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Got7 member and former fencer Jackson Wang has been named Fendi’s latest ambassador

Got7 member and former fencer Jackson Wang has been named Fendi’s latest ambassador

New beginnings

Text: Ryan Sng


Italian fashion house Fendi has just announced K-pop singer and international star Jackson Wang as its latest face. Blurring the lines between fashion and art, Wang had previously filmed a music video at Fendi's Roman headquarters, and been a fixture at the brand's launches and events. Below, 5 fun facts you may not have known about the multitalented performer.

1. He's a former competitive fencer.
Competing for Hong Kong, Wang placed 11th in the 2010 Youth Olympics.Got7 member and former fencer Jackson Wang has been named Fendi’s latest ambassador (фото 1)

 

2. He turned down a scholarship at Stanford to pursue K-pop stardom.
With zero regrets, we assume.

 

 

3. He met his bandmates on a survival-themed reality TV show.
What better way to form lasting bonds than white-knuckle terror?

 

 

4. He's also an envoy for Hong Kong's tourism board.
*Locust swarm-like sound of fans booking tickets*

 

 

5. Over Christmas, he was honoured with a Madame Tussauds wax figure.
Said wax figure also has a multimillion-follower Instagram account (jks).

 

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