Popularly known for featuring in the Hollywood thriller movie: Crazy Rich Asians, Jing Lusi has a unique story surrounding her emergence as a star actress. Who would have thought that the bright female lawyer would give up her prestigious legal career just for her passion for acting? Isn’t that amazing? That’s exactly why her story is thrilling and admirable.
So, to unveil more of her unique story, we have compiled a list of 6 facts you would not want to miss about this star actress. Are you ready? Let’s explore them.
Who Is Jing Lusi?
Jing Lusi was born on May 16, 1985, in Pudong, Shanghai China. She was the only child of her Chinese parents and they lived together in Shanghai. During her early childhood, her dad got a scholarship to further his studies in the UK. So, when she was five years old, her family relocated to Southampton in the United Kingdom for her father’s masters degree program. While at Southampton, she was enrolled at High Field Church of England Primary school. During her stay at High field, her school was invited to select students that will feature in Mayflower theatre film. Luckily, Jing Lusi was selected to act at the Mayflower Theatre. She was just ten years old when she featured in Mayflower.
After her first experience at Mayflower theatre, she began to develop a love for acting. Jing enrolled for Saturday acting classes and spent time building her new passion. Her family later moved over to Winchester and she lived there with them.
6 Facts About The Crazy Rich Asian Actress Jing Lusi
1. Education (Lawyer)
After high school, she disclosed to her parents her intention to pursue a career in acting. Being the only child of her parents, they declined her request because they wanted her to study Law instead of taking up a film career. Though Jing Lusi admired lawyers, she knew that a lawyer’s life wasn’t the life she dreamt to live. With hidden dissatisfaction over her parents’ decision, she decided to study law anyways just to make her parents proud. After undergoing A level studies at Peter Symonds College, Winchester, she moved on to the University College London to study Law. After her studies at London, she graduated with Second class upper honors and started off her legal career as a legal secretary.
2. Acting Career
Starting up a journey in the film industry wasn’t an easy one for JinLusi. She had to stand strong enough to defend her dream career, make sacrifices required and eventually made it as a star actress.
During her work as a legal secretary, she took free part-time acting jobs with different film producers including an international film agency. Due to her lingered love for acting, Jing Lusi finally decided to leave her legal work for acting. She moved to full-time paid acting jobs. Though her parents were not in support of her decision to finally go into acting, after her first film in 2009, they saw how good her career would be and gave up on their disapproval of her career decision.
Jing is best known for her star role in the movie Holby City where she played the character of Dr. Tara lo in the movie. She also featured in other movies like Survivor (2005), Jackfalls (2011), Scott and Bailey (2016), Josh (2015), Stan Lee’s lucky man (2016). She also nailed it with her role in the Crazy Rich Asians (2018) where she played the role of Amanda Ling, Nick Young ex-girlfriend; the character she portrayed in the movie also helped in boosting her popularity.
3. Future Film Roles
Having portrayed several characters in various films, one can’t help but admit that Jing Lusi is indeed a talented actress. In no distant time, she will be seen again on the sci-fi show The Feed for Amazon Studios which she has already disclosed to be excited about. The show brings to light the absorption of technology into the human nervous system and its grave consequences.
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4. Net Worth
How much this pretty inspiring actress is worth is still a trending question. After spending about nine years in Hollywood, Jing Lusi’s net worth is estimated at 5 million dollars.
Most questions about Jing Lusi’s private life revolve around if she’s married or dating anyone. Currently, she is not married and she has not revealed anything on her relationship status with anyone. She is believed to be single and waiting for the right man and we hope she finds him soon.
6. Body Measurements
Are you excited about knowing the body measurement of the beautiful star actress Jing Lusi? We have got you covered, the amazing actress stands at a height of 5 feet and 3 inches which is approximately 1.6 meters; while her current weight and other body stats are currently under review.