20 November 1962
Peng Liyuan, Political Wife, China
For over two decades she was lavishly costumed on the country's traditional New Year's variety show, singing in praise of the People's Liberation Army.
About Peng Liyuan
Wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, who took office in 2013. She is also a folk singer with a soprano opera voice that could crack glass.
She had one child with husband Xi Jinping.
Friends and colleagues
Like Michelle Obama, she became a tastemaker in matters of fashion.
Understanding her influence as the country's folk and political hero, she deliberately chose to wear Chinese-made clothes over Western brands.