Stefanie Sun Biography
Name: Sun Yan Zi, Stefanie Sun
Name Pronunciation: Soon-Yen-Zhii
Fan Nicknames: Yanzi, Ah Zi
Birthdate: July 23, 1978
Blood Type: AB
Weight: 42kg (106lbs)
Height: 1.62m (5'4'')
Spoken Languages: English, Mandarin Chinese, Teochew
Favourite Sports/Games: Swimming, Snooker, Tennis
Favourite Actors: Jim Carrey, Stephen Chow, Tony Leung
Favourite Actresses: Kate Moss, Gwyneth Paltrow, Milla Jovovich
Favourite Color: Yellow
Favourite Food: Japanese dishes, Chocolates, Ba Kut Tei
Fears: Claustrophobia, Flying Cockroaches, Papaya, Getting Sick
Places Visited: Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Mainland China, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, USA, Europe, New Zealand
Family: Parents (Both teachers) and two sisters (one older, one much younger)
Fun Fact: Chinese media originally assumed that Stefanie was a lesbian because she was outspoken and wore pants.
Stefanie Sun has an elder sister by three years called Sng Yee-kia; traditional Chinese: pinyin: Sūn Yànjiā), a younger brother by four years named Sng Yee-Phen (simplified Chinese: 孙毅圣; traditional Chinese: pinyin: Sūn YiPhen) and a younger sister by six years named Sng Ee-mei (simplified Chinese: traditional Chinese; pinyin: Sūn Yànměi).
Sun was educated at St Margaret's Secondary School, Raffles Girls' School and went on to attend Saint Andrew's Junior College. She later attended Nanyang Technological University, where she obtained a degree in Marketing. Her abilities were discovered by her music teacher, Lee Wei Song, at his music school.
In the Mandarin-speaking world, Sun is more popularly known by her Mandarin name, Sun Yanzi or Sun Yan Zi. Stefanie Sun has sold over 10 million copies in Asia. With ten albums to her name, she is arguably the most popular Mandarin female singer in Asia and the most successful singer from Singapore.