Who Is Xiao Zhan - World’s Most Handsome Man 2022 by Global Survey
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Xiao Zhan Confirmed As World’s Most Handsome Man 2022
The very popular and controversial global beauty polls organised by Nubia Magazine finally ended on the 1st of July 2022. The polls were promoted by the publication on several internet platforms, which included Google search, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok, Weibo and many more, and had tens of millions of engagements over the course of 5 months for which they ran.
For the title of “world’s most handsome man,” a total of 20 men were nominated from all over the world, featuring nominees from different ethnicities and cultures as well as a lot of men of great charm and status. You have the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Kim Taehyung, Tom Holland, Henry Cavill, Nick Jonas, Xiao Zhan and many more topping the nominees’ list. The poll ran for five months and had an engagement of over 11 million views, and over 4 million votes were collected from 188 countries worldwide. Xiao Zhan reportedly received a total of 2.2 million votes from over 141 countries worldwide, with his votes coming mostly from China, the United States, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand and more. The top South Korean singer Kim Tae-Hyung and the actor Wang Yibo came in second and third, respectively, after “The Untamed” movie star.
|Xiao Zhan Confirmed As World’s Most Handsome Man 2022|
The highly coveted title usually comes with a certificate, and according to Nubia Magazine, Xiao Zhan Studio has been contacted via Weibo for the delivery of the certificate confirming him as the most handsome man in the world in 2022 based on popular vote.
Who is Xiao Zhan - Biography
Xiao Zhan (born 5 October 1991), also known as Sean Xiao, is a Chinese actor and singer. Xiao Zhan began his career in the entertainment industry when he participated in the idol survival show X-Fire and debuted as a member of the Chinese boy group X Nine. He started his acting career in 2016 and had since won widespread attention for his dramas, including The Untamed (2019), Joy of Life (2019), The Wolf (2020), Douluo Continent (2021) and The Oath of Love (2022). He has won numerous awards and nominations for his roles.
Zhan Xiao, also known as Sean Xiao, is a famous Chinese actor, model, and singer who frequently appears in television series, theatre shows, and short films. He is one of the most popular actors and is mainly known for The Untamed (2019), Joy of Life (2019), The Wolf (2020), and Douluo Continent (2021). Zhan Xiao is a talented actor who has won numerous awards and nominations for his roles, including the 25th Cosmo Beauty Ceremony (2018), the 12th Tencent Video Star Awards (2018), the 26th Huading Awards (2018) and many more to be listed. Zhan began his career in the entertainment industry when he participated in the idol survival show X-Fire and debuted as a member of the Chinese boy group X Nine. Xiao Zhan’s first performance on stage was at the 2016 Zhejiang TV New Year Concert, where he performed the single “Freeze” as well as the theme song “Be a Man” alongside his teammates. He is a lucky guy who debuted alongside eight other trainees in the idol group X NINE in 2016. In September 2016, X NINE released their first mini-album, X Jiu.
Zhan Xiao was born on October 5, 1991, in Chongqing. As he was born and raised in Chongqing, he completed his primary education at the local private school and he studied at the Modern International Art Design Academy at Chongqing Technology and Business University. During his high school days, he was a member of the class literary committee and the school choir. Zhan was a multi-talented guy who had set up a photography studio with his friends and served as their main photographer in 2012. He is a talented actor who began his music career in 2015 after a teacher’s recommendation.
Xiao Zhan: Early Life and Education
Xiao Zhan was born on 5 October 1991, in Chongqing. From childhood, he began to learn to paint and play the violin. He studied at Modern International Art Design Academy at Chongqing Technology and Business University. During his university days, he was a member of the class literary committee and the school choir.
In 2012, he set up a photography studio with his friends and served as their main photographer. After his graduation in 2014 and prior to his debut, he worked as a photographer and graphic designer.
