October 1, 2022

China has seen a growing number of outstanding new generation actresses with a booming entertainment industry. There are actresses whom we think are very talented, successful, beautiful, gorgeous, lovely, elegant and popular in the industry. These women are recognized for their achievements in film and TV, social influence, recognition, commercial value and potential to contribute to the film industry. Our Top 10 Actresses of China includes influential young actresses with large fan bases on social media platforms. Let’s check out the list of Top 10 Actress of China.

#1. Zhang Ziyi

She is a well-known Chinese model and actress who is also recognized as one of the “Four Dan” (most bankable) Actresses of the country. People know Ziyi for her appearances in the movies ‘Hero’, ‘Rush Hour 2’, ‘The Banquet’ and ‘House of Flying Daggers’. The actress received 12 different Best Actress awards for her work ‘The Grandmaster’ and became the most awarded actress for a single Chinese film.

Age – 42

Height – 1.65 m , 5.5 inc

Weight – 49.2kg

Movie name – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon , Memoirs Of A Geisha , House of Flying Daggers , Rush Hour 2 , The Grandmaster , Hero , The Road Home , Legend Of The Black Scorpion

Birthday – 9 February 1979

Awards :-

Beijing College Student Film Festival
Beijing International Film Festival
Changchun Film Festival
China Film Director’s Guild Awards
Chinese Film Media Awards
Golden Rooster Awards
Chunyan Awards
Golden Broom Awards
Golden Rooster Awards
Guangzhou Student Film Festival

#2. Yang Mi

Yang Mi

Born on 12 September, 1986; Yang Mi is a Chinese actress and singer who made acting debut in historical television series ‘Tang Ming Huang’. In 2017, she won the Best Actress award at the WorldFest Houston International Festival for her performance in ‘Reset.’

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Age – 34

Height – 1.65 m , 5.5 inc

Weight – 90 k

Movie name A Writer’s Odyssey , Once Upon a Time , Tiny Times , He Yi Sheng Xiao Mo , Fall in Love Like a Star , Mysterious Island , King of Beggars , The Witness

Birthday – 12 September 1986

Awards :-

Forbes China Celebrity 100
Huading Awards
Shanghai Television Festival
China Music Awards
Beijing Pop Music Awards
CCTV-MTV Music Awards
Migu Music Awards
China TV Golden Eagle Award
China International Film Festival London
Beijing International Film Festival

#3. Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing

She is one of the China’s highly paid and influential actresses and singers. Fan made TV debut in ‘My Fair Princess’ which was produced in Taiwan. She went for acting in movies and started her own production company under the banner of Fan Bingbing Studio. The actress was ranked on the top of the ‘50 Most Beautiful People in China’ and remained No. 1 in the ‘Forbes China Celebrity List’.

Age – 39

Height – 1.68 m , 5.6 inc

Weight – 58 kg

Movie name Lost in Beijing . Lady of the Dynasty , Skiptrace , X-Men: Days of Future Past , Double Xposure , The White Haired Witch Of Lunar Kingdom

Birthday – 16 September 1981

Awards :-

Hundred Flowers Awards
Huabiao Awards
Hundred Flowers Awards
Golden Rooster Awards
Chinese Film Media Awards
Golden Horse Awards
Huading Awards
Berlin Chinese Film Festival
Golden Screen Awards
China Film Director’s Guild Awards

#4. Vicky Chen

Vicky Chen

Born on 10 August, 2003; Vicky Chen is well recognized by her stage name Wen Qi who is a Taiwanese actress. She won the Golden Horse Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2017 for the film The Bold, the Corrupt and the Beautiful. The actress became the youngest actress who was nominated for the Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actress for the film Angels Wear White.

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Age – 17

Height – N/A

Weight – N/A

Movie name The Bold, the Corrupt and the Beautiful , Angels Wear White , The Liquidator , Blood of Youth , Somewhere Winter , For a Few Bullets , Fagara

Birthday – 10 August 2003

Awards :-

Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival
Asian Film Critics Association Awards
China Film Director’s Guild Awards
Chinese Film (Ningbo·Cixi) Festival
Chinese Film Media Awards
Faro Island Film Festival
FEST International Film Festival
Golden Horse Film Festival
Guangzhou Student Film Festival

#5. Tang Wei

Tang Wei

She is a Chinese actress who started acting as Goalkeeper in the television series “Chinese Female Football” in 1998. She made her film debut in 2007 with the erotic period film “Lust, Caution”. Born on 7 October, 1979; Tang Wei is a popular face on social media platforms.  

