Honor of Kings Team GK Gaming Appoints K-Pop Star Z.Tao as New Co-CEO and Partner
Chinese Honor of Kings team GK Gaming (GK) announced that the company has appointed Chinese singer and actor Zitao Huang (Z.Tao) as its new partner and Co-CEO.
GK owns a franchise slot in China’s top Honor of Kings competition, King Pro League, and has a home venue in Foshan, Guangzhou. Z.Tao is a former member of the South Korean boy band EXO, whose members have a significant presence in the South Korean and Chinese music industry.
It’s not the first time that K-Pop star invested in China or South Korea’s esports industry. In 2020, two K-Pop stars Jackson Wang and Kim Hee-Chul invested in Chinese esports organization Victory Five (V5) and South Korean esports organization Brion E-Sports, respectively.
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