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Full Name Xu Kun
Date of Birth August 2, 1998
Age 25 years, 7 months, 11 days
Birthplace Huaihua
Birth City Hunan
Country China
Horoscope Leo

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Explore Xu Kun net worth, age, height, bio, birthday, wiki, and salary! In this article, we will discover how old is Xu Kun? Who is Xu Kun dating now & how much money does Xu Kun have?

Xu Kun Biography

Xu Kun is one of the most popular and richest Actor who was born on August 2, 1998 in Huaihua, Hunan, China. Pop music singer and songwriter who came to fame after appearing in two episodes of Chinese reality show Super Idol. He then became part in the Swin-S group. In 2018, he was on the reality reality show Idol Producer and subsequently formed the group Nine Percent.

He and pop music star He and fellow pop music performer Lu Han were both born in China. were both born in China.

Cai Xukun (Chinese: 蔡徐坤 ; born August 2, 1998), professionally known as Kun (stylized as KUN), is a Chinese singer, dancer, rapper and songwriter.

Kun was invited to be a guest judge for the 11th episode of the World’s Got Talent, filmed in Hunan, China. He also delivered a special performance with a mix of “It’s You” and “Hard To Get”. The episode was broadcast on June 28 and immediately became a Hot Topic on Weibo. For the first time in its history, the program was the Most Discussed Variety Show of the day.

He’s originally from China.

NameXu Kun
First NameXu
Last NameKun
OccupationActor
BirthdayAugust 2
Birth Year1998
Place of BirthHuaihua
Home TownHunan
Birth CountryChina
Birth SignLeo
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Back in 2014, he participated as a runner in a fundraising marathon to help children suffering from autism.

Xu Kun Net Worth

Xu Kun is one of the richest Actor from China. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Xu Kun's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He was a student at Grace Brethren High School where he played basketball.

In 2012 He made an appearance on the show Fairy Tale.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeActor
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

In 2015, Kun returned from the U.S. to participate in South-Korean based reality show Super Idol. The show was produced by Anhui TV, in partnership with South-Korean broadcast network MBC. During the two seasons of the show, Kun experienced constant pressure and fierce competition from other participants, receiving intensive idol training. After a period of about two years on the show, Kun’s performance skills saw an unprecedented improvement, earning him a spot in the Top 3. Upon the end of Season 2, Kun returned to China, where he debuted as a member of Chinese boy group SWIN under Yihai Entertainment Company. As the group had already accumulated a sizable fan base at the time, the debut was highly anticipated by both the members and their fans. However, due to Yihai’s mismanagement, the group rarely had performance opportunities and public appearances, which resulted in a dwindling fan base and popularity. In the beginning of 2017, Kun filed a lawsuit against Yihai Entertainment Company to terminate his contract.

On February 10, 2017, Kun filed a lawsuit against his then-company, Shanghai Yihai Entertainment, for poor treatment and the right to terminate his contract. Yihai was allegedly in arrears and members of SWIN were said to have to pay for all expenses of their activities, including but not limited to their albums and fan meetings, without being reimbursed. Furthermore, Yihai demanded that each member sign a Debt Acknowledgment Letter for 1.1 million RMB (approximately US$165,000) to share the production costs for Season 2 of Super Idol. In addition, the boys had to sign an Amendment to their original contract within an hour of notice. This new document not only severely shrank the share of the artists’ pay, but also extended the term of their contracts.

Xu Kun's Height & Physical Stats

Xu Kun height 6 ft 0 in Xu weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

Height6 ft 0 in
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Kun began his acting career in 2012 as a role of Du Yu Feng’s teenage version (portrayed by Lee Joon-hyuk) in Half A Fairytale. In 2014, he played the teenage version of Huo Ke (portrayed by He Jiong) in Lock Me Up, Tie Him Down.

After a period of dormancy from the entertainment industry, Kun decided to join Season 1 of reality survival show Idol Producer as an independent trainee at the end of 2017.

Who is Xu Kun Dating?

According to our records, Xu Kun is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Xu Kun’s is not dating anyone.

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Soon after the end of Idol Producer, I Won’t Get Bullied by Girls, a web-drama starring Kun, was released, filmed in 2017. Kun took on his first lead role as Ye Lin, the love interest of Ren Xiaoqin (portrayed by Lu Yangyang). This is a teen comedy series that features a distinctive, well-thought-out wardrobe and draws heavy influence from Japanese manga as a means to achieve comic relief. Owing up to Kun’s popularity at the time of the release, the series’ viewership reached and set new records almost daily. By May 3, it had reached over 5.75 million views.

Facts & Trivia

Xu Ranked on the list of most popular Actor. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in China. Xu Kun celebrates birthday on August 2 of every year.

Soon after the broadcast of Idol Producer, Yihai filed another case in March 2018, to countersue Kun for the breach of contact, asking that he pay the company 1.1 million RMB for liquidated damages and compensation for their losses. Meanwhile, Yihai demanded for Kun to continue to abide by the terms in the contract, allowing the former to be entitled to 70% of the income Kun earns from dramas, endorsements and variety shows.

