Yang Mi Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Yang Mi Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Yang Mi (born September 12, 1986) is a Chinese actress and singer. She made her acting debut in the historical television series Tang Ming Huang, and went on to win awards for her leading roles in Wang Zhaojun (2007), Chinese Paladin 3 (2009), Palace 1 (2011), Beijing Love Story (2012), Swords of Legends (2014), The Interpreter (2016), Eternal Love (2017), and Legend of Fuyao (2018), as well as films Mysterious Island (2011), Tiny Times (2013-2015), and The Witness (2016). (2015). She earned Best Actress at the WorldFest Houston International Festival in 2017 for her work in Reset. (2017).

Yang was named one of the New Four Dan Actresses by Southern Metropolis Daily.

Yang Mi was born in Beijing's Xuanwu District to a police officer and a housewife. Because her parents share the surname Yang, she was given the name "" (exponentiation). She received her diploma from the now-defunct Beijing Xuanwu Experimental Primary School. Yang is also a Performance Institute graduate of the Beijing Film Academy.

Career Beginnings

Yang made her acting debut at the age of four in the historical television series Tang Ming Huang, directed by Chen Jialin, as child Princess Xianning. She also played Beggar So's daughter in King of Beggars (1992), starring Stephen Chow as the eponymous character. Two years later, she appeared in the television series Hou Wa, where her performance made an indelible impression on the producer.

Yang returned to the entertainment industry in 2001 as an advertisement model. Yang got a deal with Li Shaohong's agency, Rosat Entertainment, in 2002. Yang obtained her first script in 2003 and made her professional acting debut in The Story of a Noble Family.

From 2006 to 2010, there was an increase in popularity.

Yang rose to prominence in the late 2000s for her roles as Nie Xiaoqian in the legendary drama Strange Tales of Liaozhai (2005) and Guo Xiang in the wuxia drama The Return of the Condor Heroes. (2006), Yang performed the titular character of Wang Zhaojun in the eypnomous television series, which aired on CCTV in 2007. She garnered great feedback for her portrayal and was nominated for the China TV Golden Eagle Award for Best Actress.

Yang appeared in the 2009 fantasy action drama Chinese Paladin 3 as two different roles, Tang Xuejian and Xiyao. The series was a huge success in China, and Yang's popularity skyrocketed.

Yang garnered favorable reviews for her depiction of Qingwen in Li Shaohong's rendition of the classic novel The Dream of Red Mansions in 2010. The same year, she was cast as a chilly assassin in the big-budget historical series Beauty's Rival in Palace.

Breakthrough and mainstream success from 2011 to 2016

Yang rose to prominence in 2011 as the time-traveling protagonist in the hit historical romance drama Palace. (2011). At the 17th Shanghai Television Festival, she was selected Most Popular Actress. Yang's theme song for the drama, "In Support of the Love," was also a smash, winning Best Theme Song (OST) at the 6th Huading Awards. The same year, she starred in the horror film Mysterious Island, which grossed more than 70 million yuan at the box office and went on to become China's most successful horror film.

Due to the box office success of Mysterious Island, Mei Ah Entertainment stated that it will produce four tailored-made films (Wu Dang, Chinese Princess Turandot, Windseeker, and Butterfly Cemetery) for Yang, with a total investment of 300 million yuan for the four films. However, the films fell short of Mysterious Island's success, and Yang was awarded Most Disappointing Actress at the Golden Broom Awards for her performance in Wu Dang.

Yang appeared in Beijing Love Story, a modern romance drama directed by Chen Sicheng, in 2012, as a conceited gold digger. The show was a success, and Yang was named Most Popular Actress at the 9th China Golden Eagle TV Arts Festival. She co-starred in Painted Skin: The Resurrection, a sequel to Gordon Chan's 2008 smash fantasy film Painted Skin, the same year.

Yang was then cast as the lead character Lin Xiao in the Tiny Times film series, which is based on Guo Jingming's best-selling novel of the same name. The film's first two installments were released in 2013, with future installments following in 2014 and 2015. Despite garnering unfavorable reviews, Tiny Times was a huge box office hit. Yang also made her debut as a television producer in 2013 with the web series V Love.

