- Name: 瓊瑤 (琼瑶) / Chiung Yao (Qiong Yao)
- Real name: 陳喆 (陈喆) / Chen Zhe
- Profession: Novelist, screenwriter, producer and lyricist
- Birthdate: 1938-Apr-20
- Birthplace: Chengdu, Sichuan, China
- Height: 165cm
- Star sign: Taurus
- Chinese zodiac: Tiger
- Family: Husband/writer Ping Xin Tao, son Chen Zhong Wei (from a previous marriage), daughter-in-law/producer He Xiu Qiong
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- Education: Taipei Municipal Zhong Shan Girls High School
- Hobbies: Poetry, reading novels and watching movies
- Native origin: Hengyang, Hunan, China
- She moved to Taiwan in 1949 and back to Mainland China in 1988.
- Her father was a professor in the Chinese Language department at National Taiwan Normal University and her mother taught Chinese Language at Taipei Municipal Jianguo High School.
- Her novels have been adapted into numerous TV series and films.
- She's a distant relative of wuxia novelist Jin Yong.