31 Most Beautiful Chinese Women

Captivating eyes and demure mannerisms - these are Goddesses of beauty in their own rights.

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We have often envied the charm of beautiful Chinese women as they are exquisite in terms of facial features and skin. But not just beauty, these women have intelligence and unmatched talent and have been appreciated worldwide for their elegant personalities. The Four Beauties — Dao Chan, Yang Guifei, Wang Zhou Jun, and Xi Shi — are the legendary Chinese women known for their extraordinary beauty. Our list of Chinese divas features some of the most popular actresses, singers, fashion designers, models, and producers. Swipe up to check them out!

Most Beautiful Chinese Women

The following 31 are the cutest and most beautiful Chinese women pictures.
31. Dilraba Dilmurat
30. Gigi Lai
29. Yang Mi
28. Tang Wei
27. Ayi Jihu
26. Bobo Gan
25. Cecilia Cheung
24. Yao Chen
23. Chrissie Chau
22. Liu Shishi
21. Li Cheng Yuan
20. Liu Yifei
19. Gao Yuanyuan
18. Zhang Jingchu
17. Zhou Xun
16. Zhao Wei
15. Zhang Yuqi
14. Xu Jinglei
13. Zhang Ziyi
12. Jia
11. Yuan Li
10. Yuan Quan
9. Wang Likun
8. Jiang Qinqin
7. Zhang Xinyu
6. Ma Yanli
5. Wang Fei Fei
4. Victoria Song
3. Li Bingbing
2. Zhang Zilin
1. Fan Bingbing

31. Dilraba Dilmurat

Dilraba Dilmurat
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Date of Birth: June 3, 1992
Place of Birth: Urumqi, Xinjiang, China.
Height: 5’6”
Weight: 47kg
Profession: Actress, singer, and model

Dilraba Dilmurat’s rise to fame commenced with her debut in ‘Anarhan’ and escalated with significant roles in hit dramas like ‘Swords of Legends’ and ‘Eternal Love’. Her versatility has shone through diverse genres, from fantasy dramas to romantic comedies, garnering accolades for her performances in ‘Pretty Li Huizhen’ and ‘Sweet Dreams’. Beyond her acting prowess, Dilraba also endorses various brands and has become a beacon for philanthropy and charity initiatives. Her commitment to social causes, coupled with her on-screen charm, has solidified her as a multifaceted and influential figure in China’s entertainment landscape.

30. Gigi Lai

Gigi Lai beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @lisuwang

Date of Birth: October 1, 1971
Place of Birth: Hong Kong
Height: 5’4”
Weight: 50kg
Profession: Actress, singer, and model

Born as Lai Chi, Gigi has been nicknamed “Goddess of Beauty”. Her career took off in the 90s when she released several albums in both Mandarin and Cantonese. At the 2004 TVB Anniversary Awards, she won the Most Popular Actress Award for her role in War and Beauty. She is pretty and has a lovely personality too.

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Gigi Lai’s grandmother was an actor during the silent era of filming. Gigi decided to become an actor to support her family. She retired from acting after 2009 to handle her brother’s business.

29. Yang Mi

Yang Mi beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram

Date of Birth: September 12, 1986
Place of Birth: Beijing, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 45 kg
Profession: Actress, singer, and producer

Yang Mi was only four when she made her debut in the historical television series Tang Ming Huang in 1990. Two years later, she starred in another television series Hou Wa and won several awards for it. She produced her first drama in 2014, The Micro Era of Love, which is said to be the Chinese version of Gossip Girl. Her radiant look has made her win many hearts.

28. Tang Wei

Tang Wei a beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram

Date of Birth: October 7, 1979
Place of Birth: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Height: 5’6”
Weight: 52kg
Profession: Actress

Influenced by her father’s profession, she often traveled around China and learned to paint. Initially, she had no plans to be an actress, but after modeling in 1997, she decided to enter the entertainment industry. She later went on to graduate from the Central Academy of Drama in 2002. She always looks stunning in all the shows she was a part of and has a winsome personality.

