Huang Lei

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Huang Lei
Born (1971-11-06) 6 November 1971 (age 49)
Other names磊子 (Leizi)
Education Beijing Film Academy
Occupationactor, singer, teacher, director, screenwriter, producer, entrepreneur
Years active1990 - present
Spouse(s)Leslie Sun
ChildrenChristine Huang Yi Ci (多多) (2006) Camille Huang (2014), Juno Huang (2017)
Parent(s)Huang Xiaoli
Cao Lile
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Huang Lei (born 6 November 1971) is a Chinese actor, director, singer, screenwriter, and model. He was born in Nanchang, Jiangxi, and now lives in Beijing. [1]


Huang ranked 58th on Forbes China Celebrity 100 list in 2015, [2] 29th in 2017, [3] and 76th in 2019. [4] 62nd in 2017, [5] and 63rd in 2019. [6]


In 1995, Huang entered into the Acting Department of Beijing Film Academy; four years later, he entered into the institute of the Department of Film Performances, specialising in movie performance. When he graduated in 1997, he stayed in the Beijing Film Academy as a teacher. [7] [8] At the same year, he published the first music album Life on a String. In 1999, he starred in the TV show April Rhapsody, as Xuzhimo. [9] [10] In 2004, he published his first book The Fantasy of Seventeen Floor. [11] In 2006, he starred in the drama Secret Love In Peach Blossom Land. [12]

Personal life

Huang and actress Leslie Sun had been in love since she was a freshman and he was a lecturer at Beijing Film Academy. They registered their marriage and held a small ceremony with close friends and relatives in 2004. They welcomed 2 daughters (born in 2006 and 2013) and 1 son (born in 2017). In 2016, they took wedding pictures and had a grand wedding ceremony with distinguished guests and celebrities in Chinese showbiz to mark their 20 years together.[ citation needed ]

Huang and his eldest daughter starred in the variety show Where Are We Going, Dad? (Chinese version) in 2014.




YearStyleEnglish TitleChinese TitleJob
1992dramaThree Sister三姐妹Actor
1994drama The Gadfly 牛虻Actor/ Scriptwriter/ Director
1995drama Scarlet Letter 红字Actor/ Scriptwriter/ Director
2006drama Secret Love In Peach Blossom Land 暗恋桃花源Actor/ Executive Director
2010dramaFour Generations in One House四世同堂Actor
2016dramaWriting In Water水中之书Scriptwriter/ Producer

Music Album

YearEnglish TitleChinese TitleSongs
1997 Life on a String 边走边唱
  • 啦啦歌
  • 边走边唱
  • 没有想法
  • 梦醒在几点钟
  • 半生缘
  • 此情此景
  • 内心戏
  • 睡在我上铺的兄弟
  • 三个梦
  • 伤感铁轨
  • 我想我是海
  • 石头
  • 小怜
  • 花开的地方
  • 改变
  • 谣言
  • 重新开始
  • 只有你让我想要
  • 围城
  • 守著阳光守著你
2000 April Rhapsody 人间四月天
  • 我等候你+飞的理由
  • 我等候你 (Piano Solo)
  • 雪花的快乐 (Flute/Guitar)
  • 我不知道风是在那一个方向吹
  • 我不知道风是在那一个方向吹
  • 我多么羡慕你 (Guitar)
  • 雪花的快乐 (Piano)
  • 雪花的快乐 黄磊
  • 我多么羡慕你 江美琪
  • 飞的理由 (Piano)
  • 我等候你 (Accordion)
  • 我不知道风是在那一个方向吹
  • 我多么羡慕你 江美琪
  • 再别康桥 黄磊
2001And So On等等等等
  • 序曲
  • 橘子红了
  • 蝴蝶结
  • 冰点与沸点
  • 你知道我爱你
  • 云烟
  • 等等等等
  • 背影
  • 再别再别康桥
  • 玉卿嫂
  • 老车站
  • 年华似水(dialogue)
  • 年华似水
  • 年华似水(piano dialogue)
  • 当我想你的时候
  • 四分之三的爱
  • 似水年华
  • 四分之三的爱(piano version)
  • 于事无补
  • 邂逅(dialogue)
  • 邂逅
  • 小丑恋歌
  • 曾经(dialogue)
  • 情奔
  • 曾经(guitar version)
  • 何德何能

