Eva Huang Sheng Yi was born and raised in Chuansha of Shanghai. She graduated from Beijing film academy in 2005. Her father lived and studied in USA in the earlier 90s. Her mother is an editor who works for a famous newspaper office in Shanghai.
In April of 2009, Eva Huang, together with Yang Mi, Wang Luodan and Liu Yifei, were selected as the "Four Young Dan actresses (四小花旦)" in mainland China. Eva Huang announced the establishment of her own movie producing company Juli Shengyi Entertaiment Media Co., Ltd. during the 14th Shanghai Film Festival on June 13, 2011. Apart from her stardom, Huang Shengyi is the CEO of Juli Group Entertainment Media Co., Ltd. and possesses 30% shares of the group.
In 2004, Huang signed a contract with Stephen Chow （周星驰） to play the female lead character, Fong, in his action comedy film Kung Fu Hustle （功夫）. In August the following year, she ended her contract with Chow's company after appearing in a magazine photo shoot without their consent. Both sides became involved in legal suits in Hong Kong and Shanghai until 2007.
Starting in 2006, Huang worked with China Juli Group on a number of television series, including Tianxian Pei (天仙配 2007), The Shadow of Empress Wu (日月凌空 2007) and Guangfu Taiji Chuanqi (广府太极传奇 2010). She joined Emperor Entertainment Group in 2008. In 2009, Huang became the CEO of China Juli Group's Entertainment Media Co., Ltd, drawing a six-figure salary annually.
Profile of Eva Huang Shengyi
English name: Eva Huang, Huang Shengyi
Chinese name: 黄圣依 (Simplified)
Pinyin: Huáng Shèngyī (Mandarin)
Birthday: February 11, 1983
Birth place: Shanghai
Star sign: Aquarius
Chinese zodiac: Dog
Blood type: A
Education: Beijing Film Academy
Hobbies: Internet surfing and traveling
Occupation: Actress, model, singer, producer, CEO
Years active: 2002 - present
Representative works: Kung Fu Hustle 功夫, Sword Stained with Royal Blood 碧血剑, The Sorcerer and the White Snake 白蛇传说
Awards: Nominated as the best new artist award in 24th Hong Kong Film Awards
The Shadow of Empress Wu 日月凌空 (CCTV, 2009)
The Foolish Old Man Removed Mountains (愚公移山) (CCTV, 2008)
Tian Xian Pei 天仙配 as Seventh Fairy (CCTV, 2007)
Sword Stained with Royal Blood 碧血剑 as Wen Qing Qing (CTV, 2007)
Zhou Xuan 周旋 as Wang Ren Mei (2007)
Jin Se Nian Hua 金色年华 (2006)
Xin Jiu Pin Zhi Ma Guan (新九品芝麻官) (2006)
Gong Fu Zhuang Yuan 功夫状元 as Wen Qi / Jin Sha (2006)
Tian Xia Di Yi 天下第一 (2005)
Escape to Witch Mountain 超异能冒险 (2009)
Call for Love 爱情呼叫转移 (2007)
Dragon Squad 猛龙 (2005)
Kungfu Hustle 功夫 (2004)