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Huang Xiaoming


Huang Xiaoming, born in Shinan District, Qingdao, Shandong Province on November 13, 1977, is a Chinese actor, singer and businessman who graduated from the Performance Institute of Beijing Film Academy.

In 1998, he took up his acting career and debuted in the TV series Love is Not a Gameas the leading role. In 2001, he rose to prominence for starring as Liu Che in the TV series The Prince of Han Dynasty. In 2005, he was selected as the Forbes China Celebrity 100 for 10 consecutive years. In 2006, he starred in The Return of the Condor Heroes. In 2007, he played the leading role in the remake of Shanghai Bund and was nominated for the Best Actor of the Magnolia Award at the 13th Shanghai Television Festival. In the same year, his first album It’s Ming was released.

In 2008, he decided to focus his career on the big screen. In 2010, he received the Most Popular Actor Award at the 17th Beijing College Student Film Festival with the espionage thriller The Message. In 2011, he starred in the Chinese historical drama film Sacrifice and received the Most Anticipated Actor Award at the 11th Chinese Film Media Awards; in the same year, his company Huang Xiaoming Studio was founded. In 2012, he was selected as the ambassador of the 11th Changchun International Film Festival. In 2013, he starred in the venture film, American Dreams in China, and won the Best Actor awards at the Golden Rooster Awards, Huabiao Awards and Hundred Flowers Awards. In 2014, he played a lead role in the wuxia-fantasy film The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom which grossed RMB 385 million. In 2015, he became the first Chinese mainland actor who was honored at Hollywoods TCL Chinese Theatre. In 2016, he won the Best Actor Award at the 13th Changchun Film Festival with the epic film Xuanzang. In 2017, he was cast in the Hollywood action movie Escape Plan 2: Hades.

Huang Xiaoming is also ardent in promoting public welfare. He has been the Image Ambassador of China Children and Teenagers’ Fund since 2008. In 2009, he was selected to be the Love Ambassador of Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF. In 2014, he was selected to be one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons in Shandong Province; in the same year, the “Huangxiaoming Tomorrow Foundation” was established. In 2016, he was named the Top Celebrity Philanthropist of China’s Philanthropist List by China Philanthropist.

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