Yang Mi is a Chinese actress and singer, and also named as one of the "New Four Dan Actresses" by Chinese newspaper Southern Metropolis Daily. She is noted for her roles in the television series "The Return of the Condor Heroes" and "Chinese Paladin 3" respectively. She gained greater popularity from her breakthrough role in "Palace" and the opening song “Ai De Gong Yang" sung by her. Her recent appearances as the main actress in popular dramas such as "Swords of Legends", "Les Interpretes", and "Eternal Love" have now made her one of the most recognizable and popular actresses in China.
In early 2012, Yang Mi revealed the relationship with an Hong Kong actor-singer Hawick Lau through her Weibo. Then on November 11, 2013 she announced their engagement. Yang Mi and Hawick Lau were married in Bali, Indonesia on January 8, 2014. She gave birth to her daughter on June 1, 2014 in a Hong Kong hospital.