Vanness Wu (吳建豪 Wú Jiànháo), born August 7, 1978, is a Taiwanese American actor and singer based in Asia. He was born on August 7, 1978, in Los Angeles, United States, and speaks fluent English and Mandarin. As a member of Taiwanese boyband F4 (also known as JVKV) who released their first studio album in 2001. He has also released three solo albums, his first in 2002, and collaborated with Korean star Kangta to produce one album, "Scandal." He has also been featured on singles by Beyoncé and CoCo Lee.