Article: Top 10 Highest Paid Chinese Actresses

You can act all you want to, but if the audience does not shower their love to you, you may not see career growth, this is the bitter and hard truth in the entertainment industry in any corner of the world. To earn the status of highest-paid Actresses, you can imagine the work these Chinese actresses have put in. These Chinese actresses are not only highest paid in the monetary term but also loved by the public and Audience immensely, eventually earning them the title of the highest-paid actress. Keep on scrolling to know about these Chinese actresses.

1. Shu Qi

Shu Qi, whose birth name is Lin Li hui is regarded as one of the highest-paid Actresses of China. She has been ranked high on the Forbes China Celebrity 100. Shu Qi has been in the Chinese Entertainment Industry since 1996. This Taiwanese - Hongkong actress is loved and known by everyone in China, as a result, it made her one of the highest-paid actresses in China.


2. Zheng Shuang

Zheng Shuang is one of the most well-known and popular actresses in China. The actress is paid handsomely for all the acting gigs she does. Zheng Shuang rose to popularity for her role in the drama Meteor Shower, which is based on the popular novel Hana Yori Dango.


3. Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing is one of the most prominent personalities in China. She is a great actress and also a singer and a multitalented artist. Fan Bingbing is not only considered as one of the highest-paid actresses of China but also in the World.  Fan Bingbing is rightfully one of the top paid Actresses of China, given her years dedicated to the entertainment industry.


4. Gong Li

Gong Li was called the most beautiful woman in China in 2006, based on votes. Gong Li is a China-born Singaporean citizen. Gong Li had applied for Singapore citizenship in 2008. Gong Li has starred in multiple hit movies and set a name in the entertainment industry.


5. Zhou Xun

The Chinese film lovers who have been watching and following Chinese films will surely know about the actress Zhou Xun. In her peak career, she was considered among the most bankable star in China. Rightfully so she became one of the highest-paid Actresses of China.


6. Yang Mi

Yang Mi is one of the top actresses of China right now. She has been chosen as one of the New Four Dan Actresses of China. Four Dan actresses refer to the top young four actresses who are the most bankable artists to cast on for projects. On Weibo, she has more than 110 million followers.


7. Angelababy

Angelababy, whose birth name is Angela Yeung Wing was born in 1989. She is considered as one of the new four Dan actresses of China. Angelababy has starred in some of the most popular and successful films and television series. The actress is married to Chinese actor Huang Xiaoming. The couple has a child together.


8. Sun Li

Sun Li is considered one of the top-notch actresses of the Chinese entertainment industry. Sun Li has received appreciation for her acting from critics. Sun Li is married to actor Deng Chao and has two children.


9. Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi was born in 1979. Zhang Ziyi is one of the original four Dan actresses of China.  Zhang Ziyi has unparalleled popularity in China. Ziyi got married to Chinese rock musician Wang Feng.


10. Zhao Liying

Zanilia Zhao, popular known as Zhao Liying was born in 1987. The Chinese actress is one of the famous faces of the Chinese entertainment industry. Zhao Liying has starred in many films and television series. She is one of the top paid Actresses of China. Along with films and television series, she is also associated with many brands, such as Dior. Zhao Liying divorced her husband of two years, actor Feng  Shaofeng in 2021.