Wu Yifan

D.O.B: Nov 06, 1990 |  Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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Kris Wu (Chinese name: Wu Yifan) is a Chinese-Canadian actor and singer-songwriter active in China. He has starred in several Chinese No.

Biography

Kris Wu (Chinese name: Wu Yifan) is a Chinese-Canadian actor and singer-songwriter active in China. He has starred in several Chinese No.1 box office hits such as Somewhere Only We Know and Mr Six. Kris Wu was born Li Jiaheng (pinyin: Li Jiahéng) but he later changed his legal Chinese name to Wu Yifan for personal reasons. Kris was born and raised in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. At the age of 10, he immigrated to Vancouver, Canada with his mother. He returned to China at the age of 15 and attended Guangzhou No. 7 Middle School for a short period. He was a sports student and was named captain of the schools basketball team. His team won 1st place in the China Junior NBA tournament in the South China Region that year. After that win, he was offered an NCAA scholarship that he had to turn down to follow his mother back to Vancouver where he attended Point Grey Secondary School and Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School. He was also the captain of the basketball team for both schools.