Article: 10 Rising Chinese Actors

People nowadays enjoy watching dramas and movies in their spare time. It is a stress-relieving medium after a long day at work. The rise in entertainment also leads to an increase in the number of new actors in various countries. Similarly, the increase in actors from China is not surprising given that the country produces exceptionally talented actors.

1. Zhao Lu Si

Zhao Lu Si, also known as Rosy, is a Chinese actress and entered the entertainment industry by participating in the drama Untouchable Lovers. She is a rising star in the Chinese entertainment industry with having various awards in her bag, such as the Annual Network Potential Actor Award at the 3rd Jinguduo Online Film and Television Festival, The China TV Good Actor Outstanding Actor Award, etc. Some of the dramas she has worked in are Love Like the Galaxy, Hu Tong, Who Rules the World, etc.


2. Chen Xing Xu

Chen Xing Xu made his acting at a very young age, and he was scouted at a park when he was three years old and began to star in advertisements. He had filmed his first drama when he was four years old, A passionate Life. Chen Xing Xu is well known for his dramas like The Legend of the Condor Heroes and his role as an antagonist in Goodbye My Princess.


3. Xu Kai

Xu Kai is another rising actor and started his career as a model, after which he was signed with Huanyu Film and debuted in the drama Untouchable Lovers. His popularity further increased when he played roles in the historical drama Story of Yanxi Palace, The Legends, a historical fantasy drama, Arsenal Military Academy, a republican drama. He also starred in Autumn Fairy Tale, a remake of the Korean drama An Autumn in my Heart. He also starred in the drama Once Upon a Time in Lingjian Mountain.


4. Li Xian

Li Xian’s popularity increased after he starred in the drama Go Go squid. Before starring in Go Go Squid, he had made his acting debut in the film Feng Shui. He is recognized for his supporting roles in the dramas Medical Examiner Dr. Qin, and Only Side by Side with You. In 2017, he starred in his first lead role in the fantasy drama Tientsin Mystic, which is considered a commercial and critical hit. He also starred in the historical drama ‘Sword Dynasty.’


5. Wang He Di

Wang He Di, also known as Dylan Wang, is a Chinese singer, actor, and model. He is well-known for his role in the Meteor Garden drama series. He had won the championship at the Sichuan campus festival, launching his career in the entertainment industry. Wang competed in the Youku variety show Super Idol and was crowned the winner.


6. Shen Yue

Shen Yue is an actress, model, and singer. She was discovered in 2017 after a photographer posted a photo of her online and was chosen for the reality show Summer Sweetie. She made her acting debut in the Chinese TV series Autumn Harvest Uprising. She is also known for her roles in the series A Love so Beautiful.


7. Song Weilong

Song Weilong is another famous actor known for his youthful vibe and fantastic acting. He became the talk of the town after his popular dramas such as Find Yourself, Beautiful Reborn Flower, Go Ahead, and a historical drama, In a Class of Her Own. He was recognized in Forbes and he was the part of Asians under 30 for his influence on the entertainment industry. He was also ranked no- 45 in the top 100 Chinese celebrities.


8. Luo Yunxi

Luo Yunxi rose to prominence after landing the role of the second lead in the historical drama Ashes of Love. He was praised for his performance as the antagonist. With his amazing acting skills he went on to take up the role in the historical romance drama ‘And the Winner is Love.’ He took roles in various other dramas such as Love Sweet. His anticipated dramas are danmei drama Immortality, Broker, and Lie to love.


9. Wang Yi Bo

Wang Yi Bo is a Chinese singer, actor, model, and member of the South Korean Chinese boyband UNIQ. He competed in the IBD dance competition, finishing in the top sixteen in the hip hop category. He then became a trainee of Yuehua entertainment and made his debut in the South Korean Chinese band UNIQ. He has appeared in several dramas, including The Legend of Fei, Being Hero, and The Untamed, etc.


10. Xiao Zhan

Xiao Zhen is a member of the idol group X NINE and has also appeared in dramas like Oh! My Emperor, and The Untamed. He had made his acting debut in the superstar academy. He has also played many supporting roles in the dramas Fights Breaks Sphere, Shuttle Love Millennium, Joy of Life, etc. He also starred in his first lead role in the film Jade Dynasty.