Famous Chinese - Chinese Celebrities

Friendly, accommodating and polite, the Chinese people would go to great lengths to avoid conflicts or embarrassment. Quiet and unassuming on the surface, yet burning with passion and determination on the inside, the Chinese have aptly earned the title ‘The Sleeping Dragon’. China is one of the most ancient civilizations and her contributions to the world are immeasurable. One of the world’s fastest growing economies, China has been among the largest and most complicated economies over the past two thousand years. The Chinese are very hardworking, creative, and intellectual.

Find out more about the greatest Chinese people, including Bruce Lee, Jack Ma, Mao Zedong, Xi Jinping and Kris Wu.

The Most Famous Chinese

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Yao MingSeptember 12, 1980ChineseYao Ming is a retired Chinese basketball player who played for Chinese Basketball Association (CBA)
Deng LunOctober 21, 1992ChineseDeng Lun is a Chinese actor best known for his performance in the TV series 'White Deer Plain'
Xi MingzeJune 27, 1992ChineseXi Mingze is the daughter of Chinese Leader Xi Jinping,
Vin ZhangJanuary 19, 1993ChineseVin Zhang, also known as Zhang Vin or Zhang Bin Bin, is a Chinese actor and singer
Hu Yi TianDecember 26, 1993ChineseHu Yitian is a Chinese model, actor and musician who has recently risen to fame as a rom-com star in Chinese television series
Dylan WangDecember 20, 1998ChineseDylan Wang is a Chinese actor and model
Robert Charles ChienChinese, JapaneseRobert Charles Chien is an entrepreneur who is married to actress Lea Salonga
Tiffany TangDecember 6, 1983ChineseTang Yan, more famous by her English name Tiffany Tang, is an accomplished Chinese actress
Lao Tzu (Laozi)601 BCChineseLao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher who wrote the important “Daodejing”
Kris WuNovember 6, 1990Canadian, ChineseKris Wu is a Chinese-Canadian actor, model and singer
Empress Dowager Cixi

Empress Dowager Cixi

Empress Dowager Cixi was a Chinese empress dowager and regent of the Qing Dynasty

ChineseNovember 29, 1835222 views

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee was one of the most iconic martial arts instructors who elevated the popularity of the combat practice in the world

ChineseNovember 27, 1940151 views

Bodhidharma

Bodhidharma was a Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th or 6th century and is credited as the person who spread Chan Buddhism to China.

Chinese483103 views

Zhao Ziyang

Zhao Ziyang was the third Prime Minister of People's Republic of China

ChineseOctober 17, 1919172 views

Jiang Zemin

Jiang Zemin is a retired politician and a former President of China

ChineseAugust 17, 1926155 views

Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi is a well-known Chinese actress known for her role in ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.’

ChineseFebruary 9, 1979235 views

Puyi

Puyi, also famous as Pu Yi, was the last Emperor of China who remained the 12th and last Emperor of the Qing Dynasty

ChineseFebruary 7, 1906228 views

Confucius

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, politician, and philosopher

Chinese125 views

Nina Lu

Check out all that you wanted to know about Nina Lu, the famous Chinese-American actress; her birthday, her family and personal life, fun trivia facts and more.

ChineseSeptember 18, 2003161 views

Tsung-Dao Lee

Tsung-Dao Lee is a distinguished Chinese-American physicist, who received the ‘Nobel Prize in Physics’ in 1957

ChineseNovember 24, 1926105 views