Born as Li-Hui Lin on April 16, 1976 in Taipei, Taiwan, she is an actress. She was once set to play the character of Jiao Long in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000). However, her manager (who got subsequently fired), made her leave the film and do a commercial instead. She was replaced by another Taiwanese actress Chang Chen.
She famously made the transition from nude modelling and soft-core sex movies to mainstream stardom.
Shu has appeared in various films until now, the most popular being ‘Sex & Zen II’, Viva Erotica, Young and Dangerous: the Prequel, A Man Called Hero, If You Are The One, The Assassin, The Foliage and If You Are The One 2.”
Shu Qi has been one of the highest paid Chinese entertainment industry actresses. Shu also featured in the Chinese edition of the Playboy magazine. Qi Shu has appeared on a number of television projects and appeared in music videos. Outside the acting world, she has been a brand ambassador for Frederique Constant since 2008. She has also been representing Bulgari as its brand ambassador. Talking about Shu’s awards and honors, she has won a lot of them in her career. She won the Best Actress Award at the 10th Asian Film Awards for The Assassin. She also won the Best Supporting Actress award at 35th Golden Horse Awards for Portland Street Blues.
Her name is written in various ways such as Hsu Qi, Hsu Chi, Qi Shu and Shu Kei or Shu Qi etc. There are many more versions of her name on foreign VCDs and DVDs as well as websites.
In the year 2016, she married actor-director Stephen Fung after having been in a relationship with him for four years.