List of Famous people named Zhang
Zhang Gaoli is a retired Chinese politician. He served as the Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China between 2013 and 2018 and as a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, China's highest ruling council, between 2012 and 2017. Prior to his ascension, Zhang served as the Communist Party Secretary of Tianjin between 2007 and 2012, and the Party Secretary in the economic powerhouse of Shandong province between 2002 and 2007.
Zhang Weili, nicknamed "Magnum", is a Chinese mixed martial artist. She was the former Kunlun Fight (KLF) strawweight champion and currently competes in the strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where she is the current UFC Women's Strawweight World Champion. She is the first ever Chinese and East Asian champion in UFC history. As of November 23, 2020, she is ranked #3 in UFC women's pound-for-pound rankings.
Zhang Zhehan is a Chinese actor and singer. He is best known for his roles in Legend of Ban Shu, Demon Girl, Legend of Yunxi, The Blooms at Ruyi Pavilion, and Word of Honor.
Zhang Yuxi is a Chinese actress. She is known for her roles as Lin Xingchen in the romance comedy drama My Little Princess and Li Shiya in I Cannot Hug You.
Zhang Zhan is a Chinese citizen journalist and former lawyer who was tortured by Chinese secret police and sentenced to four years in prison on the charges of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" for her reporting on the Chinese government's mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic. She is the first citizen journalist to be sentenced for reporting on the pandemic in China, although at least 47 other journalists are currently in detention in China for their coronavirus reporting.
Zhang Xincheng, also known by his English name Steven Zhang, is a Chinese actor.
Zhang Jin, also known as Max Zhang, is a Hong Kong-Chinese actor, martial artist and a former wushu athlete who won the Best Supporting Actor at the 33rd Hong Kong Film Awards.
Zhang Ziyi is a Chinese actress and model. Her first major role was in The Road Home (1999). She later gained international recognition for her role in Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), which was nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Zhang has also appeared in Rush Hour 2 (2001), Hero (2002), and House of Flying Daggers (2004). Her most critically acclaimed works are Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), which earned her nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role; and The Grandmaster (2013), for which she won 12 different Best Actress awards to become the most awarded Chinese actress for a single film.
Zhang Bichen, also known as Diamond Zhang, is a Chinese singer. She was a member of the South Korean girl group Sunny Days. In 2014, she won the Chinese singing contest The Voice of China.
Zhang Shuai is a Chinese professional tennis player. She has a career-high singles ranking of world No. 23, achieved on 14 November 2016, and a highest doubles ranking of 9, reached on 20 May 2019. Zhang has won 24 singles titles: 20 on the ITF Circuit, two on the WTA Tour – both at the Guangzhou International Women's Open – and two on tournaments of the WTA 125K series. In doubles, she has won 17 titles, including the 2019 Australian Open, partnered with Samantha Stosur.