The Hall of Fame

Full of celebs and famous people

Latest Requests
Bob Marley
Joan of Arc
George Washington
Queen Boudica
King Richard I Lionheart
Steve Jobs
Lady Gaga
Barnes Wallis

Famous Chapters

Recent Additions
Stage, Film and TV
Singers, Musicians and Pop Stars
Sport Icons
Scientists and Innovators
Leaders and Politicians
The Simpson Family

Very Famous

Popeye the Sailor Man
Martin Luther King
Diana Princess of Wales
Drake Bell
Muhammad Ali
Triple H
Jennifer Lopez
Freddie Mercury
Nelson Mandela
Channing Tatum

Privacy Policy
Site Map

Wei Wei (韦唯) is a popular Chinese singer and actress. Born in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, the singer grew up in Liuzhou in China's southwestern province of Guangxi. While in kindergarten, she was chosen to join shows exalting the Cultural Revolution. So at an early age, she was practicing ballet daily and performing in front of large audiences. At 14, she joined the local troupe where she took up classical singing for a monthly salary of eight dollars, half a senior factory worker's.

In 1986, she won the National Young Singers contest on Chinese television. Four years later, she was chosen to perform at the 11th Asian Games in Beijing, and sang a duet with Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias at the 1993 East Asian Games in Shanghai.

Wei Wei, might have remained a big fish in China's large but shallow pond. But with the help of U.S.-born composer Michael Smith, whom she met in 1993 and later married, she set out to make a splash worldwide.

Many of her fans, though, may not recognize her. She speaks English fluently, with an American accent. Her backup band includes musicians from Sweden, France, the U.S. and China. She spends half her time in Beijing and the rest in Atlanta.

On 17 April 2004, Wei Wei was divorced with her husband, Michael J. Smith. During their ten year long marriage, they have three sons.

back to top

Text and images from Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia. under the GNU Free Documentation License  - Disclaimers  Please verify all information from other sources

 as no liability can be accepted for the accuracy of this page.

Published by  - is also a participant in the Amazon Europe S..r.l. Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to


Who is the most famous person in history ?


MP3 Downloads


Deals of the Week from