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Xiao Zhan: Career
In 2015, after a teacher's recommendation, Xiao participated in the reality TV show X-Fire where he trained to be an idol, as one of 16 contestants. He also participated in recording the program Teen Channel by Tencent. His first stage performance alongside his teammates were at the 2016 Zhejiang TV New Year Concert, where he performed "冻结" (Freeze) and "燃烧吧少年" (Be A Man). He debuted with 8 other members in a group called X Nine in 2016, taking on the position of main vocalist. They released their first mini album X玖 (X Jiu) in September 2016.
In 2018, Xiao sang the soundtrack for the drama Oh! My Emperor in which he also acted in, titled "踩影子" (Stepping on Shadows).
From 2019 to 2021, Xiao went on to sing for the dramas he starred in. He and Wang Yibo released a duet titled "无羁" (Unrestrained) for the drama The Untamed, he also sang a solo track for the series, named as "曲尽陈情" (Song Ends with Chen Qing). For Joy of Life, Xiao sang the ending theme song "余年" (Remaining Years). He also contributed to the OST of his 2021 drama Douluo Continent with his single "策马正少年" (Righteous Youth on Horseback).
From October 2019 up to January 2020, Xiao had been a regular at Dragon TV's singing program Our Song in which veteran singers are paired up with younger singers in the new generation.
On 25 April 2020, Xiao Zhan released his digital single "光点" (Spotlight) which went on to become the highest selling digital single of all time with over 54 million copies sold. For this song, he entered the Guinness World Records for the fastest-selling digital track in China. On 9 March 2021, the single was named the 7th Best Selling Digital Single of 2020 globally by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), having amassed 1.48 billion subscription stream equivalents worldwide. The song was also listed as one of 10 biggest-selling digital single worldwide by Guinness World Records.
In the later half of 2020, Xiao made an appearance during the finale of Actors, please Stand By Season 2, performing "用进我的一切奔向你" (Running to You with All I Have) by Bibi Zhou. He also performed two songs during Tencent Video All Star Awards 2020, "余生请多指教" (The Oath of Love) alongside Yang Zi and "最幸运的幸运" (The Luckiest Fortune (lit.)), both are the theme songs of the Chinese TV series The Oath of Love 《余生请多指教》 starring Xiao Zhan, which aired 2 years after this performance.
2016-2018: Early Beginnings
In 2016, Xiao co-starred with Wang Yuwen in Super Star Academy as the main leads, played as Fang Tian Ze, the series gained 1.68 Billion Views on Tencent platform. Xiao also appeared as cameos for some series and films during the period between 2016 and 2018 such as Shuttle Love Millennium 2, Monster Hunt 2 and The Rookies.
In 2018, he starred in the historical romance web drama Oh! My Emperor Season 1 and 2 as second male lead, played Beitang Moran. The series was well-received for its comedic and romantic storyline and had over 3.58 Billion Views in total, Xiao earned recognition with his role as a domineering, yet gentle prince. That same year, he starred in the fantasy action drama Battle Through the Heavens as support role, played Liu Xiuya.
In 2019, Xiao starred in the xianxia drama The Untamed, played as the male lead, Wei Wu Xian. The series is based on the novel Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation (魔道祖师) by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu (墨香铜臭). His portrayal of the carefree and unrestrained Wei Wuxian, then darker and tormented Yiling Laozu received very positive reviews, which led to the series' rise in popularity, gaining over 10 billion views by December 2021. The series also gained a huge following overseas after it became available on Netflix on 25 October 2019.
In August 2019, Xiao was confirmed to star with Yang Zi in the upcoming modern romance drama The Oath of Love as the main leads, playing Gu Wei, a warm and gentle doctor. The series is adapted from the novel Entrust the Rest of My Life to You (余生，请多指教) by Bo Lin Shi Jiang (柏林石匠).
The same year, he played the protagonist Zhang Xiaofan in the film Jade Dynasty, adapted from the xianxia novel Zhu Xian by Xiao Ding (萧鼎). The film topped the China box office on its opening day, and earned more than 400 million Yuan within 18 days of release. In Thailand, the film set a new record as the highest-grossing Chinese language movie in 10 years. In September, it was announced that Xiao had established his own studio, "XZ STUDIO", in collaborations with Wajijiwa Entertainment. On 26 November, the historical drama Joy of Life streamed on Tencent and iQIYI, where he played the supporting role Yan Bingyun. The series is based on a novel with the same name by Mao Ni (猫腻).
