Sean Xiao: Where is Sean Xiao From? What is Sean Xiao Famous For?

Quick Facts

Name Sean Xiao
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Sean Xiao
Birth Name Xiao Zhan
Birth Date 1991-10-05
Gender Male
Profession Actor ,Singer ,Model
Place Of Birth Chongqing
Birth Nation China
Nationality Chinese
Famous For Member of the Chinese boy group, X Nine
Father Not Available
Mother Not Available
Siblings Not Available
Ethnicity Asian-Chinese
Horoscope Libra
University Chongqing Technology and Business University, Modern International art Design Academy
Career Start 2014
Debut Television Show/Series X-Fire
Awards Numerous
Height 1.83 m (6 ft)
Weight 154.5 lbs (70 kg)
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Not Available
Source of Wealth Singing and acting
Endorsment One of the top brand endorsers in China
Net Worth Around $1.5 million

Chinese actor and musician Xiao Zhan is also known by his stage name, Sean Xiao. After taking part in the idol survival show X-Fire, he gained popularity. Later, he made his debut with the Chinese boy band X Nine. A number of mini albums have been published since the group’s 2016 debut.

In addition to his parts in the dramas The Untamed, Joy of Life, The Wolf, and Douluo Continent, Xiao made his acting debut in 2016. For his roles in acting and singing, he has received numerous honors and awards. In China, he is one of the most sought-after brand ambassadors. With numerous international brands in China, he has endorsement agreements.

How much is the Net worth of Sean Xiao?

Sean Xiao is one of the most popular Chinese entertainers. He made his debut with the boy band X Nine, and since then, he’s released a lot of both group and solo commercially successful singles. In addition to singing, he is one of the most well-known actors, having appeared in several films and drama series. One of the top brand ambassadors in China is Sean Xiao. He has endorsement agreements with more than 30 products, making him one of the most sought-after endorsers. His endorsements cover everything from jewelry and clothing to drinks and cleaning goods.

Sean Xiao lives a lavishing life. Via Instagram

In addition to Budweiser, Roseonly, and Estee Lauder’s fragrance and beauty brand, he has received endorsements from fashion magazines. With Tod’s, Zenith, Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Li-Ning, Molsion, Dettol, and Zwilling among others, he has endorsement agreements. For the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, he was named the Men’s Ice Hockey Promotion Ambassador as well as the National Stadium Winter Dream Promotion Ambassador. He is the Public Welfare Dream Ambassador for the Hangzhou Asian Games in 2022. In 2019, Forbes included him in their 30 Under 30 Asia list. His current net worth is thought to be approximately $1.5 million.

Early Years and Bio

On October 5, 1991, Sean Xiao was born. Xiao Zhan is his real name. His birthplace is in the Chinese city of Chongqing. He is of Chinese descent. His zodiac sign is Libra, and he is of Asian (Chinese) descent. There is currently no information known regarding his parents, siblings, or early life.

He studied Modern International Art Design Academy at Chongqing Technology and Business University, according to his educational history. He belonged to the school chorus and the literary committee. 2014 saw his graduation.

What is the Professional Career of Sean Xiao?

Sean Xiao established a photography studio with his pals while still a college student. He was the studio’s primary photographer. After graduation in 2014, he pursued a career as a full-time photographer and graphic designer. In 2015, he took part in the reality TV program X-Fire. He took part because his teacher had suggested it. There were 16 contestants total in the show. Then he took part in the recording of Tencent’s Teen Channel.

Sean Xiao dramas
Sean Xiao in The Untamed. Source: @filmdaily

In 2016, he was then unveiled as a member of the boy band X Nine. He is the group’s primary singer. With the release of their first single, “In Our Own Name,” the group made their debut. In September 2016, the group issued “X” (X Jiu), their debut mini-album. In addition to winning the Newcomer Group of the Year Award at the 2016 Fans Carnival Annual Festival, the group also received the Boyband of the Year Award at the Tencent Video Starlight Awards in 2016. Both the 2017 Asian New Songs Annual Festival and the Asian Music Gala Awards presented them with the Most Popular Group Award.

