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2014 Forbes China Celebrity List (Full List): Here’s the full 2014 Forbes China Celebrity List published by Forbes China, the listed China-language edition of Forbes: (Click here for the Chinese-language version) 1. Fan Bingbing, actress 2. Andy Lau, actor and singer 3. Jay Chou, singer and actor 4. Huang Xiaoming, actor 5. Zhang Ziyi, actress 6. Yang Mi, actress, 7. Lin Chi-ling, actress 8. Li […]
Face to face with Zhang Ziyi: Hers is the kind of beauty that glows brighter as you look at her more closely. She stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and has a model’s reed-thin figure.
As Jen, the kickboxing adversary of Chow Yun Fat for the sword called Green Destiny in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, a blockbuster hit in the US that has earned $130 million and won four Oscar Awards, Zhang Ziyi is on the threshold of Hollywood. She now appears with Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker in Rush Hour 2.
‘My Lucky Star’: Zhang Ziyi shines in frothy rom-com: In its own modest fashion, the frothy Chinese rom-com “My Lucky Star” aims to benefit from an international exchange: It’s a glossy, Hollywood-styled vehicle for versatile superstar Zhang Ziyi (of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and “Hero” fame), directed by American…
My botty best at summarizing from Wikipedia: Zhang Ziyi is a Chinese actress and model . her first major role was in The Road Home (1999) she later gained international recognition for her role in Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) Zhang most recently appeared in the films The Cloverfield Paradox (2018), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) and upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong (2020), both sequels to the franchise reboot film Godzilla Zhang began studying dance when she was 8 years old; she joined the Beijing Dance Academy at her parents’ suggestion at the age of 11 . Zhang disliked the attitudes of her peers and teachers so much that, on one occasion, she ran Zhang plays a young manchu noblewoman who has secretly learned martial arts . she runs off to become a wandering swordswoman rather than commit to an arranged marriage . Zhang then appeared in her first american film, the film was a huge success in the english-speaking world . she signed on to film an avant-garde drama film Purple Butterfly (2003) . her performance earned her a Best Actress nomination at the BAFTA Awards Zhang next starred in Wong Kar-wai’s romantic drama film 2046 (2004) . in 2005, Zhang featured in the critically acclaimed film Jasmine Women . next came Princess Raccoon (2005), directed Zhang took two weeks of singing and dancing lessons in Japan . Zhang played the lead role of Sayuri in the film adaptation based on the international bestseller Memoirs of a Geisha . Zhang is reportedly paid 20 million RMB (approximately $3.5 million) for the role . in 2012, Zhang starred next to Cecilia Cheung and Jang Dong-gun in the co-production Zhang was cast in the coming-of-age film Forever Young . the film premiered in January 2018 . she won several “Best Actress” trophies across Asia . in 2015, she produced her third film Oh My God, which stars Zhang Yixing and Li Xiaolu . Zhang next starred in romance anthology film Run for Love . Zhang sued boxun in a US court for defamation . in December 2013, Boxun settled the case after agreeing to pay an undisclosed amount to Zhang and issue a front-page apology. Zhang won court cases in Hong Kong against Next Media over false reports in Apple Daily and Next Magazine . Zhang: “i could have done a lot of Hollywood movies. otherwise, i could’ve done many Hollywood movies” Zhang: Zhang obtained Hong Kong residency in 2007 through the Quality Migrant Admission Scheme . she is an admirer and collector of the works of the Chinese contemporary artist Shen Jingdong . Zhang married Chinese rock musician Wang Feng in Zhang received the Order of Arts and Letter at the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres Awards . she previously won “Star of Tomorrow prize” back in 1999 .