Famous People From Taiwan

List of famous people from Taiwan, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Taiwan, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Taiwan you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Taiwan, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

List includes Kevin Tsai, Yuan-chun Wu and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Taiwan?" or "Which celebrities were born in Taiwan?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
    • Birthplace: Taiwan, Taipei
    Takeshi Kaneshiro (金城武; born October 11, 1973) is a Taiwanese-Japanese actor and singer. Kaneshiro has worked with some of the most renowned directors in Asia, namely, Wong Kar Wai (Chungking ...more
  • Jay Chou
    Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Linkou District, Taiwan
    Jay Chou (traditional Chinese: 周杰倫; simplified Chinese: 周杰伦; pinyin: Zhōu Jiélún; Wade–Giles: Chou Chieh-lun; born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, film ...more
  • James Wen

    James Wen

    Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Taiwan, Kaohsiung
    James Wen is a Taiwanese actor, model and former reporter. He is known for his supporting performance in Taiwanese drama My Queen, for which he received one of his four Golden Bell Awards ...more
    • Birthplace: Taiwan, Chiayi City
    Sylvia Chang or Chang Ai-chia (Chinese: 張艾嘉; pinyin: Zhāng Àijiā; born 21 July 1953) is a Taiwanese actress, writer, singer, producer and director. In 1992, she was a member of the jury at the 42nd ...more
  • Kai-Fu Lee
    Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
    Kai-Fu Lee (traditional Chinese: 李開復; simplified Chinese: 李开复; pinyin: Lǐ Kāifù; born December 3, 1961) is a Taiwanese-born American computer scientist, businessman, and writer. He is currently based ...more