William Hung is a famous singer born in American who gained fame in the year 2004. He got fame when he came for the audition for American Idol. He was a civil engineer student when he came for the audition. He is criticized because he endorses stereotypes against of Asians. He left his career as a singer in the year 2011 because he wasn’t loved by people much. He started working as a technical crime analyst in Los Angeles. He was more interested in law enforcement than music. If you want to know more about life and the net worth of William Hung in 2019, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born in Sha Tin in Hong Kong. He shifted to Camden in New Jersey in the year 1993. He completed his graduation from a high school which was in Los Angeles. He was also the student of California University. He left his college because he wanted to pursue a career as a signer. He belongs to the 73rd generation of Confucius descent.
William hasn’t revealed anything about his personal life, but many people did not like him because he was an Asian stereotype. He was able to reach a music platform where not everyone gets a chance to be a singer. He also commented that even a person like him could also do miracles in a musical career as he was targeting a pop star with his comment.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started civil engineering at first, but then he gave audition for American Idol in the year 2003. Later on, he became the finalist in the show. He had an interest in music earlier, but then he gained a cult following. He also got able to work in various TV series because of which he gained a lot of recognition at that time. He was also featured in newspapers and magazines too. He also performed in the MTV awards, and his performances have been ranked as the top performances by the radio stations. He also crew as an Artichoke king in the year 2006.
He appeared in a number of commercials with which he was able to earn huge amount of money. He has also worked in a low budget movie in the year 2004 which was finally released in the year 2005. In the year 2011, he became the technical crime analyst and left his career in the music world. He was quite positive about his new life and career, and he didn’t regret leaving the music career. Although he hadn’t much singing talent, he was able to become famous because he worked hard and with full dedication to prove him. It is also argued that media has considered him as a joke other than portraying him as a motivational figure.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of William Hung is around $1 million which he has earned by working as a signer. He gained huge recognition in the year 2004 when he gave audition for American Idol, and then he also signed a recording contract and got his three albums released. He has also earned money by appearing in commercials. He is also known as a technical crime analyst since the year 2011.
William Hung is a famous singer who entered in American Idol and became famous when entered in finals. At Present, he works as a crime analyst in Los Angeles. He has been able to earn money by working in commercials. He was also posted in the various magazines and promotion of different brands and advertisements.