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Shawn Yue Biography

Shawn Yue

Facts of Shawn Yue

Date of Birth: 1981 , November-13
Birth Nation: Hong Kong
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Quick Timeline of Shawn Yue

1981 Born in Hong Kong
2000 TV Career
2005 His Movie
2006 His Photography
2011 Music Career

Detail Timeline of Shawn Yue


Born in Hong Kong

Shawn Yue was born on 13th of November 1981, in Hong Kong and grew up alongside his brother and singer. Talking about his nationality, Yue is Hong Kongese. 


TV Career

With the television series, "[email protected] " Shawn Yue debuted on TV portraying the character Chan Wing-Lok. Till the date, he has appeared in a number of TV series, and recently appeared in in BTV’s  “Hard Memory "as Ice. 


His Movie

He grabbed much attention and popularity through portraying the character Takeshi Nakazato in the film “Initial D.” The same year, Shawn Yue also starred in the movies “Colour of the Loyalty” and “Dragon Squad”. 


His Photography

This year, Shawn posed for Leslie Kee, Singaporean photographer for Kee’s 2006 charity photo-book “Super Star”, which was dedicated to the victims of 2004 Asian tsunami disaster. Furthermore, It consists of photographs of 300 Asian celebrities by Kee. 


Music Career

This year, Yue came out with his second album “Not A Star”. Prior to this on 21st of October 2005, he released his debut album titled, “Whether Or Not”. 


Shawn Yue is a native of Hong Kong, raised alongside his older brother and a younger sister. At an early age, he was first noticed on the streets of Hong Kong by agents of popular Hong Kong modeling agency “Starz People”. During his high school he used to do modeling on the part-time basis, but after his graduation, Yue immediately indulged into full-time modeling.

Throughout modeling career, Yue modeled for Meko, Gillette, Timberland, Giordano, Sony, and is currently a spokesperson for Coca-cola China and Shiseido Pureness.

Further, in 2000, Yue debuted in the acting industry with the TV series “[email protected]” portraying the character, Chan Wing-lok. The following year, he stepped into the big screen and debuted in the movie “Leaving in Sorrow” as the role of Hong.

Though he already gained a huge fame through his first role in the movie Initial D as Takeshi Nakazato, that left a deep impression and impact on a lot of the viewers’ heart, especially in Japan. Till now, Yue has starred in 56 movies and 13 TV series.

Since 2001, Yue is active in the music industry. He made his debut in the music industry with his single, “Angel of Mercy”. His other single includes “The Songbird Anthology”, “Best Media Asia Music”, and “V-Love OST”.

His hard work has paid back him well with various prestigious awards and nominations. His first role was in home “2002 Jade Solid Gold Best Ten Music Awards” for Rising Star Song.

Additionally, he has also won “2002 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards” for the category Best New Male Artist, “2004 Jade Solid Best Ten Music Awards” for Outstanding Performance Award and “2008 Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival” for Best Actor.

Yue is a person who prefers to keep his personal matters undisclosed. As per our record, he might be single. However, once he rumored for being in the relation with Sarah Wang Tangyun. The duo often spotted in the public and hanging out with their friends.  

As of 2017, Yue has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He makes an enormous amount through his profession as an actor and singer. Besides this, he also makes money through different modeling projects, endorsement, sponsors and etc.