Top 10 Asian Instagram Models in 2021

Asian influencer models are establishing a new set of criteria in fashion. Everyday we see more eastern models appearing on world’s most popular magazines and fashion catwalks. While finding their place in the industry, they are increasingly getting more exposure on Instagram.

Top ten must-follow Asian Instagram models in 2021

  1. Cinta Laura
Cinta Laura's instagram

The 27-year-old beauty, Cinta Laura has met with resounding success as a model, actress and singer. She is the ambassador of anti-violence against women and children in Indonesia. Besides modeling, she has played in 6 American and 5 Indonesian feature films so far and has won various awards in both modeling and acting. Cinta has also taken up her career in music since 2010.

Instagram: @claurakiehl

Followers: 7.9 million

Born: August 17, 1993 (age 28)

Born place: Germany

Nick name: Love child, Cin

Occupation: model, actress, singer, dancer and business woman

Height: 170 cm

Weight (approx.): 51 kg

Eye color: hazel

Hair color: dark brown

Brand Endorsements: Omega, Sugar Bear Hair Supplements and LOGO DE CORPS

Net Worth: $1 million – $5 million

Residence: Los Angeles

2. Liu Wen

Liu Wen's instagram

Liu Wen’s stunning beauty has caught many people’s eyes all over the globe. In fact, she was the first Chinese model to walk the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and the second Chinese model to appear on the front cover of American Vogue.

Her career also holds more records as she is the highest-paid east Asian model in Forbes, magazine’s list and the first spokesmodel for The Estée Lauder cosmetics.

 Instagram: @liuwenlw  

Followers: 5.2 million

Born: January 27, 1988 (age 33)

Born place: China

Occupation: model

Height: 179 cm

Weight (approx.): 50 kg

Eye color: black

Hair color: black

Brand Endorsements: Alexander Wang, Barney’s New York, Bottega Veneta, Calvin Klein ‘cK One’ fragrance, cK Calvin Klein, Converse by John Varvatos, Diesel, DKNY, DKNY Jeans, Dolce & Gabbana, Estee Lauder, Evian, Gap, Lane Crawford, Ne Tiger, Oscar de la Renta, Shanghai Tang, Tosca Blu, United Colors of Benetton, Vivienne Tam.

Net Worth: $40 million

Residence: New York

3. Sui He

Sui He's instagram

Speaking of Liu Wen’s pioneering role as a Chinese model, Sui He is undoubtedly a runner up in the field of modeling. She is the second Chinese model to walk in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show right after Liu Wen, and she was also the first east Asian model to open Ralph Lauren, runway show.

In 2011, the New York magazine listed her as one of the top ten newcomers, and clearly, she has proved them right.

Instagram: @hesui923

Followers: 1.5 million

Born: September 23, 1989 (age 32)

Born place: China

Nick name: Mushroom

Occupation: model

Height: 177 cm

Weight (approx.): 53 kg

Eye color: dark brown

Hair color: black

Brand Endorsements: Brunello Cucinelli, H&M, KARL by Karl Lagerfeld, Lane Crawford, Ralph Lauren.

Net Worth: $8 million

Residence: New York

4. Min Xi

Min Xi's instagram

Her first notable appearance was in a television competition in 2009, and was introduced to the international world of modeling only 2 years from then.

Xi has modeled Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show for six consecutive years and stared in many other well-known campaigns.

Instagram: @mingxi11

Followers: 1.5 million

Born: March 18, 1989 (age 32)

Born place: China

Occupation: model

Height: 178 cm

Weight (approx.): 54 kg

Eye color: dark brown

Hair color: black

Brand Endorsements: Barney’s, Diane von Furstenberg, Gap, Givenchy, H&M, Lane Crawford, Mango, River Island and others.

Net Worth: $0.5 million

Residence: New York

5. Margaret Zhang

Margaret Zhang's instagram

Are you looking for a uniquely stylish model who never cease to surprise you? Then you will definitely hear the name Margaret Zhang as vanguard stylist who has been hired exclusively to tell people how to dress up. 

