Birth - Death
Transgender ballet dancer and choreographer, who has appeared in numerous films. Television talk show host with her own weekly series, The Jin Xing Show, drawing an estimated 100 million viewers. Judge on the Chinese equivalent of Strictly Come Dancing/So You Think You Can Dance. The first transgender individual in China to be formally recognized as such, and to be recognized as female. Former colonel in the People's Liberation Army. Also known as Jing Xing.