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Celebrities born in the Year of the Rooster

By Li Hongrui

Jan 28 marks the start of the Year of Rooster, another Chinese Lunar New Year. People born in this year are believed to be adventurous, optimistic and honest and have pride in their inner self.

Here are 10 celebrities and famous people born in China and abroad with the blessings of this zodiac animal.

Celebrities born in the Year of the Rooster
Natalie Portman (left), Portman in the 1994 thriller Leon: The Professional. (Photo/IC)

Natalie Portman

Compared to many actors, Portman is lucky. Born on June 9 in 1981, she rose to fame at an early age, still retained her charm and continues to sharpen her acting skills after growing up. Many Chinese people know her from the 1994 thriller Leon: The Professional. Her style in the film still looks cool and unique after 20 years.

Celebrities born in the Year of the Rooster
Attendees walk through an exhibit of LG OLED 4K TVs at the LG booth during CES International, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Faye Wong

Born on Aug 8 in the Rooster Year 1969, Chinese queen of pop music Faye Wong is a legendary singer who has a psychedelic voice.

Her music has won her a large group of followers from many Asian countries, including China, Singapore and Japan. In 2000, she was recognized by Guinness World Records as the Best Selling Canto-Pop Female.

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