27. Ayi Jihu

Ayi Jihu beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @ayijihu

Year of Birth: 1984
Place of Birth: Leibo County in the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan
Profession: Singer

Ayi Jihu started to show interest in dancing from the young age of four. She was exposed to music and dance at an early age, and her talents earned her a performance on China Central Television. Her father passed away when she was around six years old. Eventually, she and her mother moved to London where she saw the R&B music scene and immediately caught onto it. She was signed by Shlepp Records in 2007 where her career as a singer took off.

26. Bobo Gan

Bobo Gan beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram

Date of Birth: February 5, 1986
Place of Birth: Wuhu, Anhui, China
Height: 5’3”
Weight: 42 kg
Profession: Actress

Bobo Gan, also known as Gan Ting Ting, graduated from Central Academy of Drama and majored in acting. This stunning Chinese woman made her debut in the historical television series Founding Emperor of Ming Dynasty in 2005. She won her first award in 2007 for her role in Hanoi, Hanoi.

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25. Cecilia Cheung

Cecilia Cheung beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @dolleiseah

Date of Birth: May 24, 1980
Place of Birth: Man Wah Sun Chuen, Jordan, Hong Kong
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 48kg
Profession: Actress and singer

Cecilia’s career took off in 1998 when she appeared in a television commercial for lemon tea. After gaining recognition, she was cast for a role in Stephen Chow’s King of Comedy, followed by Fly Me to Polaris.

Cecilia Cheung won the Best Newcomer award at the Hong Kong Film Awards for her role in Fly Me to Polaris. She is part British from her mother’s bloodline. She has a graceful smile and is very fashionable and stylish.

24. Yao Chen

Yao Chen beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram

Date of Birth: October 5, 1979
Place of Birth: Quanzhou, Fujian province, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 48 kg
Profession: Actress

Yao Chen studied Chinese folk dance at the Beijing Dance Academy and then went on to study at the Beijing Film Academy. She made her acting debut in 2005 when she played the daughter of a martial artist in the film My Own Swordsman. In 2014, she was listed as the 83rd most powerful women in the world by Forbes. She has a strong, fascinating, and bewitching personality.

23. Chrissie Chau

Chrissie Chau beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @chrissienana

Date of Birth: May 22, 1985
Place of Birth: Chaozhou, Guangdong
Height: 5’6”
Weight: 49 kg
Profession: Actress and model

After the release of her portrait albums in 2009 and 2010, she starred in the horror film Womb Ghosts, which marked the beginning of her career in films. Chrissie won the Most Searched Photos on Yahoo! four times, from 2009 to 2012. She has an adorable, delicate, and mesmerizing look that captures everyone’s attention.

22. Liu Shishi

Liu Shishi beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @chinese.celebs

Date of Birth: March 10, 1987
Place of Birth: Beijing, China
Height: 5’4”
Weight: 44 kg
Profession: Actress and ballerina

Liu Shishi, also known as Cecilia Liu, gained popularity when she appeared in the Chinese time-travel drama Scarlett Heart as Ruoxi. She has gone on to take notable roles in television and films. She studied at the Beijing Dance Academy, where she was trained in ballet. After the phenomenal success of the drama Imperial Doctress, Liu Shishi is presently one of the highest paid Chinese TV actresses. She looks enchanting on-screen and off.

21. Li Cheng Yuan

Li Cheng Yuan beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @lvychengai

Date of Birth: January 23, 1984
Place of Birth: Yichang, Hubei, China
Height: 5’4”
Weight: 44 kg
Profession: Actress

Li Cheng Yuan, also known as Ivy Li, is a Chinese actress who rose to fame in spite of having her television debut really late (2012). She started off with the drama Xuan Yuan Sword 3 Legend. Soon after, in 2014, she got cast as the lead actress in the drama Boss & Me.

20. Liu Yifei

Liu Yifei beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @liuyifeicrystal

Date of Birth: August 25, 1987
Place of Birth: Wuhan, Hubei, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 50kg
Profession: Actress, singer, and model

Born with the name ‘An Feng’, Liu Yifei’s journey to stardom began when she was accepted into Beijing Film Academy at the age of 15. During her time there, she was cast in a television series The Story of a Noble Family. After years of success in television, she made her way to the big screen in her first ever Chinese-American popular film, The Forbidden Kingdom.

