Peng Liyuan

Chinese singer and 2nd spouse of Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping

Peng Liyuan (Chinese: 彭丽媛; pinyin: Péng Lìyuán; born 20 November 1962) is a Chinese soprano and folk singer. She is the wife of Xi Jinping, the current General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party and President of the People's Republic of China.[1]

Peng Liyuan
First Lady of China
Assumed role
14 March 2013
PresidentXi Jinping
General SecretaryXi Jinping
Preceded byLiu Yongqing
President of the People's Liberation Army Academy of Art
In office
May 2012 – July 2017
Preceded byZhang Jigang
Succeeded byZhang Qichao
In office
February 1998 – March 2013
ChairmanLi Ruihuan
Jia Qinglin
Personal details
Born (1962-11-20) 20 November 1962 (age 61)
Yuncheng County, Shandong, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Xi Jinping (m. 1987)
ChildrenXi Mingze
Alma materChina Conservatory of Music
OccupationSinger, Professor of vocal music
ProfessionSoprano and (first holder of a master's degree in) "Chinese ethnic vocal music" (中国民族声乐)
Military service
Allegiance People's Republic of China
Branch/service People's Liberation Army
Years of service1980–2017
RankMajor General
CommandsPeople's Liberation Army Academy of Art

References change

  1. "Guhantai news 3/30/2013". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2013.