Wallace Ang graduated from National University of Singapore with a degree in English Literature and Theatre Studies. He was talent spotted when he was a student to take part in Singapore Model Awards, where he emerged as the Runner-up. This led to appearances in numerous television commercials and print advertisements, as well as runway shows for brands like Adidas and Hugo Boss.Wallace soon caught the eye of producers and directors. He landed roles in both stage plays and television drama series, including a lead role in a China production.In 2006, Wallace started preparations for his debut mandarin album. Titled "Roles", the album consists of 10 songs which he wrote and composed. It was released in February2008.