Instagram: @margaret__zhang

Followers: 1.1 million

Born: May 28, 1993 (age 28)

Born place: Australia

Occupation: model, stylist, writer, consultant, creative director, photographer and influencer

Height: 165 cm

Eye color: black

Hair color: black

Net Worth: $1 million – $5 million

Residence: New York and Shanghai

6. Xiao Wen Ju

Xiao Wen Ju's instagram

The native name of this 31-year-old model is Jū Xiǎowén. Her cutting-edge style gained a lot of attention for the first time in 2010, and in 2011 she was selected for Lane Crawford’s  fall and winter campaign, and only a year later she was on the top 50 female models list.

Having walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Paris and gaining more fame in the field of modeling, she was recognized as one of the “Industry Icons”.

Instagram: @jujujuxiaowen

Followers: 732k

Born: May 19, 1989 (age 32)

Born place: China

Nick name: Xiao

Occupation: model

Height: 176 cm

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Eye color: Dark brown

Hair color: black

Brand Endorsements: Phillip Lim, Dior Beauty, Kenzo Accessories, Lane Crawford, Marc Jacobs, Neiman Marcus, Shiatzy Chen, DSquared2, Tory Burch, Coach, Chanel Parfumes, CK One Color Cosmetics, MAC Cosmetics, L’Oreal, Calvin Klein, GAP, Adidas, etc.

Net Worth: $0.5 million

Residence: New York

6. Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying

Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying's instagram

Chutimon is the Thai gorgeous model and actress who was the first Thai girl to win the Screen International Rising Star Asia Award in New York Asian Film. She has also featured in music videos such as “Unfriend” and “Pajhonpai”.

Instagram: @aokbab

Followers: 576k

Born: February 2, 1996 (age 25)

Born place: Thailand

Nick name: Aokbab

Occupation: model and actress

Height: 176 cm

Net Worth: $1 million – $5 million

8. Fei Fei Sun

Fei Fei Sun's instagram

Proclaimed as “an exceptional beauty”, Sun Feifei commonly known as Fei Fei Sun is a Chinese successful model and spokesmodel of Estée Lauder.

She took up to modeling after graduating from high school, and attended Suzhou University, majoring in fashion design.

In case of being the first Chinese model to have considerable achievements in her career, her name seems to be on an unceasing list, in particular, her respective appearances on the cover of giant fashion magazines.

Instagram: @feifeisun

Followers: 465k

Born: March 20, 1989 (age 32)

Born place: China

Nick name: Fei Fei Sun

Occupation: model and actress

Height: 179 cm

Weight (approx.): 58 kg

Eye color: dark brown

Hair color: black

Brand Endorsements: Valentino, Theory, Tory Burch and Massimo Dutti

Net Worth: $5 millionResidence: New York

9. Shu Pei Qin

Shu Pei Qin's instagram

She began modeling in New York while she was a university student there. She has professionally featured in many and various editorial fashion magazines and shows.

Instagram: @shupeicute

Followers: 271k

Born: January 1, 1990 (age 31)

Born place: China

Nick name: Shu Pei

Occupation: model

Height: 178 cm

Weight (approx.): 53 kg

Eye color: black

Hair color: black

Brand Endorsements: BCBG by Max Azria, Benetton, Diesel, Esprit, Fekkai Salon Color, GAP, Hogan by Karl Lagerfeld, Kenzo ‘Flower by Kenzo’ fragrance, Kenzo ‘Flower by Kenzo Essentielle’ fragrance, Lane Crawford, Maybelline, Simply Vera by Vera Wang, Vera Wang and others.

Net Worth: $1 million – $5 million

Residence: New York

10.  Sheena Liam Zacharevic

Sheena Liam Zacharevic's instagram

The stunning model and stylish embroidery artist and the winner of Asia’a next top model in its second season is just lovely in both fashion and art.

Her success in modeling is basically thanks to her beauty and skills on both print and runway work. Sheena is also listed as one of the Art World’s top 200 Influencers.

Instagram: @sheenaliam

Followers: 86.5k

Born: May 7, 1991 (age 30)

Born place: Malaysia  

Nick name: Sheen Liam

Occupation: model and embroidery artist  

Height: 174 cm

Eye color: brown

Hair color: black

Net Worth: $1 million – $5 million 

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