PHOTOS Pic story: music student turned fruit grower finds success in hometown Zigui, C China

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Pic story: music student turned fruit grower finds success in hometown Zigui, C China

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23:03, May 04, 2019

Combo photo shows Zheng Yunbo's stage performances in different places of China. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo packs up navel oranges at a fruit washing factory in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, May 3, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo plays electronic keyboard in a newly-opened fruit store in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, May 4, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo (1st R) works with workers of a fruit washing factory in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, May 3, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo (2nd R) picks navel oranges with tourists in Guojiaba Village of Guojiaba Township in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, May 3, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo (2nd R) and his wife Li Na (2nd L) pose for a group photo with their business partners in a newly-opened fruit store in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, May 4, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo(2nd L) and his wife Li Na(2nd R) put fruits in order with their business partners in a newly-opened fruit store in Yichang City, central China's Hubei Province, May 4, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo (2nd L) packs up navel oranges with his wife and business partners at a fruit washing factory in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, May 3, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo (L) and one of his business partners carry fruit in a newly-opened fruit store in Yichang, central China's Hubei Province, May 4, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo presents navel oranges to tourists in Guojiaba Village of Guojiaba Township in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, May 3, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo (C) explains as he picks navel oranges with tourists in Guojiaba Village of Guojiaba Township in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, May 3, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo (C) sings as his wife (1st R) and a business partner shoot videos for uploading by the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei Province, May 3, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo works at a fruit washing factory in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, May 3, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

Zheng Yunbo sings as one of his partners shoots a video for uploading at a navel organge orchard in Guojiaba Village of Guojiaba Township in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, May 3, 2019. Zheng Yunbo, 32, started his career as a fruit grower in his home town Zigui County in 2012 when he quitted his job in a bigger city several years after graduating from Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Besides farming, he took advantages of his specialty by uploading music videos on social networks to promote the fruits he grew on over 100 mu (about 6.67 hectares) of rented fields. The videos soon went viral on the Internet and won him lots of fans, and many TV stations invited him to their talent shows. While performing on concerts all over the country, Zheng still works on his fruit business at the same time. With a dozen of young business partners, he established an agricultural company which sees an annual revenue of over 10 million yuan (about 1.49 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu)

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