Xiao starred in The Wolf as Ji Chong, alongside Darren Wang and Li Qin, and the series was released on Tencent Video, iQiyi, and Youku on 19 November 2020. The series topped the popularity indexes in Mainland China since its release and surpassed 500 million views on a single platform within 11 days. As of December 2020, the total number of viewership on the three platforms has exceeded 1 billion, with an average daily view of nearly 100 million.
In late 2020, he was filming a new drama, Ace Troops, which wrapped production on 14 December 2020. He played Gu Yi Ye, a young ambitious soldier joining army force at 18 years old and the incidents happened to him throughout his 40 years of military career.
2021-Present : Rising Popularity
In February 2021, the drama Douluo Continent, adapted from the acclaimed book series of the same name by Tang Jia San Shao, premiered in multiple platforms. Xiao played as the protagonist Tang San, a rare wielder of dual martial souls. Douluo Continent is one of the most successful dramas in China gaining a total of 5.70 billion views, with the highest singe-day broadcast volume of 211 million views and averages 138 million views per episode. The show was also broadcast abroad in Japan, Thailand, US in different platforms such as WeTV, Amazon Prime, and cable channels. Douluo Continent was also mentioned by China Literature as one of the most successful dramas adopted from IP of the year. Douluo Continent was successful despite its data suppression.
On 29 March 2021, Xiao was announced as the main lead Shi Ying in historical drama The Longest Promise inspired by the fantasy novel "Mirror: Zhu Yan" (朱颜) by author Cang Yue (沧月). The series wrapped on 4 August 2021, and the first trailer was released on 7 June 2021.
On 26 December 2021, the military drama Ace Troops broadcast exclusively on Jiangsu TV and iQIYI platforms. The drama received well response and boosted the TV channel CVB viewership up to 89% during its airing period. The series was rerun on AnHui TV, HuBei TV and ShenZhen TV and gained good response in viewership index.
On March 15, 2022, his highly anticipated drama The Oath of Love began broadcasting on Hunan Television Primetime, as well as the Tencent Web Platform, and simultaneously on WeTV for international audience. The drama received a lot of positive reviews, hit 4 billion views on 20 April 2022, in just 37 days of airing. The Weibo character Index for Xiao Zhan's portrayal of Gu Wei breaking a new height at 120. The WeChat Index for Gu Wei hits 164 millions. On 28 March 2022, Malaysia TV channel Astro HD began broadcasting The Oath Of Love on Primetime. On 2 May, The Oath of love is scheduled to have its South Korean premiere at South Korea Ching TV. On 26 May 2022, the series rerun on ShenZhen TV.
Awards and Nominations
– TCC China #1 Most Influential Face of China | 2020
– TCC Asia #1 Most Handsome Faces of 2020 | 2020
– The “Weibo King” Award | 2020
– IFPI Global Digital Single Chart #7 | 2020
– Singer With The Most Digital Albums Sold (Weibo Entertainment White Paper Award) | 2020
– TCCAsia Top #1 Most Handsome Face in Asia | 2019
– Forbes list of 30 under 30 in China | 2019
– Golden Tower Award for Best Actor | 2019
– Won Best Actor Award (“The Untamed”) at the 3rd Yinchuan Internet Film Festival | 2019
– COSMO Fashion Beauty Festival Celebrity Of The Year | 2019
– TMEA Tencent Music Entertainment Music Festival Annual Golden Song (无羁) Award Wi8nner | 2019
– Baidu’s Hottest Rising Star Of The Year Award | 2019
– Tencent Entertainment Annual Star Awards Ceremony Chinese Drama TV Actor Of The Year Award | 2019
– iQiyi Scream Popular Actor Of the Year Award (“The Untamed”) | 2019
Xiao Zhan Height, Weight & Measurements
At 30 years old, Xiao Zhan height is 6′ 0″ .
