|May 6, 1983
|40 YEARS OLD
As of 2024, Namewee's net worth is estimated to be $4 million. Namewee, widely recognized as a prominent rapper in Malaysia, has gained significant success and popularity throughout his career. With his unique style and thought-provoking lyrics, he has amassed a dedicated fan base and achieved remarkable milestones in the music industry. Through his creativity and versatility, Namewee continues to captivate audiences both locally and internationally, solidifying his position as one of Malaysia's most influential and commercially successful rappers.
Malaysian Rapper who became the subject of both praise and controversy following the release of his song "Muka Ubi Kentang," which fused original lyrics with the Malaysian national anthem. He is also an actor whose first film, Nasi Lemak 2.0, which he also directed, became a box office success.
In 2014, he founded the online Malaysian supergroup known as RED People.
His birth name is Wee Meng Chee. His father, Wee Ann Hee, taught singing and his mother, Ong Kwang Fang, hosted a televised karaoke competition.
He wrote the song "Malaysia Chabor," which was performed by singer Joyce Chu.