Facts of Jimmy Wong
|Full Name:||Jimmy Wong|
|Age:||32 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||March 28, 1987|
|Birth Place:||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Marital Status:||In Relation|
|Siblings:||One (Freddie Wong )|
|Profession:||actor, host, chef, and singer songwriter|
|Education:||B.A. in Theater|
|Hobby:||Playing Video Games|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (Asian, Chinese )|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Jimmy Wong is an American actor as well as a musician. He is best known for his 2011 music video, “Ching Chong: Asians in the Library Song” and for his role as Ted in the web series Video Game High School.
Jimmy Wong’s early life, age, childhood, and elder brother
Well-known American YouTuber Jimmy Wong was born on 28th March 1987 in Seattle, Washington. His current age is 31. He has an elder brother called Freddie Wong who is also an actor, director, and YouTuber. Freddie’s YouTube channel has more than 1 million subscribers. Jimmy Wong has completed his BA in Theater/Drama from Middlebury College in the year 2009.
The start of Jimmy Wong’s career and Hollywood dreams
After having completed his graduation, Jimmy Wong set for Hollywood to follow his dreams. Jimmy Wing auditioned for various roles but realized that this path and method may not really yield many roles, and is not the right platform for displaying his acting skills. In the meantime, he had also created his own YouTube channel in 2010.
He started uploading a few videos on this channel and found that he was getting some subscribers. His YouTube channels included ‘Jimmy’, Jimmy2’ and ‘Feast of fiction’.
In March 2011, Jimmy saw a video uploaded by a UCLA’s student named as Alexandra Wallace. It was called as ‘Asians in the Library’ and was basically an offensive vlog rant about the use of mobile phones in the UCLA Library by the Asian students there. In response to this video, Jimmy uploaded a response video titled ‘Ching Chong: Asians in the Library song’.
This response video went viral and got national news coverage. The US National Public Radio appreciated Jimmy Wong’s video response and stated that it was one that had effectively turned the tables on the original rant and has also offered an alternative method of defense against cyberbullying.
Wong was interviewed by MSNBC and he said that by posting a hilarious response he had wanted to provide a positive spin to the whole matter. He added that getting angry would only fuel and encourage more such behavior. His YouTube channel also contained a lot of videos related to music and video games.
Jimmy Wong played Ted in the web series ‘Video Game High School, in which his elder brother Freddie portrayed the character of his father. Lionsgate and Google also invited Jimmy to make a web series ‘District Voices’ for them.
Jimmy is fond of the game ‘Magic: The Gathering’ and he and Josh Lee Kwai host a podcast in which they discuss on how to play the game and share their own experiences on it. Jimmy has also done other web series, TV films, and feature films.
In 2017, he also co-hosted Polaris Primetime along with Meghan Camarena on Disney XD. In 2014 and 2015, Jimmy has also won the Streamy Awards in several categories. Jimmy is also co-operator of Production Company called ‘Overcrank Media’ in LA. He coordinates Feast of Fiction channel with Ashley Adams and it is more about cooking on this channel.
Talking about the success of his YouTube channel, Jimmy says:
“That was a big kick off because immediately I saw this response and a growing fanbase that I never would’ve had in my full year of working as an actor in LA.”
He laughingly admitted:
“Even today, the one thing that I make time for in life are movies and gaming. And sleep and food. The four most important things in my life. “
In 2017, Jimmy won the Guinness world records for Most Video Game Characters Named in 1 Minute. And in 2018, ParkerGames tried to crush Jimmy’s World record!
Jimmy Wong’s love life, girlfriends, and break-ups
Jimmy Wong is said to have dated fellow YouTuber Meghan Camarena from 2011 to 2013. But they broke. However, they continue to be friends and have collaborated on the Disney XD program lately.
In 2014, he had tweeted that his girlfriend has got short hair but did not post any of her pictures. Later he uploaded a music video on November 5, 2014, titled “Love is an Open Door – CUTEST EVER OMG FROZEN!!!” where he collabs with short hair woman named Abby. Is she his girlfriend?
He is very much famous on social media and fans do flock to his account. His Twitter has over 140k followers, more than 105k followers on Instagram, above 55k followers on Facebook and more than 255k subscribers on his YouTube channel.
Reference: (Wikipedia, people, Youtube)