Jolin Tsai

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.

2 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    CORRECTION: Her Chinese given name is I-ling.

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