Joey Wang

About Joey Wang

Who is it?: Actress, Animation Department
Birth Day: January 31, 1967
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Chinese name: 王祖贤 (simplified)
Pinyin: Wáng Zǔxián (Mandarin)
Jyutping: Wong4 Zou2jin4 (Cantonese)
Other names: Joey Wang Joey Ong Jyo Han/Hen (Taiwanese), Wang Tsu Hsien
Partner(s): Chyi Chin (1985~2002)
Ancestry: Shucheng, Anhui
Awards: Awards Sitges - Catalan International Film Festival 1992 Best Actress (A Chinese Ghost Story III) Sitges - Catalan International Film Festival 1992 Best Actress (A Chinese Ghost Story III) Sitges - Catalan International Film Festival 1992 Best Actress (A Chinese Ghost Story III)

Joey Wang Net Worth

Joey Wang was born on January 31, 1967, is Actress, Animation Department. Joey Wang grew up in her native Taiwan, where she was spotted by a talent scout for a modeling agency. Her height and delicate beauty made her one of the most popular Taiwanese models, and Wang went on to have a successful film career. Her ethereal elegance was used to great effect by director Ching Siu-tung in A Chinese Ghost Story (1987) and its sequels. Wang has also appeared in dozens of contemporary feature films, including 'God of Gamblers' starring Chow Yun-Fat, and 'City Hunter' opposite Jackie Chan.
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Wong was born on 31 January 1967 and raised in Taipei. She completed her secondary school education there. She was enrolled in the drama program of Guoguang Arts School (now National Taiwan College of Performing Arts (Chinese article). She has an older brother, a younger brother and one sister.


Joey Wong was also very well known for the relationship with Chyi Chin, who was a Taiwanese singer. Their relationships lasted about 16 years, from 1987 to 1991, 1993 to 2002. Now they remain friends.


In 1989 she went to Japan to star in the TV series A Woman From Hong Kong. Later she also made commercials and published photo albums. In 1992 she made her singing debut with the Japanese and Mandarin CD single, "Hold You In My Arms Forever". In 1993, she appeared as the White Snake in Tsui Hark's Green Snake, a revision of the Madame White Snake legend told from the perspective of the younger Green Snake, though White Snake remains the romantic lead.


Wong expressed a Desire to retire from film making in 1994 and stayed away from the limelight until 1997 when she returned to the silver screen in the Japanese movie Peking Genjin (Peking Man) and released the companion CD single "Who Are You?".


In 1998 she released the extended Japanese CD Angelus and her first and only full CD, in Mandarin, Isolation a.k.a. Isolated From The World.


She returned to semi-retirement after the release of Isolation, but returned once again to films in 2001 with Peony Pavilion, then once again announced her retirement in 2002 after leaving Chyi Chin.


In 2004 she appeared in Beautiful Shanghai a.k.a. Shanghai Story and reportedly appeared in a Taiwanese TV series with on again, off again beau Chyi Chin. It was reported that she enjoyed her return to films and reportedly signed a multi-film contract. However, the unexpected suicide of her friend and former movie co-star Leslie Cheung caused her to withdraw once again from the limelight.


In September 2005, coinciding with the worldwide release of Beautiful Shanghai (Shanghai Story), she once again announced her formal retirement. She currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and is studying English.