Top 10 Hottest Chinese Actors (2023)

Hottest Chinese Actors:- China has a thriving entertainment industry, and Chinese actors have gained widespread popularity both domestically and internationally.

Chinese actors not only have good looks but also showcase their talent through their acting skills, making them some of the most popular and successful actors in China’s entertainment industry.

Here are some of the hottest Chinese actors who have gained popularity not only in their home country but also globally:

Top 10 Hottest Chinese Actors

10. Lin Yi

Lin Yi 1

Lin Yi is a Chinese actor who has gained popularity in recent years for his good looks and acting talent. Many fans consider him to be one of the hottest Chinese actors, and he has been praised for his charming and charismatic on-screen presence.

Lin Yi was born on April 29, 1999, in Jining, Shandong province, China. He made his acting debut in 2017 in the drama series “Put Your Head on My Shoulder,” where he played the male lead character, Si Tu Mo. Since then, he has appeared in several popular dramas such as “Go Go Squid!” and “My Roommate is a Detective.” The actor rose to popularity after appearing in the romantic web drama Put Your Head on My Shoulder in 2019.

He has gained a large fan base both in China and internationally, particularly among younger viewers who are drawn to his good looks, charming personality, and natural acting ability. In addition to his acting career, Lin Yi is also a talented singer and dancer.

He has released several singles and music videos, showcasing his musical talents and diverse skill set. He also participated in a tribute song for the anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Recently, he starred in a movie called “One Week Friends” and a drama called “Memory of Encaustic Tile.”

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Lin Yi Popular Drama –

  • 1. Put Your Head on My Shoulder (2019)
  • 2. Love Scenery (2021)
  • 3. The Blessed Girl (2021)
  • 4. Memory of Encaustic Tile (2022)
  • 5. Hu Tong (2022)
  • 6. Hu Tong: Chapter 3 (2022)
  • 7. Our Times (2022)

Lin Yi Upcoming Dramas 2023-24

  • 1. Angels Fall Sometimes (2023) (Cast – Lin Yi, Landy Li)
  • 2. Derailment (2023) (Cast – Lin Yi, Liu Hao Cun)
  • 3. The Bone’s Aroma (TBA) (Cast – Lin Yi, Yu Shu Xin)
  • 4. The Only One (TBA) (Cast – Lin Yi, Zhao Ying Bo)
  • 5. Falling in Love (TBA) (Cast – Lin Yi, Zhou Ye)

9. Cheng Yi

Cheng Yi

Cheng Yi is widely regarded as one of the hottest Chinese actors. He has a tall, lean build, with sharp features and a charming personality, which have all contributed to his popularity as an actor.

Cheng Yi was born in Hunan Province, China on October 28, 1987. He graduated from the Beijing Film Academy and made his acting debut in 2012 in the drama series “Blood Stained Shoes.”

The actor gained widespread recognition and popularity for his role as the male lead in the historical romance drama “Noble Aspirations” (also known as “The Legend of Chusen”) in 2016. Since then, he has appeared in numerous popular dramas such as “The Legend of Haolan,” “Long For You,” and “The Promise of Chang’an.”

Cheng Yi’s natural acting ability and good looks have made him a popular choice for leading roles in dramas and have contributed to his success as an actor in China and beyond

Cheng Yi’s Popular Drama

  • 1. Noble Aspirations Season 1 (2016)
  • 2. Noble Aspirations Season 2 (2016)
  • 3. The Lost Tomb 2 (2019)
  • 4. Love and Redemption Season 1 (2020)
  • 5. The Promise of Chang’an (2020)
  • 6. Stand by Me (2021)
  • 7. Immortal Samsara: Part 1 and 2 (2022)
  • 8. Draw the Line (2022)

