Rising Young Chinese Actors and Actresses

Rising young actors and actresses that you think people should pay attention to in Chinese dramaland. Anyone you think will become successful and more popular in the upcoming years. 

Going to limit this to actors/actresses born in the year 1997 and after. All others will be removed. Fill free to add anyone that fits this criteria.

lilfoxie Dec 23, 2020
59 People Loves 114 Voters Report
  • Zhao Lu Si

    1. Zhao Lu Si

    5,429 points by 55 voters
    Zhao Lu Si is an actor and singer born in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. Zhao Lu Si started her acting career in 2017 when she debuted in the romance drama, "Untouchable Lovers" ...more
  • Wang Yi Bo

    2. Wang Yi Bo

    3,732 points by 38 voters
    Wang Yi Bo is an award-winning actor, dancer, singer and motorcycle racer born in Luoyang, Henan, China. He is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boyband UNIQ (유니크) under Yuehua Entertainment (乐华娱乐). ...more
  • Shen Yue

    3. Shen Yue

    2,525 points by 26 voters
    Shen Yue is a Chinese actress, singer, and model. She graduated from Hunan Normal University in 2018, majoring in Journalism and Communications. In 2017, she was discovered when a photographer posted her ...more
  • Lin Yi

    4. Lin Yi

    2,502 points by 26 voters
    Lin Yi is a Chinese actor and model. He was born in Hebei but grew up in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, and studied in the National Standard Dance major of Beijing Sport University. ...more
  • Song Wei Long

    5. Song Wei Long

    2,403 points by 25 voters
    Song Wei Long is an award-winning actor and model born in the city of Dalian, Liaoning Province. At the age of nine, he developed an interest in classic martial arts after watching ...more
  • Leo Wu

    6. Leo Wu

    2,248 points by 23 voters
    Leo Wu is a young Chinese actor who has already won numerous young actor and newcomer awards. Born on December 26, 1999, he also is known by his Chinese name Wu Lei. ...more
  • Dylan Wang

    7. Dylan Wang

    2,228 points by 23 voters
    Dylan Wang is an actor, model and idol born in Leshan, Sichuan Province of China. In high school, Wang initially studied to become a flight attendant and later graduated from Sichuan Southwest ...more
  • Neo Hou

    8. Neo Hou

    1,544 points by 16 voters
    Hou Ming Hao (English name: Neo) is a Chinese actor, singer, and model managed by Hesong Media. Hou was born in Beijing and attended Beijing Contemporary Music Academy. He was a former ...more
  • Zhao Jin Mai

    9. Zhao Jin Mai

    1,451 points by 15 voters
    Zhao Jin Mai is a Chinese actress born in Shenyang. She made a name for herself as a child actress, making her debut at just 10 years old in the drama series ...more
  • Chen Fei Yu

    10. Chen Fei Yu

    1,327 points by 14 voters
    Chen Fei Yu (English name: Arthur) is a Chinese-American actor and assistant director. He is the son of director Chen Kaige and actress Chen Hong. He attended Tabor Academy, an American preparatory ...more
  • Zhang Ling He

    11. Zhang Ling He

    1,231 points by 13 voters
    Zhang Ling He is a Chinese actor born in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China. He was admitted to Nanjing Normal University in 2016, majoring in Electrical Engineering in the Faculty of Electrical and Automation ...more
  • Wang An Yu

    12. Wang An Yu

    1,179 points by 12 voters
    Wang An Yu is a Chinese actor, born in Yuyao, Zhejiang Province. He graduated from the Communication University of China, majoring in Broadcasting & Hosting. In 2018, Wang participated in the music ...more
  • Huang Jun Jie

    13. Huang Jun Jie

    1,136 points by 12 voters
    Huang Jun Jie was born in Chongqing, China on July 9, 1998, and is a student of the Beijing Film Academy. In 2016, he officially entered the show business as the male ...more
  • Zhou Ye

