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Former singer, technical crime analyst, and actor William Hung In 2004, the Hong Kong-born American rose to prominence. During the third season of the television show American Idol, he appeared. Hung performed the song She Bangs by Ricky Martin. In 2011, he put his music career on hold to work for the Sheriff’s Department.
William Hung: Profile summary
|Birth Name||William Hung|
|Stage Name||William Hung|
|Profession||American former singer|
|Birthplace||Sha Tin, Hong Kong|
|Age||39 years old|
|Height(s) Feet||5 feet and 6 inches|
|Height(s) cm||168 cm|
|Weight in Pound||154 pounds|
|Spouse||Jian Teng (m. 2014)|
|Net Worths||$800 thousand|
William Hung: Biography & Early Life
William Hung was born in 1983 on the 13th of January. His birthplace was Sha Tin, Hong Kong, but he left China for Camden, New Jersey, the United States of America.
He joined the John H. Francis Polytechnic High School. Hung graduated in 1993. Then he entered the University of California, Berkeley, to study civil engineering. However, he dropped out after participating in American Idol to pursue a music career.
William Hung: Personal Life
On 18 June 2014, Hung married Jian Teng. Their wedding ceremony was held in Alhambra, California.
William Hung: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 13 January 1983, William Hung is 40 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
William Hung: Career
William was still a student at the university when he auditioned for American Idol. The event was held in San Francisco in September 2003. On the 15th of January of the following year, he became the show’s finalist. That same year, Koch Entertainment made a record deal with Hung. He had three albums with the label, namely Hung of the Holidays, Miracle: Happy Summer for William Hung and Inspiration. Giuseppe D produced the latter album. The first was an extended play, while the others are studio albums.
His singles include We Are the Champions and Achy Breaky Heart, released in 2004 and 2005. Hung released music videos for the two songs as well as that of She Bangs.
He made appearances in commercials for Game Show Network, Ask.com, and Cingular Wireless. In May 2014, Toronto Blue Jays hired him to sing Take Me Out to the Ballgame at the Rogers Centre.
His debut film appearance was in 2004 on Where is Mama’s Boy, which was released in January the following year. He acted alongside Nancy Sit, who is a famous Hong Kong actress. William portrayed the character of a village kid forced to work to pay for his mum’s hospital bills. He sold Chinese pancakes to do so.
Other appearances were in The Fairly OddParents, Celebrity Deathmatch, Airline, Arrested Development, and George Lopez. Both Don Chin and Laura, who is his wife, set up his fansite. After that, he appeared in On Air with Ryan Seacrest, the Late Show with Letterman, The Howard Stern Radio Show, Dateline NBC, and The Early Show on CBS. Also, Arrested Development, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann and Entertainment Tonight, among others.
Hung’s music career came to an end in 2011. Subsequently, Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department hired him as a technical crime analyst. He is on record saying that he does not regret that move whatsoever.
William Hung: Awards & Achievements
William Hung was the finalist of the American Idol television series season three.
William Hung: Net Worth
William Hung has an estimated net worth of about $800 thousand.