Zhang Ziyi – Age, Biography & Movies

Zhang Ziyi is a Chinese actress and model who was born on 9 February 1979. She is now 42 years old. Zhang Ziyi net worth is $100 million as in 2020. She made her film debut in the Chinese television film Touching Starlight in 1996. Scroll down to see full details about Zhang Ziyi.

Personal Information

Full nameZhang Ziyi
Nick nameLittle Gong Li
Age42 years
Birth dateFebruary 9, 1979
Place of birthBeijing, China
OccupationActress and model
Debut FilmTouching Starlight (1996)

Physical Stats

Height1.65 m
5′ 5″
Weight49 kg
108 lbs
Body measurement32-24-34 Inches
Bra size32B
Waist size24 Inches
Hip size34 Inches
Eye colorBlack
Hair colorDark Brown
Shoe size9 (US)
Dress size2 (US)


Zhang Ziyi Upcoming Movies

MovieDirectorDistributorRelease date
Godzilla vs. KongAdam WingardWarner Bros. Pictures (Worldwide)
Toho (Japan)
November 20, 2020 (United States)
Full Movies List

Family & Relationship

FatherZhang Yuanxiao (Economist)
MotherLi Zhousheng (Teacher)
SiblingsZhang Zinan (Brother)
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandWang Feng (m. 2015)
ChildrenWang Shiyi (Daughter)
Ex-BoyfriendsZhang Yimou (1999)
Jung Woo-sung (2001)
Jackie Chan (2001)
Brett Ratner (2001)
Eric Fok Kai-shan (2004-2006)
Aviv Nevo (2006-2010)
Sa Beining (2011-2013)


SchoolBoarding School
College/UniversityBeijing Dance Academy
The Central Academy of Drama

Money Factor

Net Worth$100 Million
CarsNot known
SalaryNot known

Did You Know?

  • At the age of 15, she was able to win the National Youth Dance Championship, which eventually helped her bag gigs in multiple commercials in Hong Kong.
  • As a child, she wanted to be a kindergarten teacher like her mother.
  • Times Magazine has listed her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In the same special feature she was called the gift of China to Hollywood.
  • In 2001, FHM Taiwan ranked her second on the list of the 100 Sexiest Women. In 2002, FHM UK added her to a similar list.
  • In 2001, Zhang Tin was listed in Teen People Magazine’s “25 Hottest Stars Under 25” list. The following year she was included in the same list.
  • In 2006, Zhang was honored at the Cannes Film Festival with her inclusion in the main jury of the event film.
  • She was appointed as the Global Ambassador for the 2007 Special Olympics in China.
  • In 2012, a Chinese website, Boxun, falsely claimed that Zhang earned more than $100 million by sleeping with top Chinese politicians and businessmen. Zhang responded by filing a defamation suit against the newspaper. In December 2013, they reached unannounced from the court decision and also apologized on the front page of the magazine.
  • She was included in “50 Most Beautiful People” by People Magazine in 2005. They also ranked her among the “100 Most Beautiful People in the World” in 2006.
  • She has worked as a Global Ambassador for the Children of China Pediatrics Foundation (CCPF), a non-profit organization that works to provide medical services for orphans in China.
  • She was in the top 5 of the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list from 2004 to 2010.
  • In 2013, at the Orre des Arts et des Lettres, the French government honored her with the French Cultural Order.
  • She often uses her skills as a dancer which leaves gaps due to her limited martial arts training background.