Tian Zhen

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Tian Zhen
Born (1967-05-02) 2 May 1967 (age 56)
Alma mater The Affiliated High School of Peking University
Years active1984–present
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
SpouseZhang Weining
Musical career
Genres Pop, rock, folk
Chinese name

Tian Zhen (born 2 May 1967) is a Chinese rock singer from Beijing.


Early life

On May 2, 1967, Tian Zhen was born in Beijing to Dai Li and Tian Zhenhua. Both of her parents were members of the army — her father as a soldier, and her mother as a solo singer. Tian is the youngest of four children, with three elder brothers. [1]

Tian is an alum of The Affiliated High School of Peking University.


She has described Tina Turner as her favorite singer. Unlike her female Chinese vocalist predecessors, she writes and composes her own songs. [2]

Tian is regarded as one of the three greatest female singers of her generation, along with Mao Amin and Na Ying. Tian's hits include Perseverance (执着), Cheers, Mate (干杯,朋友), What a big tree (好大一棵树), The girl from Ali Mountain (阿里山的姑娘), Night Stand (水姻缘), and Roses in the storms and rainbows (风雨彩虹铿锵玫瑰).

Personal life

Tian married her manager Zhang Weining. [3] They have no children.

Tian suffered from thrombocytopenia, a serious blood disease around 2006. [4]


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Awards and achievements
Top Chinese Music Chart Awards
Preceded by
First Year Awarded
Best Female Artist, mainland China
Succeeded by