Daily Archives: February 5, 2014

Yu Na

Yu Na

Yu Na was born in Guiyang, the capital city of Guizhou Province, and is a famous model-turned actress who appeared in Chinese TV hit series “How to rescue you, My love”, “One Meter Sunlight”, “Come Home” and many others. Yu won many local modeling contests, and was crowned New Silk Road Model Look China in 2000, making her a house-hold name overnight. In that same year, Yu was awarded the Best Asian Image Award at the 7th World Supermodel Contest held in France. Yu is well-known for her sweet smile and girl-next-door style.

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Tan Jing


Tan Jing (born September 11, 1977) is a solo singer in the Song and Dance Ensemble of the People’s Liberation Army and a first class national actress. Her music blends bel canto, Chinese national music (Guoyue), and popular singing styles. She has been dubbed “The Voice of Harmony” for her efforts to spread Chinese music, culture, and goodwill through her professional and philanthropic contributions.

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Qu Ying

Qu Ying is considered to be the most successful Chinese model during a career transition. Qu was born in Changde City, Hunan Province, and is a fashion model, actress, hostess and singer. She is the spokesperson for many global brands including Pantene and Maybelline. Qu began her modeling career in 1990, and was runner-up in the 1991 New Silk Road Model Look China. Also in that same year, Qu placed second at the 2nd China Super Model Contest, also known as the World Supermodel Contest China Selection.

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Ma Yanli


Ma Yanli was born to a family of farmers in Zhoukou City, Henan Province, and is a renowned Chinese model, actress and fashion designer. Ma proved that a young girl can stand out from the pack with her beauty, talent and diligence. Ma, originally a provincial-level rowing champion, left professional sports to pursue a career in modeling in 1994. Continue reading Ma Yanli

Lv Yan


Lv Yan is from a silver miner’s family in De’an, Jiangxi Province. Lv began her modeling career in 1999, in which she was spotted by famous stylist Li Dongtian. Lv, with small eyes, a flat nose and a freckled face, is by no means pretty by the Chinese standards. However, the “ugly girl” grew up to become a supermodel on global catwalks. Lv went to Paris in 2000 when she was only 19 and rose to fame. In 2000, Lv won second place at the International Supermodel Pageant, the highest-ever ranking for a Chinese model in an international contest.

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