Where Is She Now? The Chinese Actress Who Had Plastic Surgery To Look Like Song Hye Kyo

Do you see a resemblance?

Zhang Yuqi (also known as Kitty Zhang) is a gorgeous and talented Chinese actress who made headlines in 2015 after her plastic surgery story was shared on a Korean broadcast program.

Zhang Yuqi made her acting debut in 2007 at twenty years old in the Chinese film CJ7. From her early roles, she quickly cemented herself as a “rising star.”

Zhang Yuqi in “CJ7”

She charmed audiences with her acting and her beauty, and as she gained attention and fame through her various roles, she began to receive global attention.

In 2015, a Korean television show revealed that Zhang Yuqi had undergone plastic surgery to look like top Korean actress Song Hye Kyo.

Song Hye Kyo | @kyo1122/Instagram
Zhang Yuqi

During the 2015 episode, a panelist on the show, Choi Jung Ah, shared that the Chinese actress visited Korea to receive plastic surgery to look like Song Hye Kyo.

Zhang Yuqi went through facial shape readjustment and double eyelid surgery in Korea and began acting again in China as the second Song Hye Kyo and is now top class.

— Choi Jung Ah

The program displayed side-by-side photos of Song Hye Kyo and Zhang Yuqi to show the surgery results.

So what has Zhang Yuqi been up to since the broadcast? In 2016, Zhang Yuqi starred in the critically acclaimed film The Mermaid, where she showed a new side to her acting as the film’s antagonist.

Her performance in The Mermaid rekindled her film career and earned her the “Most Charismatic Actress” award at the 29th Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers Awards.

Zhang Yuqi in February 2023 | @张雨绮/Weibo

In 2017, she welcomed twins with her then-husband, Yuan Buyuan, and appeared in three films and a drama.

She continues to land main roles in films and dramas and frequently has endorsement deals and magazine photoshoots.

Most recently, the talented actress stunned at the 2022 Weibo Night, which was held on March 25, 2023, in Shanghai, shining in a gorgeous, sweeping ballgown

Although she may have gained attention for her resemblance to Song Hye Kyo, she made a name for herself through her hard work and talent.

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Chinese actress Zhang Yuqi gets plastic surgery to look exactly like Song Hye Kyo