Wu Jing Tops the Forbes China Celebrity 100 List
The 2019 Forbes China Celebrity 100 List has been released, and to no surprise, China’s highest-paid actor Wu Jing (吳京) tops the list as one of the most popular and influential celebrities in China. The 45-year-old actor has been seeing back-to-back success since release Wolf Warrior <戰狼> in 2015. His latest film is the blockbuster sci-fi hit The Wandering Earth <流浪地球>.
Following Wu Jing is Huang Bo (黃渤), Hu Ge (胡歌), Xu Zheng (徐崢), Jay Chou (周杰倫), Shen Teng (沈騰), Zhou Dongyu (周冬雨), Jackson Yee (易烊千璽) of TFBOYS, Yang Mi (楊冪), and Kris Wu (吳亦凡), all in the top 10.
Hong Kong artists have also made it into the list, such as William Chan (陳偉霆) at 23, GOT7’s Jackson Wang (王嘉爾) at 40, Louis Koo (古天樂) at 51, Aaron Kwok (郭富城) at 56, Jackie Chan (成龍) at 69, Jacky Cheung (張學友) at 74, and G.E.M. (鄧紫棋) at 77.
Chinese singer Li Ronghao (李榮浩), Rainie Yang’s (楊丞琳) fiance, came in 49th place. Chinese actress Wu Jinyan (吳謹言), who broke out in last year’s Story of Yanxi Palace <延禧攻略>, came in 65th place. Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) and Li Bingbing (李冰冰) also made the list, respectfully at 54th and 76th place.
In terms of Taiwanese artists not in the top 10, Eddie Peng (彭于晏) came at 38th place, Shu Qi (舒淇) at 90th place, and Show Lo (羅志祥) at 99th place.
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.