Cheng Yi’s Upcoming Dramas 2023-24

1. Mysterious Lotus Casebook (2023) (Cast – Cheng Yi)

2. Gong Yu (TBA) (Cast – Cheng Yi, Bai Lu)

2. Ai Zai Feng Qi Yun Yong Shi (TBA) (Cast – Cheng Yi, Yin Zheng)

3. Hero Legends (TBA) (Cast – Cheng Yi, Liu Yun Long, Wang Qian Yuan, Xiao Shun Yao, Li Yi Tong, Zheng Ye Cheng)

4. South Wind Knows My Mood (TBA) (Cast – Cheng Yi, Zhang Yu Xi)

5. General Order (TBA) (Cast – Cheng Yi, Zhao Wen Hao, Wang Duo)

6. Noble Aspirations Season 3 (TBA) (Cast – Cheng Yi, Han Dong, Li Man, Yao Xin Qian, Qin Jun Jie)

7. Deep Lurk (TBA) (Cast – Cheng Yi, Ying Er)

8. Zhang Zhehan

Zhang Zhehan

Another name added to the list of the top 10 hottest Chinese actors is Zhang Zhehan. The actor was born on May 11, 1991. He gained recognition for his role as Wei Ying in the Chinese historical drama Legend of Ban Shu in 2015. He is most well-known for his roles in Legend of Yunxi, The Blooms at Ruyi Pavilion, and Word of Honor.

Zhang started his acting career in 2010 with the romantic drama “Why Love You”. He later signed a contract with Yu Zheng’s studio and played the leading role in the comedy web series “Crazy for Palace” and its sequel, which gained a small following online.

Zhang started with supporting roles in dramas produced by Yu Zheng such as Palace 3, The Romance of the Condor Heroes, and Love Yunge from the Desert. He gained recognition for his role as an antagonist in the drama Cosmetology High and as young Mei Changsu in Nirvana in Fire. Zhang played the male lead in Legend of Ban Shu and went on to lead Decoded and both seasons of Demon Girl. In 2018, he played in Legend of Yunxi alongside Ju Jingyi.

Zhang had a role in the 2019 disaster film The Bravest and starred in Brother, a short film directed by Vicky Zhao. He was also a regular member of the variety show Everybody Standby.

In 2020, he appeared in the romantic drama Everyone Wants to Meet You and the historical romance drama The Blooms at Ruyi Pavilion. Recently, he starred in the Wuxia drama Word of Honor alongside Gong Jun, which gained popularity on and outside of China, especially after airing on Netflix.

Zhang Zhehan’s Popular Drama

1. Ban Shu Legend (2015)

2. Decoded (2016)

3. Demon Girl (2016)

4. Legend of Yun Xi (2018)

5. Everyone Wants To Meet You (2020)

6. The Blooms at Ruyi Pavilion (2020)

7. Word of Honor (2021)

Zhang Zhehan Upcoming Dramas 2023-24

It’s unfortunate news that all of the actor’s upcoming dramas have been put on hold for release. Fans are hoping for a successful recovery and to see him in new projects soon.

7. Ren Jialun / Allen Ren

Ren Jialun

One more added to the list of the top 10 hottest Chinese actors is Ren Jialun, also known as Allen Ren. He was born on April 11, 1988, in Hubei, China. He was a talented table tennis player as a child and began playing at the age of 6. However, he had to quit due to injuries and is now known for his acting career.

Ren played the leading role of Di Renjie in his first television drama, Detective Dee, which was delayed and only aired in 2017. The actor has performed in the fantasy action drama Noble Aspirations and the crime drama Memory Lost in the year 2016

Ren became famous in 2017 for playing Li Chu in the historical drama The Glory of Tang Dynasty. He received praise for his performance and won the Best Actor award at the 4th Hengdian Film and TV Festival of China.

Ren has appeared in multiple Chinese dramas over the past few years, including The Destiny of White Snake, Under The Power, and Autumn Cicada.

Ren starred in several dramas in 2021 including Miss Crow with Mr Lizard, One and Only, and Forever and Ever. He also appeared in Twilight alongside Angelababy. In 2022, he starred in The Blue Whisper with Dilraba Dilmurat, and Thousand Years For You with Li Qin.

