Forbes China released its latest Chinese celebrities top 100 list, which ranked mainland Chinese celebrities according to income and media exposure. (Chinese from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan etc. not included)

NBA basketball star Yao Ming tops the list…

Chinese NBA player Yao Ming

At 2nd is also an athlete, Liu Xiang who broke the world record for 110m hurdles…

Chinese world record holder Liu Xiang

Director Zhang Yimou is the first entertainer on the list, at 3rd spot…

Chinese director Zhang Yimou

While Zhang Ziyi is the highest ranked actor/actress at #4…

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi

Supergirl Idol Li Yuchun is the highest ranked singer at #8…

Chinese singer Li Yuchun

Other celebrities that made it into the top 10 are all actresses… Gong Li (5), Zhou Xun (6), Fan Bingbing (7), Xu Jinglei (9) and Carina Lau (10).

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