Jason Chen is a Taiwanese American pop artist behind the albums Gravity, What if Acoustic and Never for Nothing.
Before getting worldwide attention, Jason used to do covers on other artists’ songs and upload it on his eponymous YouTube channel MusicNeverSleeps. The channel now has 1.87 million subscribers.
Jason Chen Bio, Nationality
Jason was born on 12 November 1988 to Taiwanese immigrant parents in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He grew up in Arcadia, California, where his family moved in when he was a few months old.
Jason’s mother was a piano teacher; as a result, he acquainted with different musical instruments, for instance, guitar, violin, and piano at an early age.
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Apart from music, Jason also secured an excellent educational qualification. He got enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2006, and eventually graduated with a BA degree in Economics.
Jason first met Lucia Liu -an Instagram star and the winner of 2014 ATV Miss Asia Pageant- overseas in China during the session of The Voice of China.
There Jason was a judge, and Lucia was a contestant. Eventually, they flourished the bond between them and started dating from 2016.
Jason Chen shared a picture with his girlfriend Lucia Liu on 3 January 2020 (Photo: Jason Chen's Instagram)
Since the day, the pair are going strength-to-strength and also are open about their relationship publicly.
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They frequently feature each other on their social platforms, mostly Instagram. They also celebrated their 2019 Christmas together.
On 31 Jul 2018, thecut.com published an article called We’re Here, We’re Queer? an article that was written by Jason.
According to the article, Jason was mistaken as a queer. He often got haunted by the word "gay" in his teenage (during 2015). But as time has passed, now he sees himself both as a gay and a queer. He further interpreted everyone, similar to his situation. He wrote,
Maybe sometimes you feel queer, and sometimes you’re just gay.
Interesting Facts About Jason Chen You Might Not Know
Jason can speak and sing in Mandarin and English languages. He has two music channels; one for English cover songs and another for Asian cover songs.
Jason's height is 1.524 meters (5 ft 4 in) tall.
Despite being a music teacher, it took his mother long to discover Jason’s talent until he promposal his crush in high school in 2006.
He started uploading cover songs on his YouTube channel since 2007 and was a sophomore during his college at UCLA. After graduation, Jason worked as an accountant for about a year and later made a career in music.
He and his girlfriend Lucia has appeared on a Q&A video on Jason's music channel on YouTube.
He has an acclaimed record of working as the musical director for talent contest Top Idol with ETTV America. Also, he has toured various countries including Australia, Canada, Hongkong, Europe, the US, Singapore in his career since 2007.