    14. Zhou Ye

    1,077 points by 11 voters
    Zhou Ye is a Chinese actress. She graduated from the 2016 undergraduate class of the Beijing Film Academy's Performance Department. She is currently under Hesong Media. In 2019, Zhou Ye made her ...more
  • Zhang Jing Yi

    15. Zhang Jing Yi

    783 points by 8 voters
    Zhang Jing Yi is a Chinese model and actress born in Shaoyang, Hunan, China. She graduated from the Performance Department at Beijing Film Academy as a member of the 2017 undergraduate class. ...more
  • Zhou Yi Ran

    16. Zhou Yi Ran

    663 points by 7 voters
    Zhou Yi Ran, born in Chongqing, is a Chinese singer and actor. He made his debut in 2017 as a member of Yi'an Music Club, a cross-dimensional music group. However, in 2018, ...more
  • Eleanor Lee

    17. Eleanor Lee

    660 points by 7 voters
    Li Kai Xin (English name: Eleanor Lee) is a Singaporean actress and singer born in Taipei to Taiwanese actress Quan Yi Fong and Singaporean artist Peter Yu. In January 2009, her parents ...more
  • Dai Lu Wa

    18. Dai Lu Wa

    572 points by 6 voters
    Dai Lu Wa is a Chinese actress and model under Youhug Media. She was born in Liaoning, Shenyang, China. She attended Central Academy of Drama in Beijing.
  • Wang Rui Chang

    19. Wang Rui Chang

    570 points by 6 voters
    Wang Rui Chang (English name: Richards) is a Chinese actor born in Handan, Hebei Province. He graduated from Nanjing Institute of Arts and debuted in September 2016 starring in the youth campus ...more
  • Gala Zhang

    20. Gala Zhang

    551 points by 6 voters
    Zhang Yao is a Chinese actor, born in Shenyang, Liaoning, China. He studied finance at university. Despite having no prior acting experience, he debuted in the 2018 school-themed drama series "When We ...more
  • Li Hong Yi

    21. Li Hong Yi

    551 points by 6 voters
    Li Hong Yi is a Chinese actor and singer born in Liaoning, Shenyang. He is a graduate of the Beijing Contemporary Music Academy. Li Hong Yi debuted in the entertainment industry by ...more
  • Joseph Zeng

    22. Joseph Zeng

    551 points by 6 voters
    Zeng Shun Xi is a Chinese singer and actor born in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. He is a former member of the Chinese boy band Fresh Geeks Youth. In July 2015, he was ...more
  • Jackson Yee

    23. Jackson Yee

    491 points by 5 voters
    Jackson Yi is a Chinese actor, musician, singer and dancer who was born in Hongjiang City, Huaihua, Hunan Province. He's a member of the band TFBOYS and graduated from the Central Academy ...more
  • Aaron Deng

    24. Aaron Deng

    490 points by 5 voters
    Deng Chao Yuan is a Chinese actor and singer who was born in Ziyang, Sichuan, China. He graduated from Sichuan Normal University and made his debut in 2019, appearing on the audition-based ...more
  • Liu Hao Ran

    25. Liu Hao Ran

    469 points by 5 voters
    Liu Haoran, born Liu Yuan and English name Turbo Liu, was born in Pingdingshan, Henan province, but has lived in Beijing since he was twelve as he was accepted into the middle ...more
  • Song Zu Er

    26. Song Zu Er

    458 points by 5 voters
    Song Zu Er is a former child actress who first debuted in the Chinese television drama "The Sea and Sky Boundless". In 2007, she starred in her first film "You Are An ...more
  • Xu Ruo Han

    27. Xu Ruo Han

    378 points by 4 voters
    Xu Ruo Han is a Chinese actress born in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. She graduated from the Animation School of the Beijing Film Academy. In 2018, she was scouted by Jackie Chan and ...more
  • Jiang Yi Yi

    28. Jiang Yi Yi

    366 points by 4 voters
    Jiang Yi Yi (English name: Olivia; Previously known as Angelina Jiang and Luna) is a Chinese actress. She started as a child actress and starred in a drama with Leo Wu who ...more
  • Teresa Li

