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(American Singer, American Idol, Motivational Speaker)

Relationship Facts of William Hung

William Hung is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of William Hung?

Wiliam Hung was married to Jian Teng. The pair tied the knot on June 18, 2014.

Later, the couple divorced but had no information regarding his marital life. Currently, William might possibly be single.

Who is William Hung?

William Hung is an American motivational speaker and former singer.

He gained fame in early 2004 after attempting to win the third season of the singing competition American Idol by performing Ricky Martin‘s hit song She Bangs during his audition.

William Hung- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

William was born in Hong Kong, China on January 13, 1983. As of 2022, his age is 39 years old. In terms of nationality, he holds a Chinese identity. Also, he is a descendant of Confucius in the 73rd generation.

He was raised in the Sha Tin neighborhood of British Hong Kong and migrated with his family to the American city of Van Nuys, California when he was 11.

In which school did William Hung attend?

When he participated in the US television talent competition series American Idol, he was a civil engineering student at the University of California, Berkeley.

Also, he dropped out of school to focus on his music career and later earned a mathematics degree from California State University, Northridge. Later, he graduated from Marist College with an MBA.

William Hung- Professional Life, Careers

William made his American Idol audition in San Francisco in September 2003 and was chosen as the final contestant on the show on January 15, 2004. But, he wasn’t selected to move on to the next round.

Hung made several television appearances, including those on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, Entertainment Tonight, George Lopez, the Late Show with David Letterman, Countdown with Keith OlbermannThe Howard Stern Radio ShowThe Ellen DeGeneres ShowDateline NBCArrested Development, and CBS’s The Early Show.

Also, he was invited to perform at MTV’s Asia Awards held in mid-February.

In 2004, Koch Entertainment offered William a $25000 advance on a record deal, and in 2004 and 2005, he released three albums on that label. Inspiration was his debut record.

In May 2004, at the Rogers Centre for the Toronto Blue Jays, he made an appearance and sang Take Me Out to the Ballgame. Where is Mama’s Boy, his debut movie was released in January 2005.

Later, he appeared in Airline, Arrested Development, and George Lopez. Hung started speaking motivational in 2017. Later, he performed She Bangs unexpectedly on the American Idol season 15 finale on April 7, 2016.

William Hung- Net worth, Salary

American Idol contestant, William has an estimated net worth of $600 thousand, but he has not disclosed any information regarding his exact salary, income, and earnings.

Moreover, he enjoys a lavish lifestyle.

Is William Hung involved in any rumors and controversies?

Throughout his long professional career, Hung has not been a part of controversial news.

He avoids appearing limelight and media attention and keeps himself away from unwanted scandals and rumors.

Social Media

William is active on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram.

He is active on Instagram with 5.9k followers and has over 4.9k followers on Facebook.

Body Features- Height, Weight

William stands at an average height of 5 feet and 6 inches and weighs approx 70kgs.

He has a pair of black eyes and black colored hair.


  • As of 2022, he is 39years old.
  • His Zodiac sign is Capricorn.
  • He made numerous television appearances following his American Idol audition, including Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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