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Maggie Cheung

Maggie Cheung’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $80 Million
Residence: British Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong
BirthDay: 20 September 1964
Sigh: Libra
Height: 1.68 m
Education: St Paul's Girls' School

Maggie Cheung was bornon 20 September 1964 in British Hong Kong, Hong Kong, is Actress. Maggie Cheung is a Hong Kong actress and model, who worked primarily as one of the biggest female stars in Hong Kong film industry. After spending a few years in London, she returned to Hong Kong at the age of 18. Starting with modelling and beauty pageants, she eventually started acting in films. As Hong Kong cinema made more action movies than films of any other genres, Maggie became famous for starring in action flicks such as ‘Police Story’, ‘The Heroic Trio’ and ‘Executioners’. Some comedy movies came in between, but her heart belonged to the romantic genre, especially films made by Wong Kar-wai, one of the best directors produced by Hong Kong. Her collaboration with Wong produced films such as ‘As Tears Go By’, ‘Days of Being Wild’, ‘2046’ and last but not the least ‘In the Mood for Love’. The last one is counted among the best films ever made in the history of world cinema, and Maggie became an international icon after starring in it. Maggie has won many acting awards for her magnificent performances over the years. And her appearances in more than 80 films ever since she made her debut, has established her as one of the biggest movie stars, not only in Hong Kong, but entire Asia.


$80 Million


‘2046’ was a science fiction romantic drama film


Her decision to star in the 2003 period film ‘Hero’ gave her another breakthrough in her career


The film released in 2000 and right upon its release, it became an international sensation, gaining Wong Kar-wai international applauses


In 1997 came ‘Chinese Box’, her first English language film


After a phase of back-to-back filming, she took a break for two years and returned in 1996 with ‘Irma Vep’, a massively successful film, which brought her a great international exposure


She wanted a change in image, and when in 1988 a fairly young director named Wong Kar-wai offered her a role in his romantic drama ‘As Tears Go By’, she couldn’t refuse


The pioneer of the genre, Jackie Chan, noticed her and made her a part of his 1985 action comedy film ‘Police Story’


She made her acting debut in 1984 with the film ‘Prince Charming’, in a small comic role


In the year 1983, at the age of 18, she entered the Miss Hong Kong Beauty pageant and emerged as the first runner up


Maggie Cheung was born on 20th September 1964 in Hong Kong, right at the time when its cinema was in an adolescent stage

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