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Famous People Named Wang

Updated February 20, 2021 1.1k views100 items
Who knew there were so many famous people named Wang in the world? Our list of celebrities named Wang 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 Wangs 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 Wang, actors named Wang, and much more. Wang Feifei, Wang Jingwei, and Wang Wei are only a few of the well-known people named Wang on this list.
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  • Fei

    Actor, Singer

    Age34

    Wang Feifei (born April 27, 1987), known professionally as Fei, is a Chinese singer, actress and entertainer. She was a member of South Korean girl group Miss A from the group's debut in 2010 until...  more

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  • Wang Jingwei

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 61 (1883-1944)

    BirthplaceSanshui District, China

    Wang Jingwei (Wang Ching-wei; 4 May 1883 – 10 November 1944), born as Wang Zhaoming (Wang Chao-ming), but widely known by his pen name "Jingwei", was a Chinese politician. He was initially a member...  more
  • Wang Wei

    Painter, Poet

    Age1320

    BirthplaceJinzhong, China

    Wang Wei (Chinese: 王維; 699–759) was a Chinese poet, musician, painter, and politician during the Tang dynasty. He was one of the most famous men of arts and letters of his time. Many of his poems...  more
  • Wang Mang (Chinese: 王莽; pinyin: Wáng Mǎng, c. 45 BC – 6 October 23 AD), courtesy name Jujun (Chinese: 巨君; pinyin: Jùjūn), was a Han dynasty official and consort kin who seized the throne from the Liu...  more
  • Wang Meng

    Athlete, Speed Skater

    Age36

    BirthplaceQitaihe, China

    Wang Meng (Chinese: 王濛; pinyin: Wáng Méng; born April 10, 1985 in Qitaihe, Heilongjiang) is a Chinese short track speed skater. She is a four-time Olympic Champion and 2008 and 2009 Overall World...  more
  • Wang Hongwen (December, 1935 – August 3, 1992) was a Chinese labour activist and politician who spent most of his career in Shanghai. He was an important political figure during the Cultural...  more
  • Wang Xiaoshuai

    Screenwriter, Actor

    Age55

    BirthplaceChina, Shanghai

    Wang Xiaoshuai (simplified Chinese: 王小帅; traditional Chinese: 王小帥; pinyin: Wáng Xiăoshuài; born May 22, 1966) is a Chinese film director, screenwriter and occasional actor. He is commonly grouped...  more
  • Age40

    BirthplaceSouth Korea

    Wang Bit-na (born April 15, 1981) is a South Korean actress. She is best known for playing Bu-yong in the popular historical drama Hwang Jini. ...  more
  • Wang Nan (Chinese: 王楠; pinyin: Wáng Nán; born October 23, 1978 in Fushun, Liaoning) is a female Chinese table tennis player from Liaoning. Wang remained as world #1 on the ITTF ranking system from...  more
  • Wang Quan'an

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    Age55

    BirthplaceChina, Yan'an, Eurasia, Shaanxi

    Wang Quan'an (Chinese: 王全安; pinyin: Wáng Quán'ān) (b. 1965) is a Sixth Generation Chinese film director. Wang was born in Yan'an, China. He graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in 1991. He had a...  more
  • Wang Xin may refer to: Wang Xin (badminton) (born 1985), Chinese female badminton player Wang Xin (diver) (born 1992), Chinese female diver Wang Xin (artist) (born 1983), Chinese artist Wang Xin...  more
  • Wang Dan

    Author, Political Activist

    Age52

    BirthplaceBeijing, China

    Wang Dan is the name of: Wang Dan (Song dynasty) (957–1017), Song dynasty grand councilor Wang Dan (dissident) (born 1969), Chinese dissident and student leader in the 1989 Tiananmen Square...  more
  • Age75

    BirthplaceChina, Beijing, Eurasia

    Wang Xueqi (Chinese: 王学圻; born 19 March 1946) is a Chinese film actor whose career has spanned over 25 years. He was often cast in early Fifth Generation films, such as Chen Kaige's Yellow Earth...  more
  • Wang Anshi

    Economist

    AgeDec. at 64 (1021-1086)

    BirthplaceLinchuan District

    Wang Anshi (; [wǎŋ ánʂɨ̌]; Chinese: 王安石; December 8, 1021 – May 21, 1086), courtesy name Jiefu (Chinese: 介甫), was a Chinese economist, poet and politician during the Song dynasty. He served as...  more
  • Wang Zhi

    Pirate
    Wang Zhi (Chinese: 王直 or 汪直), art name Wufeng (五峰), was a Chinese pirate lord of the 16th century, one of the chief named and known figures among the wokou pirates prevalent during the reign of the...  more
  • Wang Qiang (Wang Ch'iang; 王牆, also 王檣 and 王嬙), commonly known by her courtesy name Wang Zhaojun (Chinese: 王昭君; Wade–Giles: Wang Chao-chun) was known as one of the Four Beauties of ancient China. Born...  more
  • Wang Beixing

    Athlete, Speed Skater

    Age36

    BirthplaceHarbin, China

    Wang Beixing (Chinese: 王北星; pinyin: Wáng Běixīng; born 10 March 1985) is a Chinese long track speed skater, specializing in short distances (500 m and 1000 m). Wang first competed in 2003. However,...  more
  • Wang Bing

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    Age54

    BirthplaceChina, Xi'an, Eurasia, Shaanxi

    Wang Bing (Chinese: 王兵; pinyin: Wáng Bīng; born 1967) is a Chinese director, often referred to as one of the foremost figures in documentary film-making. Wang is the founder of his own production...  more
  • Wang Chunlu

    Short Track Speed Skater

    Age42

    BirthplaceChangchun, China

    Wang Chunlu (born 27 September 1978 in Changchun, China) is a Chinese short track speed skater. She won medals in the 500 m and 3000 m relay at the 2002 Winter Olympics. She had also already won a...  more
  • Wang Bingyu

    Curler, Athlete

    Age37

    BirthplaceHarbin, China

    Wang Bingyu (Chinese: 王冰玉; pinyin: Wáng Bīngyù; Mandarin pronunciation: [wǎŋ píŋ ŷ]; born October 7, 1984 in Harbin, Heilongjiang; usually referred to in the media as Bingyu "Betty" Wang) is a...  more
  • Wang Aichen

    Athlete

    Age36

    BirthplaceLiaoning, China

    Wang Aichen (born 28 March 1985 in Liaoning) is a male Chinese windsurfer. He competed for Team China at the 2008 Summer Olympics (finishing in 7th) and 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's RS-X class...  more
  • Wang Yitang

    Wang Yitang (Chinese: 王揖唐; pinyin: Wáng Yītáng; Wade–Giles: Wang I-T'ang; October 17, 1877 – September 10, 1948) was a politician and military leader in the Qing Dynasty and Republic of China. He...  more
  • Wang Chuanfu

    Wang Chuanfu (Chinese: 王传福; born 1966) is a Chinese chemist, billionaire businessman, and founder of BYD Company. ...  more
  • Wang Lang

    Politician
    Wang Lang (pronunciation ) (died December 228), courtesy name Jingxing, was a Chinese politician and minor warlord who lived during the late Eastern Han dynasty of China. He later served in the state...  more
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