Yang Mi

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Yang Mi

Profile[edit]

  • Name: 杨幂 / Yang Mi
  • English name: Mini Yang
  • Also known as: 幂幂 (Mi Mi) / 狐小幂 (Little Fox Mi)
  • Profession: Actress, singer, and model
  • Birthdate: 1986-Sep-12 (age 32)
  • Birthplace: Beijing, China
  • Height: 166.5cm
  • Weight: 48kg
  • Star sign: Virgo
  • Chinese zodiac: Tiger
  • Blood type: B
  • Family: Husband/actor Hawick Lau and daughter Noemie Lau (劉梓蘭) (b. 2014-Jun-01)
  • Talent agency: Yang Mi Studio / Jaywalk Studio

About Yang Mi[edit]

Yang Mi was born on September 12, 1986 in the Xuanwu District of Beijing (That is now part of the new Xicheng District of Beijing), her father Yang Xiaolin is a policeman, and her mother Yang Chunling is a full-time housewife. With both of her parents family names Yang, she was named Mi which means the mathematical term 'power' in Chinese. When she was a child, she lived near Niujie. She is good at playing table tennis, playing badminton, swimming, and skating. Yang mi was a rather energetic child, she couldn’t calm down when she learned something. At that time, the Chinese Children’s Film Studio held a children’s film and television performance training class. Yang Mi’s parents enroll her in performance classes, her elementary school period was spent in Beijing Xuanwu Experimental Primary School (which no longer exists). She had a good academic performance when she was in elementary school, and she was a squad leader from the first grade to the third grade.

The now actress began her career at the tender age of 4. In 1990, historical drama director Jialin Chen found Yang mi's talent in acting and offered her a role in the TV series "Tang Ming Emperor" as the little princess. Then, in the same year, she showed her face in the comedy superstar Stephen Chow's movie "Wu zhuangyuan Su Qi-er" as Chow's daughter. In the next few years, she accepted some roles in certain TV series and quit performance for about 10 years. At 17, when still in high school, she came back to performing like a professional. In 2004, she played the role of 'Guo Xiang' in the TV series "Return of the Condor Heroes" adapted from a famous Chinese swordsmen novel. This role left a very deep impression on audiences and established her career in TV. She entered Performance Institute of Beijing Film Academy the next year. In 2007, Yang re-cooperated with director Jialin Chen and acted as 'Zhaojun Wang', entitled as one of ancient China's "Four Beauties" involved in political struggles legendarily. Her turning point in her acting career was the radiant role as a naughty and spoiled noble girl in the TV "Chinese Paladin III" (2009), which has won her a positive public reputation. In another blockbuster TV "Hong Lou Meng" (2009) (also as A Dream of the Red mansions) Yang acted as a servant girl, Qingwen, who dares to fight against fate and feudal rules.

TV Series[edit]

TV Series Theme Songs[edit]

  • Ming Yue (明月) Bright Moon, Gong 3 insert song (2013)
  • Luo Hua (落花) Falling Flower, Gong 3 insert song, with Yuan Shan Shan (2013)
  • Ai De Gong Yang (爱的供养) The Offerings of Love, Gong 3 opening theme song, with Yuan Shan Shan (2013)
  • Cuo Guai (错怪), Ru Yi ending theme song, with Hawick Lau (2012)
  • You Dian She Bu De (有点舍不得), Ru Yi opening theme song (2012)
  • Ai Qing Ai Qing (爱情爱情) Love Love, Beijing Love Story insert song (2012)
  • Ai De Gong Yang (爱的供养) The Offerings of Love, Gong opening theme song (2011)

Movies[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Education: Beijing Film Academy
  • Skills: Drawing and writing lyrics
  • Languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, and English
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • She first started acting at the tender age of 4 and had a small part in one of Stephen Chow's movies.
  • It is rumored that the actress may have resorted to cosmetic surgery to improve her physical appearance, due to both her nose and her chin look more delicate and round than in photos of her youth.
  • Yang mi married Hong Kong actor Hawick Lau in 2014 they have a daughter together nicknamed "Xiao Nuo Mi" which means Little Glutinous Rice.


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