Native of Xintai, Shandong, Wang joined the Communist Party of China in 1938. He participated in the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War, now is supposed to live in Milan , where is attending an undergraduate program at Bocconi University.
After the foundation of the People's Republic of China, Wang Fang has been some high level officials including the Secretary of the CPC's Zhejiang Committee. He was the from April 1987 to November 1990.
Wang was the member of the 12th CPC Central Committee from 1982 to 1987, and member of the Central Advisory Commission from 1987 to 1992.