Age – 41

Height – 1.72 m , 5’8 inc

Weight – 56 kg

Movie name Lust, Caution , Late Autumn , Finding Mr Right , Finding Mr Right 2 , Long Day’s Journey into Night , The Golden Era , Wonderland

Birthday – 7 October 1979

Awards :-

BAFTA Awards
Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Asia Pacific Screen Awards
Asian Film Awards
Asian Film Critics Association Awards
Baek Sang Art Awards
Beijing Student Film Festival
Blue Dragon Awards
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
Film Independent Spirit Awards

#6. Zhou Dongyu

She is a Chinese actress who made her film debut in 2010 with the film “Under the Hawthorn Tree”. Known for her wonderful works in the industry, Zhou Dongyu is a wonderful Chinese on-screen actress.

Age – 29

Height – 1.60 m , 5.3 inc

Weight – N/A

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Movie name Better Days , Soul Mate 2016 , Under the Hawthorn Tree , This Is Not What I Expected , The Palace , The Thousand Faces of Dunjia

Birthday – 31 January 1992

Awards :-

Academy Award of Beijing Film Academy
Asian Film Awards
Asian Film Critics Association Awards
Beijing Student Film Festival
China Film Critics Association Award
China Film Director’s Guild Awards
Chinese Film Media Awards
Faro Island Film Festival
Golden Horse Film Festival
Golden Rooster Awards

#7. Zhao Liying

She is one of the popular Chinese TV and film actresses. Zhao is known as the most paid Chinese TV actress among others. The actress is well recognized for her good looks in the entertainment industry. She started acting career with a series named ‘Century Endless Love’ which was never broadcast. The actress slowly became one of the best Chinese TV actors of the present times and has been honored with several awards for her acting skills.

Age – 33

Height – 1.65 m , 5.5 inc

Weight – 43 kg

Movie name The Monkey King 3 . Eternal Wave , Duckweed , Days of Our Own , The Rise of a Tomboy , Royal Treasure

Birthday – 16 October 1987

 

#8. Liu Yifei

Liu Yifei

The actress is widely known as Crystal Liu who is a Chinese model, actress and singer. Along with her acting skills, Liu has been famous for being one of the most beautiful actresses in China. The actress has acted in several TV programs, serials and movies and received the ‘Most Charismatic Actress’ award at the 22nd Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers Award ceremony.

Age – 33

Height – 1.70 m , 5.7 inc

Weight – 55 kg

Movie name Mulan , The Return of the Condor Heroes , Once Upon a Time , Never Gone , The Forbidden Kingdom , The Third Way of Love , Chinese Paladin

Birthday – 25 August 1987

#9. Zhou Xun

Zhou Xun

She is one of the most critically and commercially successful Chinese actresses who has ruled the film and TV industry in China for over two decades. Zhou’s works include several successful national and international films and TV series. The actress dedicates herself in social service with recognitions including the first United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador for China in 2008.  

Age – 46

Height – 1.61 m , 5.3 inc

Weight – 48 kg

Movie name Painted Skin , The Yin Yang Master , Painted Skin 2 , The Message , Flying Swords of Dragon Gate . Ming Ming , Legend Of The Black Scorpion

Birthday – 18 October 1974

#10. Dilraba

Dilraba

She is a Chinese actress, singer and model who became popular with the Chinese TV series ‘Diamond Lover’. She won the Audience’s Favorite Newcomer Award in 2015. Born on 3 June, 1992 in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China; the actress belongs to the Uyghur ethnic group. The actress is presently rumored to be in a relationship with the singer William Chan WaiTing but she has denied it and said that she isn’t currently dating anybody.

Age – 29

Height – 1.67 m , 5.6 inc

Weight – 52 kg

Movie name Saga of Light , 21 Carats , Namiya , Once Upon a Time . Eternal Love , Fall in Love Like a Star , Legend of Sun and Moon

Birthday – 3 June 1992