Actress Chen Xiaoxu became famous overnight after she played the role of Lindaiyu for the Deam of the Red Mansion in 1987. After that she couldn’t surpass her acting, then she quit her actress career and started to do business. Again she became very successful. But recently she gave up her normal life and million dollars wealth to become a nun, via CRI:
Former Chinese actress and business celebrity Chen Xiaoxu has taken the tonsure at a Buddhist temple in Changchun, capital of Jilin province in northeast China, her husband told a newspaper Sunday…
The news of her tonsure was first disclosed by some “well-informed” fans online and was confirmed by her husband, Hao Tong, who, he has himself said, will soon follow his wife’s suit to become a monk in another monastery. Hao said such decision, which however sounds much striking to the public, is their ideal. [Full Text]
View the special web page and discussion about Chen Xiaoxu in Sina.com.