Among the biggest screen stars of their time, these actresses definitely married and/or invested well ... and today live lavish lives with their huge flats, private jets and plenty of bling
From martial arts icons Jet Li and Donnie Yen to Canto-pop royals Leon Lai and Faye Wong, did you know all these timeless local icons began life north of the border?
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A new round of films and TV dramas from China, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Japan are opening viewers’ eyes to the realities of LGBT lives across East Asia, and beyond
Wang started out in a boy band and found fame in a TV period drama. He races motorbikes for a Yamaha team, sings, acts, and was a dance mentor on the Chinese version of Produce 101.
Stephon Marbury found stardom for the second time round in China, winning three championships with the Beijing Ducks; he now coaches the CBA’s Beijing Royal Fighters