All About Forrest Wheeler! From Age To Ethnicity And Net Worth
American TV actor Forrest Wheeler gained popularity at a young age of 11, portraying the role of Emery on the ABC comedy series Fresh Off the Boat. The young talented artist showed his passion for acting; so what about the personal life of the emerging child actor? Follow the article to know Forrest a bit closely!
Everything About Forrest Wheeler
Forrest Wheeler was born on 21 March 2004 in California, USA and was later raised in Los Angeles by his parents. Talking about his ethnicity, he posses mixed ethnicity and has Caucasian and Chinese roots.
Moreover, Forrest, who stands at the height of 1.7 m ( 5 feet 6 inches), can speak both Cantonese and Mandarin language. Forrest is also interested in Hip Hop and Tennis.
At an early age of seven, Forrest began his acting career by portraying the role of a Cambodian Boy, in the movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone in 2013. He also appeared on the hit television series Community, New Girl, and Chasing Life in 2014. Also, Forrest appeared in the web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy II, portraying Young Kuai-Liang, and in the feature film Such Good People.
The multi-talented young actor is also an excellent martial artist and competed in US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championship held in 2014 winning seven 1st places. He also earned his first Karate black belt in 2015, and a second black belt in Extreme Martial Arts (XMA) in 2016.
Forrest shared his dream role in an interview with Backstage in November 2015 as,
My dream role is to be in an action-comedy movies because I do martial arts. I’m a black belt in karate, and I do XMA—Xtreme Martial Arts. It’s a fusion between all kinds of martial arts plus gymnastics and dance. I used to do martial arts tournaments. I did one in Orlando [,Fla.,] last year and I got seven first-place trophies and one second.
Forrest, who is 13 years of age, is best known for his role as Emery in TV series Fresh Off the Boat, who was the cool, romantic, and lovable middle child of the Huang family. Moreover, his character goes on a quest to learn how to become an action hero in the series. He auditioned five times before portraying Emery's character. The comedy series was initially broadcasted in February 2015.
For his outstanding performance on the series Fresh Off The Boat, Forrest was nominated for four times and won Young Artist Award and Young Entertainer Awards in 2016. He appeared in a short movie titled Power Play released back in 2016.
Forrest guest starred as Prince Jin on animated television series produced for Disney Channel Sofia the First in 2017 and also appeared in Fresh Off the Boat in 2018. The hard-working actor must have accumulated a decent net worth while being associated with various acting projects but the figures remain concealed.
Forrest lives in Southern California with his family pursuing his education. Apart from filming and studying, he loves to participate and advocate for social and charity events benefiting the children who are in need of help.