Ren JiaLun’s Popular Drama-

1. Memory Lost -1, 2, 3 (2016)

2. Noble Aspirations (2016)

3. The Glory of Tang Dynasty I, II (2021)

4. The Lost Tomb 2 (2019)

5. Under the Power (2019)

6. Miss Crow with Mr. Lizard (2021)

7. One and Only (2021)

8. Forever and Ever (2021)

9. The Blue Whisper: Part 1 (2022)

10. The Blue Whisper: Part 2 (2022)

11. Blue Flame Assault (2022)

12. Thousand Years For You (2022)

Ren JiaLun Upcoming Dramas 2023-2024

1. The Demon Hunter’s Romance (2023) (Cast – Ren Jialun, Song Zu Er)

2. Twilight (2023) (Cast – Ren Jialun, Angelababy)

3. Lie Yan Zhi Wu Geng Ji (TBA) (Cast – Ren Jialun, Xing Fei)

4. Feng Huang Tai Shang (TBA) (Cast – Cheng Yi, Zhang Yu Xi)

6. Leo Wu

Leo Wu

The next name registered to the list of the top 10 hottest Chinese actors is Leo Wu, also known as Wu Lei. The actor has won several young actors and Newcomer awards. He is referred to as the “Nation’s Little Brother” in China and is considered one of the “Four Little Heavenly Kings” alongside Liu Hao Ran, Wang Jun Kai, and Wang Yi Bo.

Leo Wu started as an advertising model in 2002 and later became an actor, making his debut in the 2006 drama “The Young Warriors.” He has since appeared in numerous films and TV dramas, including “Whirlwind Girl,” “Nirvana in Fire,” “The Legend of Qin,” “The Imperial Doctress,” “Far Away Love,” “Whirlwind Girl 2,” and “Magic Star.”

Wu has been listed in Forbes China’s 30 Under 30 Asia 2017, which recognizes influential individuals under 30 years old. Additionally, Wu has ranked on Forbes China’s Celebrity 100 list in 2017, 2019, and 2020, placing 63rd, 29th, and 47th, respectively.

Leo Wu’s Popular Dramas as Lead Role –

1. Home With Alien (2009)

2. The Champ (2010)

3. Agreed Not to Cry (2013)

4. Pal Inn (2015)

5. Magic Star (2017)

6. Tomb of the Sea (2018)

7. Fights Break Sphere Season 1 (2018)

8. Guardians of the Ancient Oath (2020)

9. Cross Fire (2020)

10. The Long Ballad (2021)

11. Our Times (2021)

12. Love Like the Galaxy: Part 1 (2022)

13. Love Like the Galaxy: Part 2 (2022)

Leo Wu Upcoming Dramas 2023-24

1. Nothing But You (2023) (Cast – Leo Wu, Zhou Yu Tong)

2. Fox Spirit Matchmaker: Wang Quan (2023) (Cast – Leo Wu, Yu Xu Xin)

3. Nirvana in Fire 3 (2024) (Cast – Leo Wu, Zhang Xin Cheng, Zhang Wan Yi)

4. The Rebirth of the Malicious Empress of Military Lineage (TBA) (Cast – Leo Wu, Jiang Yi Yi)

5. Amidst a Snowstorm of Love(TBA) (Cast – Leo Wu, Zhao Jin Mai)

6. The Eight Fairies (TBA) (Not confirmed)

5. Dylan Wang

Dylan Wang

Dylan Wang (Chinese name: 王鹤棣) is a Chinese actor, singer, and model. He was born on December 20, 1998, in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. Wang is one of the hottest Chinese actors with good looks and a charming personality.

Wang gained popularity for his role as Daoming Si in the 2018 Chinese television series “Meteor Garden,” which was a remake of the popular Taiwanese drama of the same name. He has also starred in Love Between Fairy and Devil.

In addition to acting, Wang is also a singer and has released several singles, including “Don’t even have to think about it” and “Wait for Me.” Additionally, he has served as a brand ambassador for various companies such as Adidas and Vivo.

