Women in China are known for their amazing bone structure, smooth porcelain skin, and enchanting looks. What’s more, they are naturally smart, charming, and irresistible.
The following are some of the most beautiful Chinese women who are famous not only for their fascinating appearance, but also for their remarkable talents. This list is in no specific order.
1. Liu Yifei
Also known by her English name “Crystal Liu”, this talented woman is a professional singer, model, and actress. When Liu was only eleven years old, she and her mother transferred to New York so she could attend the Louis Pasteur Middle School.
But in 2002, she returned back to China to pursue a career in acting. Eventually, she adopted her screen name Liu Yifei, and became popular by that name.
While she was in show business, she was accepted to study at the Performance Institute at the Reputable Beijing Film Academy.
After she earned her degree in acting, she received numerous offers in several television series in China, which propelled her success and fame as an actress.
2. Gao Yuanyuan
Gao began her career in the entertainment industry when she was seventeen years old. Unlike other famous actresses in mainland China, she did not receive any degree in acting from renowned drama schools.
Instead, her appearance in a TV commercial for an ice cream company started her instant fame. Her smooth white skin, piercing eyes, and sexy-cute vibe immediately propelled her to stardom.
The lovely Gao appeared in Spicy Love Soup, which was a comedy film in 1997. She was also featured in a few other advertisements such as the Qing Zui, which was broadcasted worldwide in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
3. Chi-ling Lin
Born in Taipei, Lin is a famous Taiwanese actress and model. She became quite popular for her fragile looks and gentle demeanor, which was also the reason why she was named as one of the freshest faces of Taiwan.
Ever since, Lin was a serious student, and she earned a degree in fine arts. Although she wanted to obtain an employment position at the Fine Arts Museum in Taipei, she was turned down because of her lack in a postgraduate degree in this field.
Thus, Lin decided to pursue a modelling career, and soon became one of the most recognized actresses in China.
4. Fan Bingbing
This talented woman is not only a professional singer and actress, but a well-known producer as well. She attended the Shanghai Theater Academy and the Shanghai Xie Jin Star School.
Her rise to stardom began in 1999 when she gained a supporting role in the Chinese TV series Princess Pearl. Before she starred in the series, she had a few appearances in minor projects for about two years.
5. Zhang Jingchu
The fascinating beauty of Zhang captivated thousands of TV fans in China and many parts of the world. In fact, she was regarded by Time Magazine as one of Asia’s Top Heroes in the 2005 issue of the magazine.
Zhang studied and earned a degree in directing at the Beijing Central Academy of Drama.
She also studied the English language in the New Oriental Institute of Beijing, thus making her fluent in the spoken and written language.
In 2015, she had a 30-second appearance in Mission Impossible 5.
6. Zhao Wei
Zhao is best known for her English name “Vicki”, and is a famous pop singer and actress in China.
Moreover, she has received several awards for her impressive acting skills, awards including the Golden Eagle TV Award, a Shanghai Film Critics Award , a Shanghai International Film Festival Award, and the Hundred Flowers Award.
Her passion for acting started when she was given a supporting actress role in a minor filming session.
Even when she was still a student at the Beijing Film Academy, she expressed her love for acting and has joined several film projects in the academy.
7. Zhou Xun
Zhou is considered one of China’s famous Young Dan actresses in the early parts of 2000. She joins the ranks of other renowned Chinese actresses, such as Zhao Wei, Xu Jinglei and Zhang Ziyi.
In addition, she received international fame for her compelling roles in several films, which also earned her the Best Actress Award at the 15th Film Festival in Paris.
8. Zhang Yuqi
This famous Chinese actress started in show business when she appeared in the Longest Night in Shanghai, where she played a minor role.
Although she holds a degree in acting, her acting career didn’t kick off until she was spotted by the influential Stephen Chow in a TV commercial.
The actress soon became even more popular when she starred in Chow’s films, especially the 2008 Hong Kong – Chinese comic SF flick “CJ7,” and her talent and good looks brought her great attention from the media.
Additionally, Zhang has appeared in many international magazines, including Elle.
9. Zhang Ziyi
Famous not only in China, but in Hollywood, Zhang Ziyi is considered one of the finest film actresses in the world.
She is also a professional model and has appeared in the cover page of numerous fashion magazines, both domestically and internationally.
She has received several nominations for the BAFTA Awards and one for the Golden Globe Award. Some of her international films include Memoirs of a Geisha, Rush Hour 2, and The Road Home.
10. Xu Jinglei
Xu is an accomplished editor, actress, and film director. She earned a degree from the Film Academy of Beijing in 1997.
Aside from her superb talent in acting, Xu is an excellent writer and editor. In fact, her Chinese blog has millions of incoming links, which is currently earning her more fame domestically.
She also works as the editor of her e-zine “Kaila”, which she began in 2007.
To Wrap It Up
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