Yang appeared in Deng Chao's comedy film The Breakup Guru in 2014. The picture grossed 180 million yuan in its first week and went on to become one of China's highest-grossing films that year. She then played the female lead, Feng Qingxue, in the fantasy action drama Swords of Legends. The program was a commercial success, topping television ratings and quickly becoming the most watched Chinese drama online.

Yang appeared in the 2015 romantic films You Are My Sunshine with Huang Xiaoming and Fall in Love Like a Star with Li Yifeng. She also played a blind girl in The Witness, a film based on the South Korean thriller Blind.

Yang appeared in the modern drama The Interpreter, which broadcast on Hunan TV in 2016. The show was a great hit, being the highest-rated drama of 2016. She also appeared in Tiny Times director Guo Jingming's fantasy animated film L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties.

2017–present: acclaim from the critics

Yang appeared in the 2017 film Eternal Love, which was based on TangQi GongZi's xianxia novel Three Lives, Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms. Yang gained recognition for her acting performance in the fantasy-romance drama, which was a huge hit both domestically and internationally. She subsequently starred in Jackie Chan's science fiction thriller Reset, for which she won Best Actress at the 50th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. Yang then appeared as a painter with Chang Chen in the wuxia film Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield. She was ranked third on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list this year, her highest rating to date.

Yang appeared in Negotiator, a modern workplace drama about the profession of negotiators, in 2018. Yang went on to star in the fantasy adventure drama Legend of Fuyao. Yang returned to the big screen in Liu Jie's Baby, a film about a lady who was abandoned by her parents owing to serious birth problems, and her battle as an adult to save another baby in the same predicament. Her portrayal of a brittle, hurried working-class woman prematurely aged by illness and poverty earned great feedback. The following year, she was cast as an antagonist in the fantasy suspense film Assassin in Red, directed by Lu Yang.

Yang appeared in the period drama The Great Craftsman in 2019. Yang appeared as a police officer in the cyber-security thriller Storm Eye and as a physician in the medical drama Thank You Doctor.

Yang was cast in the historical fantasy drama Novoland: Pearl Eclipse in 2020.

Other pursuits

Yang Mi has had her own agency, Jay Walk Studio, in cooperation with H&R Century Pictures since 2014.

Private life

Yang Mi disclosed her romance with Hong Kong actor-singer Hawick Lau on Weibo in early 2012. She announced their engagement in November 2013. Yang Mi and Hawick Lau married on January 8, 2014 in Bali, Indonesia.

She gave birth to their daughter Noemie Lau on June 1, 2014, at the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital in Hong Kong.

Yang Mi and Hawick Lau divorced on December 22, 2018, according to a joint statement made by Chinese entertainment and media conglomerate Jiaxing Media.

Politics On March 25, 2021, Yang Mi severed connections with Adidas when numerous companies, including the brand, made a decision not to utilize cotton grown from the Xinjiang area owing to Uyghur forced labor concerns. The majority of Chinese celebs followed suit.

Social networking sites

Yang Mi has over 110 million Weibo followers as of June 2021, making her one of the most popular celebrities on the Chinese microblogging platform.



YearEnglish titleChinese titleRoleNotes
1992King of Beggars武状元苏乞儿Beggar So's daughterCameo
1993Heroes' Calamities英雄劫Mr Su's daughter
1997Singer歌手Xiaoxia's cousin
2007The DoorWenxin
2011Mysterious Island孤岛惊魂Shen Yilin
East Meets West 2011东成西就2011Yang MiCameo
2012All's Well, Ends Well 2012八星抱喜Chen Sisi
Perfect Two新天生一对Fang Jiawei
Love in the Buff春娇与志明Shang Youyou
On My Way跑出一片天Xie ZiCameo
Painted Skin: The Resurrection画皮IIQue'er
Wu Dang大武当之天地密码Tianxin
The Bullet Vanishes消失的子弹Xiao Yunque
Holding LoveHold住愛Zhou Jing
All for Love三个未婚妈妈Xiao MaCameo
2013Tiny Times小时代Lin Xiao
Tiny Times 2小时代2:青木时代Lin Xiao
Saving Mother Robot玛德2号Primary School TeacherCameo
2014Snow Blossom大寒桃花开Taohua KaiDigital film
The Breakup Guru分手大师Ye Xiaochun
Tiny Times 3小时代3:刺金时代Lin Xiao
2015You Are My Sunshine何以笙箫默Zhao Mosheng
Tiny Times 4小时代4:灵魂尽头Lin Xiao
Cities in Love恋爱中的城市Zi Tong
The Witness我是证人Lu Xiaoxing
Fall in Love Like a Star怦然星动Tian Xin
2016Kung Fu Panda 3功夫熊猫3Mei Mei (voice)Chinese dub
L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties爵迹Shen Yin
2017Reset逆时营救Xia Tian
Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield绣春刀·修罗战场Bei Zhai
2018Baby宝贝儿Jiang Meng
2019Liberation解放了He XiupingCameo
2021A Writer's Odyssey刺杀小说家Tu Ling

