Yancheng, Jiangsu, China
Yawen attended the Beijing Film Academy.
Zhu is represented by the Huayi Brothers.
5 ft 10¾ in or 180 cm
72 kg or 159 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Zhu Yawen has dated –
- Jiani Shen – Actress Jiani Shen and Zhu Yawen got married on June 17, 2013, and have one daughter together. However, they have maintained a low profile and hence there is not much information available about how they got together or even their personal lives as a family now.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Han ancestry.
Dark brown eyes
Best Known For
- Appearing in the 2008 war drama series Pathfinding to the Northeast, as Zhu Chuanwu, which won critical acclaim and many awards.
- His role in The Ultimate Master of War as Sun Wu in 2009 for which he received nationwide recognition.
In 2007, Zhu made his theatrical film debut as Wang Jinmei in A Revolutionist and his Mother.
First TV Show
Zhu appeared for the first time on a television show in 2004 as Ling Lingling in Winter Passing.
Zhu Yawen Facts
- His breakout show, Pathfinding to the Northeast won the Golden Eagle Award for Best Television Series in China as well as the Flying Apsaras Award for Outstanding Series.
- Zhu received the Asian New Talent Award at the Shanghai International Film Festival in 2011.
- For his portrayal of Gao Zhihang in the aviation war drama series Flying Eagle, he was nominated for an International Emmy Award in 2012.
- In 2015, he acted in the television series Swan Dive for Love as Zhao Xiaoliang alongside Ma Yili. His performance earned him the Best Actor Award in the contemporary drama category at the 19th Huading Awards.
- In 2010, he appeared in the television series Army Stories in Highland. His performance as Wang Qi in the romance drama won him various accolades.
- He also played the part of Chi Pao in the military series Great Northern Wilderness in 2009. The show won the Flying Apsaras Award for Outstanding Television Series.
- His acting on the television adaptation of Red Sorghum in 2014 as the male lead Yu Zhan’ao was panned and considered unnatural and stiff.
- In 2016, Zhu attended an advocacy event in support of the HeForShe campaign on gender equality.
- He is not on social media.
Featured Image by Zhu Yawen / Social Media