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Who knew there were so many famous people named Chen in the world? Our list of celebrities named Chen includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Chens below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Chen, actors named Chen, and much more. Chen Ruolin, Chen Kaige, and Chen Yibing are only a few of the well-known people named Chen on this list.

Chen Ruolin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Ruolin Athlete Chen Ruolin is a Chinese diver. She won the gold medals in the women's 10m platform and 10m synchronized platform at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing for Team China, then duplicated the ...more

Chen Kaige is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Kaige Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Chen Kaige is a Chinese film director and a leading figure of the fifth generation of Chinese cinema. His films are known for their visual flair and epic storytelling. Chen won the Palme d'Or at ...more

Chen Yibing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Yibing Gymnast Chen Yibing is a Chinese gymnast, a four-time world champion on still rings. Chen was part of the Chinese team that won the gold medal in the team event at the World Artistic Gymnastics ...more

Chen Sheng is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Sheng Chen Sheng, also known as Chen She, was the leader of the first rebellion, known as Dazexiang Uprising, against the Qin Dynasty during the reign of the second Qin emperor Qin Er Shi.

Chen Qimei is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Qimei Chen Qimei was a Chinese revolutionary activist, close political ally of Sun Yat-sen, and early mentor of Chiang Kai-shek. He was as one of the founders of the Republic of China, and the uncle ...more

Chen Zhong is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Zhong Chen Zhong is a retired Chinese taekwondo competitor who represented her country at international level for more than 10 years, including three consecutive Summer Olympic Games. She won China's ...more

Chen Chi Chen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Chi Chen Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor Chen Chi Chen also known as Cheer Chen; born June 6, 1975 in Taipei, Taiwan is a popular yet low-profile Taiwanese singer-songwriter, widely recognized as a talented musician among the Chinese ...more

Chen Cheng is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Cheng Politician Chen Cheng, was a Chinese political and military leader, and one of the main National Revolutionary Army commanders during the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War. After moving to ...more

Chen Jiongming is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Jiongming Politician, Warlord, Lawyer Chen Jiongming was a revolutionary figure in the early periods of the Republic of China. Chen Jiongming was born in 1878 at Haifeng, Guangdong, China. He was by training a lawyer and became a ...more

Chen Kuan-tai is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Kuan-tai Film Producer, Actor, Film Director Chen Kuan-tai is a Chinese martial arts film star. He has primarily appeared in Shaw Brothers productions, and was one of the first solid trained, martial arts stars employed by the company. His ...more

Chen Hansheng is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Hansheng Chen Hansheng, also known as Chen Han-seng and Geoffrey Chen, was a Chinese sociologist and considered a pioneer of modern Chinese social science, and also a member of legendary Soviet ...more

Chen Jingrun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Jingrun Mathematician Chen Jingrun was a Chinese mathematician who made significant contributions to number theory.

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Chen Cheng-po is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Cheng-po Tan Ting-pho, was a well-known Taiwanese painter. In 1926, his oil painting Street of Chiayi was featured in the seventh Empire Art Exhibition in Japan, which was the first time a Taiwanese ...more

Chen Wen-Chi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Wen-Chi Chen Wen-ch'i has been President and CEO of VIA Technologies, Inc. since 1992, and has overseen its transition from chipset designer to a leading developer of silicon chip technologies and PC ...more

Chen Lili is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Lili Chen Lili is a transsexual singer, model, and actress from People's Republic of China . She became widely known in 2004 when she competed and attempted to compete in beauty pageants as a woman. ...more

Chen Duxiu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Duxiu Politician, Author, Philosopher Chen Duxiu was a Chinese revolutionary socialist, educator, philosopher, and author, who co-founded the Chinese Communist Party in 1921, serving from 1921 to 1927 as its first General Secretary. ...more

Chen Sing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Sing Actor Chen Xing is an actor.

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Chen Ya-Lan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Ya-Lan Actor, Singer, Presenter Chen Ya-Lan is a Taiwanese Opera actor, singer and TV presenter.

Chen Show Mao is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Show Mao Corporate lawyer, Lawyer Chen Show Mao, JD, is a Singaporean politician and lawyer. He is a member of the opposition Workers' Party, and has been a member of parliament for the Aljunied Group Representation Constituency ...more

Chen Hanwei is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Hanwei Singer Tan Hung Wee, better known by his Chinese stage name Chen Hanwei, is a Malaysia-born Singaporean actor. He is known especially for a song, 关怀方式, sung together with Cai Lilian.

