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When it comes to acting and modelling, glamour is the next word connected to it. Zhang Ziyi is a complete glam in a human form who has presented herself successfully throughout her career. One of the most successful Chinese actresses, Zhang Ziyi has won the BAFTA award for best actress, has been nominated for the Golden Globe Award as well as the Screen Actors Guild award and much more for the best actress category.
Born on 9th February 1979, Zhang Ziyi always dreamed of being a star portraying different roles and emotions throughout her journey. She is today considered among the four dan actresses of China which is a list of the most bankable actresses in the country. She rose to major fame from her role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon which was released in the year 2000. She was also nominated for the role in the Academy Awards event. Her list of accomplishments and achievements goes long and wide.
She was born to an accountant Mr. Zhang Yuanxiao and a kindergarten teacher Mrs. Li Zhousheng. In terms of siblings, Zhang Ziyi has an older brother who is very close to her. Most of her schooling was done through the medium of a boarding school instead of normal schools. Her exposure to the world of entertainment was done through her dance skills which she started learning at the age of 8. By 15, she had won the national youth dance championship and made her appearance in different TV ads and commercials. Her career officially began in the year 1996 when she debuted in Touching Starlight at the tender age of 16. In 1998, she took another role in Zhang Yimou’s film The Road Home which again helped her gain massive fame across the globe.
From the years 2000 to 2006, Zhang Ziyi saw a massive breakthrough in her career including epics and international breakthroughs. Between the years 2007 to 2012, Zhang Ziyi entered Hollywood with a big bang and rocked there as well. From 2013 to 2017, she continued doing different films impressing directors, audiences and critics globally. From 2018 to the present moment, Zhang was casted in various films and dramas which helped her gain huge stardom.
Some of her honourable achievements include her being among the 100 most influential people in the world in 2005. She was tagged as the Chinese gift to Hollywood. In 2008, she won the outstanding contribution to Chinese cinema whereas, in 2010, she was titled with the actress of the decade by CineAsia. She has been there in the Forbes China Celebrity list of 100 more than 10 times from the year 2004 to 2020.
Along with movies, she has also been in music videos like Cherish (1996), You Understand My Love (2008), Always Here (2011), Love a Little (2013) and Dreams Grow Up (2013). Her television debut happened with the series The Rebel Princess in 2021 where she was seen playing the role of Wang Xuan. Her most recent films include The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019). Moreover, she has also been a part of reality shows like Zhang Ziyi’s Oman, Birth of an Actor, I am an Actor, Viva La Romance and The X Factor: Zhongguo Zui Qiang Yin. In terms of ambassadorship, she has been a brilliant spokesperson for Care for Children, Global Ambassador for China’s Special Olympics, Image Ambassador for the first Beijing International Film Festival, an Image Ambassador for the Macao Film Festival and much more.
Zhang Ziyi’s net worth is more than 100 million dollars today as per the year 2022. Her major sources of income include her movies and television series as well as endorsements.
Zhang Ziyi is 43 years old at present (2022).
Throughout her journey, Zhang Ziyi has been seen with several people. She was first noticed with Aviv Nevo in 2008. She was also thought to be engaged with this person although it’s not confirmed. Her earlier rumours include her being with Brett Ratner, Jackie Chan and Yimou Zhang in the years 2001, 2000 and 1999 respectively. She was in a relationship with Sa Beining (from 2011 to 2013) then with Fok Kai Shan (from 2004 to 2006) and with Jung Woo Sung (in 2000). Currently, she is married to a popular musician named Wang Feng. Both of them married in May 2015 and have a daughter as well as a son together.
Zhang Ziyi is 5’4 ft tall which is 1.65 metres.
Zhang Ziyi weighs 52 kg at present.
Her dress size is 6 US.
Her shoe size is 36 EU.
The above article talks about the life of popular Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi. It provides details on her early life, career, relationships, net worth, age, height, weight, awards, accomplishments and much more. It provides a complete dating history of Zhang Ziyi where she was observed with popular stars like Jackie Chan and her other co-stars. Her engagement with Aviv Nevo has also been discussed. Her current marital status along with details of her children are given. Lastly, the article concludes with some of the facts related to Zhang Ziyi.