Interestingly, Xi Jinping is married to popular singer Peng Liyuan. She used to be much better known in China than him, until he rose to the very top of the Chinese party and state leadership.
On June 15, 1953, current Chinese leader Xi Jinping was born. He belongs to the fifth generation of leaders of the Chinese Communist Party. Xi Jinping currently holds all the most important functions in the People’s Republic of China. Namely, he is the current Chinese President, the current Secretary General of the Central Committee, as well as the Chairman of the Central Military Commission (he is also the Supreme Commander of the Chinese Armed Forces).
Xi Jinping was born in Beijing as the son of Xia Zhongxun, an important party leader from the early days of revolutionary communism. Due to such a distinguished origin, Xia Jinping is classified among the so-called crown princes or red princes (descendants of high communist officials).
Today, Xia Jinping is considered one of the three most powerful people in the world. He succeeded his predecessor Hu Jintao (a member of the fourth generation of Chinese party leaders) as Chinese leader.
Interestingly, Xi Jinping is married to popular singer Peng Liyuan. She used to be much better known in China than him, until he rose to the very top of the Chinese party and state leadership. As the president’s wife, she has the status of a kind of first lady in China today.