Aaron Kwok Fu-Shing aka Shing Shing (郭富城) is part of the "Four Heavenly Kings" and is well known for his dancing skills. He was highly influenced by Michael Jackson's dance moves. He has won many awards for singing and acting.
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- Name: Aaron Kwok, Shing Shing
- Chinese: 郭富城
- Birthday: October 26, 1965
- Birthplace: Hong Kong
- Height: 168 cm
- Spouse: Moka Fang (m. 2017)
- Children (daughters): Chant Kwok (b.2016), Charlotte Kwok (b.2020)
- Education: Islamic Kasin Tuet memorial College, & St. John's Co-education College
- Occupation: Singer, actor, dancer
- Active Years: 1984 - present
UFO Record (1990–1993)
Warner Music Group (1993–2006)
Music Nation Group (2006–present)
Port of Call (2015) - Chong Sir
The Monkey King | Da Nao Tian Gong (2014) - Demon King
Cold War (2012)
Floating City (2012)
Love in Space (2011)
The Detective 2 | B+ jing taam (2011)
Love For Life | Mo Shu Shi Da (2011)
City Under Siege (2010)
The Storm Warriors | Fung wan II (2009)
Empire of Silver | Baiyin diguo (2009)
Murderer | Saat yan faan (2009)
Jiang hu yi (2007) - Man
The Detective | C+ jing taam (2007) - Tam
After This Our Exile | Fu zi (2006) - Chow Cheung-sheng
Divergence | San cha kou (2005) - Suen Siu-yan
Throw Down | Yau doh lung fu bong (2004) - Tony
Ambush | Chung on chi ma gun (2004) - Officer Y.T. Lee
Para Para Sakura | Pa-la Pa-la ying ji fa (2001) - Philip Wong Kam Sing
China Strike Force | Leui ting jin ging (2000) - Darren Tong
And I Hate You So | Siu chan chan (2000) - Cheung Yung
2000 AD | Gong yuan 2000 AD (2000) - Peter Li
The Storm Riders | Fung wan: Hung ba tin ha (1998) - Striding Cloud
Anna Magdalena | Ngon na ma dak lin na (1998) - Yau Muk-yan
Somebody Up There Likes Me | Lang man feng bao (1996) - Ken Wong
Whatever Will Be, Will Be | Xian yue piao piao (1995) - Shrimp Man (Mr Lam)
Love Is Like a Fairy Tale | Jia ri qing wei le (1993) - Hung
The Bare-Footed Kid | Chik geuk siu ji (1993) - Kuan
Super School Overlord | Chao ji xue xiao ba wang (1993) - Lung / Ryu
Flirting Scholar 2 | Lun Wen-Xu lao dian Liu Xian-Kai (1993) - Liu Sin-Hoi
Legend of the Liquid Sword | Xiao xia Chu Liu Xiang (1993) - Fragrant Chu
Game Boy Kids | Ji Boy xiao zi zhi zhen jia wai long (1992) - Chung
Rhythm of Destiny | Ban wo zong heng (1992) - Kevin Lee
Millionaire Cop | Qian mian tian wang (1992) - Lam Gu-Won/Ball
Truant Heroes | Tao xue ging xiong zhuan (1992) - Ace
Gangs 92 | Tong dang zhi jie tou ba wang (1992)
A Moment of Romance II | Tian ruo you qing II: Zhi tian chang di jiu (1992) - Frank
The Shootout | Wei xian qing ren (1992) - Wang Chia-Hui
Lee Rock III | Wu yi tan zhang Lei Luo zhuan zhi san (1992)
Saviour of the Soul | Gau yat: San diu hap lui (1991) - Silver Fox
The Banquet | Haomen yeyan (1991) - Little B-head’s Brother
Lee Rock II | Wu yi tan zhang: Lei Luo zhuan zhi er (1991) - Bill Lee Chun-Hsien
Queen of Gamble | Biu je, nei woon ye! (1991) - Po
Queen of Gambler | Nu du shen (1991)
Story of Kennedy Town | Xi huan de gu shi (1990) - Wei
Fei yue wei qiang (1989) - Ben Kwok
Holy Flame of the Martial World | Wu lin sheng huo jin (1983)
Kwok graduated from St John's Co-education College in Hong Kong. After graduating from secondary school, Kwok worked as a junior staff in King Fook Gold & Jewellery Co. Ltd. His father, who owns a small gold retail store, desired that he gain experience in the business with the view of eventually handing the family business over to him. If not for one of Kwok's brothers taking over the gold business, his father would not have allowed him to join the entertainment industry. In 1984, he was fired for prolonged absenteeism (sick leave) caused by a foot muscle injury from trying the splits at a party.
