What is Simu Liu’s net worth and salary?
Simu Liu is a Canadian actor and stuntman who has a net worth of $4 million. Simu Liu is known for his roles in “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” and the series “Kim’s Convenience”.
Liu was born on April 19, 1989 in Harbin, China. He was raised by his grandparents until the age of five, when his parents immigrated with him to Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He grew up in Mississauga, Ontario and attended high school at the University of Toronto. He later studied business administration at the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario and graduated with honors in 2011.
He then got a job as an accountant at Deloitte, but realized he was unhappy with his chosen career. He was eventually laid off and began exploring other career options. He decided to pursue a career as an actor and stuntman.
Some of Liu’s early appearances include small roles in Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim and the music video for Avicii’s I Could Be The One. He also appeared in ‘Nikita’ in 2012 and ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in 2014. He worked as a stuntman on ‘Sick: Survive the Night’ as well as the miniseries ‘Heroes Reborn’.
Liu was cast in his first significant role in the crime drama series “Blood and Water” in 2015. For his work on the series, he received his first nominations at the ACTRA Awards and Canadian Screen Awards in 2017. In late 2015, he was cast in his first starring role on the popular CBC sitcom ‘Kim’s Convenience’. The show is a television adaptation of a popular play of the same name. The series was nominated for several awards while Liu was in it, including Best Comedy Series at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards and Most Popular Foreign Drama at the 2019 Seoul International Drama Awards. Liu remained in a starring role in the series until its conclusion in 2021.
Meanwhile, in 2016, Liu was also cast in a recurring role in the NBC prequel series “Taken” based on the popular Liam Neeson film franchise. Liu also continued to work as an occasional extra even after becoming successful in landing major roles. He appeared in an episode of the BBC series “Orphan Black” as well as the Canadian science fiction series “Dark Matter”. He also landed recurring character roles in “Slasher” and “Bad Blood.” In 2018, he appeared in the series ‘The Expanse’ and the YouTube series ‘Yappie’.
In early 2019, Liu starred in the 100th episode of the popular series “Fresh Off the Boat”. She also guest starred on an episode of Awkwafina is Nora from Queens.
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Liu’s next big break came at Comic-Con in 2019, when Disney announced that Liu would play the titular superhero Shang-Chi in “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe . The film is Marvel’s first with an Asian-led cast. The filming and production of the film was delayed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but was then released theatrically in September 2021 to a generally positive response. That same month, Liu was cast in a voice role for the Netflix anime film Bright: Samurai Soul, which premiered in October of that year. He also joined the cast of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie in February 2022.
Outside of his acting work, Liu is also involved in a number of other projects. He enjoys making, producing and writing his own films. He directed and starred in a short film, “Open Gym”, which debuted at the Asian Toronto Reel International Film Festival in 2013. He has since written and directed a number of other short films. He also contributed writing on Blood and Water throughout 2016. In 2018, he founded his own film production company, 4:12 Entertainment, to begin developing more feature film projects. duration.
In both 2017 and 2018, Liu was included in Hello magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful Canadians and 25 Hottest Bachelorettes. He also appeared on the cover of Men’s Health magazine in May 2021, becoming the first East Asian man to do so since Jet Li in 2010.
Liu detailed some of his experiences growing up in an immigrant family. He wrote an article about his experiences for Maclean’s magazine in 2018 and then further developed his story into a full-length memoir called “We Were Dreamers: An Immigrant Superhero Origin Story.”
Liu is a fan of the Toronto Raptors NBA team. He also likes the Star Wars franchise.
Liu has been romantically linked to South Korean-Canadian actress Tina Jung. She also appeared in the series “Kim’s Convenience”. The couple have kept their personal lives out of the limelight and do not post pictures together online.