Is Cai Xukun famous?

He is ranked top of April’s R3 Celebrity Index – a monthly ranking of China’s most influential celebrities on the nation’s most important social media platforms, from Weibo and WeChat to Toutiao and Baidu.

How old is Xukun?

23 years (August 2, 1998)

How many languages can Cai Xukun speak?

Languages

Is Cai Xukun a KPOP Idol?

– Cai Xukun was chosen to be a trainee with TFBOYS, but his parents felt he was too young and think he should focus on his studies first. – Xukun participated in Super Idol (星动亚洲) season 1 and finished in the top 15. – He debuted with SWIN-S in Shanghai on October 18, 2016.

Is Kun popular in China?

Billboard Radio China KUN (Cai Xukun), a 20-year-old singer-songwriter and member of boy band Nine Percent, attracted nationwide fame as the winner of Idol Producer’s 2018 finale, a music reality show that attracted more than 3 billion online views in China.

Key Events

  1. Cai Xukun (born August 2, 1998), better known by the mononym Kun (stylized as KUN), is a Chinese singer-songwriter, dancer and rapper..

  2. Kun was born on August 2, 1998, in Wenzhou, Zhejiang but partially spent his childhood in Huaihua, Hunan with his grandparents, and later grew up in Shenzhen, Guangdong..

  3. In April 2012, Kun participated in Hunan TV's variety show Up Young! and ended up in the national top 200, which allowed him to enter the stage..

  4. In 2014, he played the teenage version of Huo Ke (portrayed by He Jiong) in Lock Me Up, Tie Him Down..

  5. In 2015, Kun returned from the U..

  6. He debuted as a member of SWIN and its sub-unit SWIN-S on October 18, 2016, after participating in the first and second seasons of the Chinese reality show Super Idol..

  7. However, due to Yihai's mismanagement, the group rarely had performance opportunities and public appearances, which resulted in a dwindling fan base and popularity. In the beginning of 2017, Kun filed a lawsuit against Yihai Entertainment Company to terminate his contract..

  8. After a period of dormancy from the entertainment industry, Kun decided to join Season 1 of reality survival show Idol Producer as an independent trainee at the end of 2017. .

  9. Soon after the end of Idol Producer, I Won't Get Bullied by Girls, a web-drama starring Kun, was released, filmed in 2017..

  10. On February 10, 2017, Kun filed a lawsuit against his then-company, Shanghai Yihai Entertainment, for poor treatment and the right to terminate his contract..

  11. This is clearly expressed in his first English track: the pop, electronic, soul mix "Wait Wait Wait," released in August of 2018..

  12. In August 2018, Kun donated 32,000 RMB to a private non-profit autism rehabilitation facility for children older than six-years-old..

  13. On October 13, 2018, Kun performed at the BAZAAR Stars' Charity Night and anonymously donated 600,000 RMB..

  14. On November 29, 2018, Kun paired up with a traditional musician from the Yi ethnic group in Sichuan and filmed a short program for the "Tracing the Influence of Music" project organized by Migu Music..

  15. In December 2018, Kun joined the Star Lights "Battle Against Poverty" project, a charity movement initiated by Jackie Chan, which has garnered the support of many A-list Chinese celebrities..

  16. On December 28, TC Candler & The Independent Critics released their highly awaited List of The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018, taking into account the large pool of public opinion and suggestions, where Kun has been ranked as having the 27th Most Handsome Face in 2018..

  17. By the end of 2018, the total charitable donations made by individual fans and fan clubs were approximately 5,000,000 RMB..

  18. From April to May 2018, Kun's first single "I Wanna Get Love" had topped the 'Mainland China C-pop Single Chart' as China's number 1 single for almost three weeks. At the end of May, Kun was voted as one of the most influential celebrities in China..

  19. On August 2, 2018, his 20th birthday, Kun released the highly anticipated EP "1" for free..

  20. In 2018, Kun was chosen to be the brand ambassador for the skin care line by Yoseido, the parent company of Nongfu Spring..

  21. On April 6, 2018, Kun officially debuted as the leader and center of temporary Chinese boy group Nine Percent..

  22. Soon after the broadcast of Idol Producer, Yihai filed another case in March 2018 to countersue Kun for the breach of contract, asking that he pay the company 1.1 million RMB for liquidated damages and compensation for their losses..

  23. In October 2018, the Court of First Instance rendered a decision favouring Kun, prompting Yihai to submit an appeal..

  24. At the time of its release in 2018, "Wait Wait Wait" debuted at number 1 on QQ Music's New Song list and Popular Music list for 10 weeks and won the title of Asia's hottest song for 4 consecutive weeks..

  25. After leaving the group and its company Yihai Entertainment, he participated in iQiyi's reality survival show Idol Producer, finishing first and debuting as the leader/center of temporary Chinese boy group Nine Percent, on April 6, 2018..

  26. On October 19, 2018, Aussie of P&G named Kun as their global spokesperson..

  27. Kun launched a charity fund to support impoverished children in remote Chinese areas on October 17, 2019..

  28. On May 12, 2019, Kun was named the Goodwill Ambassador of the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation..

