Vincent Zhao was born in a Wushu family in Harbin, China. He is a famous Kung Fu star, Wushu master, teaching in Beijing Sports University. He started practicing Wushu since childhood and mastered in Jianshu, Gunshu and Quanshu. Zhao got many honors in Wushu: he has repeatedly won the gold medals in national Wushu championships and was elected as Chinese national athletes of “Wuying” level (the highest level for Chinese Wushu athletes). In 1992 he entered entertainment industry. In 1994 he graduated from the Beijing Sports University Wushu Department. More than 20 years filming experiences, Zhao starred in over 30 action movies, TV series, with handsome appearance, solid Kung Fu and virile character, he is loved by audience from home and abroad.
In 1993 he starred in "The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk "; then played in the movie "Once Upon a Time in China IV" as leading role of Wong Feihung; 1995 starring the film "The Blade" directed by Tsui Hark; 2000 as the titular character in “Fist Power”; In 2001, by virtue of the film " The Sino-Dutch War 1661" as Zheng Chenggong, he nominated in the Golden Rooster Awards for Best Actor; In 2010, starred in the film "True Legend" as Su Qi’er; 2014 participating in the film "The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom" as Jin Duyi; 2016, due to Chen Jia on the action of the film "God of War " played as Qi Jiguang; 2018, starred in the film "Kung Fu Alliance" as Wong Feihung.
In 2001, Zhao starred in Kung Fu legendary TV series "Huo Yuanjia"; In 2002 starred in the TV series "Wind and Cloud" as Nie Feng; In 2003, starred in the ancient costume drama "Lady Wu: The First Empress"; 2007 starred in the TV version of "Seven Swordsmen" as Chu Zhaonan. In 2013, Zhao performed the Wushu program - “The youth of China” in the Spring Festival Gala for the year of Snake broadcasted by CCTV. On November 11, 2014, the revolutionary military theme TV series "Jagged Red (Tie Xue Hong An)" starred by Zhao broadcasted in CCTV 1; In 2019, starred in the TV series "Huo Yuanjia" as Huo Yuanjia again after 18 years.