Tuesday December 6, 2005
Stars' income never to be secret
STARS seem untouchable for normal people, but a Guangzhou Website has put hundreds of stars under the spotlight publishing their performance rewards, Xinhua news agency reported.
On the Website, Jay Chau was said to earn 1 million yuan (US$123,762) for a performance and Yun Fat Chow, HK$12 million (US$1.54 million) as an image ambassador for two years.
Liao Siyong, the operator of the Website, said they published the information two years ago and kept updating it.
He said the Website belongs to a cultural communication company in Guangzhou, which deals in designing and doing performances.
"Many clients asked for stars' stage prices, so we published it on the Website only for convenience," Liao said.
But the site has become very popular as fans rush to get a fix on their favorite stars.
Rewards for each performance of some stars:
S.H.E HK$3.5 million
Sun Nan 1.8 million yuan
Jay Chou -- 1 million yuan
Stefanie Sun US$90,000
Nicholas Tse US$80,000
Leon Lai 650,000 yuan
Cecilia Cheung 530,000 yuan
Dao Lang 500,000 yuan
Zhao Wei 350,000 yuan
Han Hong -- 300,000 yuan
Zhou Xun 250,000 yuan
Pu Shu 200,000 yuan
Yang Kun 160,000 yuan
Li Xiang 130,000 yuan
Xiang Xiang 60,000 yuan
Rewards as an image ambassador:
Yun Fat Chow HK$12 million for two years
Jacky, Cheung HK$5 million for one year
Andy Lau HK$8 million for two years
Michelle Lee HK$2.2 million for two years
Liu Yifei 3 million yuan for two years
Fan Bingbing - 2.5 million yuan for two years
Ni Ping 1.5 million yuan for one year
Pu Cunxin 1 million yuan for one year
Li Yuchun 1.8 million yuan for two years
Jiang Wenli 1.6 million yuan for two years
Zhang Liangying 1.5 million yuan for two years
Xu Fan 1.5 million yuan for two years