Birth Name: Chou Chieh-lun
Place of Birth: Linkou District, Taipei County, Taiwan
Date of Birth: 18 January, 1979
Ethnicity: Taiwanese [Hoklo Han Chinese]
Jay Chou (Chinese: 周杰倫;) is a Taiwanese singer, songwriter, record producer, rapper, actor, and television personality. His roles include the films Initial D, Curse of the Golden Flower, as Kato in The Green Hornet (2011), and Now You See Me 2. He directed the films Secret, which he co-wrote, and The Rooftop, which he wrote; and starred in both. Jay also directed and starred on the show Pandamen. He is known as the “King of Mandopop,” or President Chou.
He is the son of teacher parents, Yeh Hui-Mei (Chinese: 葉惠美; pinyin: Yè Huìměi) and Chou Yao-Chung (Chinese: 周耀中; pinyin: Zhōu Yàozhōng). Jay is married to actress and model Hannah Quinlivan, with whom he has three children.