Liao Yiwu Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth

is a Chinese author, reporter, musician, and poet. He is a critic of China’s Communist regime, for which he was imprisoned. His books, several of which are collections of interviews with ordinary people from the lower rungs of Chinese society, were published in Taiwan and Hong Kong but are banned in mainland China; some have been translated into Spanish, English, French, German, Polish and Czech.

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Liao Yiwu Wiki, Biography

Date of Birth 16 June 1958
Birth Day 16 June
Birth Years 1958
Age 64 years old
Birth Place Yanting County, Sichuan, China
Birth City Sichuan
Birth Country China
Nationality German
Famous As Poet
Also Known for Poet
Zodiac Sign Leo
Occupation Poet

Also Known by the Full name Liao Yiwu, is a Good Poet. He was born on 16 June 1958, in Yanting County, Sichuan, China. Sichuan is a beautiful and populous city located in Yanting County, Sichuan, China China.

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Liao Yiwu Net Worth

Liao Yiwu has a net worth of $1.5 million (Estimated) which he earned from his occupation as Poet. Famously known as the Poet of China. He is seen as one of the most successful Poet of all times. Liao Yiwu Wealth & Primary Source of earning is being a successful German Poet.

Liao entered the career as Poet In his early life after completing his formal education..

Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 $0.5 Million to $1.5 Million Approx
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The Poet with a large number of Twitter followers, with whom he shares his life experiences. Liao is gaining More popularity of his Profession on Twitter these days. You can read today’s latest tweets and post from ‘s official Twitter account below, where you can know what he is saying in his previous tweet. Read top and most recent tweets from his Twitter account here…

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Born on 16 June 1958, the Poet is Probably the most famous person on social media. Liao is a popular celebrity and social media influencer. With his huge number of social media followers, he frequently shares numerous individual media files for viewers to comment with his massive amount of support from followers across all major social media sites. Affectively interact with and touch his followers. You can scroll down for information about his Social media profiles.

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Life Story & Timeline


Liao arrived in Germany on July 6, 2011, having left China overland by crossing the border with Vietnam.


Liao processed the time in prison with his book Testimonials. A German translation of this work was planned for 2010.

After having been denied permission to leave the country many times, he wrote an open letter to Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel in February 2010. Later that year he was allowed to leave the country for the first time. He visited Germany accepting invitations to literary festivals in Hamburg and Berlin as well as to an event in Cologne. He held numerous readings and gave interviews. On stage, he sang songs, played the flute and drank hard liquor.

On 4 June 2010, the international literature festival berlin held a worldwide reading for Liao Yiwu in order to commemorate the massacre of Tiananmen Square, and to admonish China’s human rights record.


In 2008 he signed the Charter 08 of his friend Liu Xiaobo, although he says of himself that he is not really interested in politics, just in his stories.

In May 2008, after the Sichuan earthquake, Liao went to the disaster region and interviewed survivors fighting corrupt officials. This material was published as Chronicles of the Big Earthquake in Hong Kong in 2009. The French translation Quand la terre s’est ouverte au Sichuan : Journal d’une tragédie appeared in 2010.


A French translation of some of these interviews titled L’Empire des bas-fonds appeared in 2003. An English translation of 27 of the interviews was published under the name The Corpse Walker in 2008. A German translation, Fräulein Hallo und der Bauernkaiser, appeared in 2009.

In 2003, he was awarded a Human Rights Watch Hellman-Hammett Grant. In 2007, he received a Freedom to Write Award from the Independent Chinese PEN Center. Authorities prevented him from attending the award ceremony in Beijing. In 2011 he was awarded the German Geschwister-Scholl-Preis and in 2012 the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. In his address at the prize ceremony in the Paulskirche, Liao Yiwu described China as “the source of global disasters” and an “ever-expanding garbage dump”. He concluded his speech with the wish that “for the peaceful well-being of all humanity, this empire (China) must break apart”.


In 2001 his multi-volume Interviews with People from the Bottom Rung of Society was published in Taiwan. The book consists of transcribed interviews with people on the margins of Chinese society, from “hustlers to drifters, outlaws and street performers, the officially renegade and the physically handicapped, those who deal with human waste and with the wasting of humans, artists and shamans, crooks, even cannibals.” Although it is currently banned in China, the book is easily found on Chinese file sharing websites. He was arrested several times for conducting “illegal interviews” and for exposing the dark side of the Communist Party.


In 1998 he compiled The Fall of the Holy Temple, an anthology of underground poems from the 1970s, mainly from Chinese dissidents. One of China’s vice premiers called it a “premeditated attempt to overthrow the government, and [claimed it was] supported by powerful anti-China groups.”


He was arrested in February 1990 as he was boarding a train. Six friends and his pregnant wife were arrested separately. Liao received a four-year sentence. He was placed on the government’s permanent blacklist. While in prison, due to torture and abusive punishment, he suffered several mental breakdowns and twice attempted suicide. He was known as “the big lunatic.” From a fellow prisoner, an elderly monk, he learned to play the Xiao. He then began to interview other prisoners about their lives.


In Spring 1989, two magazine companies took advantage of the relaxed politics and carried Liao’s long poems “The Yellow City” and “Idol.” In the poems, he criticized the system, calling it paralyzed and eaten away by a collective leukemia. The poems were deemed anti-communist and he was questioned and detained and his home was searched.

On June 1989, after hearing about the Tiananmen Square protests, Liao composed a long poem entitled “Massacre.” Knowing that it would never be published, he made an audiotape and recited the poem by using Chinese ritualistic chanting and howling, invoking the spirits of the dead. Liao and friends made a movie, the sequel of Massacre, “Requiem.”


Liao Yiwu (Chinese: 廖亦武 ; pinyin: Liào Yìwǔ ; also known as Lao Wei (Chinese: 老威 ); born 16 June 1958 in Sichuan), is a Chinese author, reporter, musician, and poet. He is a critic of China’s Communist regime, for which was imprisoned. His books, several of which are collections of interviews with ordinary people from the lower rungs of Chinese society, were published in Taiwan and Hong Kong but are banned in mainland China; some have been translated into English, French, German, Polish and Czech.

Liao was born in 1958, the same year as The Great Leap Forward. During the famine of The Great Leap Forward, he suffered from edema and was close to dying. In 1966 his father was branded a counter-revolutionary during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Liao’s parents filed for divorce to protect the children. His mother was arrested for attempting to sell government issued coupons on the black market.


Unexpectedly, on March 28th, the police issued an order forbidding me to leave China.

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