William's favorite movie is Lord of the Rings.
William's favorite place to tour is Iceland.
William appeared in a television commercial for the Ask Jeeves search engine.
William stands at 5' 6" or 1.68 m.
He was the 2001 valedictorian at L.A.'s John H. Francis Polytechnic High School.
He started singing at the age of nine or ten in Hong Kong on his parents' karaoke machine.
William Hung says that his influences are Elton John and Phil Collins.
William's album, Miracle: Happy Summer from William Hung came out in 2005.
William's album, My Crazy Mother Original Soundtrack came out in 2005.
William's album, Hung for the Holidays came out on 2004.
William's album, Inspiration, came out on 2004.
William is a fan of the Houston Rockets, and his favorite player is Yao Ming, who is also Chinese.
William performed "Rocket Man" at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on April 6, 2004 during a Houston Rockets/Golden State Warriors game.
William made the Top 32 at the 2005 Pokemon Trading Card Game World Championship.
He has been spoofed in MAD magazine.
He did not make American Idol but still got a record deal
William was crowned the 2006 Artichoke King at the Castroville Artichoke Festival in California on May 21, 2006. In addition to his signature version of She Bangs, William Hung is sang Surfin' USA and Achy Breaky Heart.
William performed "Take me out to the Ball Game" at the Skydome in Toronto on May 30, 2004 at the Blue Jays/Rangers Game.
William sung Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" when auditioning for American Idol.
William auditioned for American Idol in San Francisco, California.
William: I really appreciate all of the support I have received from my fans around the world...I couldn't succeed without you. I also want to encourage you to pursue your dreams, persevere, and to work hard at what you are passionate about...then you'll be living a life without regrets!
William: You know, I have had no professional training of singing.
William: I already gave my best. I have no regrets at all.
William: The record company has some ideas and stuff, and we'll see, It's still early - very, very early.
William: I don't think I should have made it to Hollywood. I wasn't ready for the next level yet, but I wouldn't have known that until I did it.
William: My singing wasn't horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It's not like I'm a horrible singer that can't sing. But I don't have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has.
William: I was just trying out and having some fun. I don't think I'd want to pursue singing as a career; it's an on-the-side thing. It would be great if I could make a career out of it but if I can't, that's OK too.