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[Feature] Headline News and Jiemian News release: Commercial Value Ranking, Income Ranking, Little Fresh Meat Ranking, and Social Media Ranking

Headline News and Jiemian News recently released several rankings based on data they have collected. The rankings include: China’s celebrities’ commercial value ranking, China’s celebrities’ income ranking, little fresh meat ranking, and social media ranking.

We will be translating the top 20 names of each list.

**Please note that the lists consist of estimates based on data available to the organizer and may not reflect the actual income of the individuals.

Explanation:

Ranking method: Celebrities from the three regions (Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan) that were the most active and outstanding in the past year. Including singers, actors, directors, producers, hosts, writers, artists, athletes, etc. The data was collected during the period of January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016. 

Income: An estimate of the celebrity’s gross income based on related income from movie fees, drama fees, director/producer fees, digital album sales, concert ticket sales, competition monetary awards, endorsement deals, event fees, etc. Does not include the deduction of management company fees, split fees. Does not include investment income, operating income, etc. 

2017 China’s Celebrities’ Commercial Value Ranking (source: Jiemian)

  1. Fan Bingbing (Income: 244 mil)
  2. Jackie Chan (Income: 168 mil)
  3. Jay Chou (Income: 181.5 mil)
  4. Huang Xiaoming (Income: 167.9 mil)
  5. Luhan (Income: 181.6 mil)
  6. Li Yifeng (Income: 170.7 mil)
  7. Angelababy (Income: 146.8 mil)
  8. Yang Mi (Income: 124.8 mil)
  9. Hu Ge (Income: 136.1 mil)
  10. Liu Tao (Income: 156.2 mil)
  11. Andy Lau (Income: 128.1 mil)
  12. Kris Wu (Income: 136.8 mil)
  13. Zhao Liying (Income: 104.8 mil)
  14. Deng Chao (Income: 98.5 mil)
  15. Guo Degang (Income: 79.3 mil)
  16. Faye Wong (Income: 89 mil)
  17. Wallace Huo (Income: 75 mil)
  18. Yang Yang (Income: 91.2 mil)
  19. Jing Boran (Income: 100.8 mil)
  20. Sun Yang (Income: 94.5 mil)
See the full list

2017 China’s Celebrities’ Income Ranking (source: Jiemian)

Explanation:

The income list includes the income earned during the period of January 1st, 2016 – December 31st, 2016. The inclusion of participation in movies, dramas, and variety shows are based on filming start date. The income mainly includes: movie fees, drama fees, director/producer fees, digital album sales, concert ticket sales, competition monetary awards, endorsement deals, event fees, etc. 

  1. Fan Bingbing (Income: 244 mil)
  2. Luhan (Income: 181.6 mil)
  3. Jay Chou (Income: 181.5 mil)
  4. Li Yifeng (Income: 170.7 mil)
  5. Jackie Chan (Income: 168 mil)
  6. Huang Xiaoming (Income: 167.9 mil)
  7. Liu Tao (Income: 156.2 mil)
  8. Angelababy (Income: 146.8 mil)
  9. Kris Wu (Income: 136.8 mil)
  10. Hu Ge (Income: 136.1 mil)
  11. Andy Lau (Income: 128.1 mil)
  12. Yang Mi (Income: 124.8 mil)
  13. Zhao Liying (Income: 104.8 mil)
  14. Jing Boran (Income: 100.8 mil)
  15. Deng Chao (Income: 98.5 mil)
  16. Jacky Cheung (Income: 97 mil)
  17. Sun Yang (Income: 94.5 mil)
  18. Lin Chiling (Income: 92 mil)
  19. Yang Yang (Income: 91.2 mil)
  20. Chen Kun (Income: 89.8 mil)
See the full list

2017 Little Fresh Meat Ranking (source: Jiemian)

Explanation:

Little fresh meats are bright and handsome male artists between the ages of 16-30 years old. The ranking looks at little fresh meats’ popularity on social media. The ranking is based on data collected by Headline News. This year, there are 30 little fresh meats on the list, 12 of which (with TFBOYS as a group) are included in the main ranking. 

  1. Li Yifeng
  2. Yang Yang
  3. Luhan
  4. Kris Wu
  5. Chen Xiao
  6. Zhang Yixing
  7. Jing Boran
  8. Zhang Yishan
  9. Ma Ke
  10. Huang Zitao
  11. Kenny Lin
  12. Karry Wang
  13. Roy Wang
  14. Wu Lei
  15. Cheney Chen
  16. Jackson Yi
  17. Liu Haoran
  18. Zhang Ruoyun
  19. Jiang Jinfu
  20. Guo Qilin
See the full list

2017 Social Media Ranking (source: Jiemian)

Explanation:

Social media ranking (abbreviated as SM): Data provided by Headline News on total Weibo blog posts, view count, view time period, etc. 

Traditional media exposure (abbreviated as TM): Includes newspaper and magazine exposure data provided by Meihua and television exposure data from independent research (Jiemian).

  1. Fan Bingbing (SM: 1, TM: 1)
  2. Yang Mi (SM: 2, TM: 23)
  3. Wang Baoqiang (SM: 3, TM:20)
  4. Guo Degang (SM: 4, TM:41)
  5. Jackie Chan (SM: 5, TM: 2)
  6. Zhao Liying (SM: 6, TM: 27)
  7. Vicki Zhao (SM: 7, TM: 46)
  8. Andy Lau (SM: 8, TM: 9)
  9. Huang Xiaoming (SM: 9, TM: 4)
  10. Ruby Lin (SM: 10, TM: 12)
  11. Jin Xing (SM: 11, TM: 63)
  12. Wallace Huo (SM: 12, TM: 6)
  13. Faye Wong (SM: 13, TM: 18)
  14. Hu Ge (SM: 14, TM: 3)
  15. Tang Yan (SM: 15, TM: 31)
  16. Liu Shishi (SM: 16, TM: 47)
  17. Feng Xiaogang (SM: 17, TM: 5)
  18. Jay Chou (SM: 18, TM: 8)
  19. Angelababy: (SM: 19, TM: 7)
  20. Nicholas Tse (SM: 20, TM: 17)
See the full list
  • DamnYou

    Hahaha tf

  • Eat See

    I want my boy Kris to be on top of the list. I sure he ‘ll make it next time.
    But i am happy for Queen Fan Bingbing.