    29. Teresa Li

    365 points by 4 voters
    Li Geng Xi (English name: Teresa), born in Beijing, is a Chinese actress. Due to her love for imitating since childhood, she joined drama clubs while studying abroad in the USA. At ...more
  • Fan Zhi Xin

    30. Fan Zhi Xin

    339 points by 4 voters
    Fan Zhixin was born in Weifang City, Shandong Province and graduated from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology. In 2018, Zhixin made his official debut with his first ancient costume fantasy romance drama ...more
  • Hu Xian Xu

    31. Hu Xian Xu

    290 points by 3 voters
    Hu Xian Xu is a Chinese actor born in Tianjin, China. He studied at the Performance Department of the Central Academy of Drama. In 2009, Hu participated in the CCTV variety show ...more
  • Guan Xiao Tong

    32. Guan Xiao Tong

    290 points by 3 voters
    Guan Xiao Tong, born in Beijing, is an actor of Manchu descent. In 2016, she was admitted into the Beijing Film Academy after placing first in both the practical and written section ...more
  • Landy Li

    33. Landy Li

    280 points by 3 voters
    Landy Li is a Chinese actress of Hui ethnicity born in Beijing, China. In 2009, she made her acting debut in the drama "Love Who You Lost To" at the age of ...more
  • Wang Yu Wen

    34. Wang Yu Wen

    278 points by 3 voters
    Wang Yu Wen, born in Wuhan, Hubei, is a Chinese actress. In 2015, she debuted as the main female lead in the movie "Love in Numbers." (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Finn Han

    35. Finn Han

    278 points by 3 voters
    Finn Han is a Chinese actor, born in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. When he was four years old, he was discovered on Weibo by star scouts and photographed many children's clothing brand print ...more
  • Wang Chu Ran

    36. Wang Chu Ran

    263 points by 3 voters
    Wang Chu Ran is a Chinese actress who was born in Shanghai, China, on January 21st in year 1999. She studied at Shanghai Theatre Academy and made her tv-drama acting series debut ...more
  • Lu Zhan Xiang

    37. Lu Zhan Xiang

    255 points by 3 voters
    Lu Zhan Xiang was born on February 26, 2006 in Xianju County, Taizhou City, Zhejiang Province, China. Signed in Dongyang Hengdian Film Studio Actor Brokerage Co., Ltd. He started acting in 2016 ...more
  • Zhang Xue Ying

    38. Zhang Xue Ying

    255 points by 3 voters
    Zhang Xue Ying, also known as Sophie Zhang, is a prominent Chinese former child actress. Zhang is regarded as one of the "New Four Dan actresses of the post-95s Generation" (Chinese: 95后四小花旦), ...more
  • Liu Yi Chang

    39. Liu Yi Chang

    254 points by 3 voters
    Liu Yi Chang, born in Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is a Chinese actor managed by Yuekai Entertainment. He graduated from the Performance Department of Shanghai Theater Academy. (Source: Baidu)
  • Julia Xiang

    40. Julia Xiang

    195 points by 2 voters
    Xiang Han Zhi (English name: Julia) is an American Chinese born in the US. Since young, she has been fond of playing tennis and acting. By chance, she met director Xu Jing ...more
  • Rachel Wang

    41. Rachel Wang

    188 points by 2 voters
    Rachel Wang is a Chinese actress and model who was born on August 22, 1998, in Hunan, China. She is currently under Mengyang Culture. She studied at Wuhan University from the Department ...more
  • Cheng Xiao

    42. Cheng Xiao

    185 points by 2 voters
    Cheng Xiao, born in Shenzhen, is a Chinese singer, actress, and member of the Chinese-Korean girl group, WJSN. She is signed under Yuehua and Starship Entertainment. Cheng studied Chinese dance for 10 ...more
  • Zhang Miao Yi

    43. Zhang Miao Yi

    176 points by 2 voters
    Zhang Miao Yi is a Chinese actress and model, currently signed under Xingyu Culture Entertainment. She graduated from the Central Academy of Drama and made her drama debut in 'Crossroad Bistro'.
  • Wang Ying Lu

