Hung Huang

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Hung Huang
Hong Huang at TEDxBeijing 2009.JPG
Born
洪晃

Beijing, China
NationalityAmerican
Alma materVassar College
OccupationMedia figure
Spouse(s)Chen Kaige
(divorced)
American
(divorced)
Peng Sai
(divorced)
Children1
(adopted)
Parent(s)Hong Junyan
(father)
Zhang Hanzhi
(mother)
Qiao Guanhua
(stepfather)

Hung Huang (Chinese: 洪晃; pinyin: Hóng Huàng is an American-Chinese television host, author, actress,[1] blogger,[2] media figure, and the publisher of the fashion magazine iLook.

Personal life[edit]

Hung's mother, Zhang Hanzhi[2] worked as a translator and English tutor for Mao Zedong.[3][4] Her mother and her father, Hong Junyan (洪君彦), divorced in 1973. Zhang then married Qiao Guanhua,[5] the Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China in the 1970s.[4] Hung's mother was later accused of collaborating with the Gang of Four and was placed under house arrest for two years.[3] Hung attended Vassar College.[4]

Hung married three times, all of them ended in divorce. Her first husband is the film director Chen Kaige. In 2006, Hung adopted a daughter from Sichuan.[6][7]

Career[edit]

Hung worked in factories until 1998, when she agreed to take over the publication of Look, a magazine that is now known as I-Look.[8]

A CNN article stated that she had been referred to as "China's answer to Oprah Winfrey and Anna Wintour."[3] Since early 2012, she has written a weekly column called ChinaFile for Women's Wear Daily.[9]

She has been selected by the Time magazine as one of the world's 100 most influential people in 2011.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mak Mun San (May 21, 2007). "8 questions with... Hung Huang". The Straits Times. AsiaOne. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Kristof, Nicholas D. (May 20, 2008). "Two Chinese Friends, RIP". The New York Times. Retrieved October 21, 2010.
  3. ^ a b c "China's fashionably outspoken media mogul". CNN. October 20, 2010. Archived from the original on October 21, 2010. Retrieved October 21, 2010.
  4. ^ a b c Borton, James (December 16, 2004). "Magazine licensing red-hot in China". Asia Times. Archived from the original on December 15, 2004. Retrieved October 21, 2010.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  5. ^ "Chairman Mao's tutor dies at 73". Shanghai Daily. January 28, 2008. Archived from the original on October 27, 2010. Retrieved October 22, 2010.
  6. ^ 陪女儿是最大享受 "名门痞女"洪晃领养四川女孩 Retrieved 2016-09-03
  7. ^ Goldkorn, Jeremy (February 18, 2006). "Hung Huang, Chen Kaige and the Steamed Bun". Danwei. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
  8. ^ Jakes, Susan. "Hung Huang • Interpreter of Style". Time. Archived from the original on March 7, 2005. Retrieved October 23, 2010.
  9. ^ http://www.wwd.com/media-news/print/dvfs-literary-launch-in-china-5421334
  10. ^ "The 2011 TIME 100". Time. ISSN 0040-781X. Retrieved 2019-01-27.

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