Zhao Wei Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Zhao Wei was born on 12 March 1976, in Wuhu, Anhui, China, and is an actress, pop singer, producer, and director, known as one of the most popular actresses in China. She’s appeared in many box office hits, and is mainland China’s first national acting idol since its 1978 economic reform. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Zhao Wei? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $1 billion, earned through success in her numerous endeavors. She’s also appeared in many television series and has won various awards over the course of her career. She’s also invested and acquired businesses which helped with her wealth. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will continue to increase.

Zhao Wei Net Worth $1 billion

Zhao started her career in 1993, when she was asked to do a cameo in the film “A Soul Haunted by Painting”. She was still a student at the time, but it helped her build an interest in acting. After matriculating from Wuhu Normal School, she moved to Shanghai to become a part of the Xie Jin Star Academy. She studied acting for a year, and would appear in the film “Penitentiary Angel” which led her to other roles. In 1996, she attended the School of Performing Arts, Beijing Film Academy, graduating with a degree in Performing Arts as one of the school’s most outstanding students.

In 1997, she was cast in the title role in the series “My Fair Princess”, and it would become a very big hit, increasing her net worth significantly. The popularity of the show reached other Asian countries, and it led her to win the Golden Eagle Award for Best Actress. In 2001, she played in the series “Romance in the Rain” before trying her hand in Hong Kong movies, becoming a part of “Shaolin Soccer” alongside actor/director Stephen Chow, which drew a Chinese Film Media Award nomination. She then had a supporting role in “Chinese Odyssey 2002” which she got a Golden Horse Award nomination. In 2003, she appeared in numerous films including “Warriors of Heaven and Earth”, and “Jade Goddess of Mercy”, before two years later winning the Golden Goblet Award for Best Actress for her performance in “A Time to Love”. This was followed by an appearance in “Moment in Peking”, and her popularity continued to grow with her net worth. Other projects she became a part of in the next few years included “The Postmodern Life of My Aunt” and “Thank You For Having Loved Me”.

In 2008, Wei appeared in various Gongfu epics including “Red Cliff” and “Painted Skin”, which would become a critical and commercial success, leading her to get numerous nominations. She also appeared in “Mulan”, which got her a Best Actress Award at the 10th Changchun Film Festival. She then starred in “14 Blades” alongside Donnie Yen, before taking a break from acting, returning to appear in “Love” in 2012 which was a commercial success. In the same year, she appeared in “Painted Skin: The Resurrection” which earned a significant amount of money at the box office. She tried her hand at directing in “So Young” which won her a Golden Rooster Award for Best Directorial Debut, before in 2014 being cast in the film “Dearest”, and the following year, became a part of “Lost in Hong Kong”. A few of her latest projects include the action film “Three”, and “No Other Love”.

