Faye Wong

1969 - Today

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Faye Wong (born Xia Lin on 8 August 1969) is a Chinese-born Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress, often referred as the "Diva of Asia". Early in her career she briefly used the stage name Shirley Wong. Born in Beijing, she moved to British Hong Kong in 1987 and came to public attention in the early 1990s by singing in Cantonese, often combining alternative music with mainstream Chinese pop. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Faye Wong has received more than 1,438,908 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Faye Wong is the 2,624th most popular actor (down from 2,310th in 2019), the 669th most popular biography from China (down from 584th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Chinese Actor.

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  • 61.80

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  • 38

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  • 3.76

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  • 3.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Faye Wong ranks 2,624 out of 10,030Before her are Michael Moriarty, Ann Miller, Kevin McCarthy, E. G. Marshall, Henri Vidal, and Larry Hankin. After her are Robert Foxworth, John Kitzmiller, John Phillip Law, Sienna Miller, Kenneth Mars, and Kathleen Quinlan.

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Among people born in 1969, Faye Wong ranks 102Before her are Takeshi Obata, Tanita Tikaram, Dead, Terrence Howard, Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, and Stephen Hendry. After her are Tomas Brolin, Fernando Couto, Cesar Millan, Jonas Kaufmann, Max Cavalera, and Chandra Wilson.

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In China

Among people born in China, Faye Wong ranks 669 out of 1,186Before her are Zhang Qun (1889), Wang Jianlin (1954), Sun Chuanfang (1885), Zhang Binglin (1868), Shen Congwen (1902), and Wu Jingzi (1701). After her are Chen Jingrun (1933), Tang Jingsong (1841), Bai Ling (1966), Fan Bingbing (1981), Meng Hongwei (1953), and Ann Hui (1947).

Among ACTORS In China

Among actors born in China, Faye Wong ranks 20Before her are Joan Chen (1961), Zhang Ziyi (1979), David Chiang (1947), Li Bingbing (1973), Cheng Pei-pei (1946), and Gordon Liu (1951). After her are Bai Ling (1966), Fan Bingbing (1981), Wu Ma (1942), Tsai Chin (1933), Lisa Lu (1927), and Lydia Shum (1945).

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