Chinese model and beauty contestant who rose to fame after winning the Miss World competition in 2012, the second Chinese winner of the crown.
She initially hoped to be a singer growing up, but at the behest of her parents, she began to compete in local beauty pageants and competitions.
She was the second woman of Chinese descent to take home the Miss World crown. The last time occurred in 2007.
She was born in Shangzhi, China.
Both she and model Selen Soyder have competed in the Miss World competition.