Television series

YearEnglish titleChinese titleRoleNotes
1990Tang Ming Huang唐明皇young Princess Xianyi
1993Monkey Doll猴娃Nannan
2004The Story of a Noble Family红粉世家Li Xiaotao
Shuang Xiang Pao双响炮daughter in-law
2005Days and a Bureau天和局Zhu Yuqiu
Beijing Fairytale北京童话Zhu Zhu
Strange Tales of Liaozhai聊斋Nie Xiaoqian
2006The Return of the Condor Heroes神雕侠侣Guo Xiang
2007Wang Zhaojun王昭君Wang Zhaojun
Beautiful Life笑着活下去Cheng Xiaonuo
2008The Prince's Education上书房Dun'er
2009Dark Fragrance暗香Miss Xiaojin
Chinese Paladin 3仙剑奇侠传3Tang Xuejian / Xiyao
2010Detective Di Renjie – Prequel神探狄仁杰前传Ling Long
Beauty's Rival in Palace美人心計Mo Xueyan
The Dream of Red Mansions红楼梦Qing Wen
My Bratty Bride刁蛮新娘Yan Xiaoman
2011Jump With Joy窈"跳”淑女Zha Ning
The Legend of the Twelve Chinese Zodiacs十二生肖传奇Qing Li
We Are a Family我们是一家人Xia Jiajia
PalaceLuo Qingchuan / Hua Ying
Painted Skin画皮Xiao Hong
Judgement of Hong Wu洪武大案Cai Jue
The Four Brothers of Peking新京城四少Yin Baixue
Met As Strangers, Once Acquainted相逢何必曾相识He Meiji
Expressway of First Empire大秦直道Princess Ling
Symphony of Fate命运交响曲Hao Anqi
Beauty World唐宫美人天下Qingluan
2012Beijing Love Story北京爱情故事Yang Zixi
Palace II宫锁珠帘Luo Qingchuan / Hua YingCameo
Ru Yi如意Ru Yi
Legend of the Military Seal虎符传奇Concubine Ru
2013Diors Man 2屌丝男士2ProducerCameo
A Clear Midsummer Night盛夏晚晴天Xia Wanqing
2014The Four Scholars in Jianghan江南四大才子Madame TangCameo
Swords of Legends古剑奇谭Feng Qingxue
V Love微时代之恋Luo YiAlso producer
2016The Interpreter亲爱的翻译官Qiao Fei
2017Eternal Love三生三世十里桃花Bai Qian / Su Su / Si Yin
2018Negotiator谈判官Tong Wei
Legend of Fuyao扶摇Fuyao
2019The Great Craftsman筑梦情缘Fu Hanjun
2020Eternal Love of Dream三生三世枕上书Bai QianCameo (ep. 22, 24)
2021Storm Eye暴风眼An Jing
Novoland: Pearl Eclipse斛珠夫人Ye Haishi / Fang Haishi
2022Thank You Doctor谢谢你医生Xiao Yan
She and Her Perfect Husband爱的二八定律Qin Shi
TBAFox Spirit Matchmaker: Yue Hong狐妖小紅娘月紅篇Tu Shan Hong Hong

Short film

YearEnglish titleChinese titleRole
Lux爱至毫厘 恋上发捎Lisa
2012Create For Hope为渴望而创
Exchange Journey交换旅行
2013Take The Happy Home 2013把乐带回家2013
2014Take The Happy Home 2014把乐带回家2014
2015The Most Beautiful Performance 2015最美表演
2016I Am Your Xiaomi Phone我是你的小幂phoneXiao Mi
2018Two Little Planets两个小星

