Top 30 Most Beautiful Chinese Actresses of all time, (Hottest Chinese Actresses)

Dominating the acting industry, they have worked their way to the top, and if beauty, skills, and hard work could be personified, it would take the form of these young women. With the talent that will keep you in awe and otherworldly looks that will make your heart flutter, we have brought you a list of 30 Most Beautiful Chinese Actresses of all time.

However, please note that the following ranking has been made on a personal preference and is not a representation of the general audience’s predilection. Without further ado, let’s get on with our list.

30) Zhang Ziyi


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Regarded as one of the Four Dan Actresses of China, Zhang Ziyi has been in the entertainment industry since 1996. She has consistently ranked in the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list since 2004. She is undoubtedly one of the most popular actresses in China as well as internationally. Zhang has also received the “Actress of the Decade” and most recently starred in Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).

Age: 43

Starred in: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Hero (2002), House of Flying Daggers (2004), Qomolangma (2019), The Rebel Princess (2021)

29) Wang Ou

Winner of the Most Photogenic Award in a modeling competition in 2003, Wang Ou debuted only two years later. She then gained massive attention for her lead role in the film Prequel of the Dart Hero in 2010.

She has starred in several wuxia dramas since then and received a lot of awards. Wang Ou is also considered one of the hottest Chinese actresses of all time.

Age: 39

Starred in: Forging Knife (2016), Happy Mitan (2016), Detective Dee the 4th (2017), Good Life (2021), Dream House (2022)

28) An Yue Xi

Majoring in musical theatre, An Yue Xi is a Beijing Dance Academy graduate. She made her acting debut in 2012, acting in the television series Editorial Department Story.

By 2015, she had made a name for herself in the industry in China. She is also considered one of the most beautiful Chinese actresses of all time.

Age: 33

Starred in: Concubinage Record Season 2 (2016), The Whirlwind Girl 2 (2016), Rakshasa Street (2017), On the Way to Hope (2021), Red Flag Canal (2021)

27) Gao Yuan Yuan


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A recurring name in the Forbes’ China Celebrity 100 list, Gao Yuan Yuan is a Chinese actress and model. She has been in the acting industry since the late 90s and is one of the most beautiful and popular actresses of all time.

Gao was a torch-bearer for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. She is a tourism ambassador of China, as well as a brand ambassador of Michael Kors and Longchamp.

Age: 43

Starred in: Yan Hua San Yue (2005), City of Life and Death (2009), The Qin Empire (2009), We Get Married (2013), Dreams and Glory (2021)

26) Chen Yuqi

Chen Yuqi, also known as Yukee Chen, is a beautiful Chinese actress who is known for her memorable supporting roles. She was spotted by actress Tiffany Tang where Yukee worked as an extra on a set and was quickly recruited into the agency.

She officially debuted in 2015 and soon gathered recognition, specifically for her roles in wuxia television shows.

Age: 30

Starred in: Private Shushan Gakuen (2017), Ashes of Love (2018), Heavenly Sword and Dragon Slaying Sabre (2019), And the Winner is Love (2020), Mystery of Antiques III (2021)

25) Zhao Liying

Also known as Zanilia Zhao, Liying is a Chinese actress and singer. Despite entering showbiz in 2006, she had her major breakthrough in 2013 when her drama Legend of Lu Zhen became popular in both China and overseas.

She is regarded as one of the most beautiful Chinese actresses and even won awards like Weibo Goddess, a few Goddess Awards, as well as Beautiful Idol of the Year.

Age: 35

Starred in: Boss & Me (2014), The Journey of Flower (2015), Princess Agents (2017), Legend of Fei (2020), The Story of Xing Fu (2022)

24) Peng Xiaoran

This beautiful Chinese host and actress graduated from the Broadcasting Department of the Communication University of China. She started out as a TV host and then made her acting debut in 2014 at Fan Bingbing studio.

Xiaoran is best known for her role in the hit web drama Goodbye My Princess, which ultimately became her major breakthrough. She has won awards like Potential Host of the Year and Best Actress.

Age: 31

Starred in: The Mystic Nine (2016), Good Bye, My Princess (2019), Jun Jiu Ling (2021), To Our Dreamland of Ice (2022)

23) Xing Fei


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Xing Fei, also known as Fair Xing, is a Chinese actress and singer. She graduated from the Shanghai Theatre Academy. She made her on-screen debut in 2015 after appearing in a variety show.

Xing gained recognition in 2017 after starring in Master Devil Do Not Kiss Me, which became a big hit internationally. She also won awards like Promising Actress for her work.