19. Gao Yuanyuan

Gao Yuanyuan beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @gaoyuanyuan_gyy

Date of Birth: October 5, 1979
Place of Birth: Beijing, China
Height: 5’4”
Weight: 45 kg
Profession: Actress

She entered the entertainment industry in 1996. She appeared in a television commercial for Meadow Gold ice-cream after being spotted on the streets of Beijing. She made her breakthrough with her role in The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber in which she played the leading character of Zhou Zhiruo.

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Gao Yuanyuan won the Newcomer Award at the 11th Golden Phoenix Awards for her role in the film Love In The City. She has been mentioned 4 times on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 List.

18. Zhang Jingchu

Zhang Jingchu Smiling beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @zhangjingchu

Date of Birth: February 2, 1980
Place of Birth: Yong’an, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 48 kg
Profession: Actress

Zhang Jingchu studied Directing at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing. Having being brought up in the countryside by a middle-class family, she wished to study English. She joined the Beijing New Oriental Institute and is now quite fluent. She was named one of ‘Asia’s Heroes’ by Time Magazine in 2005.

17. Zhou Xun

Zhou Xun beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram

Date of Birth: October 18, 1974
Place of Birth: Quzhou, Zhejiang
Height: 5’2”
Weight: 48kg
Profession: Actress, singer, and model

Zhou Xun was selected for a role in the film Strange Tales Among Old and Desolate Tombs in high school. In order to follow her passion for the dramatic arts, Zhou Xun studied at the Zhejiang Arts Institute against her parents’ wishes, who wanted her to graduate from a university. As it turned out, her instincts about her future were quite accurate as she turned out to be very successful. She won the Best Actress award at the Hong Kong Film Awards and several other notable awards.

16. Zhao Wei

Zhao Wei beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @zhaoweiofficial

Date of Birth: March 12, 1976
Place of Birth: Wuhu, Anhui
Height: 5’4”
Weight: 51 kg
Profession: Actress, director, and singer

Zhao has expressed that she never planned on being famous. When she was 17, a filming crew arrived in her hometown and was looking for extras. After being an extra in the film, she decided that she wanted to pursue a career in acting. She graduated from the Beijing Film Academy’s Performance Institute in 2000.

15. Zhang Yuqi

Zhang Yuqi beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @yycclita

Date of Birth: August 8, 1986
Place of Birth: Dezhou, Shandong province
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 52 kg
Profession: Actress

In 2007, Zhang Yuqi appeared in a small role in the film The Longest Night in Shanghai. She acted in an advertisement for Kentucky Fried Chicken and was noticed by Stephen Chow who went on to select her as the lead in CJ7.

14. Xu Jinglei

Xu Jinglei beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @suanpieveryday

Date of Birth: April 16, 1974
Place of Birth: Beijing, China
Height: 5’6”
Profession: Actress and film director

Xu Jinglei graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in 1997. When she entered the industry, she took up both acting and film direction simultaneously. Even though she may not be popular outside the country, she is known as one of the four ‘Dan Actresses’ in China.

13. Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @ziyizhanglove

Date of Birth: February 9, 1979
Place of Birth: Beijing, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 48kg
Profession: Actress and model

Zhang Ziyi started to study dance at the age of eight. When she was eleven, she joined the Beijing Dance Academy upon the suggestion of her parents. She despised how the other girls would behave when it came to competition, and got so upset that she even ran away at one point. After winning the national youth dance championship, she was cast in television commercials in Hong Kong. After that, she slowly made her way up to the big screen and Hollywood.

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Zhang Ziyi has been nominated for many prestigious awards like the Golden Globes, the BAFTA, the CFCA, and the Screen Actors Guild for her roles in the films Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Memoirs Of A Geisha.

12. Jia

Jia Rapper beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram

Date of Birth: February 3, 1989
Place of Birth: Loudi, Hunan, China
Height: 5’4”
Weight: 45 kg
Profession: Rapper, singer, and actress

Jia’s career began when she was recruited by JYP Entertainment in 2007. She moved to Seoul to train under their management and attended Seoul Institute of the Arts. After training for three years, she got her break when she was chosen as a member of the girl group Miss A. Upon the expiration of her contract in 2016, she split from the group in order to carry on activities in China.

