Source of Wealth:Acting, Modeling
Birth Place:Beijing, China
Date of Birth:February 9, 1979
International Asian award-winning actress Zhang Ziyi's estimated net worth is at $15 million. Based in Beijing, China, much of her income comes from both international and local films, and modeling endorsements.
Zhang Ziyi, or Ziyi Zhang in China, is a renowned Chinese film actress and commercial model. She was also an award-winning dancer having joined the Beijing Dance Academy at the young age of 8. Winning a championship trophy in the National Dance Youth competition helped propel her status in the world of modeling and then, film.
Zhang Ziyi started her film career in a critically-acclaimed film, "The Road Home" in 1999. The film won the Berlin Film Festival's Silver Bear price in 2000. Aside from being considered one of the 4 "Dan" or Most Powerful Actresses in the Chinese film industry, much of her global popularity emanates from international films like "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", "Rush Hour 2", "House of Flying Daggers", "The Banquet", "The Horsemen", and "Memoirs of a Geisha".
She had been nominated for 3 BAFTA awards, as well as received nominations for the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, the Chicago and Toronto Film Critics Association, and the Independent Spirit. She also earned both Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for the film “Hero” in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
Aside from her film contribution, her income also comes from steady commercial endorsements of brands like Omega Watches, VISA, Maybelline cosmetics, Garnier, and Precious Platinum. She maintained her brand ambassador status of these companies up to this day.
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