Actors have been able to dazzle the minds and eyes of many by recreating events and actions in the world that we live in and for this, they have been widely recognized and appreciated. Popular for his role in Crazy Rich Asians, Henry Golding has over the years, evolved into a fantastic actor. It takes a lot to become a good actor especially one that is much sought for after only a few gigs in the industry.
Asides being an upcoming actor, Henry is also a television anchor, who has become a name to reckon with in the BBC. In recognition of his work on television, he has been nominated for and has received several awards.
Henry Golding Bio: Age and Ethnicity
Henry Golding was born Henry Ewan Golding on 5th February 1987. He was given birth to by a British father, Clive Golding and Malaysian mother, Margaret Likan Golding. Henry was born in the riverine town of Betong, Malaysia and moved to Sarawak, on the East of Malaysia as a child and spent some years of his childhood there.
Henry’s parents moved a lot, so he also lived in Terengganu, Malaysia before relocating once again to the town of Surrey, in the United Kingdom with his family. Nothing is known of the schools he attended in Malaysia; however, it is known that he attended The Warwick School, Redhill in England for some part of his high school education.
The Asian star is a stunner who was voted sexual healer while in high school. He is still very appealing and has been nominated for awards for his looks. Not much is known about Henry’s activities while growing up or whether he attended any tertiary institutions or obtained a degree.
However, it is known that he trained as a hair stylist and worked as one in Sloane Street, located at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London for a few years. After this, he traveled back to Asia, specifically to the popular city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to pursue a career in broadcasting. While in Malaysia, he began to involve himself in television hosting gigs. He anchored his first show in 2007 on 8tv’s variety one hour show, The 8tv Quickie.
Henry Golding garnered more success as he hosted travel and football shows such as the Goda (2009), Football Crazy (2010-2012), and Welcome to the Railworld Malaysia (2012), among others. The British-Malaysian presenter is most popular for The Travel Show which premiered in 2014 and is still ongoing. Another famous show which he was associated with was Surviving Borneo where he took his audience through the events of the Iban initiation into manhood. He hosted this show in 2017 and its popularity drew the attention of movie producers.
In that same year, he bagged his debut acting role in the Warner Bros film, Crazy Rich Asians. It is widely speculated that his charms got him this role as he was able to warm his way into the heart of its director, Jon M. Chu. He was given the lead role of Nick Young in the movie which was released in August 2018 in Canada and USA. Just a few weeks after its release, the film topped the movie charts in the two countries.
Also in 2018, Henry got another role to work alongside famous actresses like Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively in A Simple Favour. The future seems to hold a lot for Henry as he has been scheduled to appear in Monsoon, Last Christmas and Bush, all of which would be released in 2019.
Family: Parents and Wife
Henry Golding is married to a co-presenter Liv Lo. The gorgeous presenter was born in Taichung, Taiwan and studied mass communication at the Temple University, Japan. She is of Taiwanese and Italian descent. Sadly, Lo never met her biological father and seems to have been raised by her mother and step-dad.
She currently works for Fox Movies Asia. Asides being an on-air personality, she is also a certified yoga instructor. She met her husband, Henry Golding, in 2011 at a restaurant on New Year’s Eve and she was the one who initiated the first contact as she struck up a conversation with him first. The couple got married on 20 August 2016 and have been happily married since then although they have no children yet.
Henry Golding’s Net Worth
Henry Golding has always been a hardworking man. He first worked as a hairstylist before going into his current profession as a TV personality and actor. As a presenter, he has made progressive strides and is also making waves in Hollywood. His job pays his bills and provides him the life which he now lives. A recent estimation in 2018 shows that the British-Malaysian actor’s net worth is still unknown and under review.
Height and Body Measurements
Asides being an actor and television presenter, Malaysian born TV personality is also a model; a very appealing one in all sense. He is tall, well built and very handsome. He has a slim body build, dark brown eyes, and dark brown hair. His height has been measured 6 feet one inch and he has a body weight of 81 kg.