Age: 28

Starred in: Master Devil Do Not Kiss Me (2017), The Moon Brightens for You (2020), Put Your Head on My Shoulder (2019), My Little Happiness (2021), Miss Crow with Mr. Lizard (2021)

22) Victoria Song

Song Qian, professionally known as Victoria Song, is a Chinese singer, dancer, actress, model, and member of the South Korean girl group f(x).

She made her acting debut in 2012 and quickly gained fame. She even won the Best Actress Award the same year for her work. Besides being beautiful and talented, Victoria is also very charitable and has joined and donated to UNICEF multiple times.

Age: 35

Starred in: Ice Fantasy (2016), The Chronicles of A Town Called Jian (2018), Find Yourself (2020), Luoyang (2021), Beloved Life (2022)

21) Tiffany Tang

Tiffany Tang is a Chinese actress and singer who made her acting debut in 2007 and was immediately a nominee for the Best Actress award the same year.

In two years, Tiffany gained popularity and started acting in shows and films that became hits. She has received several awards for her work, including multiple Best Actress, Most Popular Actress as well as Weibo Goddess.

Age: 38

Starred in: Chinese Paladin 3 (2009), My Sunshine (2015), The Lost Tomb (2015), The Princess Wei Young (2016), See You Again (2019)

20) Gina Jin


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Also, a student of Beijing Dance Academy, Jin Chen, also known as Gina Jin, is a beautiful Chinese actress of Hui ethnicity. She made her official film debut in 2011.

She is widely known for her roles in wuxia and historical or fantasy period dramas. In 2013, she was nominated at the Shanghai International Film Festival. She also has won awards like Fashion Popularity Award and Beautiful Idol.

Age: 32

Starred in: Wu Xin: The Monster Killer (2015), Legend of Ace (2016), Song of Youth (2021), Why Women Love (2022), Falling Into You (2022)

19) Zhou Ye

Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful women on this list, Zhou Ye, is a young Chinese actress. She graduated from Beijing Film Academy in 2016 and made her acting debut in 2019.

Zhou gained international recognition for her role in the danmei drama Word of Honor in 2021. She won two Promising Actress Awards in the same year.

Age: 24

Starred in: Railway Heroes (2021), Word of Honor (2021), The Cradle (2021), Reset in July (2021)

18) Liu Shishi

One of the New Four Dan Actresses, Liu Shishi, is a Chinese actress. Being trained in ballet, she made her acting debut in 2005 in a drama series where she included a segment of Swan Lake as well.

She finally graduated in 2007 and officially established herself as an actress. Liu is best known for her roles in several wuxia series and films. She has also won awards, some being Most Popular Actress and Best Actress, among many others.

Age: 35

Starred in: Legend of the Condor Heroes (2008), The Vigilantes in Masks (2011), Scarlet Heart (2011), Sound of the Desert (2014), Lost Love in Times (2017)

17) Dai Lu Wa

Dai Lu Wa is a young Chinese actress who made her debut rather recently in 2016. She is widely recognized and praised for her supporting role as Huang Dengdeng in the hit drama When We Were Young.

Dai Lu Wa is also considered one of the most beautiful actresses in the industry.

Age: 25

Starred in: Cross Fire (2020), Target Person (2020), Please Classmate (2021), Love Crossed (2021), My Calorie Boy (2022)

16) Gulnazar


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Doubtlessly one of the hottest actresses on this list, Gulnezer Bextiyar can be considered one of the most popular Chinese actresses. Professionally known as Gulnazar, she is an ethnic Uyghur.

At just 16, Gulnazar bagged the “Most Photogenic” award in a modeling contest, and she received huge exposure due to her unique appearance.

Ever since then, she has been at the top of the charts and has received plenty of awards and nominations like Hot Era ReaderShining Beautiful Idol, and Person of the Year.

Age: 30

Starred in: First Love (2016), Fighter of the Destiny (2017), Ten Years Later (2019), Twelve Legends (2021), The Dance of the Storm (2021)

15) Jing Tian

Jing Tian, who also goes by Sally Jing, is a Chinese actress who debuted in 2008. She is a graduate of the Beijing Dance Academy and Beijing Film Academy.

All of her roles are extremely memorable and have brought a lot of fame and recognition to Jing Tian.

She is also the only Hollywood International Award (an award to recognize cinematic talent from around the world) winner in Hollywood Film Awards as it was discontinued the following year.

