One of the wealthiest celebrities in the history of China. He became the bestselling artist in Taiwan in both 2007 and 2008 and has released the albums Still Fantasy and The Era.
He became a waiter after being unable to join the military due to a spinal disease.
In addition to selling over twenty-five million albums worldwide, he has acted in movies, winning awards at the Hong Kong Film Awards.
He was born to parents Ye Hui Mei, a secondary school teacher, and Zhou Yao Zhong, a biomedical researcher. In 2015, he married actress Hannah Quinlivan. The couple has a daughter.
He and Kobe Bryant released a song titled "The Heaven and Earth Challenge" at the 2011 NBA All-Star game.