William Hung
William Hung
Real Name/Full Name William Hung
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: William Hung
Birth Place: Sha Tin, Hong Kong
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 January 1983
Age/How Old: 41 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’6”
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Henry Hung
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: John H. Francis Polytechnic Senior High School
College: University of California
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jian Teng (m. 2014)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: American former singer
Net Worth: $800 thousand
Last Updated: July 2024

William Hung was born on 13th January 1983 in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. William Hung was a former singer of America. He was born in Hong Kong, but later his family shifted to California. William began his career in 2004. During those days, he was studying civil engineering, and in that phase, he went to the auditions of America Idol, which was having its third season going.

He has sung a very famous song by Ricky Martin named She Bangs. Although his audition hadn’t gone well, he was able to gather a lot of popularity from it. From there, his musical career started. He ended his career as a singer in 2011 to create a new journey as a law enforcement official.

Well, how well do you know about William Hung? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about William Hung’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about William Hung to date.

Biography and Early Life

William Hung was born in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, and he was raised there for some time. He lived there with his family; however, he hasn’t disclosed a lot about his family, so we don’t have much knowledge about them. When William was 11 years old, his family was shifted to California. Form that time; he has spent his entire life as an American. He completed his schooling and studies from there too. However, he left his civil engineering studies to pursue a career in music as he was pretty passionate about that.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is William Hung in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, William Hung’s age is 41 years old as of today’s date 24th July 2024 having been born on 13 January 1983. Though, he is 5’6” in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


William Hung was first admitted into John H. Francis Polytechnic Senior High School after shifting to California. He has completed his studies from there, and later, he went to the University of California to learn civil engineering. However, he left college and studies to have a career in music after he was rejected in the audition of America Idol. However, after some time, he went to California State University to do graduation in mathematics. He has also done MBA from Marist College.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

William Hung With Wife Jian Teng
William Hung With Wife Jian Teng

William Hung hasn’t shared even bits of information about his personal life, so we don’t have a lot to offer him. However, we know that William Hung is currently married to Jian Teng. He married her in 2014, except that he hasn’t shared a lot about his personal life. He doesn’t have any children till now.

Many have said about William Hung that most of his popularity and success was there because of his complex ethnicity. He is an Asian, and due to that, he was observed more than any other. He never had that voice to be a singer, neither he had the rhythm, but still, he became a famous personality. Despite all that said about him, he never stopped singing. He just wanted to sing, and that raised him a lot. He has a never give up attitude, which made him successful.

After saying goodbye to his musical journey, William Hung started his career as a law enforcement official. After that, he became a Motivational speaker. This role suited him the most, as he has seen the struggles an Asian American has to make in order to achieve success.

Is William Hung Gay?

William Hung is a married man. He married Jian Teng in 2014. They are living a comfortable life together, and they form a good bond between them. William and Jian still haven’t been the parents, but they are living a good life. Also, William Hung has never stated anywhere about him being a gay

Professional Career

William Hung started his career in 2004. He was pretty passionate about singing, so he went to the auditions of America Idol in 2003. His audition was in January 2004, and he was the last remaining candidate. After hearing his singing and seeing his dancing, the judges laughed at him. However, he has no regrets because he performed his level best. This attitude of his became the main reason for his success.

William Hung, after his auditions, became a superstar. His cult following increased to millions. He started to appear on many different television shows and on news channels. Hung received a massive record deal from Koch Entertainment. He signed for them and made three albums with them.

Although the response to his songs was feeble, still thousands of pf copies were sold. Apart from those three albums, he hasn’t released any other. William Hung was retired in 2011 from the music industry. He became the law enforcement officer in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.


William Hung doesn’t have any awards to showcase his talent, but whatever he has achieved in his life is quite phenomenal. People used to tell him that he doesn’t have any talent, but by becoming a singer, he has proven them all wrong. His never-give-up attitude has provided him with a lot of success. He is a very hardworking man, and he still has a long way to go. In the future, he might be able to win awards for his works.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of William Hung in 2024

William Hung Net Worth
William Hung Net Worth

As of 2024, William Hung has a net worth of $800 thousand. He has done a lot of things in his life. Before deciding to be a singer, he used to study civil engineering at the University of California. Later he left that college to pursue a career in singing.

He was signed by Koch Entertainment for a $25,000 advance. This was his most significant achievement. He went on to create three albums with them. Later he left singing to become a law enforcement officer, and currently, he is working as a motivational speaker.

As to conclude things here, we can say that William Hung is a very fine who has achieved every bit of success through sheer hard work and perseverance. He overcame every challenge and followed his heart’s desire. He used to teach others the challenges he has faced in his career as a motivational speaker. He used to motivate the Asians who went to America for success. Many acknowledge him and accept his ideas and way of living.

He still has a long career up ahead, and we wish him good luck for his life and career. We hope that all his dreams become a reality.


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