Top 10 web celebrities in China

By Lu Na
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Wang Sicong, son of China's richest man and known for his sharp views on many issues as well as his luxury life, recently topped the ranking of the 2015 Top Web Celebrities released by China Internet Weekly.

The Internet is now integral to people's daily life. It often serves as a platform for producing business miracles. Additionally, it has also spawned a number of strange netizens and numerous scandals.

"Web celebrity"is now a popular concept, since Furong Jiejie (Sister Lotus), a famous female blogger, shot to fame as such a celebrity in 2004. Now, being an Internet celebrity seems one of the fastest ways to become famous and earn money, which is the reason why it attracts more and more young people to enter the industry.

Numerous grassroots people have become famous because of their talents and beauty. However, a number of them stand out for various scandals. Some of them have millions of fans on Weibo, the Chinese version of twitter.

Let's take a look at the top 10 web celebrities in China:

   Zhang Zetian

Zhang Zetian, one of the 'Top 10 web celebrities in China' by China.org.cn

Zhang Zetian [File photo]



Public praise: 84.16

Creativity: 84.35

Influence: 69.71

Total score: 79.41

Zhang Zetian is nicknamed "Milk Tea Girl" for a photo she released holding a cup of milk tea in 2009. Her angelic face and pure smile have attracted numerous fans. Every time she makes a move, it becomes news. Last year, she married Liu Qiangdong, the founder and CEO of China's online business giant JD. Com.

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