More on Career

In February 2018, the group issued Keep Online, another mini album. He kept singing the theme songs to all the plays he appeared in. In April 2020, he made available his digital single ” (Spotlight)”. With over 54 million sales, the song went on to become the most successful digital single of all time.  In 2016, Sean Xiao began his acting career. In the 2016 film Super Star Academy, he co-starred as the main character. He appeared in a number of films and television shows between 2016 and 2018, including Shuttle Love Millennium 2, Monster Hunt 2, and The Rookies. In Season 1 of the historical romance web drama Oh! My Emperor, he played the second male lead.

Sean Xiao X Nine
X Nine Source: @cpophome

He had a breakout performance as Wei Wuxian in the 2019 xianxia drama The Untamed. The 2019 movie Jade Dynasty, which features Xiao, won the day of release in China’s box office. The movie also established a new benchmark as Thailand’s highest-grossing Chinese language film in the previous ten years. The historical drama Joy Of Life from 2019 had him in a supporting part. In 2019, he opened his own studio, “XZ Studio.” In 2020, he co-starred in The Wolf, the series’ second male lead. He had performed frequently on “Our Song,” Dragon TV’s singing competition, from October 2019 until January 2020.

Sean Xiao Awards
Sean Xiao was awarded Weibo King in 2019. Source: @Twitter

He portrayed Gu Yi Ye in the Ace Troops drama from 2021. In the February 2021 premiere of the drama Douluo Continent, he portrayed Tang San, the main character. The drama went on to become one of China’s most popular dramas. In Wuhan in April 2021, he made his theatrical debut playing the lead role in Yang Hua’s production of the acclaimed drama “” (A Dream Like a Dream). He has received various honors and prizes for his acting performances. He will play a lead part in the upcoming modern romance drama The Oath Of Love starring Yang Zi. In the historical drama The Longest Promise, he will play the major character.

Is Sean Xiao married or not?

Sean Xiao has kept a quiet profile when it comes to his personal life. He is not wed, but it’s unclear if he’s dating anyone right now or not. This page will be updated with further information regarding his relationships, dating history, and girlfriend. In 2020, Sean Xiao came under fire after someone wrote the slash fan fiction novel Falling, which was published on Archive of Our Own and became viral on the Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo. In the fan fiction, his co-star from The Untamed, Wang Yibo, is portrayed as a minor having sex with a pedophilic female prostitute named “Xian Zhan.”

Some Xiao Zhan followers thought the fan fiction was offensive to Xiao Zhan, so they banded together with other fans to denounce the offending post to Sina Weibo officials for having “pornographic material.” Following Weibo’s subsequent ban on the popular fan fiction, the Great Firewall in China restricted the whole Archive of Our Own Site. Zhan suffered a backlash as a result, and he lost many brand endorsement arrangements. He apologized to the public for his fans’ conduct.

Body Measurement: What is Sean Xiao’s height?

Sean Xiao is 6 feet tall and has a height of 1.83 meters. He weighs approximately 154.5 pounds, or 70 kg. He has a lean physique. Both his dark brown hair and eyes are of the same hue. Straight is the way he identifies sexually.


  • He began to paint and play the violin in childhood.
  • He performed Bibi Zhou’s “Running to You with All I Have” during the finale of “Everybody Stand By – Season 2”.
  • His single “Spotlight” set the Guinness World Record as the fastest-selling digital track in China. It was also one of the 10 biggest-selling digital single worldwide.
  • The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry named “Spotlight” as the 7th best-selling digital single of 2020.
  • He became Shanghai Public Security Bureau’s Anti-Fraud Alliance Member in 2021.
  • TCC Asia named him Most Handsome Faces in Asia in 2019, 2020, Most Influential Faces of 2020, and Most Handsome Face in Asia Pacific 2020.
  • TCC Candle named him 6th and 7th Most Handsome Faces in the World in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
  • Top Beauty World named him the Most Handsome Men in World 2020.
  • Top Beauty World named him the Sexiest Men in the World in 2020.
  • The World List named him the number 1 Men in Fashion World in 2021.
  • His XZ Studio donated various medical supplies, equipment, and ventilators to hospitals during COVID-19.
  • He donated 1 million Yuan to Zhengzhou Red Crossin to help with flood relief in Henan province in 2021

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