People from New Taipei

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  1. Qi Shu

    Qi Shu


    Lin Li-hui (Chinese: 林立慧; pinyin: Lín Lìhuì; born 16 April 1976), better known by her stage name Shu Qi, is a Taiwanese actress and model. She has also been credited as Hsu Chi and Shu Kei (Cantonese pronunciation of "Shu Qi").

  2. Jay Chou

    Jay Chou


    Jay Chou (born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor.

  3. Jolin Tsai

    Jolin Tsai


    Jolin Tsai (Chinese: 蔡依林, born September 15, 1980) is a Taiwanese singer, songwriter, dancer, actress and entrepreneur. Often referred to as the "Queen of C-Pop" and "Asia's Dancing Queen", Tsai has achieved great popularity and fame in Greater China and other regions of Asia.

  4. Nicky Wu

    Nicky Wu


    Nicholas "Nicky" Wu (born October 31, 1970) is a Taiwanese singer and actor. He found fame in 1988 when he became a member of the boy band, Xiao Hu Dui (performing alongside Alec Su and Julian Chen. The trio were extremely popular and successful in Taiwan, selling many records in the process. During his time with Little Tigers Team, he pursued a solo career, releasing an extensive catalogue of songs, Mandarin and Cantonese albums as a solo artist when member Julian Chen left the group to serve compulsory military service. Wu released his debut solo album in 1992.

  5. Genie Chuo

    Genie Chuo


    Genie Chuo (Chinese: 卓文萱; born 20 January 1986), is a Taiwanese Mandopop singer and actress, also known as Zhuo Wenxuan, Genie Zhuo, "Xuan Xuan" (萱萱) or "Xiao Mi" (小咪).

  6. Dave Wong

    Dave Wong


    Dave Wong (traditional Chinese: 王傑; simplified Chinese: 王杰; pinyin: Wáng Jié; Wade–Giles: Wong Kit; born 20 October 1962 in British Hong Kong) is a Taiwanese pop artist who was active in the late 1980s and early 1990s. His memorable hits include "一場遊戲一場夢" (A Game A Dream) and "幾分傷心幾分痴" (Bits of Sadness, Bits of Craze), "是否我真的一無所有" (Do I Really Have Nothing?), "誰明浪子心" (Who Can Understand A Loner's Heart?), "忘了你 忘了我" (Forget You Forget Me), and "安妮" (Annie).

  7. Su Rui

    Su Rui


    Su Rui (simplified Chinese: 苏芮; traditional Chinese: 蘇芮; pinyin: Sū Ruì; born June 13, 1952) or Su Jui, sometimes referred to as Julie Su, and in Malaysia as Sue Rey, is a former highly popular Chinese pop singer from Taiwan, especially in the 1980s.

  8. Timi Zhuo

    Timi Zhuo


    Timi Zhuo Yi-Ting (born October 2, 1981) is a singer from Taiwan. She has recorded over 800 songs in Mandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien and 2 songs in Cantonese.

  9. Pan Mei Chen

    Pan Mei Chen


    Pan Mei Chen (潘美辰; born 30 June 1969) is a Taiwanese Mandopop singer-songwriter. Her recording career started in 1987, and she has produced many albums over the years. Her talents range from songwriting to playing various instruments to performing. She has also appeared in many music videos. She is popular not only in her native country but in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Chinese communities in Singapore, Malaysia, and other parts of Southeast Asia.

  10. Xiao Huang-Chi

    Xiao Huang-Chi


    Xiao Huang-Chi (Chinese: 蕭煌奇; Hanyu Pinyin: Xiāo huáng qí; Tongyong Pinyin: Hsiāo huáng chí; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Siau Hông-kî, born September 22, 1976 in Banciao, Taiwan), is a blind Taiwanese Tai-pop and Mandopop artist and a former judoka (2nd dan black belt) that represented Taiwan in FESPIC Games in Beijing in 1994 where he got bronze and got seventh in 1996 Atlanta Paralympics. But he received news from his older brother that their grandmother died during competition, which led to Xiao writing "The words of my grandmother" as a tribute to her. Xiao Huang-Chi emerged in the Tai-pop scene after winning the Best Tai-pop male artist 2008 award in the Golden Melody Awards. Since then, he also won best songwriter and best album, but only in Tai-pop, but not Mandopop.

  11. Megan Lai

    Megan Lai


    Megan Lai (賴雅妍) (born December 4, 1979) is a Taiwanese actress and singer who is best known for Miss Rose, Meteor Garden II and Mars.

  12. Hsing-shu Yen

    Hsing-shu Yen


    Yen Hsing-su (born September 8, 1978), also known as Johnny Yen, is a Taiwanese basketball coach and former basketball player, singer and actor. He is currently the head coach of the Fubon Braves in Taiwan's Super Basketball League.

  13. Yang Shu-chun

    Yang Shu-chun


    Yang Shu-chun or Judy Yang Chinese: 楊淑君; pinyin: Yáng Shújūn; born October 26, 1985 in Yingge, Taipei County (now New Taipei City), Taiwan, is a female Taiwanese taekwondo athlete. She won the women's flyweight (under 51 kg) gold medal at the 2008 Asian Taekwondo Championships.

