Hu Shuli Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Books, Net Worth, Awards

Hu Shuli Biography

Hu Shuli is a Chinese professor at Sun Yat-sen University’s School of Journalism and Communication. She is also the publisher and founder of Caixin Media. Likewise, she is an adjunct professor at Renmin University of China’s School of Journalism and Communication.

How old is Hu Shuli? – Age

Hu is 71 years old as of 2024. She was born on January 29, 1953, in China, where she also grew up.

How tall is Hu Shuli? – Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall.

Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Shuli was born to parents; Hu Lingsheng and Cao Qifeng in China. However, she has not disclosed any information regarding her parents’ identities to the public yet. It is also not clear whether she has any siblings or not.

Hu Shuli’s Education

Hu enrolled at Renmin University of China (People’s University of China), pursuing journalism and graduating in 1982. Afterward, he joined Stanford University where she received an Executive Master of Business Administration. During this time, she had a joint program between the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University and Fordham University.

Is Hu Shuli Married?Husband

Shuli is currently married to her lovely husband, Miao Di, since 1982. He is a film professor at Beijing’s Communication University of China. However, she has not disclosed whether they have any children to the public yet.

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Journalism Career

Hu is a vastly recognized investigative journalist and international editor. She also presently is part of the International Media Council of the World Economic Forum. Likewise, she is United Way Worldwide’s global board member.

Most noteworthy, she was hired by the Worker’s Daily where as an assistant editor. She also served as China’s second-largest newspaper’s international editor and reporter. It is known that she founded Caijing magazine in 1998 from which she resigned in November 2009.

Furthermore, she worked as an international editor at China Business Times. Afterward, she was promoted to the position of chief reporter. In addition, she worked for Phoenix TV as the financial news chief in Tai Po, Hong Kong.

Throughout her career, she has been a recipient of Stanford University Knight Journalism Fellow and Foreign Policy: Top 100 Public Intellectuals Awards. On the other hand, she is an author known for books such as The Scenes Behind American Newspapers and Reform Bears No Romance.

Hu Shuli’s Net Worth

Citing her journalism career, Shuli has an estimated net worth of $1.3 billion (Approx.).


  • New Financial Time, Reform Bears No Romance
  • The Scenes Behind American Newspapers


  • Ramon Magsaysay Award
  • Shorenstein Journalism Award
  • Taiwan’s Hsing Yun Journalism Award
  • Louis Lyons Award
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