbing, Kellan Lutz, Kelsey Grammer A Hollywood Chinese-Australian movie
My Other Home 纽约人在北京 TBA Stephon Marbury, Jessica Jung, Godfrey Gao, Sunny Wang

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 Shizun (武屍尊) Cameo
2006 Tokyo Juliet 東方茱麗葉 Ji Fengliang (紀風亮) Ariel Lin, Simon Yam
Hanazakarino Kimitachihe 花樣少年少女 Zuo Yiquan (左以泉) Ella Chen, Jiro Wang, Danson Tang
2007 Romantic Princess 公主小妹 Nanfeng Jin (南風瑾) Angela Chang, Calvin Chen
The X-Family 終極一家 Fire Ambassador (火焰使者) Cameo
2008 Hot Shot 籃球火 Wuji Zun (無極尊) Jerry Yan, Show Luo
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 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
2017 Martial Universe 武动乾坤 Lin Langtian (林琅天) Yang Yang
2017 North Palace 北宫 TBA Jing Tian

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"
2017 Daddy Where Are You Going Season 5 爸爸去哪儿 第5季 Wu Chun (吳尊) Cast Member along with daughter "Nei Nei" and son "Max"

Acting and singing awards[edit]

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

References[edit]

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  2. ^ https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/722347075852/where-are-we-going-dad
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  7. ^ "bt.com.bn". BT.com.bn. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  8. ^ "'Wu Chun: I'm a dad'". asianpopnews. October 1, 2013. 
  9. ^ "'Wu Chun to become father again'". Channel NewsAsia. October 2, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Wu Chun and his wife's extremely privileged backgrounds revealed". Asiaone news. Retrieved 19 September 2014. 
  11. ^ "sheruns2016". SheRuns.com.bn. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  12. ^ "Special Olympics: Special Olympics AP Brunei Darussalam". SpecialOlympics.org. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  13. ^ "Baby Prams, Pushchairs, Car Seats & More - Buy Online - Cosatto". Cosatto.com. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  14. ^ Allianz Global Investors - Germany
  15. ^ AG, BMW. "BMW automobiles : BMW AG website". BMW.com. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  16. ^ "ILLUMA - Formula Milk Powder to Help Foster Your Baby's Potential". Illuma.com.hk. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  17. ^ "Infinitus - Regain Your Good Health! - About Infinitus". InfinitusUSA.com. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 

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