  14. Wang Yung-ching

    Wang Yung-ching


    Wang Yung-ching (traditional Chinese: 王永慶; simplified Chinese: 王永庆; pinyin: Wáng Yǒngqìng) (18 January 1917 – 15 October 2008), also called YC Wang, was an influential entrepreneur who founded a large business empire in Taiwan. According to the 2008 Forbes survey, he was the 178th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of US$5.5 billion.

  15. Kuo Po-cheng

    Kuo Po-cheng


    Kuo Po-cheng (Chinese: 郭柏成; pinyin: Guō Bóchéng) (born January 15, 1978) is a Taiwanese professional pool player, nicknamed "the Little Monster". Kuo finished first runner-up to Wu Chia-ching in the 2005 World Nine-ball Championship held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. He was also runner-up to Francisco Bustamante in the 2010 World Nine-ball Championship held in Doha, Qatar.

  16. Liu Keng-shin

    Liu Keng-shin


    Liu Keng-shin (alternately Geng-Shin Liou; Chinese: 劉耿欣; born January 24, 1982 in Taiwan) is a Taiwanese baseball player who played for the Brother Elephants of the Chinese Professional Baseball League. He played shortstop.

  17. Selena Lin

    Selena Lin


    Selena Lin (birth name ??? Lín Qinghuì) is a popular manhua artist in Taiwan. She is known for her shojo style manhua. Her work includes romantic comic books, coloring books, magazines, and calendars.

  18. Winston Wong

    Winston Wong


    Winston Wen-Yang Wong (Chinese: 王文洋; pinyin: Wáng Wényáng; born April 2, 1951 in Taipei County (now New Taipei City), Taiwan) is the eldest son of Wang Yung-ching, chair of the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG), by his second wife. Wong is now a widower with a son and a daughter after his wife succumbed to stomach cancer in 2007. Wong holds degrees in physics, applied optics, and chemical engineering from Imperial College London. His English name was chosen during his study in the United Kingdom.

  19. Wu Chia-ching

    Wu Chia-ching


    Wu Jia-qing (simplified Chinese: 吴珈庆; traditional Chinese: 吳珈慶; pinyin: Wú Jiāqìng; born February 9, 1989 in Taiwan) is a professional pool player. He is nicknamed the Taishan Shentong ("Little Genius from Taishan"). Previously known as Wu Chia-ching, the spelling of his name was changed upon moving to mainland China.

  20. Chen Ruoxi

    Chen Ruoxi


    Chen Ruoxi (15 November 1938) is a Taiwanese author. A graduate of National Taiwan University, she among others helped found the literary journal Xiandai wenxue (Modern Literature).

  21. Lin Rong-San

    Lin Rong-San


    Lin Rong-San (Chinese: 林榮三; born May 27, 1939), born in Lujhou, Taipei, is a Taiwanese politician, publisher and businessman. He was the founder of Union Bank of Taiwan, and the publisher of Liberty Times and Taipei Times.

  22. Chiang Chien-ming

    Chiang Chien-ming


    Chiang Chien-ming, (traditional Chinese: 姜建銘; simplified Chinese: 姜建铭; pinyin: Jiáng Jiànmíng; Wade–Giles: Chiang1 Chien4 Ming2; born May 27, 1985 in Taiwan), is a starting pitcher for the Yomiuri Giants of Nippon Professional Baseball. He was initially signed at 2005, became the fifth Taiwanese Yomiuri Giants' players. His NPB debut was on June 14, 2006, first start was on August 22, and got first win.

  23. Li Kuei-Hsien

    Li Kuei-Hsien


    Li Kuei-Hsien (simplified Chinese: 李魁贤; traditional Chinese: 李魁賢; pinyin: lǐ kuíxián; born 1937) is a Taiwanese author and poet. He began writing poems in 1953 upon his graduation from the Taipei Institute of Technology. He is noted for writing extended verse in Taiwanese Hokkien and represents an influential figure in the Taiwanese literature movement. Li's work today appears in multi-volume sets of collected poems published in 2001, 2002, and 2003. His "February 28th Incident Requiem" was set to music in 2008 by composer Fan-Long Ko. Translations of Li's poems have been published in Japan, Korea, Russia, New Zealand, Mongolia, India, the former Yugoslavia, Romania, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands and Canada. Li has also translated poems and edited collections of modern poems from Italy and other European sources.

  24. Lee Shih-chiao

    Lee Shih-chiao


    Lee Shih-chiao (Chinese: 李石樵; pinyin: Lǐ Shíqiáo; July 13, 1908 – July 7, 1995) was a Taiwanese painter. Lee Shih-chiao was one of important Taiwanese artists early in the Japanese Colonial Period (from 1895 to 1945). Most of his paintings were realistic, but he also created some cubist works in his mid-life. He contributed significantly to art in Taiwan, as well as educating and inspiring quite a few followers who later became excellent artist. After Lee Shih-chiao’s death, more than four hundred pieces of his works, including oil paintings, water-colour paintings, sketches, and their related items, have been preserved in the Lee Shih-chiao Museum of Art. They are Taiwan’s important cultural assets and should be carefully preserved for future appreciation and study in the concept of modern arts.

  25. Bob Stokes

    Bob Stokes


    Robert Elton "Bob" Stokes, Jr. (born January 1958) is an American television meteorologist, and formerly for The Weather Channel from 1996 through 2008. He co-anchored the weekend morning show Weekend Outlook during his last several years at the station.

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