For her personal life, it is known that Zhao married businessman Huang Youlong in 2008, and they have a daughter. Wei is known for her passion for winemaking, and is a well-known wine lover, having bought Chateau Monlot and St-Emilion Grand Cru. In 2015, she launched her own Bordeaux wine brand for the Chinese mass market. She has also done a lot of philanthropic work, donating money to earthquake victims and becoming a spokesperson for various causes.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 12, 1976
Birth place: Wuhu, China
Height:5 ft 5 in (1.66 m)
Profession:Actress
Education:Beijing Film Academy
Nationality:Chinese, Hong Kong
Spouse:Huang You Long (m. 2008)
Children:April Huang
Parents:Wei Qiying, Zhao Jiahai
Albums:Swallow, Angel's Suitcase, The Last Separation, Double
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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Jury AwardBeijing Student Film FestivalBest ActressQin ai de (2014)
2015China Film Media AwardChinese Film Media AwardsBest ActressQin ai de (2014)
2015Infinity AwardChinese Film Media AwardsFor her outstanding achievement in acting and directing.
2015Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest ActressQin ai de (2014)
2015HKFCS AwardHong Kong Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActressQin ai de (2014)
2015Huading AwardHuading AwardBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion PictureQin ai de (2014)
2014Golden Angel AwardChinese American Film Festival (C.A.F.F.)Best Actress in a Leading RoleQin ai de (2014)
2014Hundred Flowers AwardHundred Flowers AwardsBest DirectorZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2013Golden Angel AwardChinese American Film Festival (C.A.F.F.)Best DirectorZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2013Golden RoosterGolden Rooster AwardsBest Directorial DebutZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2013Students' Choice AwardGuangzhou Student Film FestivalFavorite DirectorZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2013NYCFF AwardNew York Chinese Film Festival, USOutstanding Asian Artist
2013Shanghai Film Critics AwardShanghai Film Critics AwardsBest New DirectorZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2012Students' Choice AwardGuangzhou Student Film FestivalFavorite ActressHua pi 2 (2012)
2012Students' Choice AwardGuangzhou Student Film FestivalFavorite CharacterHua pi 2 (2012)
2010Students' Choice AwardBeijing Student Film FestivalFavorite ActressJin yi wei (2010)
2010Golden DeerChangchun Film FestivalBest ActressHua Mulan (2009)
2010Chunyan AwardChunyan AwardsBest ActressHua pi (2008)
2010Hundred Flowers AwardHundred Flowers AwardsBest ActressHua Mulan (2009)
2010Shanghai Film Critics AwardShanghai Film Critics AwardsBest ActressHua Mulan (2009)
2009Special Jury AwardGolden Phoenix Awards, ChinaHua pi (2008)
2007Students' Choice AwardBeijing Student Film FestivalFavorite ActressYoru no Shanghai (2007)
2007Huading AwardHuading AwardBest ActressYoru no Shanghai (2007)
2007Press PrizeShanghai International Film FestivalMost Attractive ActressYoru no Shanghai (2007)
2006Golden DeerChangchun Film FestivalBest ActressQing ren jie (2005)
2006Regional AwardsMTV Asia AwardsFavorite Artist Mainland China
2005Golden Phoenix AwardGolden Phoenix Awards, ChinaFemale Actor in a Motion PictureYu guanyin (2003)
2005Huabiao Film AwardHuabiao Film AwardsOutstanding ActressQing ren jie (2005)
2005Golden GobletShanghai International Film FestivalBest ActressQing ren jie (2005)
2004Students' Choice AwardBeijing Student Film FestivalFavorite ActressTian di ying xiong (2003)
2004Audience AwardChinese Film Media AwardsFavorite Actress - Mainland ChinaYu guanyin (2003)
1999Golden EagleGolden Eagle Awards, ChinaBest Actress in a Leading RoleHuan zhu ge ge (1998)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Hundred Flowers AwardHundred Flowers AwardsBest ActressQin ai de (2014)
2016Magnolia AwardShanghai International TV FestivalBest Performance by an Actress in a Television SeriesHu ma mao ba (2015)
2015Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest ActressQin ai de (2014)
2015Asian Television AwardAsian Television AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RoleHu ma mao ba (2015)
2015Golden RoosterGolden Rooster AwardsBest ActressQin ai de (2014)
2015Huading AwardHuading AwardBest Actress in a Motion PictureQin ai de (2014)
2015Huading AwardHuading AwardBest Actress in a Television SeriesHu ma mao ba (2015)
2015Gold PandaSichuan TV FestivalBest Performance by an Actress in a Television SeriesHu ma mao ba (2015)
2014Jury AwardBeijing Student Film FestivalBest Directorial DebutZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2014China Film Directors' Guild AwardChina Film Director's Guild AwardsBest Young DirectorZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2014China Film Directors' Guild AwardChina Film Director's Guild AwardsBest DirectorZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2014Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Leading ActressQin ai de (2014)
2013Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest New DirectorZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2013Huading AwardHuading AwardBest New Director for a Motion PictureZhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun (2013)
2012Huading AwardHuading AwardBest Actress in a Motion PictureHua pi 2 (2012)
2010Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest ActressHua Mulan (2009)
2010Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest Supporting ActressChi bi Part II: Jue zhan tian xia (2009)
2010Huading AwardHuading AwardBest Actress in a Motion PictureHua Mulan (2009)
2010Iron Elephant AwardIron Elephant Film AwardsBest ActressHua Mulan (2009)
2009Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest ActressHua pi (2008)
2009Golden RoosterGolden Rooster AwardsBest ActressHua pi (2008)
2009Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest Supporting ActressChi bi (2008)
2009Iron Elephant AwardIron Elephant Film AwardsBest ActressHua pi (2008)
2009Iron Elephant AwardIron Elephant Film AwardsBest Supporting ActressChi bi (2008)
2008China Film Media AwardChinese Film Media AwardsBest Supporting ActressYi ma de hou xian dai sheng huo (2006)
2008Hong Kong Film AwardHong Kong Film AwardsBest Supporting ActressYi ma de hou xian dai sheng huo (2006)
2007Feitian Television AwardFeitian Television AwardsOutstanding ActressJing hua yan yun (2005)
2006Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Supporting ActressYi ma de hou xian dai sheng huo (2006)
2004Jury AwardBeijing Student Film FestivalBest ActressTian di ying xiong (2003)
2004China Film Media AwardChinese Film Media AwardsBest Actress - Mainland ChinaYu guanyin (2003)
2002Best Supporting ActressAsia-Pacific Film FestivalTian xia wu shuang (2002)
2002China Film Media AwardChinese Film Media AwardsBest Actress - Hong Kong/TaiwanSiu Lam juk kau (2001)
2002Golden Horse AwardGolden Horse Film FestivalBest Supporting ActressTian xia wu shuang (2002)

