Ruby Lin, Lin Hsin Ju, Xinru (林心如) is a Taiwanese actress, television and film producer, and singer. American entertainment critic Derek Elley named Lin as "Taiwan's TV Drama Queen". 3 years after Lin made her acting debut in a TV commercial, she rose to national and regional prominence overnight for her role as Xia Ziwei in the TV series My Fair Princess (1998-1999). My Fair Princess was highly popular in East and Southeast countries; launching Lin as a household name in Asia.


  • Name: 林心如 / Lin Hsin Ju (Lin Xin Ru)
  • English name: Ruby Lin
  • Birthday: 1976-Jan-27
  • Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Height: 167 cm
  • Weight: 46 kg
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Chinese zodiac: Rabbit
  • Blood type: B
  • Family: Two younger brothers, husband/actor Wallace Huo, daughter (b. 2017-Jan-06)
  • Occupation: Actress, model, singer, and producer
  • Talent agency: Ruby Studio


-She followed the success with other hit series including The Duke of Mount Deer (2000), Romance in the Rain (2001), Boy & Girl (2003), Affair of Half a Lifetime (2004), Beauty's Rival in Palace (2010), The Glamorous Imperial Concubine (2011) and The Way We Were (2014).

-Since 2010, Lin has been producing TV dramas and TV films starring herself, both in mainland China and Taiwan. Her production debut The Glamorous Imperial Concubine (2011) won her Best Producer at the 2012 TV Drama Awards Made in China, and her first Taiwanese drama production The Way We Were (2014) won three out of seven nominations, including Best Television Series at the 50th Golden Bell Awards. In 1999, she also began a singing career with her debut album Heartbeat, and has since released 6 albums.

-Education: Ri Xin (primary school), Zhong Dian High School, Embassy CES NY and New York Art School

-Company: Ruby Studio (Ruby Lin's own management company)

-Ruby is 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. Her father was a businessman, and her mother a housewife. Her businessman father and mother divorced when she was just seven and she remained with her mom.

-In 1994, she featured in a Jasmine Tea advertisement, which was her first TV commercial.
-She did part-time modelling at seventeen years of age
-Ruby joined the entertainment-management company ‘Jessie and Jones Entertainment on’ her twentieth birthday.
-According to Apple Daily, Lin was the third highest-earning Taiwanese drama actress in 2011, and the top-earning in 2012 and 2013, Lin ranked 30th on Forbes China Celebrity 100 list in 2013, 36th in 2014, 82nd in 2015, and 68th in 2017.


TV Series:
As an Actress

    My Dear Boy (TTV, 2017)
    Magical Space Time as Xie Jia Xin (Hunan TV, 2016)
    Singing All Along as Yin Li Hua (JSTV, 2016)
    The Way We Were as Tang Jia Ni (PTS, 2014)
    Young Sherlock as Wu Ze Tian (2014)
    Flowers in Fog as Angel White / Xue Hua (Hunan TV, 2013)
    Jing Zhong Yue Fei as Li Wa (2013)
    Ma Zu as Guan Yin (2012, Guest star)
    Drama Go Go Go as Wang Ming Ming (Hunan TV, 2012)
    Princess Duming World (Hunan TV, 2011)
    New My Fair Princess as Xia Yuhe (Hunan TV, 2011)
    Schemes of a Beauty as Dou Yi Fang (Shanghai TV, 2010)
    Three Kingdoms as Sun Shang Xiang (CCTV, 2010)
    Love at Sun Moon Lake (BTV, 2009)
    The Legend and the Hero 2 (2008)
    Su Dong Po as Wang Fu (CCTV, 2008, Guest star)
    Ancestral Temple (CCTV, 2008)
    Dali Princess (CCTV, 2008)
    Star Boulevard (CCTV, 2007)
    Sound of Colors (CTS, 2006)
    Paris Sonata (Guangdong TV, 2006)
    The Magic Touch of Fate (2005)
    Amor De Tarapaca (CTS, 2004)
    Flying Daggers (CTV, 2003)
    Boy & Girl (CCTV, 2003)
    Eighteen Springs (FTV/ATV, 2003)
    Wulong Prince as Wang Weng Xu (2002, Guest star)
    Only You (TTV, 2002)
    Taiji Prodigy (ETTV, 2002, Guest star)
    Romance in the Rain (CCTV, 2001)
    The New Adventures of Chor Lau Heung (CTS/TVB, 2001)
    The Duke of Mount Deer (CTS, 2000)
    Legend of Master Soh (TVB, 1999)
    Princess Returning Pearl II as Xia Ziwei (Hunan TV, 1999)
    Food Glorious Food (ATV, 1998)
    Princess Returning Pearl as Xia Ziwei (Hunan TV, 1998)
    The Last Tango in Shanghai (1997)
    Taiwan Lin Yi Shi Jian 台灣靈異事件 (1997)
    New Justice Bao (ATV, 1995)
    Taiwan Crime Investigations Record 台湾重案录 (1994)

As a Producer:

    My Dear Boy (TTV, 2017)
    Singing All Along (JSTV, 2016)
    The Way We Were (PTS, 2014)
    Shao Nian Shen Tan Di Ren Jie (2014)
    Drama Go Go Go (Hunan TV, 2012)
    Qing Shi Huang Fei (Hunan TV, 2011)
    Wan Mei Zhang Fu (2011)

TV Series Theme Songs:

    Beauty and the Land(红颜江山), Singing All Along ending song (2016)
    Qing Shi Huang Fei (倾世皇妃), Qing Shi Huang Fei opening theme song (2011)
    Fallen Flower (落花), Mei Ren Xin Ji opening theme song (2010)
    Waiting (等待), Ancestral Temple ending song (2007)
    Essence (滋味), insert song for Stars Boulevarde (2007)
    Angel Don't Cry (天使別哭), Paris Sonata ending song (2006)
    At the Moment (這一秒鐘), Amor De Tarapaca ending song (2004)
    Fated for Half a Lifetime (半生缘), Eighteen Springs opening song (2003)
    Passed Each Other By (擦肩而过), Eighteen Springs ending song (2003)
    You are Wind, I am Sand (你是風兒我是沙), Princess Returning Pearl II insert song (1999)
    In Dreams (夢裡), Princess Returning Pearl II insert song (1999)
    Rain Butterfly (雨蝶), Princess Returning Pearl ending song (1998)


    The Phantom of Shanghai (2015)
    The Wonderful Wedding (2015)
    Mother, Mother (2014)
    The House That Never Dies (2014)
    Sweet Alibis (2014)
    My Lucky Star (2013)
    The House (2013)
    Fallen City (2013)
    Forgotten as Wei An (2012, Television Film)
    Blood Stained Shoes as Su Er (2012)
    Driverless as Wang Dan (2010)
    You Deserve To Be Single as Fei'er (2010)
    Sophie's Revenge (2009) as Lucy
    Evening Rose as Xia Meigui (2009)
    Dragon's Love (2006)
    Kill Two Birds with One Stone as Zhang Xinxin (2005)
    Love Trilogy as Liu Hai (2004)
    Life Express as Sun Xinxin (2002)
    Mouse Loves Rice (2002)
    Comic King as Mandy (2001)
    China Strike Force as Ruby (2000)
    Winner Takes All as Wu Sen Kwan (2000)
    A Matter of Time as Mei Jiahui (2000)
    The Mirror as Judy (1999)
    My Wishes as Mao Mei (1999)
    Bad Girl Trilogy (1999)
    School Days as Princess (1995)


    Huading Awards: Best Actress for Chinese TV series (2016)
    Seoul International Drama Awards: Most popular actress (2010)




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