Dubbing Work

YearStyleEnglish TitleChinese Title
2011Movie Cars 2 赛车总动员2
2014Movie Ice Age: The Meltdown 冰川时代2
2014Movie McDull·me & my mum 麦兜我和我的妈妈
2014MovieLegend of A Rabbit:TheMartial of Fire兔侠之青黎传说
2015Movie Le Petit Prince 小王子
2015Movie Kungfu Panda 3 功夫熊猫3
2016Movie The BFG 圆梦巨人
2017Movie Cars 3 赛车总动员3


YearEnglish TitleChinese TitleRole
2019Push and Shove狗眼看人心
2018 Monster Hunt 2 捉妖记2
2018 The Faces of My Gene 祖宗十九代
2017 Midnight Diner (TV series) 深夜食堂Master
2017 What A Wonderful Family 麻烦家族
2016 Royal Treasure 极限挑战之皇家宝藏Himself
2015 Phantom of the Theatre 魔宫魅影
2015 Where Are We Going, Dad? 2 爸爸去哪儿2Himself
2014 McDull: Me & My Mum 麥兜·我和我媽媽
2014 One Step Away 触不可及
2014 Overheard 3 竊聽風雲3Wan
2013Angry Kid愤怒的小孩
2012All for Love三个未婚妈妈
2011 The Founding of a Party 建党伟业Cao Rulin
2011Husband And Wife夫妻那些事
2011Energy Behind the Heart用心跳
2010 CJ7: The Cartoon 长江7号爱地球Johnny
2009Mars Baby火星宝贝之火星没事
2008 Fit Lover 爱情呼叫转移2爱情左右
2008 CJ7 長江七號Johnny
200338 Degrees38℃
2000 April Rhapsody 人间四月天Xu Zhimo
2000Fleeing by Night夜奔
1999 Fascination Amour 爱情梦幻号Timothy Wang
1997 Eighteen Springs 半生缘
1995 The Phantom Lover 夜半歌声
1993 Farewell My Concubine 霸王别姬
1991 Life On a String 边走边唱

Variety Shows

List of Programs
YearEnglish TitleChinese TitleNetwork
2018Who's the Keyman我是大侦探Hunan Television
2017–PresentBack to Field向往的生活 Mango TV
2017Who's the Murder II明星大侦探2Mango TV
2016—2017黄小厨的春夏秋冬Tencent Video
2016穿越吧厨房Youku Video
2015我们相爱时 20年iQiYi
2015–Present Go Fighting! 极限挑战 SMG: Dragon Television
2014-2017 If You Are the One 非诚勿扰 JSBC: Jiangsu Television
2014-2015 Where Are We Going, Dad? 爸爸去哪儿 Hunan Television


YearAward CeremonyAwardResult
1991Cannes International Film FestivalNominate
1996Chang Chun Film Festival-ChinaBest Male Supporting RoleWin
1999China Film Society Of Performing ArtsGolden Phoenix AwardsWin
2000Asian Pacific Film FestivalBest ActorNominate
2002Asian Television FestivalBest ActorNominate
2005China Film Society Of Performing ArtsGolfen Phoenix AwardsNominate
2008Magnolia AwardBest ActorNominate
2011Hongkong Rainbow TV AwardBest Actor in a ComedyWin
2015The Tripod AwardBest ActorNominate
2015Magnolia AwardBest ActorNominate
2015Flying Apsaras AwardBest ActorNominate
2017The Tripod AwardBest ActorNominate
2017Magnolia AwardBest ActorNominate

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