Donald Trump (born 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. According toForbesmagazine, he was the world’s 544th richest person as of May 2017, with an estimated net worth of $3.5 billion.
Steven Spielberg (born 1946) is an American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular directors and producers in film history. He is also one of the co-founders of DreamWorks Studios.
Spielberg won the Academy Award for Best Director forSchindler’s ListandSaving Private Ryan, as well as receiving five other nominations. Three of Spielberg’s films—Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,andJurassic Park—achieved box office records, originated and came to epitomize the blockbuster film.
Having many Chinese fans, Michael Jackson (born 1958) had a magical universal appeal to people of all colors and races. His music and dance moves have been imitated by countless people who were overwhelmed by his charm and talent.
”She is the United Nations. She is peace in the world,” former U.N. Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar said.
She is Mother Teresa (born 1910). The subject of many films and other books, Mother Teresa was admired by many for her charitable work.
Hu Ge, a Chinese actor born in 1982, skyrocketed to national fame starring in the 2005 hit television series,Chinese Paladin, and then became a heartthrob among young women in China. However, he was severely injured in a car accident in August 2006. The young idol made a long-awaited comeback as an increasingly mature actor, with his best known role as Mei Changsu in the 2015 television drama,Nirvana in Fire, for which he received the Best Actor Award at the 22nd Magnolia Awards.
Many people were impressed by her powerful groundstrokes and quick reflexes as a tennis player. She is Li Na (born 1982), who started playing when she was only six.
In 2004, the 22-year-old Li became the first Chinese female player to win a WTA tour title. At the 2011 Australian Open, Li was the first Chinese player to be in a Grand Slam singles final.
She is also active in philanthropy, donating 500,000 yuan to Yushu in Qinghai province after the 2010 earthquake.
In 2017, Geling Yan’s novelFang Huawas adapted into a big-screen work,Youth. Born in Shanghai in 1958, many of Yan’s works have been adapted into films and TV shows, including the 2011 filmThe Flower of War.
Known for witty and humorous language, her novels portray many impressive characters in the Chinese contemporary literature world.
Born in Taiwan in 1970, Rene Liu and her songs are important memories for many Chinese people from the post-70s and 80s generations. She won many awards for her successful performances in films and TV show, but she impressed the people most with her songs. Liu started her career as star of a film adapted from Geling Yan’s novelXiao Yu.