11. Yuan Li

Date of Birth: July 12, 1973
Place of Birth: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Height: 5’1”
Weight: 48 kg
Profession: Actress

After graduating from Beijing Film Academy, she made her on-screen debut in 1996 when she was selected for History of Han Dynasty. Yuan Li gained popularity after playing Ouyang Lanlan in the television series Never Close Eyes, for which she won the Best Supporting Actress at the 18th China Golden Eagle Awards.

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10. Yuan Quan

Yuan Quan beautiful Chinese woman
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Date of Birth: October 6, 1977
Place of Birth: Jingzhou, Hubei, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 49 kg
Profession: Actress

Yuan Quan graduated from the Central Academy of Drama. She made her debut back in 1998, where she played the lead in the film Once Upon A Time In Shanghai. She has worked in many notable movies, and is still active in the film industry.

9. Wang Likun

Wang Likun beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @wanglikunfc

Date of Birth: March 22, 1985
Place of Birth: Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 46 kg
Profession: Actress, dancer, and singer

Wang Likun is a traditional dancer and has graduated from the Beijing Dance Academy. In 2004, she was found by Tsui Hark, a Chinese director, and was cast in her first television series, Seven Swordsmen. She won several awards for her performance in the film Somewhere Only We Know.

8. Jiang Qinqin

Jiang Qinqin beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @iheartjiangqinqin

Date of Birth: September 3, 1975
Place of Birth: Chongqing, China
Height: 5’4”
Weight: 48 kg
Profession: Actress

She entered the industry at the age of 10, when she learned Beijing Opera and entered the Beijing Film Academy after coming first in the entrance examination. Upon graduating, she joined the Beijing Film Studio. In 1997, Jiang Qinqin landed a role in Tears in Heaven for which she earned the nickname Shui Ling by the director of the movie.

7. Zhang Xinyu

Zhang Xinyu beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @playgirlz.xoxo

Date of Birth: March 28, 1987
Place of Birth: Kunshan, Jiangsu
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 49 kg
Profession: Model, actress, and singer

Zhang Xinyu, also known as Viann Zhang, studied and graduated from the Wuxi Institute of Commerce. Her career in film began when she started appearing in small roles in TV series. She made her film debut in If You Are The One 2 and was rated highly, after which she became very popular.

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Zhang Xinyu’s first acting role was in a historical romantic-drama series called Banner Hero. She’s had a very successful career since then. In 2018 she starred in a series called Untouchable Lovers where she played a male character.

6. Ma Yanli

Ma Yanli beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @adandemariass

Date of Birth: November 25, 1974
Place of Birth: Zhoukou City, Henan Province
Height: 5’10”
Profession: Model, actress, and fashion designer

Ma Yanli’s entrance into the industry was not expected. She was a provincial-level rowing champion. However, in 1994, she left professional sports to pursue modeling. After winning first place at the Shanghai International Fashion Model Contest in 1995, she rose to popularity in the fashion industry. She is now a successful fashion designer of her label Mary Ma.

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5. Wang Fei Fei

Wang Fei Fei beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @ff0427

Date of Birth: April 27, 1987
Place of Birth: Haikou, Hainan, China
Height: 5’4”
Weight: 47 kg
Profession: Singer, Actress, and Presenter

Wang Fei Fei, or popularly known as Fei, is a member of a South Korean girl group Miss A. She made her debut in 2009 with the band. She is one of the most recognized Chinese female actresses in the South Korean entertainment industry. With looks that are enticing, she is also a model for many of the Korean and Chinese brands like MediHeal.

4. Victoria Song

Victoria Song beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @victoria02_02

Date of Birth: February 2, 1987
Place of Birth: Qingdao, Shandong, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 45kg
Profession: Singer, dancer, actress, model, and presenter

Victoria Song (born as Song Qian) majored in Chinese ethnic dance from Beijing Dance Academy. During a dance competition, Victoria was scouted by SM Entertainment and trained to be a performer. After a few years of modeling and acting in commercials, she debuted as a member in the girl group f(x), which is now extremely successful.

