Zhou Xun is a multitalented artist who can both sing and act. Regarded as the Four Dan Actresses of China, Xun rose to fame from the 2000 movie, Suzhou River. Aside from that, she is also the recipient of the Asian Film Awards and Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards.
Today we will talk more about this amazing actress and everything there is to know about her. From professional to personal, all details will be unveiled. So, get ready, folks.
Let’s start with some facts first.
Zhou Xun: Quick Facts
October 18, 1974
Quzhou, Zhejiang, China
5 feet 4 inches(160 cm)
Zhou Xun: Married- Who Is Her Husband?
Zhou is an amazing talent in the Chinese entertainment world. She has many fans inside and outside of the country who wants to know everything about her. To make it clear, this beauty is married as of now.
Likewise, on July 16, 2014, this beautiful actress tied the knot with American actor Archie Kao after a charity event in Hangzhou, China. They have been going strong ever since and has yet to be linked with any rumors and controversies.
Professional Career: Movies and TV shows
Form an early age, Zhou had an interest in acting and showed her interest in it. She even went against her parents and studied acting. But all of her hard work did not go to waste as in 1995, Zhou got her chance to work in a motion picture.
Likewise, she debuted from the comedy movie, The Pampered Wife. From there, she appeared in major movies like Temptress Moon(1996), The Emperor and the Assassin(1999). Zhou made her small screen debut from the 1997 series, Red Recipe, and did few other shows within three years.
However, it was from the 2000 historical drama, Palace of Desire, that she got recognition in China. For her role, Xun received the Audience’s Choice for Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards at the 18th China TV Golden Eagle Award.
Furthermore, Xun’s fame received new height after appearing in the 2000 movie Suzhou River as Lou Ye. Xun won the Best Actress Award at the 15th Festival du Film de Paris. Likewise, it was the same year; Xun was deemed as the Four Dan Actresses alongside Zhang Ziyi, Zhao Wei, and Xu Jinglei.
Similarly, her other remarkable works include Love Story in Shanghai(2001), Where Have All the Flowers Gone(2002), Beach(2003), Stolen Life(2005), Ming Ming(2007), Confucius(2010), The Silent War(2012), Overheard 3(2014), Last Letter(2018), and many other short films as well.
Awards and Other Ventures
After working in many movies as an actress, Zhou finally made her directorial debut with the short film, Five Demon Traps. Later in 2015, she produced the movie, Les Aventures d’Anthony.
Moreover, as mentioned above, Xun is not only an actress but a singer as well. Since her debut as a singer in 1999, Xun has released over dozens of singles till now. Some of them happen to be No Choice(2001), Sunrise and Sunset(2003), In My Eye(2004), Bubble(2005), Song of the Vagrant(2006), For the Child(2014), Spring Time(2019), and many more.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, this Chinese diva has an estimated net worth of $20 million. In addition, she makes most of her income from her successful career as an actress. Aside from that, Xun also adds to her income from her works as a singer as well.
However, the multitalented Xun has yet to reveal any information when it comes to her income and assets. We will update if we find some information on it.
Age, Height, and Measurements
The Chinese actress and singer, Zhou, was born in the year 1974, which makes her 45 years old as of now. Not to mention, she celebrates her birthday every year on the 18th of October. Also, her star sign is Libra. And people of this sign are known to be born performers.
Moreover, with talent, the actress is also born with beauty. She stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches(160 cm) and weighs around 48 kg(106 lbs). On top of that, she has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.
Early Life and Education
Talking about Zhou’s family and early life, she was born in a middle-class family in Quzhou, Zhejiang, China. She is the daughter of Zhou Tianning, a local film projectionist, and Chen Yiqin, a salesperson at a department store.
Likewise, she has not mentioned much about her siblings, so; it is likely that Xun is an only child. As for her education, the beautiful actress went to Quzhou No. Middle School. Later, Xun enrolled in the Zhejiang Arts Institute to study acting.