|Joe & Heidi|
|Teammates|| Joe Wang|
Joe Wang and Heidi Wang are a Married team on the 16th season of The Amazing Race.
- Age: 42
- Hometown: El Segundo, California
- Connection to your Teammate: Married
- Current Occupation: Software Sales Executive
- Favorite Hobbies: Coaching youth sports, poker and golf
- Achievements: My biggest achievement is my family.
- Lifelong to do List: Travel around the world.
- If I could switch places with someone: My son Jameson who has unlimited potential.
- Role Model/Hero: My parents. They immigrated here to USA to provide a better life for me.
- What are you passionate about? Raising my kids to be the best they can be.
- What would you do if you won the million dollars? Pay for my kids' college education.
- People would be surprised to learn: I was born in Taiwan and speak fluent Mandarin Chinese
- Favorite place you have ever visited: Fiji
- Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Getting a task that we both can’t do and being away from our kids for an extended period of time.
- What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other then winning one million bucks)? Create a closer bond with Heidi
- Pet peeve about your teammate: She can’t multi-task.
- Age: 37
- Hometown: El Segundo, California
- Connection to your Teammate: Wife
- Current Occupation: Homemaker
- Favorite Hobbies: Traveling, gourmet cooking, shopping, golfing and reading
- Achievements: Giving birth to my two beautiful and intelligent kids, having a successful finance career prior to choosing to stay home to raise my children.
- Lifelong to do List: Run a marathon, improve my golf game and to never stop learning new things
- If I could switch places with someone: It would have to be with my daughter, Herason. The opportunities and potential for a young girl today are endless.
- Role Model/Hero: My parents, Richard and Yohko Leeser. They sacrificed everything for their children to give them a better life. I have the utmost respect and admiration for both of them.
- What are you passionate about? My family. There are no words for the love and devotion I have for my husband and children.
- What would you do if you won the million dollars? Invest it towards my children's college education fund
- People would be surprised to learn: In high school, I was voted Senior Class President, Most Likely to Succeed, Most Likely to win a Nobel Peace Prize and Most Likely to Total Their Car
- Favorite place you have ever visited: My home. Although I’ve traveled extensively and visited many wonderful places, there really is "no place like home."
- Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Being away from our children for so long and not being able to eat sushi.
- What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other then winning one million bucks)? Spending quality one-on-one time with my husband. We both could use some extra, uninterrupted time and attention from the other. Additionally, I plan to re-enter the professional workplace soon and I hope this experience makes me a better job candidate.
- Pet peeve about your teammate: Joe is a very intense and short tempered individual who thinks he’s right all the time!
- Leg 1: 5th
- Leg 2: 2nd
- Leg 3: 4th
- Leg 4: 3rd
- Leg 5: 8th (U-Turned by Louie & Michael; Eliminated)
- Eliminated when they got U-Turned by Louie & Michael making them struggle with the morse code at the other Detour.
- Highest average placing team who were the 4th team to be eliminated without winning any leg, 4.4
- Highest average placing team who came in 8th without winning any leg, 4.4
- CBS Biography
- People.com: Amazing Race’s Joe and Heidi on Facing U-Turn
- Facebook: Facebook.com/joe.wang.562114
- Facebook: Facebook.com/heidi.leeserwang
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