Age: 34

Starred in: Anaconda Frightened (2008), The Biography of Sun Tzu (2011), The Great Wall (2016), Fist & Faith (2017), Rattan (2021)

14) Liu Yifei


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Also known as Crystal Liu, this beautiful Chinese-American actress established herself internationally after starring in the Disney live-action film Mulan.

However, Liu has been in the industry for almost two decades now. She is an actress, singer, and model. Popularly regarded as the “Fairy Sister” in China, Liu is considered very beautiful and has also appeared multiple times in Forbes’ China Celebrity 100 list.

Age: 35

Starred in: Chinese Paladin (2005), Return of the Condor Heroes (2006), The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), The Four (2012), A Dream of Splendor (2022)

13) Zheng Shuang

Chosen as one of the “Four Dan Actresses of the post-90s Generation,” Zheng Shuang is one the most beautiful Chinese actresses of all time.

She made her official debut in the acting industry in 2009 and quickly rose to fame with her role in the drama Meteor Shower.

She has received plenty of awards throughout her career. In fact, Zheng is the youngest actress to be nominated for the Best Actress Award.

Age: 31

Starred in: The Cage of Love (2015), Jasmine Flowers (2016), Love O2O (2016), Wu Kong (2017), River Flows To You (2019)

12) Meng Ziyi

Debuting in 2014, Meng Ziyi is a Chinese actress. She is considered one of the hottest actresses of all time. Meng Ziyi, who also goes by Zoey, is a graduate of the Beijing Film Academy.

She has starred in several web dramas but is best known for her role as Wen Qing in xianxia drama The Untamed.

Age: 26

Starred in: People’s Prosecutor (2016), The Legend of the Condor Heroes (2017), Ever Night (2018), The Untamed (2019), Immortal Samsara: Part 1 & 2 (2022)

11) Yang Mi

Winner of the Best Actress award at the WorldFest Houston International Festival, Yang Mi is definitely one of the most popular Chinese actresses of all time.

She is extremely beautiful and talented and is well-known in both China and overseas. Additionally, Yang Mi is also regarded as one of the New Four Dan Actresses.

Yang Mi has received innumerable awards for her work both as an actress and singer. She has won the Most Popular Female New Singer awardOverseas Influential awardMost Commercially Valuable Actress award, and Most Popular All-Rounded Artist.

Age: 36

Starred in: The Witness (2015), Eternal Love (2017), Legend of Fu Yao (2018), Hear Her (2020), Novoland: Pearl Eclipse (2021)

10) Fan Bingbing

Included as one of the top 10 highest-paid actresses in the Forbes China Celebrity 100 from 2013 to 2017, Fan Bingbing has been in this industry since 1996. She was also featured on Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people.

Beautiful, talented, and well-known, Fan Bingbing is undoubtedly one of China’s top actresses. In addition to being an actress, she is also a model, producer, and singer.

Age: 41

Starred in: Princess Pearl (1998), Library (2006), The Empress of China (2014), Skiptrace (2016), LORD (2016), I Am Not Madame Bovary (2018)

9) Zhang Yuxi

Also known as Yci, Zhang Yuxi is undeniably one of the hottest actresses in this industry. She started off by winning the championship in the Rayli Kanebo Beauty Competition.

Zhang then made her acting debut in 2013, and by 2016, she had gained fame internationally. She has won many awards, namely the Most Popular Newcomer, Female artist with the Best Fashion, and Best Web Series Actress, among many others.

Age: 31

Starred in: My Little Princess (2016), Dear Prince (2017), I Cannot Hug You (2017), Intense Love (2020), Stand by Me (2021), South Wind Knows My Mood (2021)

8) Bai Lu

Bai Meng Yan, professionally known as Bai Lu, is a Chinese actress, model, and singer. She began her career as a model, eventually making her debut in the acting industry in 2016. She predominantly works in television dramas and is known widely for her memorable roles.

Bai Lu is considered extremely beautiful and talented and has received many awards for her work including Most Promising New ActressNew Female Star of The Year, and Most Popular Young Actress.

Age: 28

Starred in: The Legends (2019), Arsenal Military Academy (2019), Love Is Sweet (2020,) One and Only (2021), Forever and Ever (2021)

7) Zhao Lusi

Zhao Lusi, also known as Zhao Rosy, is an actress and singer. She is regarded as one of the hottest Chinese actresses by people in her home country as well as overseas.

Lusi entered the entertainment industry in 2016 and gained recognition in 2018 for her supporting role in the series Untouchable Lovers. She then played her first leading role and quickly became one of the top actresses in the following years.

