Faye Wong Net Worth $180 million
Faye Wong salary $20,000,000
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Faye Wong is a Chinese singer-songwriter and actress and her current net worth is $180 million.
Born in Beijing, China, as the daughter of a mining engineer and a revolutionary music soprano, she also has an older brother named Wang Yi.
While studying she became involved in singing and attracted interest from several publishers.
Sometimes the school had to hide her artistic activities from her strict mother who as a professional didn’t approve her singing career.
Despite her mother she released six low-cost cover albums from 1985 to 1987, while still a student. All of her cover albums, released in the form of cassettes had songs by her personal idol, Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng.
That’s how producer Wei Yuanqiang discovered her and chose to name her Wong Fei Collection, because of her distinctive talent.
She moved with her father, who worked there for a few years, in Hong Kong. There she attended Xiamen University.
After a short modeling career, she started taking singing lessons with Tai See-Chung, who had previously tutored Hong Kong superstars.
She signed with Cinepoly Records after winning third place in a competition, under Tai’s tutelage.
After the release of her debut album, in 1989 she sold over 300,000 copies and helped her win bronze at the Chik Chak New Artist Award.
Two other albums followed featuring similar songs by artists from the US as well as from Japan.
But they sold worse than the first, despite numerous promotions by the company.
After the failure, and frustrated about it, she traveled to New York for vocal studied and cultural exchange.
Upon returning to Hong Kong and found a new agent in Katie Chan, she released another album, Coming Home.
This album feature on the cover the English name “Faye”, which is a homophone to her Chinese name, and the word Jing, a reference to her hometown, Beijing.
The Coming Home album featured R&B influences and changed her musical direction from more traditional Cantopop fare of her previous works.