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Liu Yifei (Chinese: 刘亦菲, pinyin: Liú Yìfēi, read: Lióu I-féi; born An Feng, Wuhan, Hubei, August 25, 1987), also known by her Western name Crystal Liu, is a Chinese actress and singer and nationalized American. In 2020 Liu starred in Disney’s live-action film Mulan.
Early Life of Yifei Liu:
She was born at Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, China. Her father was secretary of the Chinese Embassy in France and her mother was a dancer and performer. They divorced when she was 7 years old.
She moved to the United States at age 11 with her mother; where she lived for four years (in New York City), during those four years she attended Louis Pasteur Middle School.
In 2015, she began dating South Korean actor Song Seung-heon, however in January 2018 her agencies announced that the relationship had ended.
In August 2019, Liu shared an image published by the Chinese People’s Daily newspaper, an official newspaper of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. The image included a quote from Chinese journalist Fu Guohao, who worked for the Global Times tabloid. , owned by the People’s Daily, and where he was later attacked by protesters during the 2019-2020 Hong Kong protests: “I support the Hong Kong police. They can attack me now.” “Shame on Hong Kong.” This sparked an international controversy, and Liu was accused of supporting police brutality.
Following this, the hashtag #BoycottMulan started trending supporting a boycott of that film. In response to the controversy, Liu was not present during the D23 Expo 2019 event, which gave fans an exclusive sneak peek at the film Mulan. When asked about the controversy in February 2020, Liu said: “I think it’s a very delicate “.
During an interview with Variety magazine at the premiere of Mulan on March 10, 2020, Liu described herself as “Asian” rather than “Chinese”, causing anger among some Chinese social media netizens who they threatened to boycott the film and accused her of forgetting her roots, as well as questioning why someone without Chinese nationality was playing the “legendary Chinese icon” .
Personal Information of Yifei Liu:
Birth Name: An Feng
Nicknames: Fairy Sister, Crystal Liu
Date of Birth: August 25, 1987
Birthplace: Wuhan, China
Nationality: Chinese, American
Occupation: Actress, Model, Singer
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Race/ Ethnicity: Asian
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Father: An Shaokang (University Professor)
Mother: Liu Xiaoli (Stage Performer
Spouse Name: Unmarried
Children Name: None
Debut Album: Liu Yifei (2006)
First Film: Love of May (2004)
First TV Show: The Story of a Noble Family (2003)
Height in Feet: 5’ 7”
Height in Centimeters: 170 cm
Weight in Kilogram: 52 kg
Weight in Pounds: 114 pounds
Feet/ Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Active from: 2002-present
Net Worth: $10 Million
Professional Life of Yifei Liu:
He began the modeling career at the age of 8; In addition, she took singing, dancing and piano lessons.
At the age of 15, Liu Yifei landed the role of Wang Yuyan on the television series Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils, which promoted his fame in China.
In 2014 he appeared in the movie Outcast, alongside Hayden Christensen and Nicolas Cage.
On November 29, 2017 it was confirmed that she will be Mulan in the production Mulan in the live action version, which would premiere on March 27, 2020.