Article: 10 Chinese Celebrities Who Were Child Actors

Childhood is, without a doubt, the best time of one's life! However, some children achieve milestones with their talent while still in childhood. There have been numerous cases of children being scouted by talent agencies and making a name for themselves. Many actors have been famous since they were children, but here are ten Chinese celebrities who were also child actors.

1. Leo Wu Lei

Leo wu lei, is a famous actor known for his roles in Nirvana in Fire. He had starred in The Legend and The Hero as Nezha when he was seven years old.  Battle Through the Heavens marked his transition from a child actor to a bona fide actor. He further appeared in the Long Ballad and played roles in Fights Break Sphere, Cross Fire, Sand Sea, The Imperial Doctress, Our Times, etc.


2. Yang Zi 

Yang Zi had debuted in Ru Ci Chu Shan when she was only seven years old. She appeared again in The Era of Emperor Kangxi. Her career got cemented as an adult actress when she played a part in the Home with Kids.


3. Mi Yang 

Mi Yang was discovered by a director when she was four years old for her first drama Tang Ming Huang. Later, when she was five years old, she appeared in King of Beggars.


4. Oliver Chen Xingxu 

Oliver Chen Xingxu was discovered while visiting a zoo, and he went on to star in many dramas, including Years of Passion Burning, Jiangmen Fengyu, Golden Marriage, Oiu Haitang, and some commercials and he had also starred in the drama The Glory of Youth.


5. Guan Xiaotong

Guan Xiaotong, the daughter of actor Guan Shaozeng, began acting in dramas with her father when she was four years old. The works in which she had appeared were electric shadows, Nuan, and profoundly moving. She has also starred in Novoland: The Castle in the Sky, Untouchable Lovers, and Twenty You Life, etc.


6. Leila Kong 

Leila Kong has been in the acting industry since she was eight years old. She was cast for various TVB dramas like Rooms To Let, War, Destiny, Bar and Bender, etc. She also pursued her career as a singer shortly after releasing a solo album in 2007. She also worked in Once a Thief, The Gutter, etc.


7. Niu Jun Feng 

Niu Jun Feng has received recognition for the supporting role in the drama Love 020. But he had started his career in 2002 when he appeared in the film Jia You Jiao Che, since then, he has gotten various acting offers and has acted in works like Dear Mayang Street, Your Highness, Go Into Your Heart, etc.


8. Lareina Song Zuer 

Lareina Song Zuer made her acting debut at the age of seven in the drama The Sea and Sky Boundless, and she is best known for her role in The Prelude of the Lotus Lanterns. She has also appeared in several dramas, including Boyhood and Novoland: Eagle Flag, etc.


9. Zhang Xueying 

Zhang Xueying started as a child actress when she starred in During Yongle Period and then she appeared again in Beauty’s Rival Palace. She went forward and appeared in works such as The Romance of the Condor Heroes, Love Yunge from the Desert, Ban Shu Legend, Princess Silver, etc.


10. Angeline Jiang Yiyi 

Angeline Jiang Yiyi starred in her first commercial when she was just one year old. After which, she appeared in over 100 commercials before the age of 10. She has appeared in many works such as Beauty’s Rival in Palace, Prince of Lan Ling, Love Yunge from the Desert, Princess Agents, and a guest role on Love of Thousand Years, etc.