Name: Zhang Zi Yi
Birth: February 9, 1979
Homeland: Beijing, China
Height: 5'4 or 5'5 (it can be any of the two)
Hair/Eyes: Black / Brown
Claim to Fame: Romantic heroine in the critically acclaimed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Chinese Horoscope: Sheep
Family: Father (Economist) Mother (kindergarten Teacher) 1 older brother
Interest: Dancing and Gymnastics
Ranked 2nd of the 100 Sexiest Women by FHM Taiwan (2001).
Named one of the 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 by Teen People Magazine (2001).
Named one of the 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 by Teen People Magazine (2002).
Ranked #91 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" (2002)
Voted in at #100 in FHM's Sexiest 100 Girls of 2002, UK edition. [June 2002]
Forbes magazine's China edition recently ranked her the second most popular celebrity after NBA player 'Yao Ming' . [August 2004]
Named by Entertainment Weekly in their 'The Must List' 2005. Listed 38th out of the 122 people and things the magazine "loves" this year, Ziyi was the only Chinese to be included.
Selected by Southern People Weekly magazine as 'Chinese Top Ten Leaders Of The Younger Generation' in 2005.
Listed in People's '50 Most Beautiful People' List in 2005.
Listed in TIME's World's 100 Most Influential People. They called her "China's Gift to Hollywood".
Ranked one of the '100 Most Beautiful Women in the World' in the July 2005 issue of Harpers & Queen magazine. It was her first time on the list. She was ranked number 15.
Included in People's 100 Most Beautiful People in the World the second year in a row in 2006. This is now her third appearance on the list.
Voted in at #86 in FHM's sexiest women in the world in 2006. She had not appeared in the list since 2002.
Topped Japanese Playboy's "100 Sexiest Women in Asia" list and was featured on the cover. (April 2006)
Voted #1 in E!'s Sexiest Action Stars list in summer 2007.
Ranked #3 in Japanese magazine CLASSY's 'Super Perfect Head-to-Body Size Ratio List' in January 2009.
Name: Zhang Zi Yi