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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.
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Chen Ruolin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Chen
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
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
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, 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 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 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
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
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
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
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.

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-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 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
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
Actor
Chen Xing is an actor.

Chen Ya-Lan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Chen
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
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
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 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

Chen Lu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Chen
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
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