HONG KONG - China actress Fan Bingbing has won the No. 1 spot again on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list.
She is the only show business personality to achieve the top spot in consecutive years.
Basketball star Yao Ming was the only celebrity to be ranked No. 1 six times consecutively on the pretigious list since it was launched 10 years ago. Based on income, media exposure and influence, the rankings covered celebrities in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
This year, Fan, a very popular actress, edged out Hong Kong actor Andy Lau and Taiwan singer Jay Chou to second and third positions.
Fan's busy schedule has been packed with filming for her role in upcoming X-Men: Days Of Future Days and as the Tang dynastry's woman-emperor Empress Wu Zetian in a Chinese period drama series. She was also engaged for a number of advertising deals and film festival appearances.
Here are the top 20 Chinese celebrities on the Forbes list:
1. Fan Bingbing, actress
2. Andy Lau, actor and singer
3. Jay Chou, singer and actor
4. Huang Xiaoming, actor
5. Zhang Ziyi, actress
6. Yang Mi, actress,
7. Lin Chi-ling, actress
8. Li Na, athlete
9. Nicky Wu, actor
10. Jackie Chan, actor and director
11. Eason Chan, singer and actor
12. Mayday, musical group
13. Show Lo, singer and actor
14. Wang Leehom, singer and actor
15. Zhou Xun, actress
16. Nicholas Tse, actor and singer
17. Donnie Yen, actor
18. Jimmy Lin, actor and singer
19. Hawick Lau, actor
20. Jolin Tsai, singer