3. Li Bingbing

Li Bingbing beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @libingbing

Date of Birth: February 27, 1973
Place of Birth: Heilongjiang, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 47kg
Profession: Actress and singer

Li Bingbing initially planned on being a school teacher, but discovered her interest in acting after graduation. She eventually joined the Shanghai Drama Institute in 1993. Her debut film Seventeen Years was made in 1999. She received international stardom when she was cast in The Forbidden Kingdom and Resident Evil: Retribution.

2. Zhang Zilin

Zhang Zilin beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @zilinzhang

Date of Birth: March 22, 1984
Place of Birth: Shijiazhuang, Hebei
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 57 kg
Profession: Model and actress

Zhang Zilin is a fashion model who won Miss China World in 2007 and was eventually crowned Miss World 2007. She is highly regarded in the beauty and fashion industry of China.

1. Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing beautiful Chinese woman
Image: Instagram @bingbing_fan

Date of Birth: September 16, 1981
Place of Birth: Qingdao, China
Height: 5’5”
Weight: 51kg
Profession: Actress, singer, and producer

Bingbing grew in popularity through her hit television series My Fair Princess. She topped the Forbes China Celebrity in 2013, 2014, and 2015 and has been ranking in the top 10 since 2006. She has a keen eye for fashion and is often seen walking the ramps for Valentino, Christian Dior, and Louis Vuitton. In 2010, Bingbing wore a ‘Dragon robe’ to the 63rd Cannes Film Festival, which she had co-designed with designer Laurence Hsu.

Infographic: 9 Gorgeous Chinese Beauties

Imagine how unbelievably beautiful someone has to be in order to be counted among the top beauties in a country with the highest population in the world! We cannot help but be awed by the grace and accomplishment of these women as well.
Check out the infographic below for our top 9 picks of the most beautiful women from China.

9 gorgeous chinese beauties (infographic)

Illustration: StyleCraze Design Team

Chinese women are known for their exotic appearance. They deserve all the appreciation and fame from every corner of the globe for their hard work. These women have talent along with captivating looks. This list of the top 31 most beautiful Chinese women comprises China’s most inspired and elegant personalities. They have worked hard to achieve their goals. This list includes famous actresses, singers, models, and producers. We hope they inspire you to achieve your own dreams.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are some cultural beauty standards for Chinese women?

Slim, lithe figures, angular faces, double eyelids, fair skin, and sleek hair are the cultural beauty standards for Chinese women. This is different from western standards, where curvaceous bodies and tanned skin are the beauty standards.

How has the definition of beauty changed in China over time?

Historically, the definition of beauty for women was restricted to stereotypical feminine aspects, such as long hair, slim waists, fair skin tone, and demure nature. In recent times, outspoken women in China have started redefining beauty standards by sporting tanned skin, muscular bodies, and loud voices.

What are some common physical features of beautiful Chinese women?

A tall nose, big eyes, small chin, a prominent cupid’s bow, and a petite frame are some of the common physical features of gorgeous Chinese women.

How do Chinese women maintain their beauty and skincare routines?

Chinese women are known for practicing traditional skincare routines and incorporating natural DIYs. They often use rice water as a toner to brighten and promote flawless, radiant skin. They use face tools like the jade roller and gua sha and drink green tea to flush out toxins and prevent acne.

Key Takeaways

  • Some popular Chinese women that are globally well-known for their enchanting beauty include Wang Zhou Jun, Dao Chan, Xi Shi, Yang Guifei, Gigi Lai, etc.
  • The list of most beautiful Chinese divas features women from various backgrounds such as singers, actresses, models, fashion designers, producers, etc.
  • Chinese beauties are admired for their talent, elegance, personality, intelligence, and beautiful skin across the globe.
Beautiful Chinese Women

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Shalini Roy has a Master's degree in English literature from Pondicherry University. She is an ambivert whose expressions have found their way in writing. She channels her passion for all things fashion and makeup to write engaging content related to beauty and lifestyle and has two years of experience.

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