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Kimberly Wang
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Born
Kimberly Haley Wang Zhi Hui

26 January 1991
EducationTampines Junior College, Nanyang Technological University (Major in Public Relations)
Years active2004 - present day
Partner(s)Shane Pow

Kimberly Haley Wang Zhi Hui (王智荟) is a Singaporean actress, host and radio presenter at 987 FM alongside colleagues Gerald Koh, Joakim Gomez and Sonia Chew. As of September 2019, she hosts 'The Bright Side with Gerald and Kim'. Kimberly started her radio career in 2012 when she won 987 FM’s contest 'So You Wanna Be A DJ' in 2011.[1]

Background

Since she was four years old, Kimberly was a theatre actress and performer. At nine years old, she was talent-spotted by Mediacorp’s Channel 8 in a Chinese drama class. She then went on to act in several dramas such as ‘Double Happiness 1’ and ‘Double Happiness 2’ as well as ‘The Shining Star’.[2]


Before radio, Kimberly was in and out of the entertainment scene due to her commitments as a student.[3] She majored in public relations in Nanyang Technological University (NTU)’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information.[4] While she was in NTU, Kimberly was a student DJ for the university's radio station 'Radio Fusion'.[5] In 2012, she was the manager of the radio station.[6]

Personal life

Kimberly and her partner, Shane Pow. Photo from 8 DAYS.

Kimberly used to be a netball player in primary school, secondary school and junior college.[7] She is an avid fan of rock climbing and crafts such as writing, photography and calligraphy.[8] Kimberly is also a self-proclaimed sneakerhead. As of May 2018, she reportedly has 130 sneakers in her collection.[9]


Kimberly and Mediacorp actor Shane Pow have been together since August 2016. The couple dated each other for a few months before officially getting together. Kimberly and Shane first met when they had to work together for a performance on the President’s Star Charity.[10]

Career highlights

Brand endorsement

Kimberly has run several giveaways on her Instagram account for companies such as Adidas,[11] The Body Shop[12] and Mamonde. In 2019, Kimberly was announced as the first ZOFF ambassador for Singapore.[13]

ohhowstrange x Curious Creatures

In 2019, Kimberly collaborated with Curious Creatures, a Singaporean jewellery brand to design a jewellery collection. The collection comprises of a necklace, a pair of ear studs, a bracelet and a necklace.[14]

Radio (2012 - Present day)

As of September 2019, Gerald Koh and Kimberly Wang are co-hosts for the segment 'Get Up with Gerald & Kim'.

In 2011, Kimberly participated in ‘So You Wanna Be a DJ’, a contest organised by Mediacorp to seek out talents for radio stations. She emerged the winner out of 400 participants and landed herself a one-year contract with Mediacorp.[15] She started as a part-time deejay on the weekends at 987 FM when the radio station was still at *SCAPE. During this time, she hosted a segment from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays.[16] She started her radio career full-time upon completing her degree in 2012.

Year Show segment Radio station
November 2017 - present day Get Up with Gerald and Kim 987 FM
September 2017 - November 2017 Get Up with Gerald, Kim and Adam 987 FM
March 2015 - August 2017 The Happy Ending with Kim[17] 987 FM
January 2014 - February 2015 The Hit List with Kimberly Wang[18] 987 FM

Hosting and acting (Television and web series)[19]

Kimberly on the set of 'The Internship'. Photo from Kimberly Wang's Facebook.
Kimberly Wang (second from left) pictured in a screengrab from Channel 8's drama 'Double Happiness' (2004).

Kimberly has hosted and acted in both English and Chinese language programmes.