After being fired from the jewellery company in 1984, at the age of 19, Kwok joined a dancer training course at TVB, where his talent for dancing was immediately recognised. Kwok then performed in music videos and variety shows for other singers. In 1987 he was transferred to the acting department of the talent training course and became a TV actor, where he played minor parts in TVB dramas. In 1990 he did a TV commercial in Taiwan for the Honda motorcycle DJ-1RR. The commercial gained him instant popularity with Taiwanese girls, and he immediately burst onto the music scene.
Aaron performing in San Francisco
Kwok then began his music career with three mandopop albums including the famous song "Loving You Forever" (對你愛不完) to accompany his dance moves. After his success in Taiwan, he returned to Hong Kong in 1991 to do Cantopop. The next few years saw his popularity reach fever-pitch, and he was soon ranked as one of the "Four Heavenly Kings". Kwok became one of Hong Kong and Asia's most prominent pop stars. He won his first major awards with the 1991 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 Awards and 1991 RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards. He would then win a major award every year until 2001. As a solo performer, his sell-out concerts in Hong Kong, mainland China, United States, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia and other countries total over 200 to date.
Janet Jackson collaborated with Aaron Kwok and Ricky Martin for international versions of "Ask for More", a promotional single and commercial released as part of an advertising campaign for Pepsi. A full-length music video of the version with Kwok was also released in Asian markets.
As soon as Kwok entered the music industry in 1991, he started a fast-dancing trend (勁歌熱舞). Kwok's onstage dancing and displays has been known to be influenced by Michael Jackson. Later in his career, he is known to have won a prestigious top ten Hong Kong dance award (十大舞蹈家年獎). Of all the performing arts at which Kwok excels, stage appearances remain his perennial favourite. His dance accomplishments are also matched with stage displays. On 16 November 2007, he held an "Aaron Kwok De Show Reel Live" concert at Hong Kong Coliseum with the largest revolving stage. On 17 February 2008, he held an "Aaron Kwok De Show Reel Extension Live" concert at the Hong Kong AsiaWorld Arena with the largest revolving stage measured at 10m x 9.44m and created a new entry for the Guinness Book of World Records.
Over the years, Kwok has also been active in other media such as TV commercials and acting. He began his acting career with the TVB series Rise of Genghis Khan, and the 1988 series Twilight of a Nation about the Taiping Rebellion. One of his more noticeable role was for the 1996 TVB drama series Wars of Bribery where he plays an ICAC special-agent with Athena Chu.
He also starred in various movies. At the Taiwan's 42nd Golden Horse Awards ceremony on 13 November 2005, Kwok was the surprise winner of Best Leading Actor award for his role in the film Divergence. It was Kwok's first Golden Horse nomination and beat veteran Hong Kong star Tony Leung Ka-fai to win the honour. He won the Best Actor Award again at the 43rd Golden Horse Awards on 24 November 2006 for his role in the film After This Our Exile. He became only the second actor in the history of the Golden Horse Awards to win the Best Actor Award consecutively. Jackie Chan first accomplished this back in the 1992-3.
Along with Zhang Ziyi, Kwok stars in an AIDS-themed film Love for Life, which premiered on 10 May 2010.
In 2016, Kwok won his first Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor for his role in the crime thriller film, Port of Call, at the 35th Hong Kong Film Awards.
Kwok married Shanghai-based Chinese model Moka Fang and they both are parents to daughter Chantelle Kwok.
Kwok posted on social media on 18 April 2019 that his second child was born.
Aaron Kwok's 2010 Clio Cup China race car.
Kwok has been known as a collector of sports cars as well as a fan of motor racing. He is known as a car fanatic and has a large collection of notable cars. Some of his collection include the Audi R8 GT Spyder, Ferrari F50, F512M, F355 GTS, F360 Modena, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, Ferrari California, Ferrari F430 Spider, Lamborghini Diablo SE30, Mercedes-Benz SL600, Mercedes CLK DTM AMG, Porsche 911 Turbo, Porsche 911 GT3 RS mk2. Other cars include the Enzo Ferrari, a Carbon version Pagani Zonda F, Lamborghini Murciélago, Gallardo, Lamborghini Aventador 50th Anniversario Roadster, Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera, Porsche 996 GT3, Nissan GT-R.
In 2011, Kwok became a race-horse owner at the Hong Kong Jockey Club. He originally owned two horses: N288 CALLING WITH LOVE and another named P288 MY FAVORITE. In 2018, he purchased a new horse named C180 DANCING FIGHTER.
He was famous for popularising a new type of "center-split hair style" that was widely imitated during the 1990s. Throughout his career he changed his hair style numerous times, including styles such as the five-five split and the four-six split.
Hong Kong Film Awards – Best Actor
2016 Port of Call
Golden Horse Awards – Best Actor
2006 After This Our Exile