August 25, 1987
33 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm tall
32-23-33 in | 83-58-84 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Liu Yifei was born in Wuhan, China, on August 25, 1987, is a Chinese-American actress.
Young Liu Yifei first started her career as a model at the age of eight.
She made her big screen debut in Taiwanese romantic comedy film Love of May (2004) in role as Zhao Xuan.
She got her television debut in Chinese series The Story of a Noble Family (2003) in role as Bai Xiuzhu.
Her breakthrough performance came as Zhao Ling'er in Chinese adventure fantasy romance television series Chinese Paladin (2005).
She released her debut studio album "Liu Yifei" in 2006.
She played Wu Qing in Hong Kong wuxia films:
The Four (2012)
The Four II (2013)
The Four III (2014)
She was nominated for the Critics' Choice Super Award, a Kids' Choice Award and a Saturn Award for Best Actress for her role as Mulan in fantasy action drama movie Mulan (2020).
She won the 5th Macau International Movie Festival Award for Best Actress for her role as Lingju / Diaochan in Chinese historical drama movie The Assassins (2012).
She won the 16th Chinese Film Media Award for Most Anticipated Actress for her role as Zou Yu in Chinese romance film The Third Way of Love (2015).
She won the 13th Guangzhou College Student Film Festival Award for Most Popular Actress for her performance as Elsa in romantic drama film Night Peacock (2016).
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) wuxia opposite Jackie Chan and Jet Li
Love in Disguise (2010) romantic comedy with Wang Leehom and Joan Chen
So Young 2: Never Gone (2016) romantic drama opposite Kris Wu and Kimi Qiao
Once Upon a Time (2017) romantic drama fantasy with Luo Jin and Yang Yang
The Chinese Widow (2017) war drama opposite Yan Yikuan and Emile Hirsch
Hanson and the Beast (2017) fantasy comedy with Feng Shaofeng and Li Guanjie
She was nominated for two Domestic TV series Ceremony, China Jury Awards for her role as Zhao Ling'er in Chinese adventure fantasy romance television series Chinese Paladin (2005).
Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils (2003) Chinese action series in role as Wang Yuyan
The Return of the Condor Heroes (2006) Chinese wuxia series in role as Xiaolongnü
Attended Louis Pasteur Middle School 67 in New York City.
Graduated from the Performance Institute of Beijing Film Academy in 2006.
She is the only child.
Has Chinese ancestry.
She started studying dance, piano and singing at the age of 7.
Signed with Sony Music Entertainment Japan in 2005.
She released two studio albums: Liu Yifei (2006) and All My Words (2006).
She’s been nicknamed "Fairy Sister" in China.
Fan of Audrey Hepburn and Vivien Leigh.
She won the Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers (HKSC) Award in 2012.
She dated South Korean actor Song Seung-heon (2015-2018).