Variety show

YearEnglish titleChinese titleRole
2016Takes a Real Man 2真正男子汉第二季Cast member
2017The Coming One明日之子Celebrity commentator
2018The Coming One 2明日之子
2019Great Escape密室大逃脱Cast member
China's Got Talent中国达人秀Judge
2020Great Escape 2密室大逃脱2Cast member
2021Great Escape 3密室大逃脱3Cast member
2022We are the champions戰至巔峰Cast member
2022Great Escape 4密室大逃脫Cast member



YearEnglish titleChinese title
2012Close to Me亲幂关系


YearEnglish titleChinese titleAlbum
2009"Shu Li Moon"琉璃月Tian Xia Ni OST
2011"In Support of the Love"爱的供养Palace OST
"Bright Moon"明月
2012"Love Love"爱情爱情Beijing Love Story OST
"Don't Bear To"有点舍不得Ru Yi OST
"On My Way"跑出一片天On My Way OST
"Love Map"爱情地图Wu Dang OST
2013"What If Love Grows Old"如果爱老了A Clear Midsummer Night OST
"Must Be Happy"一定要幸福
2014"Her and Him"她他V Love OST

Music video

YearEnglish titleChinese titleSinger
1993Chuan Jun Zhuang De Chuan Mei Zi穿军装的川妹子Li Danyang

