Fan Bingbing was born on the 16th September, 1981, in Qingdao, Shandong, China. She is an actress, singer and television producer also known under the name Fan Ye. In 2013, 2014 and 2015 she was in the first place of the China Celebrity 100 list compiled by Forbes magazine. Fan Bingbing is the winner of a Huading Award, Beijing College Student Film Festival Award, Tokyo International Film Festival Award, Eurasia International Film Festival and Golden Horse Film Festival Awards. Fan Bingbing has been accumulating her net worth being active in the entertainment industry since 1996.
So just how rich is this top Chinese celebrity? Under the latest estimations, Fan Bingbing’s net worth is as much as $75 million – she is now rated as one of the highest earning actresses in the world.
Fan Bingbing Net Worth $75 Million
To begin with, Fan grew up in Yantai, Shandong Province. She graduated from the Xie Jin’s Star School of Shanghai and the Shanghai Theater Academy. In 1997, Fan Bingbing became famous for playing the role of Jin Suo in the Taiwanese drama “Princess Pearl” as well as its sequel in 1998, also starring Zhao Wei and Ruby Lin in the leading roles. Over the following years, through appearances in a number of films and on TV, she became one of the most famous actresses in Mainland China, contributing considerably to her net worth.
After the success of her acting career, Fan Bingbing went on releasing albums, posing for magazine covers and becoming the face for several trademarks. Needless to say, that all the above mentioned engagements added decent sums to the total size of Fan Bingbing’s net worth. In 2007, Fan Bingbing opened her own studio, the Studio Fan Bingbing. The first production of the television studio was the drama “Red Snow”, followed by “The Last Night of Madame Chin” in 2008. This career has also added to her net worth.
Fan Bingbing has also opened a school of arts in Huairou, Beijing, in which she holds the position of the principal; however, the school is actually run by her parents. She later became leader of the interim team of West Movie Group arts centre, and is considered to be the Monica Bellucci of China. In 2010, Fan Bingbing was ranked the 10th in the Forbes China Celebrity 100, and the same year, she made an appearance on the red carpet of the International Film Festival in Shanghai, as well as that of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival. In 2011, the popularity of Fan Bingbing increased in China following her performance in the film “Shaolin and Buddha Mountain”. The same year, she was ranked the 9th in Forbes China Celebrity 100, and made another appearance on the red carpet at the 64th Cannes Film Festival promoting her new film “My Way”. Her net worth increased steadily.
In 2014, she appeared in the American blockbuster “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, in the role of Clarice Ferguson / Blink character evolving in the timeline of the future, alongside the characters played by Halle Berry and Anna Paquin. Currently, she is working on the sets of upcoming films “L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties” (2016), “The Moon and the Sun” and “The Lady in the Portrait”.
Finally, in the personal life of the actress, she lives with her partner, actor Li Chen.