Actresses of the Chinese film industry are regarded as some of the most beautiful and talented artists in the world, which is the reason why they command very high prices for their movies as well as TV appearances. They also enjoy huge fan following besides a lucrative careers.
Here is a list of 10 highest paid Chinese actresses in 2015:
10. Zhou Xun
Chinese actress Zhou Xun makes it on the list, with the annual income figure touching 15 million Yuan. The actress has been a part of several TV serials as well as commercials and she also owns a studio.
9. Shu Qi
The next name to be included among the top 10 highest paid Chinese actresses in the world in 2015 is that of Shu Qi, who has earned 29 million Yuan this year. The young Taiwanese actress started her career with some erotic movies but has now emerged as a talented actress in the Chinese industry.
8. Liu Xiaoqing
With her annual income reaching a phenomenal figure of 32 million Yuan, actress Liu Xiaoquing makes it next on this list. She is a veteran actress who has been ruling hearts since the eighties and still is enjoying great popularity among all generations.
7. Ruby Lin
Ruby Lin is the Taiwan born actress, who made it big with the popular Chinese TV series “Princes Pearl” and she is still the reigning queen of the Chinese television industry. Her massive annual earnings of 45 million Yuan has earned her a place on this list.
6. Zhao Wei
Actress Zhao Wei makes it on number 6 spot on the list of world’s 10 highest paid actresses in 2015, with the annual income of 56 million Yuan this year. She became famous with a TV series called “Princess Pearl” and made it big in the Chinese film industry with her debut film called “So Young”.
5. Cecilia Cheung
Next on this list comes actress and singer, Cecilia Cheung whose annual earnings have amounted to 75 million Yuan this year. She took a break from her career after getting married to Nicholas Tse, but became active again after a divorce.
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4. Carina Lau
Carina Lau is a famed Chinese actress who also makes it to this list with a whopping annual income figure of 90 million Yuan in 2015. She is also a shrewd investor, who has bought many properties in Chinese cities of Beijing and Suzhou.
3. Gong Li
The next name on the list of world’s 10 highest paid Chinese actresses in 2015 is that of Gong Li, who has made as much as 90 million Yuna this year. Li is not only a well known face in China, but also in the US and Europe.
2. Maggi Cheung
With a massive income of 110 million Yuan this year, Maggi Cheung features as the second highest paid Chinese actress in 2015. She started her illustrious career in 1983 and has done nearly 70 films till date. Her outstanding performances have made her known as an actress par excellence.
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1. Zhang Ziyi
The Chinese beauty, Zhang Ziyi tops this list by having an annual income of a whopping 120 million Yuan. She has become a recognized face in Hollywood too, with her stunning performance in the 2000 movie called “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”. Ziyi makes her money from film acting as well as television commercials.
All these Chinese actresses have become great names to reckon with in the Chinese industry and film and TV producers are ready to pay them huge sums for their appearances.