Dylan Wang Popular Drama –

1. Meteor Garden (2018)

2. Ever Night 2 (2020)

3. The Rational Life (2021)

4. Miss the Dragon (2021)

5. Unchained Love (2022)

6. Love Between Fairy and Devil (2022)

7. Never Give Up (2023)

Dylan Wang Upcoming Dramas 2023-24

1. Sheng Xia Man Tian Xing (2023), (Cast – Dylan Wang, Sun Yi)

2. Only For Love (2023) (Cast – Dylan Wang, Bai Lu)

3. Feng Lai Qi (TBA) (Cast – Dylan Wang, Victoria Song)

4. You Are My Youth (TBA) (Cast – Dylan Wang, Tan Song Yun)

5. Chinese Paladin 5 Prequel (TBA) (Cast – Dylan Wang, Zhao Jin Mai, Xing Fei, Zhang Hao Wei)

6. Dafeng Guardian (TBA) (Cast – Dylan Wang, Tian Xi Wei)

7. Xian Yu (TBA) (Cast – Dylan Wang, Zhao Lusi)

8. Youth in the Flames of War (TBA) (Cast – Dylan Wang, Zhou Ye)

4. Yang Yang

Yang Yang

Yang Yang is one of the most handsome and hottest Chinese actors. He was born on September 9, 1991, in Shanghai, China.

Yang Yang graduated from the Department of Dance in People’s Liberation Army Arts College. He was handpicked by director Li Shao Hong to play the lead role in “The Dream of Red Mansions,” which was his debut drama and earned him the Best New Actor award at the BQ Celebrity Score Awards.

Yang’s breakthrough role was as the male lead, Xiao Nai, in the 2016 Chinese drama “Love O2O,” which was adapted from a popular novel of the same name. His performance in the drama garnered him widespread recognition and a large fan base.

Yang has also starred in other popular Chinese dramas such as “The King’s Avatar,” “The Lost Tomb,” “The Whirlwind Girl,” and “The Legend of Chusen.” He is known for his good looks, charming personality, and versatile acting skills.

Aside from acting, Yang is also a singer and has released several singles and albums. He has won numerous awards for his work in both acting and singing, including the Most Popular Actor award at the Tencent Video Star Awards in 2017.

Overall, Yang Yang is a talented and versatile performer who has become one of the most popular actors in China.

Yang Yang’s Popular Chinese Drama-

1. You Are My Glory (2021)

2. The King’s Avatar (2019)

3. The Whirlwind Girl (2015)

4. Ultimate Conquest (2013)

5. Love O2O (2016)

6. Who Rules the World (2022)

7. Glory of Special Forces (2022)

8. Unpredictable Lover (2016)

Yang Yang Upcoming Dramas 2023-24

1. My Fireworks on Earth (2023) (Cast – Yang Yang, Wang Chu Ran)

2. The King’s Avatar 2 (TBA) (Cast – Yang Yang)

3. A Record of a Mortal’s Journey to Immortality (TBA) (Cast – Yang Yang)

3. Xu Kai

Xu Kai

Xu Kai is a Chinese actor and model, born on March 5, 1995. The actor rose to fame for his role as Fucha Fuheng in the 2018 Chinese drama “Story of Yanxi Palace.” He has also appeared in some of the other popular Chinese dramas such as “Arsenal Military Academy,” “Once Upon a Time in Lingjian Mountain” and “The Legends,

He has won the “Best Actor Award” for his role in AMA at the “Hengdian Film” and “TV Festival of China” and has been listed in Forbes China as “Top Influential People Under 30”.

In addition to acting, Xu is also a model and has walked the runway for various fashion brands. He has also been featured in numerous magazines, including Vogue Me China, Esquire China, and GQ China.

Xu is known for his good looks, deep voice, and talent in both acting and modeling. He is one of the hottest Chinese actors.

