Lin rose to prominence and became a household name overnight.
After My Fair Princess, Lin starred in a number of successful television series.
After filming her first TV commercial, Lin caught the attention of TV and film directors, and many companies began seeking her for roles.
She received her first role in the film School Days, with Jimmy Lin and Takeshi Kaneshiro.
In 1999, she also began a singing career with her debut album Heartbeat, and has since released 6 albums.
According to Apple Daily, Lin was the third highest-earning Taiwanese drama actress in 2011, Lin was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan, the eldest of four children, having one brother a year younger the other, six years younger, and a half-sister, ten years younger, from her father's second marriage.
Following high school graduation, Lin joined Jessie and Jones Entertainment Ltd When Lin received her first experience in front of the camera in 1995, for a minor role, she started to develop a passion for acting.This role demonstrated her acting range, since it differed from the nice, sweet image she had developed from her role in My Fair Princess.The following year, she starred in Romance in the Rain, a costume drama based in 1930s and 1940s, also written by Chiung Yao.But things are not always as they may have appeared to be." After playing minor roles in various series and films, Lin was selected by Taiwanese writer Chiung Yao to audition for a main role in the comedic period drama My Fair Princess, a joint production by mainland China and Taiwan which was adapted from Chiung Yao's own novel.Originally picked for the role of Sai Ya, Lin was ultimately chosen by the company to play Zi Wei instead, as the actress scheduled to play the main role was unavailable."After it was decided that I played the role of Zi wei, I got the script only three days before I had to leave for filming. You can post your profile, use advanced search, send and receive messages absolutely free.