Jacky Wu: 'I'm much more hardworking than Andy Lau'

Taiwanese entertainer Jacky Wu has been in show business for more than 30 years, with numerous albums, variety shows and businesses under his belt. However, the veteran host says he has led an "unhappy life".
Jacky Wu runs several businesses, including restaurants, gyms and an artist management company.
Jacky Wu runs several businesses, including restaurants, gyms and an artist management company.ST PHOTO: AILEEN TEO

Jacky Wu declares himself the most hardworking guy in show business. He hosts three variety shows, has a concert lined up in May and runs several businesses

Taiwanese entertainer Jacky Wu is one of the most successful and well-known variety show hosts in Chinese-language entertainment. Yet, he has led an "unhappy life", he says.

Speaking to The Straits Times and other Singapore media recently, he says in Mandarin: "I have spent too much of my time just working and earning money and for what? I have not been able to enjoy life."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 03, 2019, with the headline ''I'm much more hardworking than Andy Lau''. Print Edition | Subscribe