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
Major awards
200824th China TV Golden Eagle AwardBest ActressWang ZhaojunNominated
20116th Huading AwardsBest Actress (Fantasy Drama)PalaceNominated
Best Original SoundtrackIn Support of the LoveWon
17th Shanghai Television FestivalBest ActressPalaceNominated
Most Popular ActressWon
15th China Music AwardsBest Television Actress (Mainland China)Won
2012Beijing Pop Music AwardsMost Popular Female New SingerWon
16th China Music AwardsBest Crossover Singer (Mainland China)Won
11th CCTV-MTV Music AwardsMost Popular Female Singer (Mainland China)Won
6th Migu Music AwardsBest-selling Original SoundtrackIn Support of the LoveWon
12th Chinese Film Media AwardsMost Anticipated ActressMysterious IslandNominated
26th China TV Golden Eagle AwardBest ActressBeijing Love StoryNominated
Most Popular ActressWon
8th Huading AwardsBest ActressRu YiNominated
Best Actress (Fantasy Drama)Beauty WorldNominated
201313th Chinese Film Media AwardsMost Anticipated ActressLove in the BuffNominated
20143rd China International Film Festival LondonOverseas Influential AwardsWon
20155th Beijing International Film FestivalGoddess AwardWon
17th Huading AwardsBest ActressSwords of LegendsNominated
15th Chinese Film Media AwardsMost Anticipated ActressTiny Times 3Nominated
201750th World-Fest Houston International Film FestivalBest ActressResetWon
3rd Jackie Chan Action Movie AwardsBest Action Movie ActressWon
14th China Movie Channel Media AwardsBest ActressNominated
8th Macau International Television FestivalBest ActressEternal LoveNominated
1st Marianas International Film FestivalBest ActressBrotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal BattlefieldNominated
201825th Beijing College Student Film FestivalFavorite ActressWon
24th Huading AwardsBest Actress (Ancient Drama)Legend of FuyaoNominated
5th The Actors of China Award CeremonyBest Actress (Emerald Category)Won
201916th Guangzhou Student Film FestivalMost Popular ActressBabyWon
202030th China TV Golden Eagle AwardAudience's Choice for ActressNominated
Other awards
20073rd Actors of China RankingStrange Tales of LiaozhaiThe Return of the Condor Heroes1st
2011Elle Style AwardsNewcomer of the YearWon
1st LeTV Entertainment AwardsMost Popular TV Actress (Asia Pacific)Won
Youku Index AwardsPopular Actress AwardPalaceWon
Enlight Media CETV Entertainment AwardsLeaping Figure (Television category)Won
Dongfang Television AwardsMost Commercially Valuable ActressWon
MSN Fashion Party AwardPopular Celebrity AwardWon
Fashion Power AwardsMost Popular ActressWon
Grand Ceremony of New ForcesMost Popular Film ActressMysterious IslandWon
Beijing Television Entertainment Ten Year Influential Award CeremonyPopular New Star AwardWon
3rd China TV Drama AwardsPopular Actress AwardWon
2012Weibo Awards CeremonyMost Influential TV ActressWon
Weibo QueenWon
China Power Trust Fashion Award CeremonyTV Actress of the YearWon
Influential Figure of the YearWon
Sohu Television Drama AwardsMost Popular ActressWon
2nd LeTV Entertainment AwardsMost Commercially Valuable Film ActressWon
Grazia Award CeremonyTrendy Charisma AwardWon
3rd China TV Drama AwardsMost Popular All-Rounded ArtistWon
20133rd Citizens AwardCitizen of the YearWon
Asian Influence AwardsBest ProducerV LoveWon
2014Fashion Power AwardsMost Popular Mainland ActressWon
2015Weibo Awards CeremonyBreakthrough AwardWon
The Women's Media AwardInfluential Woman AwardWon
Asian Influence Awards Oriental CeremonyInfluence Film Force AwardWon
8th The Mango TV AwardsMost Popular ActressWon
4th iQiyi All-Star CarnivalMost Influential Film ActorWon
2016L'Officiel Fashion Night Influence AwardMost Popular ActressWon
23rd Cosmo Beauty CeremonyMost Influential IdolWon
5th iQiyi All-Star CarnivalMost Influential Film ActorWon
2017iFensi Award CeremonyMost Capable Female ArtisteWon
2nd Weibo Movie NightMost Anticipated ActressWon
6th iQiyi All-Star CarnivalActress of the YearWon
11th Tencent Video Star AwardsVIP Star of the YearWon
Most Popular Female CelebrityWon
24th Cosmo Beauty CeremonyBeautiful Figure of the YearWon
Sohu Fashion AwardsTelevision Actress of the YearWon
Most Popular Female CelebrityWon
Tencent Entertainment White PaperStar of the YearWon
2018Weibo Awards CeremonyWeibo QueenWon
China Screen RankingTrend of the YearWon
3rd China Television Drama Quality CeremonyAudience's Favorite Quality StarWon
Most Anticipated ActressWon
25th Cosmo Beauty CeremonyShining Beautiful IdolWon
15th Esquire Man at His Best AwardsMost Popular Female ArtisteWon
Youku Choice AwardsMost Valuable StarWon
12th Tencent Video Star AwardsTV Actress of the YearWon
2019China Literature Award CeremonySuper IP ActressLegend of FuyaoWon
Weibo Awards CeremonyPhilanthropy Influential FigureWon
China Entertainment Industry Summit
(Golden Pufferfish Awards)
Most Commercially Valuable ArtistWon
StarHub Night of Stars 2019Best Actress (China)The Great CraftsmanWon
Golden Bud – The Fourth Network Film And Television FestivalBest ActressNominated
Tencent Video All Star AwardsVIP StarWon
2020Weibo Awards CeremonyWeibo GoddessWon
Charity Influential FigureWon
Best Choice of Multi-Screen CommunicationInfluential ActressThe Great CraftsmanWon

Forbes China Celebrity 100


Yang Mi – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Body Measurements33-24-35 inches
Height5 feet 6¼ inches (1.68 m)
Weight48 kg (105 lbs)
Waist24 inches
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Shoe Size6.5 (US
Dress Size4 (US)
Age36 years old (in 2023)
Date of BirthSeptember 12, 1986
Full NameYang Mi
ProfessionActress, Singer
BirthplaceXuanwu District, Beijing, China
Zodiac SignVirgo

Yang Mi Education

Qualification: High School Graduation

Yang Mi Career

Profession: Actress, Singer

Known For: Eternal Love

Net Worth: $15 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Yang Xiaolin

Mother: Yang Chunling

Marital Status: Single

No. of Children: 1

Daughter: Noemie Lau

Past Relationships:

Hawick Lau (m. 2014–2018)

Yang Mi Favorites

Hobbies: Travelling, Dancing, Photoshoot, Painting

Favorite Destination: Italy

Favorite Food: Vegetables

Favorite Color: Red, Brown

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