3rd Place Awards

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004Hundred Flowers AwardHundred Flowers AwardsBest ActressTian di ying xiong (2003)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
San ren xing2016Dr. Tong Qian
The Gentleman's Wager II2015ShortZhao Wei (as Zhao Wei)
Gang jiong2015
Hollywood Adventures2015Zhao Weiwei
Hu ma mao ba2015TV SeriesBi Shengnan
12 gam ngap2015Young Aunt May
Qin ai de2014Li Hongqin
Hua pi 22012The Princess (Princess Jing) (as Zhao Wei)
Love2012/IXiao-Ye Jin
Jiang Ai2011Yang Zheng's wife
Jin yi wei2010Qiao Hua
Mulan: Rise of a Warrior2009Hua Mulan
Jian guo da ye2009Member of CPPCC
Yi ge nü ren de shi shi2009TV SeriesTian Sufei
Chi bi Part II: Jue zhan tian xia2009Sun Shangxiang
Hua pi2008Pei Rong (as Zhao Wei)
Red Cliff2008Sun Shangxiang
Tian shi lü xing xiang2007Short
Thanks for Having Loved Me2007TV SeriesTan Yuwei
Yoru no Shanghai2007Lin Xi (as Vicki Zhao)
Yi ma de hou xian dai sheng huo2006Liu Dafan
Che Shen2006TV SeriesChen Xiaoxiao
Mo shan2006VideoThe Narrator
Moment in Peking2005TV SeriesYao Mulan
Qing ren jie2005Qu Ran
Goddess of Mercy2003An Xin
Tian di ying xiong2003Wen Zhu
Lü cha2003Wu Fang Langlang
Dream Girl2003Cheung Ling
Xi yang tian shi2002Sue
Tian xia wu shuang2002Phoenix
Shaolin Soccer2001Mui (as Vicki Zhao)
Profound Love in Heavy Rain2001TV SeriesLu Yiping
Xia nü chuang tian guan2000TV SeriesLu Jianping Du Huixin
The Duel2000Princess Pheonix
Lao fang you xi1999TV SeriesJi Xiang Li Mei
Huan zhu ge ge 21999TV SeriesXiao Yan Zi
Yuan, miao bu ke yan1999Vicky
Kangxi wei fu si fang ji1999TV SeriesYue Qinger
Huan zhu ge ge1998TV SeriesXiao Yan Zi
Da mo fang1997TV SeriesLuo Man
Dong gong xi gong1996
Jie jie mei mei chuang bei jing1996TV SeriesBai Xiaoxue
Nü er gu1995Xue Er
Hua hun1994

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Adventures2015producer
Hu ma mao ba2015TV Series executive producer - 45 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mei You Bie De Aipost-production
Zhi wo men zhong jiang shi qu de qing chun2013
Tian shi lü xing xiang2007Short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Yuan, miao bu ke yan1999performer: song

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shaolin Soccer2001performer: "Wei do du zun"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
World Film Report2003-2016TV SeriesHerself
73rd Venice Film Festival Awards Ceremony2016TV MovieHerself - Jury Member
Dragon Girls2016DocumentaryHerself
Qi pa shuo2016TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Tian tian xiang shang2016TV SeriesHerself
2016 Nian zhong yang dian shi tai chun jie lian huan wan hui2016TV MovieHerself - Performer
Yi lu shang you ni2015TV SeriesHerself
Lu Yu You Yue2006-2014TV SeriesHerself
Yang Lan Fang Tan Lu2005-2014TV SeriesHerself
The 11th China Movie Awards2005TV SpecialHerself-Winner:Best Actress
The 8th Shanghai International Film Festival2005TV SpecialHerself-Winner:Best Actress
Yi shu ren sheng2001-2002TV SeriesHerself
2000 Chun jie lian hua wan hui2000TV MovieHerself - Host / Performer

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