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Do the World knows everything about Fan Bingbing

Updated on August 26, 2016
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Born on September 16, 1981, Fan Bingbing is one of the most famous, extremely talented and beautiful Chinese actresses who has acted in several movies and TV shows. She has also acted in Hollywood movie X-Men: Days of Future Past playing a character named Blink.

The 168 cm tall actress is not only known for her acting talent in China, in fact, she is a renowned television producer and pop singer as well.

She is on number one in the list of the highest paid actresses in China with a net worth of $75 million.

She came into notice after her supporting role in the TV series named My Fair Princess.

Her debut movie named Cell Phone, released in 2003, turned out to be the highest grossing movie of the year.

She is also a style icon for many girls due to her outstanding appearances on the red carpet and different fashion shows.

TV series, The Empress of China, in which Fan played the role of Wu Zetian, is considered to be the most expensive series of Chinese Television till date. Not forget to mention, Wu Zetian was the only female emperor in the Chinese history who ruled without any male interference.

Fan Bingbing is the fifth highest paid actress in the world.
Fan Bingbing is the fifth highest paid actress in the world. | Source

As a TV Actress

Fan Bingbing has acted in more than forty television shows and also produced several out of them such as The Empress of China, here is the list of her best TV shows starting from 1997 to present:

  • My Fair Princess, 1997
  • The Scary Folktales - Black Moth, 1998
  • Master Ma, 1998
  • The Kitchen God, 1999
  • The Act of the Youngs, 1999
  • Floating in Chaos, 2000
  • Qin Shi Huang, 2000
  • Princess Enuo, 2002
  • The Proud Twins, 2004
  • Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan, 2004
  • The Legend and The Hero, 2006
  • The Last Night of Madam Chin, 2009
  • The Empress of China, 2014

Fan Bingbing in the Television show, The Empress of China
Fan Bingbing in the Television show, The Empress of China | Source

As a Film Actress

Fan Bingbing has acted in around thirty films till now. She has played various roles in different roles for which she has received many nominations and awards. Here are some names of her best work:

  • Cell Phone, 2003
  • A Battle of Wits, 2006
  • The Matrimony, 2007
  • Lost in Beijing, 2007
  • Flash Point, 2007
  • Shinjuku Incident, 2009
  • Bodyguards and Assassins, 2009
  • Buddha Mountain, 2011
  • Shaolin, 2011
  • Double Xposure, 2012
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past, 2013
  • Lady of the Dynasty, 2015

I am an extremely frank person and that's how I want to be forever. You always get what you see.

— Fan Bingbing

As a Singer

Fan Bingbing released her first studio album by the name Just Begun. She has also sung many singles, which were the theme songs of different movies. Some of them are:

  • Floating in Chaos, 2000
  • Happiness for Thousand Years, 2002
  • Long Summer, 2003
  • Flowers Blossom, At Ease, 2004
  • Chasing Love, 2007
  • Dare to Fly, 2008
  • Love Ends, People Part Ways, 2009
  • I Thought, 2009
  • Farewell, 2011
  • One Night Surprise, 2013

As a Philanthropist

Fan, as a philanthropist, started a project named Heart Ali, along with Chen Lizhi. Chen is the general manager of the Beijing Maxtimes Culture Development Co.Ltd. They went to various places, including Tibet, Beijing, Shanghai and helped to cure those children suffering from congenital heart disease. They were also accompanied by Fan Bingbing studio's members. Till date, hundreds of children have received medical treatment suffering from the same disease.

In an interview with the Financial Times in 2013, Fan explained her thoughts about her project Heart Ali, saying "It is like a writing a diary when more and more children are provided with help. You do not feel much with one page, but when you keep on writing, you realize how much you have done. According to me, this is a great feeling of achievement".

Fan Bingbing at the Beijing Fashion Show
Fan Bingbing at the Beijing Fashion Show | Source

Awards and Nominations

Fan Bingbing has received around ten nominations, out of which she successfully managed to win five. Check out the list below:

  • Beijing Student Film Festival Best Actress Award for the movie, Buddha Mountain
  • Golden Horse Film Festival Best Supporting Actress for the movie, The Matrimony
  • Huading Best Actress Award for the movie, Double Xposure
  • Hundred Flowers Best Actress Award for the movie, Cell Phone
  • Tokyo International Film Festival Best Actress for the movie, Buddha Mountain

Check out Fan Bingbing in X-Men: Days of Future Past as playing the character "Blink"

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