Not a doppelganger; Jackson Wang unveils his wax figure in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

HONG KONG – Asian singer-songwriter, Jackson Wang joined many lifelike wax figures of international celebrities at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. But he’s one of the few artistes from the Korean pop industry to do so. An unveiling ceremony was held by Madame Tussauds Hong Kong yesterday (29th July) to commemorate this momentous occasion.

Jackson was born and raised here in Hong Kong and it was since young that he had a dream to have a wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.

“When I was 9, I visited Madame Tussauds with my family and I wished I could have my own wax figure in future too. Now my dream has come true (for me),” says the 25 year-old rapper.

Other than sharing the happiness for his dream-come-true, Jackson said that he was so excited to meet “himself” as a wax figure.

Besides the launch of the wax figure, Madame Tussauds had also invested over HK$1 million to create two more interactive experiences with Jackson, which are AR and Hologram, according to a press release. With these new technologies, guests can take pictures with Jackson, pose with him in four pictures, and even groove to his track titled “Papillon” with him.

Right at the beginning of the unveiling ceremony, a personalized handprint was presented to Jackson, welcoming him to the Madame Tussauds family. His figure was dressed in the same black attire with him. Of course, the “W” gesture of Team Wang is a must as well.

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✔️ 一辈子5大愿望之一 正式的完成了第一个✔️ 【 香港杜莎夫人蜡像馆 】 -JACKSON WANG- 最想说的就是 感谢 感恩所有一开始 我什么都没有的时候 相信我,对我有信心,支持我, 陪着我一直到现在的 就是 TEAM WANG 的所有工作人员的热情 还有 最重要的 【我的你们】 这是我们大家一起努力的成果 因为一起拼回来的成果 边看蜡像的时候 心情真的有点难以形容 更懂得 珍惜 感恩 这是我们旅程的其中一站 回头看了一看我们一起走过的路 风风雨雨 各种难关我们都拼过来了 这一站 对我们来说 不是一两句话就能表达的 虽然还有很长的路要走 我相信一定能走到的 生命中感恩有你们 我会更努力 做一个 更好的 王嘉尔 真心的谢谢你们 很爱你们 TEAM WANG Let’s make history . First goal out of my life bucket list officially CHECKED ✔️ 【 Madame Tussauds Hong Kong 】 -JACKSON WANG- Really appreciate the enthusiasm and the fearless attitude of TEAM WANG members and staff. Most importantly, Thank you to all of YOU who stood by me and believed in me and supported me since TEAM WANG day one when I basically had no help, no connections, nothing. It was really difficult and challenging. This achievement belongs to us. Belongs to YOU all and TEAM WANG together, it’s us, and because of that, I can hardly express my emotions & feelings when i’m witnessing this moment. It means a lot to me Yet, its only one of the stops in our journey. And being here today, looking back, despite all the ups and downs, we are always [together] to fight through every obstacles. Still upon us, a very long journey to continue, but I believe we can do anything together. ANYTHING I am truly thankful and blessed to have all of you in my life. I will work harder to become a better Jackson Wang. I’m so blessed, Thank you & I Love you all TEAM WANG Let’s make history . 살면서 지금까지 목표 5가지 그중 하나 드디어 이뤘어요✔️ 【 홍콩 Madame Tussauds WAX 박물관 】 -JACKSON WANG- 정말 아무것도 없었을 때부터 저를 믿고 응원해주시고 지금까지 저와 함께 같이 걸어와주신 여러분들에게 너무너무 감사하다고 말하고 싶어요 열정 넘치는 우리 TEAM WANG staff들도 정말 소중하고 항상 감사해요 우리 다 같이 얻은 결과예요 많은 일들 같이 겪은 결과니까 더 소중하고 WAX 보면서 마음이 더 복잡하네요 볼수록 여러분들께 더 소중하고 더 감사하다는 생각 밖에 안 들어요 좋을 때 도 힘들었을 때 도 같이 보냈고 그래서 기분이 말로 표현 못 하겠어요 아직 갈 길이 너무 멀지만 같이 함께한다면 다 이겨낼 수 있다고 생각해요 저의 인생에 여러분 있어서 정말 감사해요 더 열심히 해서 더 좋은 잭슨 되겠습니다 사랑하고 또 감사해요 TEAM WANG Let’s make history . Let’s ride together “✔️” 🙏 #TEAMWANG #thankyou #madametussauds #jacksonwang #잭슨 #王嘉爾 #blessed #感恩 #letsmakehistory

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Hundreds of fans were invited to the ceremony. Jackson interacted with them by posing the Team Wang “W” gesture together to express his love to them.  He also took group photos with fans and group selfies with everyone present.

Jackson continued to reveal that he would be releasing his new songs in September, and there are plans for his very first solo album too.

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