Artist verifiedJackson Wang

Jackson Wang, a Hong Kong-born singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Member of GOT7 and known for energetic performances.

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Who Is Jackson Wang? Jackson Wang is a Hong Kong-born singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. He is a member of the popular South Korean boy band Got7 and is known for his energetic dance performances and creative music production. Jackson has released several solo singles as well as songs with other artists since debuting as part of Got7 in 2014. Early Life Jackson Wang was born on March 28, 1994 in Hong Kong and raised in mainland China from the age of 10. He attended the American International School in Hong Kong before enrolling at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea in 2013 to pursue his dream of becoming an artist. Jackson has stated that he began to take an interest in music at a young age due to his father's influence. Career In 2014, Jackson auditioned for JYP Entertainment and became a part of the seven-member group Got7. The group has since released three full-length albums, six extended plays (EPs) and two repackaged albums. In 2017, Jackson released his first solo single ‘Papillon’ which was an immediate hit with fans. The song topped multiple music charts in South Korea and reached the top 10 on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart. In 2018, Jackson collaborated with multiple artists such as G-dragon and Zedd to create music that showcased his diverse range of styles. He also released his first solo EP ‘Miracles In December’ which debuted at number seven on the Gaon Album Chart. Personal Life In 2018, Jackson opened up about his battle with depression which he started to experience in 2016. He stated that he was able to overcome it through the support of his family and friends as well as therapy sessions. Jackson also revealed that he had been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) since childhood but was only properly diagnosed at age 25. He now uses medication to help manage his symptoms and has encouraged others to seek help if they are suffering from mental health issues. Legacy Jackson Wang is an accomplished artist who has made a name for himself in both South Korea and the international music scene. His creative production style has won him numerous awards including Best Male Solo Artist at the 2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards and Best Worldwide Act at the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards. He is also an advocate for mental health awareness and has used his platform to spread awareness about the importance of taking care of one's mental health.