Beautiful Chinese actress  Liu Yifei (Crystal Liu) is one of the most popular and shining stars in China, and she's about to become even bigger with her next Hollywood role. Find out more about her!

1. Liu Yifei is American in nationality, although she was born in China.

(Photo from The Story of a Noble Family)

After her parents' divorce, she moved to the US at the age of ten. She and her mother lived in New York City. In 2002, 15-year-old Liu Yifei returned to China and enrolled in the Beijing Film Academy, where she was the youngest student in her class. Nevertheless, her beauty and talent attracted a debut role in the drama The Story of a Noble Family  that same year.  


2. Fans call her "Fairy Sister" for her natural beauty and poise.

(Photos from The Return of the Condor Heroes, 2006)

By the time she graduated in 2006, she was already a leading lady in such popular dramas as Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils, Chinese Paladin, and The Return of the Condor Heroes. She has been concentrating on her film career since 2006 after debuting in the 2004 movie, Love of May. Some of her most famous movies include A Chinese Fairy Tale and White Vengeance. And, she won Best Actress for The Assassins.


3. She and famous Korean actor Song Seung Hun started dating after they co-starred in the movie The Third Way of Love. They confirmed their dating relationship in August, 2015 after photos were revealed by the paparazzi. 

(Top photo from The Third Way of Love)

Fans congratulated their reel-to-real romance, but many have also expressed concern over how the international relationship will succeed with the two stars' separate hectic schedules. Many break-up rumors have swirled around the celebrity couple.


4. Liu Yifei just had her 30th birthday this year, but she looks 20!

These are from the most recent photos posted by Liu Yifei to her Weibo social media account:


5. She has starred with some of China's hottest leading men. 

She recently starred with Chinese heartthrob Yang Yang in Once Upon A Time, the movie version of the extremely popular TV drama Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms.

To see more of Liu Yifei, try these movies on DramaFever:

So Young 2: Never Gone - Liu Yifei stars with another Chinese heartthrob, Kris Wu, who is a fast-rising model-singer-actor. 

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So Young 2: Never Gone

Starring Kris Wu and Liu Yi Fei

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White Vengence - Liu Yifei plays a concubine to Feng Shao Feng's warlord in this historical drama about the fall of Qin Dynasty.

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White Vengeance

Starring Leon Lai and Feng Shao Feng

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