Kris Wu EXO

吴亦凡/ 吳亦凡

Wu Yifan( simplified Chinese :吴亦凡; traditional Chinese :吳亦凡; pinyin :Wú Yìfán[ǔ îfân]; born November 6, 1990), professionally known asKris WuorKris, is a Chinese actor, singer, and model.He is a former member of South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO and its subgroup EXO-M under S.M. Entertainment .Wu is active as a solo artist and actor in China and has starred in several #1 box office hits includingMr. Six(2015) andJourney to the West: The Demons Strike Back(2017), which are among the highest-grossing Chinese films of all time in China. He made his Hollywood debut inxXx: Return of Xander Cage(2017).

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 Kris Wu EXO's Early_life

Kris Wu was born Li Jiaheng ( Chinese :李嘉恒; pinyin :Lǐ Jiāhéng); his legal Chinese name was later changed to Wu Yifan ( Chinese :吴亦凡; pinyin :Wú Yìfán). He was born and raised in Guangzhou , Guangdong .

At the age of 10, he moved to Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada, with his mother. He returned to China at the age of 11 and attended Guangzhou No. 7 Middle School for a brief period, after which he and his mother went back to Vancouver, where he attended Point Grey Secondary School and Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School .

At the age of 18, Wu auditioned for S.M. Entertainment 's CanadianGlobal Auditions, which were held in Vancouver.

After passing the auditions, he moved to South Korea in January 2008 and became a trainee for the company.

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 Kris Wu EXO's Career

2012–2014: EXO

In April 2012, EXO made their debut and quickly became one of the most popular K-pop groups in South Korea and internationally, achieving commercial success with their studio albumXOXOand their hit song " Growl " in 2013. The album became the first album by a Korea-based artist in twelve years to sell over one million copies, and is the 12th best selling album of all time in Korea.Before leaving the group, Wu was featured on EXO'sOverdosealbum, which was released in May 2014 and became the best selling album of 2014 in South Korea.

2014–2016: Solo career and acting activities

He won the "Best Newcomer Award" at the 3rd China International Film Festival London for his performance.

Sweet Sixteen.He won the "Newcomer with the Most Media Attention" award at the Shanghai International Film Festivaland "Best Actor" at the Gold Crane Award for his performance.Wu also starred in the blockbuster fantasy filmL.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties, directed and written by Guo Jingming .

2017–present: International appearances

He also took part in the 2016 NBA All-Star Game as a member of Team Canada , coached by Drake .

Wu then starred in Stephen Chow 's film,Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back, playing Tang Sanzang .

Forbeslisted Wu their 30 Under 30 Asia 2017 list which comprises 30 influential people under 30 years old who have made substantial effect in their fields.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

In December 2017, Wu released a single with the title, "B.M."

next, alongside Tony Leung .

featuring Zhao Liying on Christmas Day. The music video was released on December 28.

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 Kris Wu EXO's Philanthropy

, a project started by Fan Bingbing and Chen Lizhi (the general manager of Beijing Maite Media). The charity project is aimed at helping children suffering from congenital heart defect in Ngari Prefecture in Tibet .

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 Kris Wu EXO's Filmography


YearEnglish TitleChinese TitleRoleNotesRef.
2015 Somewhere Only We Know 有一个地方只有我们知道 Ze Yang
Mr. Six 老炮儿 Xiao Fei
2016 The Mermaid 美人鱼 Long Jianfei Cameo
So Young 2: Never Gone 致青春2:原来你还在这里 Cheng Zheng
Sweet Sixteen 夏有乔木,雅望天堂 Xia Mu
L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties 爵迹 Yin Chen
2017 XXX: Return of Xander Cage 极限特工3:终极回归 Harvard "Nicks" Zhou
Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back 西遊伏妖篇 Tang Sanzang
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets 星际特工 Captain Neza
Europe Raiders 欧洲攻略 Le Qi
2018 L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties 2 爵跡2:冷血狂宴 Yin Chen
TBA Blossoms 繁花

Variety show

YearEnglish TitleChinese TitleRoleNetworkNotesRef.
2015 Challenger's Alliance 挑战者联盟Fixed Cast Zhejiang TV
2017 72 Floors of Mystery 七十二层奇楼 Hunan TV
The Rap of China 中国有嘻哈 Producer iQiyi

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 Kris Wu EXO's Discography


TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
[citation needed]
"Say Yes"
2014 Make Your Move (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
"Time Boils The Rain (时间煮雨)" Tiny Times 3 OST
Somewhere Only We Know OST
2015 7 13Non-album single
"Greenhouse Girl (花房姑娘)" 3 34 Mr. Six OST
"From Now On (从此以后)"2016 4 9 Sweet Sixteen OST
2 5Non-album single
"Sword like a Dream (刀剑如梦)" 46 World of Sword OST
(withTan Jing) 12 24 Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons 2 OST
"Juice"2017 XXX: Return of Xander Cage (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
242Non-album singles
"I Choose the Road (我选择的路)" 6
(featuringTravis Scott)
1 4 12
"Miss You (想你)"
(featuringZhao Liying)
"B.M." 11
"Like That" 2018 7 73 37 4
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


  1. ^Hot 100, but peaked at number four on theBubbling Under Hot 100 Singleschart.

Production credits

2014 Somewhere Only We KnowOST "There is a Place"Yes Song Bin-young
2015 "Bad Girl"YesYes Song Bin-young andBrave Brothers
Mr. Six OST "Greenhouse Girl"Yes Cui Jian
2016 Sweet Sixteen OST "From Now On"Yes Song Bin-young
"July"Yes Curtis, August Grant and Karl Rubin
2017 XXX: Return of Xander Cage (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) "Juice"Yes Rook Monroe, Maurice Simmonds, Darius Ginn Jr., Mario JeffersonYes R!O & Kamo
"6"YesYes Kevin Shin

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 Kris Wu EXO's Awards_and_nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
2014 Esquire Man At His Best Awards 2014 Newcomer of the YearN/AWon
Sohu Fashion Awards Asian Fashion Icon of the Year
2015 Sina 15th Anniversary Outstanding Youth Award
22nd Beijing College Student Film Festival Best New ActorSomewhere Only We KnowNominated
3rd China International Film Festival London Best New ActorWon
Best ActorNominated
Asian Influence Awards Most Influential Male GodN/AWon
NetEase Attitude Awards Idol With Most Attitude on the Silver Screen
2016Sina Weibo Awards Weibo King
Strong New ActorMr. Six
GMIC X Annual Awards Mainland China Actor of the Year
19th Shanghai International Film Festival Newcomer with the Most Media Attention Sweet Sixteen
Fresh Asia Awards Most Influential Male Singer of the Year "Bad Girl"
29th Tokyo International Film Festival
Gold Crane Awards Ceremony (TIFFJAPAN)
Best Actor Sweet Sixteen
The 10th Migu Music Awards Most Popular Male Singer of the Year (China)N/A
Top 10 Songs of the Year "July"
Tencent Entertainment White Paper Celebrity of the YearN/A
2017 8th Golden Broom Awards Most Disappointing Actor Various

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 Kris Wu EXO's References

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  23. "Kris Wu's Nicks gets an xXx: Return of Xander Cage character trailer". Flickering Myth. January 19, 2016. 
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  30. "Kris Wu Teams Up with Travis Scott for 'Deserve': Listen". Billboard. October 11, 2017. 
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  32. "Kris Wu's new single, Miss You". Sina Entertainment (in Chinese). 2017-12-28. 
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