Forrest Wheeler Biography

Forrest Wheeler is an American actor who is well known for his role in the ABC comedy series Fresh Off the Boat. He was born on March 21, 2004, in Santa Monica, California, USA. Forest spent his childhood and raised in Los Angeles and he is fluent in Cantonese, English, and Mandarin. He attends Campbell Hall School in Studio City of Los Angeles, California, USA. Forrest also studied martial arts extensively and won seven 1st ranks in the US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championship, held in 2014. He has also won Karate black belts, first in 2015, and second in Extreme Martial Arts in 2016. Forrest takes an active part in action stunts, hip hop, tennis, and so on.

Early Life

Forrest was raised by a middle-class Caucasian-Chinese family wherein, the parents worked full time. Forrest is not active on social media platforms. However, he has inactive accounts on all social media platforms. He is currently living in Southern California with his family.

Forrest’s first step towards his acting career was at the age of seven when he attended acting class and realized his passion. He soon booked the cameo of a Cambodian boy in the comedy film The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, released in 2013. In 2013, he also had a recurring role in 2 episodes in the television series Mortal Kombat: Legacy II as Young Kuai Liang. He also played the role of Jeremy in the television movie Boomerang.

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Forrest Wheeler Career

In 2014, he bagged uncredited cameos in the television series New Girl, Chasing Life, and Community. He also played the role of Little Kuenlay/Little Kuenphay in the film Such Good People. Forrest has also worked on numerous commercials, and live performances. In 2017, he played Prince Jin in the television series Sofia the First for one episode, and was also a contestant in the show Paradise Run, in 2018.

Forrest bagged the role of Emery Huang, the younger brother of Eddie Huang, on the ABC television series Fresh Off The Boat. He is a series regular, and the series went on-air from 2015 to the present. His role in the series has gained positive reviews from the critics as well as viewers. He has also bagged awards for his role as Emery. In 2016, he won the Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Television Series. Later, in the same year, won the Young Entertainer Award for Best Young Ensemble Cast – TV series.

After that in 2016, Forrest also collaborated with Hudson Yang, Ian Chen, and ISAtv to produce a web series The Forrest Wheeler Adventures focusing on the interests of the Asian American Youth community in the hope of inspiring the youth from all over the world to go out and be active and curious. In this series, Forrest explores the world and is on a quest to learn what it takes to become an action hero. In 2017, Forrest was the host for Kore Asian Media’s 16th annual Unforgettable Gala’s Fresh Off the Carpet event where he interviewed award recipients and celebrities.

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Forrest Wheeler Biography

Real Name Forrest Wheeler
Birth Date March 21, 2004
Age 16 Years
Birth Place Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimetres – 173 cm 
Weight in Kilograms – 62 kg  –  in Pounds –  137 lbs
Chest Size 36 inches
Waist Size 30 inches
Biceps Size 13 inches
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known


School Campbell Hall School
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Girlfriend None
Is he a Gay? No

Personal Life

Forest is still in his 20s so it seems he is trying to build his career instead of committing to relationships. To date, no reports or details available regarding his girlfriend or any kind of affairs. Although being a part of the American entertainment industry, he might be get soon love of his life.

Forrest Wheeler Net Worth

As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. He is still trying to build his reputation as an independent actor although he is steadily increasing his fan base on social media as well.

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  • Forrest is ambidextrous.
  • He plays tennis with a two-handled racket.
  • Wheeler can play drums and is learning to play the keyboard.
  • In 2015, Entertainment Weekly, a USA-based magazine, included Forrest in the 12 Under 12: The Best Child Actors of 2015.
  • In 2018, The Hollywood Reporter named Forrest in Hollywood’s Top 30 Stars Under Age 18.

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