Capricorn Jan 18, 1979 Linkou District Actor, Director and Writer
Jay Chou is a Taiwanese musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor and director.
In 2000, Chou released his debut album, titled Jay, under the record company Alfa Music. Since then his music has gained recognition throughout Asia, most notably in regions such as Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and in the Asian communities of Western countries such as the United States and Australia. He has sold more than 30 million albums and has received numerous awards for his musical work. Chou has also written songs for other artists whilst working on his albums. In 2003, he was the cover story of Time magazine, titled New King of Asian Pop, acknowledging his influence on popular culture. He has since held six world tours, performing in cities around the world to more than 10 million people.
Chou debuted his acting career in the film Initial D, and has since ventured into many movie projects. He made his Hollywood debut in 2011 with The Green Hornet, starring alongside Seth Rogen and Christoph Waltz. Chou also manages his own record and management company JVR Music.