There are so many things that distinguish one celebrity from another but each one of them has their own uniqueness and capabilities. People like Lucy Liu are classified as multi-talented, versatile, and a powerful woman. She is not just an American actress; she is equally a producer, director and an artist with a difference.
The charming actress has made a remarkable impact in the American film Industry and she has received numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for her brilliant and excellent performances throughout her career.
Biography (Background, Age)
The gorgeous actress Lucy Alexis Liu was born in the United States on December 2, 1968. She was raised by her parents who were Chinese Immigrants and lived in Queens, New York. Liu attended the New York’s famous Stuyvesant High School after which she joined New York University.
After spending one year at the New York University, Liu transferred to the University of Michigan where she studied Asian languages and culture. Since her childhood, Lucy was interested in acting and during her senior year, she auditioned for a supporting role and surprisingly, she won the lead role in the movie Alice in Wonderland. That was the inception of her movie career and she also graduated from the University of Michigan with her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1990.
Lucy Liu’s Professional Career
After her graduation from the university, Lucy made her first stage debut in a drama titled Fairy Bones in May 1992. The upcoming actress also made her film and television debut in 1993 when she was starred as a Chinese widow in a television series titled L. A. Law. She was also featured in the movies Hell Money and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.
However, the talented actress got her breakthrough in 1999 when she starred in a movie titled Payback and Ally McBeal, she played the role of a high-class prostitute who had links with the Chinese mafia in the former and she played Ling Woo in the latter. For her brilliant performance, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the same category.
In the later years, Lucy garnered much fame and her outstanding performances caught the attention of major directors and she has featured in numerous movies and reality television shows since the beginning of her acting career till date.
Some of her high profile movies include Charlie’s Angels released in 2000, Sex and The City in 2001, Brainstorm in 2002, Kill Bill which earned her an MTV Award for Best Movie Villain in 2003, Code Name: The Cleaner, Rise released in 2007. She made her drama debut in God of Carnage released in 2010; the movie won a Tony Award, Elementary in 2012 and much more.
She also played a role as a voice actor in animated movies including Mulan II released in 2004, Kung Fu Panda in 2008, Tinker Bell in 2008, Secrets of the Wings in 2012, The Pirate Fairy in 2014, and Magic Wonderland in 2014.
Asides from being a top-notch actress Lucy also has a career as a visual artist and a movie director. Liu attended New York Studio School for drawing, painting, and sculpture between 2004 and 2006. She started her career as a director in 2011 with the movie titled Meena, a film that was based on a true-life story. Later on, she directed four episodes in Elementary and an episode of Graceland.
The star has been an amazing actress and has won the heart of many fans as she has made an indelible mark in the American Film Industry.
Lucy Liu’s Net Worth
The top actress has been outstanding, great, and proficient in her acting career. Lucy Liu is currently enjoying an estimated net worth of $16 million.
She earned her net worth from her acting, directing and artist career.
Who is Lucy Liu’s Husband?
Who would resist the charm of a pretty lady? Liu is so magnificent and her expensive smile can melt the heart of any man but then many of her fans have been wondering who her Mr. Right is? Well, the answer is not farfetched.
Liu was reportedly in a relationship with a man named Noam Gottesman, an Israeli-American who is a hedge fund billionaire according to PageSix and the duo has been dating for more than six years now. Nothing much is known about the relationship between them as they have chosen to make it private.
Apparently, the charming actress is not married yet and does not have a husband. We will be happy to bring you news about her wedding when she does snag one.
Son and Other Children
Though she is not married, Lucy Liu is a proud mother. She has a son named Rockwell Lloyd Liu who she gave birth to through gestational surrogate on August 27, 2015.
According to Dailymail, she announced the birth of her son on her Instagram and Twitter handles. She has been a happy mother who has devoted her time training her child while focusing on her career. From our findings, she doesn’t have any other children yet.
Height and Quick Facts about Lucy Liu
Birth Name: Lucy Alexis Liu
Date of Birth: December 2, 1968
Birth City: Queens, New York, United States
Education: University of Michigan
Profession: actress, producer, singer
Height: 5 feet 3 inches (160cm)
Weight: 50 kg (110 pounds)
Body Measurements: 34-23-34
Marital Status: Single
Children: 1 (Rockwell Lloyd)
Net Worth: $16 million