Age: 23

Starred in: Love Better Than Immortality (2019), The Romance of Tiger and Rose (2020), The Long Ballad (2021), Who Rules the World (2022), Love Like the Galaxy: Part 1 & Part 2 (2022)

6) Yang Zi


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Dubbed one of the Four Dan Actresses of the post-90s Generation, Yang Zi or Andy Yang is a Chinese actress and singer.

She is currently China’s one of the most popular and beautiful actresses of all time. She has constantly ranked on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list.

Yang Zi is one of the most in-demand brand ambassadors and has received many endorsements. She is the VIP spokesperson for Tencent Video as well as the global brand spokesperson for Chery Automobile.

Yang Zi is also a philanthropist and has donated a lot of money for Covid relief funds as well as several flood and earthquake relief funds.

Age: 29

Starred in: Say No For Youth (2014), Battle of Changsha (2014), Ashes of Love (2018), Go Go Squid! (2019), The Oath of Love (2022)

5) Shen Yue


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Known for her lead roles in hit TV shows, Shen Yue is doubtlessly one of the top celebrities in China. She is an actress, model, and singer.

Despite not attending an acting school, this beautiful Chinese actress stunned everyone with her talent. She appears extremely easy-going and has a girl-next-door charm about her. Shen Yue is also a philanthropist and a positive role model to her fans.

Age: 25

Starred in: A Love So Beautiful (2017), Meteor Garden (2017), Be Yourself (2021), Mr. Bad (2022), One Week Friends (2022)

4) Ju Jingyi

Member of the Chinese idol girl group SNH48, Ju Jingyi is a singer, dancer, and actress. She was also elected as one of the top 4 idols among over a hundred members during the SNH48 annual General elections.

Ju made her debut in the entertainment industry in 2013 as a member of the second-generation SNH48. She then continued to make her acting debut in 2016.

Referred to as “once in 4,000 years idol” by Chinese fans and once in 4,000 years beauty” by Japanese fans, Ju is definitely one of the most beautiful and internationally well-known Chinese actresses of all time.

Age: 28

Starred in: Detective Samoyeds (2017), Legend of Yun Xi (2018), In a Class of Her Own (2020), The Blooms at Ruyi Pavilion (2020), Rebirth For You (2021)

3) Ni Ni


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Known as one of the “New Four Dan Actresses,” Ni Ni is a Chinese actress who has had a significant effect on the acting industry. She made her acting debut a decade ago, in 2011, immediately receiving fame and affection for her role.

Regarded as one of the most famous and hottest actresses in China, Ni Ni has had several brand endorsements.

She is the brand ambassador for Uniqlo, Gucci, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, and many others. Ni Ni has also been featured in Forbes China’s 30 Under 30 Asia list in 2017.

Age: 34

Starred in: The Flowers of War (2011), Suddenly Seventeen (2016), The Rise of Phoenixes (2018), Love and Destiny (2019), Medal of the Republic (2021)

2) Dilraba Dilmurat

Dilraba Dilmurat is a Chinese actress, host, dancer, singer, and model of Uyghur ethnicity. This actress is globally popular for her ethereal beauty and is even regarded as a “once-in-a-century beauty” by the Japanese. She made her acting debut in 2013, and everything was uphill from then.

Dilraba quickly established herself as one of the top actresses and has innumerable brand endorsements and ambassadorships pouring in.

She endorses brands like L’oreal and Mikimoto and is also the first-ever female Global Brand Ambassador for Panerai. She is also very charitable and has donated a lot of money to different causes.

Age: 30

Starred in: Anarhan (2013), The King’s Woman (2017), Eternal Love of Dream (2018), The Long Ballad (2021), You Are My Glory (2021)

1) Angelababy


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Chosen as one of the New Four Dan Actresses by Southern Metropolis Daily, Angela Yeung Wing is a model, actress, and singer. Better known by her stage name Angelababy, she made her acting debut in 2007.

She slowly but steadily made her way to the top with her skills and talent. In 2015, she made her Hollywood debut. Angela received the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in the blockbuster movie Mojin: The Lost Legend.

Alongside acting, she has also simultaneously invested in several businesses. She has set up her own venture capital fund and has bought shares of several brands and companies. Angela is also extremely charitable and has donated to a lot of relief funds.

Age: 33

Starred in: First Time (2012), Crimes of Passion (2013), One Smile Is Very Alluring (2016), General and I (2017), I Remember (2020)

With that, we conclude our list and hope these talented ladies have proved that beauty can indeed coexist with brains and immense talent. Once again, this list is based on personal preference and is not an official ranking. Do remember to check out the dramas and movies mentioned above.

Until next time then!

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