Tianlin Zhai was born in Qingdao, Shandong Province on February 15, 1987. He graduated from Beijing Film Academy with a 2006 undergraduate performing class, a 2014-level doctoral student, and mainland China film and television actor. In 2000, Tianlin Zhai starred in the youth film "Youth Past" directed by Johnnie To. In 2009, he participated in the martial arts comedy film RoyalTatto directed by Chao Feng. In 2011, he starred in the business drama "He ISA Woman, she ISA man". In 2012, he starred in the medical drama "Intention" and won the second best solo supporting actress and best newcomer on Sohu's video TV series. In 2013, he starred in the urban drama "Durrara's In the Water"; then he starred in the costume drama "WarriorLanling". In 2014, he starred in the business drama "Big Boss". In 2015, the starring anti-Japanese drama "TheStalker" was broadcast. In 2016, as a unit man, he participated in the mythical drama "LegendofQingQiuFox". In 2017, he starred in the drama “WhiteDeerPlain”; in the same year, he participated in the “Grand Army Division Si MaYi's Alliance” drama drama of the Three Kingdoms War.