Year Channel Character/ Role Television Programme
2019 Channel U (Cast) Rain Remember Us This Way 到此一游[20]
2018 Channel 5 Host The Internship
2018 Channel 5 Host Our Makan Place: Lost and Found S6
2018 Toggle Voiceover, Cast Star Awards 2018 Teasers 幕后之击 口无遮拦[21]
2018 Toggle (Cast) Vanessa Dance With Me
2018 Toggle (Cast) Juliana Love At Cavenagh Bridge 加文纳桥的约定[22]
2017 President’s Challenge Host President’s Star Charity 2017[23]
2017 Channel 8 (Cast) Kelly 凯丽 My Teacher Is a Thug 爱不迟疑[24][25]
2017 Channel 5 (Cast) Lauren Tanglin[26]
2017 Channel 8 Backstage Host Star Awards 2017[27]
2017 Channel 8 Host Take A Break! 说走就走 短假游[28][29]
2017 Toggle (Cast) Herself Hear My Thoughts 混口饭吃而已[30]
2016 Toggle Cast TGI...WTF (Thank God It's...Wed, Thu, Fri)
2016 Channel 5 (Cast) Patricia Rojak
2016 Channel 8 Participant Closet Secrets Episode 4[31][32]
2016 Toggle (Cast) Ally K.O.[33]
2015 Okto Host Youth Celebrate! - SG50[34]
2015 Channel U (Cast) Jiajia Love? 限量爱情
2015 Okto, Toggle Host SEA Games 2015[35]
2015 Channel 5 Host National Science Challenge[36]
2010 Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC) Presenter Youth Olympic Games[37]
2006 Channel 8 (Cast) Lora The Shining Star 星闪闪[38]
2005 Channel 8 (Cast) Lana Double Happiness 喜临门
2004 Channel 8 (Cast) Lana Double Happiness 喜临门

Hosting (Events)[39]

Kimberly Wang (middle) hosted the SEA games in 2015 alongside Paul Sng (left) and Shrey Bhargava right). Photo from Kimberly Wang's Facebook.
Gerald Koh and Kimberly Wang visit various schools in Singapore under the video segment, '#987VisitMyCanteen'. Screengrab from 987FM's Facebook video.

Kimberly has hosted events for companies like Pandora, Adidas and Mulberry. She was also a presenter for the 2015 SEA Games.[40]

Year Event Organiser
2019 Ambrosial Launch Yili[41]
Pandora Autumn Collection Launch Pandora[42]
Adidas X Parley Run For The Oceans 2019 Adidas X Parley[43]
MAC Cosmetics’ Every Shade of You Campaign MAC Cosmetics[44]
Mulberry Spring/Summer 2019 Collection Presentation Mulberry[45]
Nanyang Polytechnic Open House 2019 Nanyang Polytechnic[46]
Shatec Open House 2019 Shatec[47]
2018 Clarke Quay Countdown Block Party 2019 Clarke Quay[48]
NYP Jam 2018 Finals Nanyang Polytechnic[49]
Guinness Great Grill Out Guinness[50]
Mercedes Benz A Class Launch Mercedes Benz[51]
987FM School Invasions (Multiple) Mediacorp[52][53][54]
Adidas VivoCity dual-concept store opening and P.O.D. System sneakers launch Adidas[55]
Adidas X Parley Run For The Oceans 2018 Adidas X Parley[56]
Mulberry Spring/Summer 2018 Collection Presentation Mulberry[57]
NYP Jam 2017 Finals Nanyang Polytechnic[58]
2017 Celebrate 2018: Party with the Stars Mediacorp[59][60]
Mamonde Takashimaya S.C. Boutique Grand Opening Mamonde Singapore[61][62]
KENZO World Collection Launch KENZO[63]
NUSSU Rag and Flag National University of Singapore
Rep with Steps Challenge Finals Health Promotion Board[64]
RWS Party In the Park 2017 Resorts World Sentosa[65]
2016 987 Radio Star Mediacorp[66]
2015 Youth Celebrate 2015 and Official Opening of Singapore Sports Hub Singapore Sports Council[67]
Toggle Rebranding roadshows (in dual languages) Mediacorp
Samsung Gear S2 Launch Mediacorp
1965 Movie Gala Premiere and Red Carpet blue3 Pictures and mm2 Entertainment
2009 - 2010 Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore Standard Chartered

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