Jolin Tsai (Chinese: 蔡依林, born September 15, 1980) is a Taiwanese singer, songwriter, professional dancer, actress and entrepreneur. Frequently described as the “Queen of C-pop”, “Asia’s Dance Queen” as well as “Asian Madonna”, she has attained wonderful popularity as well as fame in Greater China and also has a devoted fanbase worldwide. As a dance-pop singer, she is pointed out as an impact on dance-pop music in Greater China.
Birthed and also elevated in Taiwan, Tsai began her singing career by winning the leading prize at an MTV singing competition at the tender age of 18. Her launching album, released in 1999 and also qualified 1019, was a huge success, as well as she quickly ended up being an idol in many Oriental hearts. Her 5th album, Magic (2003), is regarded as among her greatest successes until now, right after cd, Dancing Queen (2006), which offered over two million duplicates in Asia. After several effective cds and also loads of hits, she released her latest cd, Play, in 2014.
Tsai is among the leading income earners among Taiwanese celebs, and she has actually sold more than 23 million cds as well as won countless gives throughout Asia, consisting of Finest Mandarin Female Singer as well as The majority of Popular Women Singer at the prestigious 18th Golden Melody Gives. She has actually been acclaimed as an entrepreneur, particularly after she established her very own songs production as well as administration firm Eternal in 2009
Tsai was born to parents Chu-chen Tsai and also Chun-mei Huang in Xinzhuang, Taipei Region, Taiwan, on September 15, 1980. She has one elder sister, Jo Tsai. She went to Xinzhuang Primary school, Xinzhuang Junior high, as well as Jingmei Girls’ High School. Tsai was known for her high grades in college, and regularly achieved the top three in course since elementary school. Though Tsai was introverted and reluctant in childhood, she researched English intensively during her young people with the long for coming to be an English educator and ultimately learnt English literature at Fu Jen Catholic College in 1999.
In secondary school, Tsai and her pals developed her very first band, Whirlwind, for which she sang. Tsai initially started her vocal singing job by taking part in an MTV singing competitors at the age of 18. It was just supposed to be a record of an extracurricular activity she carried out in order to assist her request colleges. She unintentionally won the champ in the competitors with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s No. 1 favorite “Greatest Love of All” in the last round. In March 1999, she was authorized to Universal Music.