10 Interesting Facts About C-Drama Actor, Merxat Yalkun or Mi Re

Chinese actor Mi Re

Let's get to know more about this handsome C-Drama actor, Merxat Yalkun, also known as Mi Re.

C-Drama fans who have watched the 2021 eSports drama, "Falling Into Your Smile", will recognize him as Yu Ming. But did you know that he has been portraying main roles since 2014?

Chinese actor Mi Re
Photo credit: Huanyu Entertainment 

Merxat is of Uyghur ethnicity, which explains his western looks and subtle Central Asian features. He is also known by the names Mirexiati Yalikun, and Mi Re Xia Ti. 

Chinese actor Mi Re
Photo credit: Huanyu Entertainment 

Chinese actor Mi Re
Photo credit: Huanyu Entertainment 

Here are 10 interesting facts about Merxat/Mi Re:

1. He wished to be known by the name,  Mi Re, in the entertainment industry.

2. He was born on July 20, 1991, in Urumqi, Xinjiang province

3. He is of Uyghur ethnicity, a cultural minority in China, mostly living in Xinjiang province. They descended from the Central Asian stock and speak Turkic.

4. He obtained his Acting degree from Shanghai Theater Academy in 2014.

5. He was a classmate of fellow Uyghur, Dilraba Dilmurat, at Shanghai Theater Academy. They eventually acted together in three dramas: Cosmetology High (2014), The Backlight of Love (2015), and Legend of Ban Zhu (2015).

6. He signed a contract with Huanyu entertainment in 2014. The same talent agency of his Falling Into Your Smile co-star, Xu Kai.

7. He made his acting debut at Cosmetology High, playing the role of Zhang Yizhi.

8. He is a model. He stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall.

9. He is also a singer. His single debut, "Why is the Flower so Red", was released in 2021.

10. He made his film debut in 2021, The Kingdom of Women, playing the lead role of Tang Ao. 

Dilraba Dilmurat and Merxat Yalkun in The Backlight of Love (2015)

Drama of Merxat you may want to check:

  • Cosmetology High (2014) Zhang Yi Zhi
  • The Backlight of Love (2015) Mo Yan
  • Legend of Ban Zhu (2015) Kou Feng
  • Demon Girl (2016) Main role: You Tong
  • Legend of Yunxi (2018) Gu Qi Shao
  • Winter Begonia (2020) Fan Lian
  • For Married Doctress (2020) Emperor Wu
  • Falling Into Your Smile (2021) Yu Ming
  • Love Under the Full Moon (2021) Main role: Wei Xuan He
  • The Moon Brightens For You (2020) Wen You
  • My Sassy Princess (2022) Shen Yu
  • Zhouge (2022) not yet aired

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