Lin Youyi is part Vietnamese and Indonesian Chinese. She was taught at both Singapore and Taiwan. She owns double degrees from differing Universities in Singapore. One of it was an Accountancy degree from Nanyang Technological University whereas the other was a Translation & Interpreparation degree from UniSIm.
She is mostly recognized as the presenter seen on weekday mornings in a segment called 'Good Morning Singapore'. She succeeded in attaining the 'Best Current Affairs Presenter' award during the Star Awards ceremony in 2012. She was also seen as the host for SPD Charity Show in 2013 and even a huge concert held under China's CCTV Channel.