The Asian continent, in recent years, has seen tremendous growth in its global influence across various aspects of human life. Led by China, the continent’s growth spans from economic, technological growth to political influence and also, entertainment. South Korean K-Pop has become one of the top genres of global music and so has the Chinese film industry (Chinawood), which has expanded through the works of talented actresses like Jing Tian.
Jing Tian has been a professional actress since 2008, and in that period, she has appeared in popular movies in her home country China, and in Hollywood, with movies such as Pacific Rim: Uprising, The Great Wall, The Warring States and a couple more others. As an actress, she has become one of the top names in Chinese productions, both in and outside the country. In this article, we covered everything you need to know about her here. Read on to learn more.
Jing Tian’s Biography
Jing Tian was born on the 21st of July, 1988 in Xi’an, Shaanxi, in China. Not much is known about her background but she grew up in a modest family of supportive parents who supported her dream of becoming an actress. As part of her efforts on becoming an actress, having made an appearance as a child actress in The Offense as Zeng Jun in 1992, she attended the Beijing Dance Academy and the Beijing Film Academy.
She debuted as an adult actress in 2008, in the film, Anaconda Frightened. It was a gentle reintroduction for Jing Tian back into the industry and she followed up the appearance with a role as Ouyang Xue in An Epic of a Woman, appearing in thirteen episodes.
Her upward journey as an actress continued with My Belle Beauty in 2010 as Xiao Ai and in the historical film about Sun Tzu as Tian Xi in The Warring States, where she got her breakthrough via her performance in the movie. She also appeared in another Sun Tzu focused project, Biography of Sun Tsu in 2013.
With each new appearance, Jing Tian expanded her popularity as an actress and she eventually began to star as a lead actress in a number of major Chinese movies like Police Story and Special ID, which was released in 2013. In the former, she starred alongside iconic actor, Jackie Chan.
In 2014, Jing Tian appeared in The Man from Macau as Officer Luo Ziwen and later in the same year, in a voice role as Argenta in the movie, Dragon Nest: Warriors’ Dawn. Her status as a leading actress continued with the romance drama, Legend of Ban Shu in 2015 and The Legend of Xiao Zhuang in the same year. In 2016, she starred in The Great Wall alongside Matt Damon in what became one of her most recognizable international roles. She also appeared in other international films Kong: Skull Island and Pacific Rim: Uprising, all within a space of three years.
Since she became an actress, Jing Tian has also established herself as a singer, with a number of singles to her name from some of her movies. She also has a music album, Who Are You which was released in 2007.
As for recognitions, Jing Tian is a recipient of a couple of awards and nominations, including the Golden Broom Awards and the Hollywood Film Awards.
Jing Tian’s Net Worth
Jing Tian, in a relatively short period, has appeared in several movies and TV shows and has been recognized as a huge box office draw, as shown by the Hollywood International Award she won in 2014 for her performances that have ignited the box office in China.
Through her work as an actress, she has been able to accrue an estimated net worth north of $7 million.
Is Zhang Jike Her Husband or Boyfriend?
On her own, Jing Tian is an established and popular personality in China and beyond, but her popularity is further solidified through her relationship with Zhang Jike, a professional table tennis player who is considered one of the best in the sport.
Zhang Jike, who is also Chinese, has been in a relationship with Jing Tian since March 2018. The tennis player announced their relationship via a post on Weibo.
Height and Weight
Jing Tian enjoys a great amount of popularity, not just because of her great acting skills but also her beautiful physical looks. At a height of 5 feet 6 inches, Jing has a more than average height for Asian women and she has a slim body size with a bodyweight of 50 kg.
In addition to her physical profile, she has other features like dark brown eyes and black hair color.