Xu Kai Popular Dramas

1. Story of Yanxi Palace (2018),

2. The Legends (2019),

3. Arsenal Military Academy (2019)

4. Falling Into Your Smile (2021)

5. Ancient Love Poetry (2021)

6. Royal Feast (2022)

7. Court Lady (2021)

8. She and Her Perfect Husband (2022)

Xu Kai’s upcoming dramas 2023-24

1. Snow Eagle Lord (2023) (Cast – Xu Kai, Gulnezer Bextiyar)

2. Story Of Joy (2023) (Cast – Xu Kai, Yang Zi)

3. Sword and Fairy 6 (2023) (Cast – Xu Kai, Yu Shu Xin)

4. Zhao Ge (TBA) (Cast – Xu Kai, Zhang Zhe Han, Wu Jin Yan, Gillian Chung) (Unconfirmed)

5. Wonderland of Love (TBA) (Cast – Xu Kai, Jing Tian)

6. As Beautiful As You (TBA) (Cast – Xu Kai, Tan Song Yun)

2. Wang Yibo

Wang Yibo

One more added to the list of hottest Chinese actors is Wang Yibo. He is a multi-talented Chinese artist who is known for his work as an actor, dancer, singer, rapper, and professional motorcycle racer. He was born on August 5, 1997.

Wang is also an actor and has starred in several popular Chinese dramas, including “The Untamed,” “Gank Your Heart,” and “Love Actually.” His performance as the lead character, Wei Wuxian, in “The Untamed” gained him widespread popularity and a large fan base. He has also been featured in the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list and ranked 2nd in 2021.

Wang Yibo has a successful solo music career and has released several singles and albums. In addition, he is an accomplished dancer and has won numerous awards for his dancing, including the championship in the Street Dance of China competition.

Wang has won several awards for his work in both music and acting, including the Best New Actor award at the 2019 Tencent Video Star Awards and the Most Popular Male Singer award at the 2020 Global Chinese Music Awards.

Wang is known for his good looks, unique fashion style, and talent in multiple areas. He has a large following on social media platforms such as Weibo and Instagram and has been featured in various magazines and advertising campaigns.

Wang Yibo’s Popular Dramas –

1.  The Untamed (2019)

2. Love Actually (2017)

3. Gank Your Heart (2019)

4. Legend of Fei (2020)

5. Faith Makes Great (2021)

Wang Yibo Upcoming Dramas 2023-24

1. Golden Journey (2023) (Cast – Wang Yibo, Li Qin)

2. Private Shushan College (TBA) (Cast – Wang Yibo, Chen Yu Qi, Riley Wang)

1. Xiao Zhan

Xiao Zhan

The ultimate winner to the list of top 10 hottest Chinese actors is Xiao Zhan. He was born on October 5, 1991, in Chongqing, China.

Xiao Zhan started his career in the entertainment industry through the idol survival show X-Fire. He debuted as a member of the Chinese boy group X Nine.

Xiao gained popularity for his role as the male lead, Wei Wuxian, in the 2019 Chinese television series “The Untamed,” which was adapted from the novel “Mo Dao Zu Shi” by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu. He has also appeared in several other popular Chinese dramas, including “Joy of Life” and “The Wolf.”

Xiao has won multiple awards for his work in both acting and music, including the Most Popular Actor award at the 2020 Weibo Movie Awards and the Best New Singer award at the 2019 QQ Music Awards.

Xiao is known for his handsome appearance, acting skills, and soulful voice. He has a large following on social media platforms such as Weibo and Instagram and has been featured in various magazines and advertising campaigns.

Xiao Zhan’s Most Popular Drama-

1. The Untamed (2019)

2. The Wolf (2020)

3. Douluo Continent (2021)

4. Oh! My Emperor (2018)

5. The Oath of Love (2022)

6. Super Star Academy (2016)

Xiao Zhan Upcoming Dramas 2023-24

1. The Longest Promise (2023) (Cast – Xiao Zhan, Ren Min)

2. Where Dreams Begin (2023) (Cast – Xiao Zhan, Li Qin)

3. Sunshine With Me (TBA) (Cast – Xiao Zhan, Bai Bai He, Tian Yu, Zhu Zhu)

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