  29. In January 2019, a second trial was held..

  30. The court didn't announce the verdict until February, with the final ruling issued on February 19, 2019. iQiyi released an exclusive report stating that the two-year dispute between Kun and Yihai has finally been settled, with Kun winning the case, hence being free from his contract..

  31. On May 31, Prada named Kun as its China ambassador, making him the first Chinese spokesperson for the brand and a face of its Fall/Winter 2019 advertising campaign..

  32. On January 1, 2019, Levi's announced that Kun became their brand ambassador..

  33. On January 18, 2019, the NBA announced that Kun would be their first Chinese New Year greeting ambassador and released a holiday commercial featuring him as a basketball fan alongside three NBA star players..

  34. Tour 2019" to bring his music to fans in Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and London from April 4 to April 12, 2019..

  35. Attempting to relate his own story with a personal narrative while being aligned to the overall theme of the song, Kun chose a controlled and melodic singing style when delivering this melancholic ballad. "No Exception" once again rose to the number one position on multiple music charts in China, setting an impressive record on music streaming platforms for 2019..

  36. Upon release, the song immediately rose up high on charts and currently sold over 63 million copies, which holds the record of the highest digital albums copies sold in 2019..

  37. On October 31, Kun performed his newest single "Rebirth" (重生) for 2019's Fresh Asia Music Awards and released it on November 15..

  38. The figure wears the outfit Kun wore at World's Got Talent 2019 and joins the attraction's 'Fashion Zone'..

  39. On February 5, the first day of Chinese New Year in 2019, Kun prepared an exclusive stage performance for Beijing TV's Spring Festival Gala by delivering a song he co-wrote with other musicians. "That Spring" (那年春天) marked the first time he performed a song that was written entirely in Chinese..

  40. On January 10, 2019, Kun was awarded the title of "China and Jamaica's Goodwill Ambassador" by the Jamaican Embassy in Shanghai, China..

  41. Upon release, the EP also did well in domestic music charts selling 110,000 copies in a week, for which he was dubbed "King of Digital Singles" of 2019..

  42. On January 10, 2019, Kun was officially named China's and Jamaica's Goodwill Ambassador and Outstanding Young Leader by the Jamaican Embassy in Shanghai, China..

  43. Tour 2019", coming in early April 2019..

  44. Kun has also become the new spokesperson for FILA, an Italian sportswear company, and attended the brand's press conference in Shanghai on July 10, 2020..

  45. In 2020 Kun became the brand ambassador for multiple brands including Kosé, Givenchy Beauty as well as domestic brands such as Proya..

  46. Kun donated 600,000 RMB on January 26, 2020, as support for medical purposes for those infected by the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China..

  47. Kun also attended Prada's Menswear Spring 2020 Fashion Show, which was held in Shanghai for the first time..

  48. In March 2020, Kun and actress Tong Liya released a song titled "The Mountains and Rivers Are on My Chest" (山河无恙在我胸) to help boost the morale of those fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic..

  49. In 2020, He ranked 31st on Forbes China Celebrity 100 list..

  50. It was officially re-released in January 2020 as a collaboration with the renowned American producer and DJ Kshmr, this was a breakthrough for Kun as this is the first time he's ever collaborated with a foreign artist on a single..

  51. He was a cast member of variety show Keep Running from 2020 to 2022. .

  52. In the beginning of January 2020, it was announced that Kun would be the Youth Representative of iQiyi's Youth with You Season 2..

  53. The album has exceeded 1 million reservations after 2 hours of release on QQ Music, become the fastest artist to do so in 2021..

  54. In 2021, British fragrance brand Jo Malone appointed Kun as their brand ambassador, along with hair brand Schwarzkopf and other domestic brands..

  55. On April 6, 2021, Kun announced on both Weibo and Instagram that his new album would be available soon and released the names of the first 3 tracks of the album as well as the intro: #0000FF on April 9, 2021..

  56. On December 16, 2021, Madam Tussauds in Hong Kong revealed Kun's first ever wax figure..

  57. In 2022, Swiss watches and accessory manufacturer TAG Heuer named Kun its Chinese ambassador, with the brand's chief executive officer Frédéric Arnault stating that "[Kun] has demonstrated remarkable talent in songwriting and performing" in addition to being "incredibly athletic, truly daring and never stops challenging the limits," which matches the brand's mind-set..

  58. On July 2, 2022, Kun released the single "Hug Me." The single became a hit, becoming one of the top ten most streamed songs of 2022 on the two major Chinese music platforms, QQ Music and NetEase Cloud Music..

  59. The line will launch on April 21, 2023, and the event app will be available in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Dubai, Singapore, Japan, and the United States..

  60. In 2023, the South Korean sunglasses and optical glasses brand GENTLE MONSTER announced on April 17 via their social media platforms that they are collaborating with Kun who will work as the director for their 'Crystal Clear' project..

  61. Since 2023, Prada Beauty has named Kun as Prada Fragrance Ambassador..