Dating & Relationship status
He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about his past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.
Xiao Zhan Net Worth
Net Worth in 2021
$1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020
Net Worth in 2019
Salary in 2019
Source of Income
– He is born in Chongqing, China (Sichuan Province), as the only child of his family.
– He currently owns a cat called “Jian Guo” (坚果).
– His favorite color is Red.
– Jian Guo frequently ranks top on the Weibo “pets” supertpic and is one of China’s hottest celebrity pets.
– Since he rose to fame, Jian Guo is now taken care of by Xiao Zhan’s family members as he is too busy.
– As a Chongqing native, he has a good spice tolerance and can speak the Chongqing dialect fluentl.
– His dad made sure that he was brought up with an interest in culture and also encouraged him to pursue hobbies such as playing the violin and painting.
– He began painting at the age of 8.
– His hobbies include painting, photography, reading and travelling.
– In 2012, together with his friends he founded a photography studio and also a design studio.
– His love for singing was what made him decide to pursue the career of an idol.
– He considers himself to be close to his parents and habitually contacts them often as he gets homesick at times.
– He is fluent in his native Chongqing dialect.
– He graduated from the Chongqing Technology and Business University.
– His faculty was at the Modern International Art Design Academy.
– He once represented his university in a Chongqing city-wide Singing competition among universities in which he emerged as the second placed winner.
– As a result of his vocal talent, he often performed in many campus performances and galas.
– He admitted (shyly) in an interview that he used to receive many confessions from girls back in his university days.
– When asked if any of the girls he liked confessed to him before, he also said yes but didn’t say how he responded to them as he’s just shy.
– In university, Xiao Zhan held leadership positions in the student association for vocalists.
– He used to be the head tenor singer in his university’s choir.
– His road to stardom started in 2015 when he joined the show “X FIRE” as a participant.
– He is the main vocalist and visual of the boy group XNINE.
– He is also a professional designer.
– He once earned $200 000RMB from design gig.
– He likes watching horror movies.
– He enjoys eating raisins but does not like eating eggplants.
– He loves to eat all kinds of meat and also potato chips, though he has good self control over when to eat junk food.
-Xiao Zhan thinks he is a decent cook, and he can also cook good Sichuan Cuisine food.
– He prefers to adopt cats over dogs.
– He feels that cats are more low maintenance and would suit his busy schedule.
– He is a fan of Spongebob Squarepants, Spiderman, Marvel movies and Harry Potter.
– When he first arrived in Beijing to pursue his idol career he was often living on very low income but did not want to take money from his parents.
– As a result he pursued hobbies that were inexpensive, one of which was running late at night.
– He encourages fans to take up the exercise running because it helped him to instil a sense of self-discipline and also helped him to stay in good shape and health.
– He believed that running also helped him to train his mind to become more resilient.
– He believes that the hallmark of what makes a good relationship is “Trust, respect and sincerity”
– When asked if he believed in love at first sight, Xiao Zhan replied, “It’s up to fate.”
– Xiao Zhan has acknowledged that his role in “The Wolf” as Jichong is one of his most unforgettable roles, the director pushed him to take on a tougher personna which required him to bulk up and also keep a stubble.
– It was very hard work for him to adapt into character, but when he finally finished filming he was teary and very reluctant to leave the role as Jichong and felt that he had learnt immensely from his character, Jichong
– The name “Daytoy” was given to Xiao Zhan by a good friend
– His fans added the nickname “Daytoy” behind his name as they wish for him to be happy everyday
– His favourite singer is Stefanie Sun Yanzi and has stood up against people who called her unpopular.
– He was able to finally meet her in real life in October 2019 to pose for a picture together
– When Xiao Zhan met Stefanie Sun he was extremely shy and kept bowing to her, resulting in both just exchanging bows when they met in front of the entrance of the door
– Xiao Zhan’s single “Light” is currently the bestselling single on QQ Music with over 34 Million digital sales and downloads.
– His drama, Douluo Continent broke records for the drama with the most streams ever, as it has accumulated over 5 Billion views.
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