Chinese Super star Fan Bingbing is an actress and Mandopop singer.
Fan was born on September 16,1981 in Qingdao, Shandong Province, and shortly after she moved with her parents to Yantai (also in Shandong). In 1996 Fan entered Shanghai Xiejin Hengtong Star School. During the peroid she cooperated with Liu Xuehua and acted in TV drama Nü Qiangren (??? Strong woman) as fiancee of the leading role Shao Bing. In 1997, Fan, at the age of only 16, rose to stardom for her supporting role as Jin Suo in the Taiwanese television sitcom Princess Pearl (??????)and its sequel in 1998, which starred Zhao Wei (??) and Ruby Lin (???) in the leading roles.
Over the next few years, through appearances in many films and television dramas, she became one of the more well-known actresses in Mainland China. After achieving success in her acting career, Fan also released albums, posed for magazine covers and became a spokesperson for several commercial brands.
In 2007, Fan started her own studio, Fan Bingbing Workshop (??????). The studio's first television production was Rouge Snow, followed by Jin Da Ban De Zuihou Yiye in 2008. Fan started an arts school in Huairou, Beijing, and served as its principal, but the school was actually run by her parents. She also became the leader of the acting team of West Movie Group (????)'s arts center, and was popularly referred to as "China's Monica Bellucci".
In 2010, Fan Bingbing appeared on the Shanghai International Film Festival's red carpets. Fan also appeared on the 63rd Cannes Film Festival's red carpet.
In 2011, Fan's popularity in China rose continuously due to her performances in the films Shaolin (??????) and Buddha Mountain (?????). She appeared again on the 64th Cannes Film Festival's red carpet and promoted her new film My Way (??????) together with the director and other main cast members.
Profile of Fan Bingbing
Name: ??? / Fan Bing Bing
Nicknames: ?? (Bing Bing) / ?? (Bao Bao)
Profession: Actress, model, singer and producer
Birthplace: Qingdao, Shandong
Star sign: Virgo
Chinese zodiac: Rooster
Blood type: B
Family: Younger brother
Education:Graduated from Xiejin Hengtong Star School (??????????)
Company:Fan Bingbing Workshop (??????)
Representative works:Budda Montain ???, Apple ??, Bodyguards and Assassins ????, Jin Da Ban ???, Pearl Princess ????, Sacrifice ????
Recognition:44th Golden Horse Awards: Best Supporting Actress for "The Matrimony" (2007) ; 23rd Tokyo International Film Festival: Best Actress Award for her role in Buddha Mountain