Birth Name: Tsai I-ling
Place of Birth: Hsinchuang, Taipei, Taiwan (now Hsinchuang, New Taipei, Taiwan)
Date of Birth: September 15, 1980
*75% Han Chinese
*25% Aboriginal Taiwanese [Papora]
Jolin Tsai is a Taiwanese singer, songwriter, and actress. She is one of the leading figures in Chinese pop culture, and is known as the “Queen of C-Pop.”
Her father, Tsai Chu-chen, an accountant, is of Han Chinese descent. Her mother, Huang Chun-mei, is of half Han Chinese and half Papora origin. Her father opened a factory in Thailand and operated a Thai migrant worker agency.
Jolin’s maternal grandmother is a Papora, from Puli, Nantou.