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Faye Wong

Chinese singer-songwriter and actress
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wong (Wang).

Faye Wong, or Wang Fei (Chinese: 王菲, born August 8, 1969[1]) is a Chinese singer and actress. Wong was born in Beijing.[1] She moved to Hong Kong in 1987 and has had great success since the early 1990s.

Faye Wong
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Wong performing at a concert in Kuala Lumpur, 2011
Native name
王菲
Born (1969-08-08) 8 August 1969 (age 50)
Other namesXia Lin (Ha Lam) ()
Occupationsinger-songwriter, actress
Years active1989–2005, 2010–present
Spouse(s)
Dou Wei
(m. 1996; div. 1999)

Li Yapeng
(m. 2005; div. 2013)
Children
  • Leah Dou (daughter) (b. 1997)
  • Li Yan (daughter) (b. 2006)
Parent(s)Wang Youlin (father)
Xia Guiyin (mother)
AwardsStockholm Film Festival
Best Actress
1994 Chungking Express
Jade Solid Gold Best Ten Music Awards
Asia Pacific Most Popular HK Female Artist
1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1999 2000
Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards – Best Actress
2002 Chinese Odyssey 2002


Golden Melody Awards – Best Female Mandarin Artist
2004 To Love


Chinese name
Chinese王菲
Musical career
Also known asShirley Wong

Wong4 Zing6 Man4 (Cantonese)
OriginBeijing, China
GenresC-pop (both Mandopop and Cantopop), C-rock, dream pop, Buddhist music, J-pop
LabelsCinepoly, EMI, Sony Music

Studio AlbumsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Faye Wong - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 February 2013.