    44. Wang Ying Lu

    172 points by 2 voters
    Wang Ying Lu is a Chinese actress managed by Mountain Top. She debuted as an actress in 2020 with a lead role in the series ‘Four Years of Life’. She was cast ...more
  • Yang Chao Yue

    45. Yang Chao Yue

    171 points by 2 voters
    Yang Chao Yue is a Chinese singer-actress born in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province. Due to her parent's divorce, she entered society right after finishing junior high school and worked as a worker in ...more
  • Wang Sheng Di

    46. Wang Sheng Di

    169 points by 2 voters
    Wang Sheng Di is a Chinese film and television actress and model, best known for her role in the drama "The Bad Kids". She studied at the private Shuren Ruibei School in ...more
  • Ren Min

    47. Ren Min

    166 points by 2 voters
    Ren Min is an up-and-coming Chinese actress who was born in Hunan, China, on December 17th in year 1999. She attended the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing city and made her ...more
  • Zhang Zi Mu

    48. Zhang Zi Mu

    166 points by 2 voters
    Zhang Zi Mu is a Chinese actress born in 2008. She officially entered the show business in 2010, when she was selected by famous director Wong Kar Wai for his movie "The ...more
  • Sun An Ke

    49. Sun An Ke

    150 points by 2 voters
    Sun An Ke, or Zhang Xiao Wei, as she’s also known, is a Chinese actress. She was born on February 2, 1998 in Jilin, China, and made her acting debut in 2016. ...more
  • Zhai Zi Lu

    50. Zhai Zi Lu

    100 points by 1 voters
    Zhai Zi Lu is a Chinese film and television actor. He graduated from the Central Academy of Drama. In 2018, he starred in his first TV series "Full-time Master". In 2019, he ...more
  • Sun Yi Han

    51. Sun Yi Han

    99 points by 1 voters
    Sun Yi Han is a Chinese actress and model signed under Huayi Brothers Fashion Group. She was born in Yiyang, Hunan Province, China.
  • Rain Lu

    52. Rain Lu

    98 points by 1 voters
    Lu Xiao Yu is a Chinese singer and actress, born in Hebei, China. She is signed under Mango Entertainment. She participated in "Produce 101 China" in 2018, where she ranked #20. In ...more
  • Wang Xing Yue

    53. Wang Xing Yue

    76 points by 1 voters
    Wang Xing Yue (real name: Wang Tao) is a Chinese actor born in Yueyang, Hunan Province and graduated from the Performance Department of Central Academy of Drama. He officially entered showbiz in ...more
  • Lu Yu Xiao

    54. Lu Yu Xiao

    69 points by 1 voters
    Lu Yu Xiao is a Chinese actress born in Shanghai. She attended a fashion university in the UK, and debuted with the historical romance drama "No Boundary" in 2021.
  • Wu Man Si

    55. Wu Man Si

    62 points by 1 voters
    Wu Man Si, born in Xinxiang City, Henan Province, China, is an actor and graduate of Beijing Film Academy. In 2018, she entered the industry with a starring role in "Talking Bones" ...more
  • Sabrina Zhuang

    56. Sabrina Zhuang

    60 points by 1 voters
    Participated in the movie "The Old Man Wishes" in 2012. In 2017, She participated in the urban emotional film " Miss Puffs " and the TV series " Never Gone ." In ...more
  • Zhu Li Lan

    57. Zhu Li Lan

    59 points by 1 voters
    Zhu Li Lan, born in Bijie, Guizhou Province, is a Chinese actress and singer. She graduated from Beijing Film Academy. She officially entered showbiz in November 2016 starring in "Male Fairy Fox ...more
  • Bao Shang En

    58. Bao Shang En

    56 points by 1 voters
    Bao Shang En is a Chinese actress born in Guangdong, China.
  • Li Bao Sheng

    59. Li Bao Sheng

    0 points by 0 voters
    Li Bao Sheng is a Chinese director.