Ziyi Zhang

Ziyi Zhang

Chinese actress
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Ziyi Zhang

Zhang Ziyi (Chinese: 章子怡; born 9 February 1979) 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), which was nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Zhang has also appeared in Rush Hour 2 (2001), Hero (2002), and House of Flying Daggers (2004). Her most critically acclaimed works are Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), which earned her nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role; and The Grandmaster (2013), for which she won 12 different Best Actress awards to become the most awarded Chinese actress for a single film.

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Full name at birth
Zhang Zi-Yi
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Claim to fame
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon / Rush Hour 2 / House of Flying Daggers / Memoirs of a Geisha
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Date of birth
9 February 1979
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Place of birth
Beijing, China
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Age
42
Occupation
Actress, model
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Height
5' 5" (165 cm)
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Weight
112 lbs (50.8 kg)
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9
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Net worth
$100,000,000 USD
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University
China Central Drama College
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Partner: Wang Feng (singer) (Married) 1 child
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Ziyi Zhang and Wang Feng (singer)
Absolutely not, because in acting I`ve found a domain that suits me perfectly. And that is so utterly rare.
  • Graduated from the Beijing Dance Academy
  • Family includes: Li Zhousheng (mom), Zhang Yuanxiao (dad) & Zhang Zinan (older brother)
  • Forbes magazine's China edition recently ranked her the second most popular celebrity after NBA player 'Yao Ming'. [August 2004]
  • Born on the same day as actress Vicki Abashkin
  • [September 2004] Taking lessons to improve her English.

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