Chen Kun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Kun Chen Kun is a Chinese baseball player who was a member of Team China at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Chen Yanqing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Yanqing Chen Yanqing is a Chinese weightlifter who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2008 Summer Olympics. She won the gold medal in the 58 kg class in both competitions, making her the first ...more

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Chen Lu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Lu Figure Skater Chen Lu is a Chinese figure skater. She is the 1994 and 1998 Olympic bronze medalist and the 1995 World Champion. Chen won the first ever Olympic medal in figure skating for China. Chen is one ...more

Chen Kun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Kun Actor, Singer Chen Kun, sometimes credited as Aloys Chen, is a Chinese actor and singer. He has won the Hundred Flowers Award's for Best Actor, Huabiao Award for Best Actor, and has received one Golden Horse ...more

Chen Ying-Git is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Ying-Git Chen Ying-Git, is a female singer of Taiwanese Hakka heritage. She has produced albums from the 1980s through the 1990s like another singer, Jody Chiang. One of her famous songs is 海海人生. She ...more

Chen Liping is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Liping Actor Chen Liping is an actor.

Chen Hao is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Chen
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Chen Yueling is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Yueling Chen Yueling is now an American race walker, who became the first ever female Olympic Race walking champion in 1992 while competing for China. She had done mountain climbing and long distance ...more

Chen Daoming is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Daoming Actor Chen Daoming is a Chinese actor who has starred in various genres of film and television series.

Chen Kuo-Fu is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Kuo-Fu Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Chen Kuo-Fu is a Taiwanese film director, screenwriter and producer. His film The Personals was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival. Born in 1958 Chen ...more

Chen Yinke is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Yinke Historian Chen Yinke was a sinologist and a fellow of Academia Sinica, considered one of the most original and creative historians in 20th century China. His representative works are Draft essays on the ...more

Chen Po-liang is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Po-liang Soccer Player Chen Po-liang is a professional Taiwanese footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Chinese Super League side Hangzhou Greentown.

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Chen Jin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Jin Athlete Chen Jin is a retired male badminton player from China. He is the former World Men's singles Champion, after defeating Taufik Hidayat in the final of the 2010 BWF World Championships in Paris. ...more

Chen Jianghua is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Jianghua Basketball player Chen Jianghua, in Panyu, Shawan, Guangzhou, Guangdong, People's Republic of China is Chinese professional basketball player.

Chen Jing is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Jing Chen Jing is a Chinese volleyball player who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics and in the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Chen Ran is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Ran Essayist, Writer, Critic Chen Ran is a Chinese avant-garde writer. Most of her works appeared in the 1990s and often deal with Chinese feminism.

Chen Shui-bian is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Shui-bian Politician, Lawyer Chen Shui-bian is a Taiwanese politician who served as President of the Republic of China from 2000 to 2008. Chen's election ended more than fifty years of Kuomintang control of the Executive ...more

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Chen Nan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Nan Basketball player Chen Nan is a Chinese basketball player.

Chen Hong is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Hong Film Producer, Actor Chen Hong is a Chinese actress and film producer. She married film director Chen Kaige in 1996 and they have two sons. In recent years, she has co-produced and acted in the films Together, The ...more

Chen Sicheng is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Sicheng Songwriter, Screenwriter, Lyricist Chen Sicheng is a Chinese actor. He graduated from the Central Academy of Drama, and has a leading role in the 2009 film Spring Fever and 2014 film Beijing Love Story.

Chen Kenichi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Kenichi Chef Chen Kenichi, whose name is often romanized Chin Kenichi in Japanese sources, is a chef best known for his role as the Iron Chef Chinese on the television series Iron Chef. Nicknamed "The ...more

Chen Ying is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Ying Athlete Chen Ying is a female Chinese sports shooter who won the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and at the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships in 25 m Pistol. In the 2004 Summer Olympics she ...more

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Chen Jeng-i is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Jeng-i Chen Jeng-i is a Taiwanese football player who currently plays for Tatung F.C. as a defender. He can play both right back and left back and was voted as one of the best defenders in 2005 league ...more

Chen Yen Yen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Yen Yen Actor Chen Yen Yen was an actress.

Chen Shi-zheng is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Shi-zheng Actor, Writer, Film Director Chen Shi-Zheng is a New York-based theater director. Having earned a BA from the Hunan Art School in Traditional Opera, he received his MA from the Tisch School of Art at New York University. In ...more

Chen Ling is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Ling Chen Ling is a female archer from the People's Republic of China.

Chen Taisheng is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Taisheng Actor Chen Taisheng is an actor.

Chen Jiunn-ming is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Jiunn-ming Chen Jiunn-ming is a Taiwanese football player and manager. As a player, he plays for Taiwan Power Company F.C. and Chinese Taipei national football team as an attacking midfielder. As a ...more

Chen Weixing is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Weixing Soldier, Athlete Chen Weixing is an Austrian table tennis player of Chinese origin. He has played for SVS Lower Austria for several years. Chen found it difficult to be selected in China's competitive national ...more

Chen Ding-nan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Chen
Chen Ding-nan Politician, Lawyer Chen Ding-Nan was a Taiwanese politician.