Zhang yixing was born zhang jiashuai chinese 张加帅 in changsha hunan china on 7 october 1991. His legal name was later changed to zhang yixing.
Lay zhang chinese actor and singer as well as a member of k pop boy band exo has joined the list of celebrities working with the brand.
Exo zhang yixing. Lay was a local child star in hunan having won third place in a competition hosted by the popular tv program star academy in 2005. Lay whose real name is zhang yixing first gained recognition in 2005 after he participated in the chinese television talent show star academy winning third place. Entertainment in 2008 after a successful audition with the company s global casting system in changsha.
Even before that however the artiste was proving he was destined to be a star. His birth name was zhang jishuai. In a show he participated in when he was 6 years old his credits come out as zhang jiashuai.
His first acting role was in the 1998 chinese drama we the people when lay was only six years old. He changed his legal name to yixing because his original name seemed ridiculous to him. Zhang yi xing better known by his stage name lay is the main dancer of exo m.
His first known acting role was at six years old starring as huan huan in the 1998 chinese television drama we the people. While fans took to social media to express their sadness at d o s departure they were also delighted to see 27 year old lay zhang real name zhang yixing pictured with the group in south korea. World famous cosmetic company mac has proudly announced their new global ambassador via their official instagram page.