Jackson was born in a family of professional athlete. His father, Wang Ruiji, is an Asian Game Golden medalist for fencing.
Jackson quickly followed his father footstep and began to train in fencing at the age of ten.
He became part of the Hong Kong national fencing team and won several awards, including Cadet Fencing Championship and Asian Junior Championship.
The gifted athlete was scouted by JYP Entertainment in 2010. He was invited to the Global Audition held in Kowloon.
Jackson passed the audition, ranking first among 2.000 applicants. He then moved to Seoul in July 2011 for his training.
After two and half years of training, this K-pop idol became part of new boy band GOT7. With the group, he released the EP Got It? in January 2014.
The album got number 1 on Billboard World Albums Chart and number 2 on Gaon Music Chart.
Starting in 2017, Jackson began to establish himself in China. For his activities and promotions in the country, JYPE created a dedicated management team called Team Wang.
This idol released his first English single Papillon in August 2017. It debuted on No. 1 on Billboard’s China V Chart. He went on to release several more songs, including a studio album Mirrors.
In 2021, Jackson followed the rest of GOT7 to leave JYP Entertainment. All his international activities are operated by Team Wang.
In March, this talented rapper released another English single titled LMLY.
- Real Name: Wang Jia Er / Wang Ka Yee
- English Name: Jackson Wang
- Stage Name: Jackson
- Nickname: J-Flawless, Mandu, Wild & Sexy
- Birthday: March 28, 1994
- Birthplace: Kowloon Tong, British Hong Kong
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Nationality: Chinese (Hong Kong)
- Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Martial Arts Tricking, Face of The Group
- Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
- Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
- Blood Type: O
- Religion: Christian
- Profession: Singer, Rapper, Songwriter
- Education: American International School
- Hobbies: Dancing, Rapping, Beatboxing
- Parents: Ruiji Wang (father), Zhou Ping (mother)
- Siblings: –
- Girlfriend: –
- Facebook: Jackson Wang
- Twitter: @jacksonwang852
- Instagram: @jacksonwang852g7
- Tiktok: @jacksonwang
- Youtube: Jackson Wang
- Jackson has a playful but also serious personality. He would never give up on the stuffs he really wants.
- He is the most sassy and outgoing among the GOT7 members.
- The man from Hong Kong has ADHD but it’s not as severe as when he was young.
- Zhou Ping, his mother, is a gold medalist at World Gymnastics Championships.
- Before his debut, he was a contestant in WIN: Who Is Next in 2013.
- He went into the most variety shows compared to other members.
- Jackson was in Roommate Season 2.
- During Roommate 2 Christmas Party, JYP surprised him by bringing his parents from Hong Kong. His mother insisted to see him despite having back problem.
- He got the the Best Male Rookie Award at the 2014 SBS Entertainment Awards.
- This Aries man can speak Korean, Mandarin, English, Shanghainese, and Cantonese fluently. He also speaks basic French, Japanese, and Thai.
- This K-pop idol loves eating hamburgers, Dim Sum, chocolate, spaghetti carbonara, chicken, and cheese.
- He can’t eat spicy foods.
- He wants to try out exciting things like bungee jumping, skydiving, and rock climbing.
- Jackson is someone who pays up for everyone’s meals.
- He doesn’t invite his close friends to GOT7 concerts because he knows they are quite busy.
- This rapper loves G-unit, Lloyd Banks, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent.
- He likes the movie Miracle in Cell No. 7. He even cried watching it
- He likes to dress up in black as it’s his favorite color.
- Jackson doesn’t use any perfume.
- He would love to visit India someday.
- He looks up to 2PM.
- The idol was involved in writing Boom x3, Shopping Mall, and Out. He also wrote the rap part on U GOT Me.
- His motto is to never give up on something you can’t live without. Never say you can’t before trying.
- According to Mark, Jackson takes the most selfies in the bathroom. But he denied it and accused Bambam instead.
- He and Lucas of NCT grew up in the same neighborhood.
- This talented singer is friends with Henry of Super Junior-M, Lay of EXO, Youngji of KARA, RM of BTS, Jooheon of Monsta X, Kris Wu, Lu Han, Tao, Casper, and Prince MaK
- He was in Celebrity Bromance with Jooheon from Monsta X.
- He participated in parody band Big Byung with Hyuk and N of VICX and Sungjae of BTOB.
- Jackson has the eye condition astigmatism
- He used to be scared of wearing contacts.
- He was the rap mentor in Idol Producer, Chinese version of Produce 101.
- The handsome man was also a dance mentor on Chinese TV show Hot Blood Dance Crew. His team won the show.
- He has a wax figure in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.
- He was awarded with the Choice Next Big Thing Award at 2018 Teen Choice Awards.
- This Aries man was in number 35th on TC Candler The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018.
- In 2020, he has launched clothing brand called Team Wang Studio.
- Jackson has signed a business agreement with Sublime Artist Agency in January 2021. He plans to continue with his solo career.
- His ideal type is someone suitable for him.
Pics of Jackson
1. Jackson always looks badass in his photos
2. Posing like a model
3. He looks incredible in black outfit
4. Brighter colors also fit him well
5. Jackson with his hair pushed back
Jackson is without a doubt, a super talented artist. We’re hoping to hear more from him in the future. Whether it’s with GOT7 or in his solo career, he will most definitely be successful.