Fan Bingbing is a Chinese model, actress, television producer, internet personality, and singer. Fan Bingbing first made it big on the television serial ‘My Fair Princess’.
Table of Biography
Fan Bingbing came to this world on 16 September 1981. She was originally born in Qingdao, Shandong, and was raised in Yantai. Presently, she is 40 years old and Virgo. Her father’s name is Fan Tao and her mother’s name is Zhang Chuanmei. Moreover, she is of Han Chinese ethnicity.
She has a younger brother named Fan Chengcheng. He is one of the members of the boy group Nine Percent and NEXT. Moreover, she graduated from Shanghai Xie Jin Film, Television Art College, and Shanghai Theatre Academy. Moreover, she was interested in acting and started with minor roles at the age of 16.
From the year 2013, Bingbing has been listed as the highest-paid celebrity on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list for four years in a row after ranking in the top 10 every year since 2006. Also, she has been named a global fashion icon due to her constant appearances on the red carpet, at movie premieres, and fashion shows.
Bingbing rose to fame in East Asia from 1998–to 1999 with the TV costume drama series ‘My Fair Princess.’ Similarly, in 2003, she appeared in ‘Cell Phone.’ It became China’s highest-grossing film of the year and achieved critical acclaim at the Hundred Flowers Awards. The fan has starred in many Chinese films, most notably Lost in Beijing (2007), Buddha Mountain (2011), Double Xposure (2012), and I Am Not Madame Bovary (2016).
Bingbing also achieved awards from the Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards, the Tokyo International Film Festival, the San Sebastián International Film Festival, and Golden Rooster Awards. Moreover, she has participated in many foreign-language films, like the French film Stretch (2011), and the Korean film My Way (2011).
Also in the X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), and the Hong Kong-Chinese-American film Skiptrace (2015). She won the Golden Screen Award for Best Actress for her movie ‘Skiptrace.’ Further, Fan is a member of the Communist Party of China.
More about her career
In 2017, Fan was honored at the Time 100 Gala in Manhattan. Therefore, recognized on Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of 2017. In the same year, she served on the 70th Cannes Film Festival jury and was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The following year, she was secretly detained by Chinese authorities, disappearing from public view on 1 July 2018 for nearly three months. Eventually, she appeared on social media, offering a public apology for tax evasion. For it, she was fined over CN¥883 million (US$127 million).
Moreover, her creative outfits worn at various red carpet events caught the public eye and made her one of the most sought-after brand ambassadors. Likewise, she has also consistently appeared on Vanity Fair’s International Best Dressed list in 2015 and 2016. Moreover, many of her outfits have been auctioned and the profits donated to charity.
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Reflecting on her personal life, on 29 May 2015, Li Chen announced through his social media that he and Bingbing were dating. Moving on, they got engaged after he proposed to Fan at her birthday party on 16 September 2017. Unfortunately, the two announced their separation on 27 June 2019. However, she seems to be single currently.
Bingbing is the prettiest lady. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 51 kilos. She has got a curvy and slender body figure. Her body measurements including chest, waist, and hip are 34-26-35 inches respectively. In addition, she wears the number 6 (US) shoe size. Bingbing has a set of pretty dark brown eyes and her hair is black.
Social Media and Net Worth
Her ‘@bingbing_fan’ Instagram page has earned over 3.8 million followers. She has gained over 15.6K followers on her Twitter account. And, her Facebook page has gained over 253K followers. Her TikTok account has earned more than 184.6K followers and more than 1.1 million likes.
Moreover, along with her rising fame and number of endorsements, her net worth is bound to rise in leaps and bounds in the coming years. However, her net worth as of 2021 is $100 million.