Simu Liu is a Chinese-Canadian actor who won a Game Changer Award and People’s Choice Award for his role as Shang-Chi in the Marvel movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021). Before his leading role in a Marvel movie, he played Jung Kim on the CBC sitcom Kim’s Convenience (2016). He is also a writer and producer.
Simu Liu Biography/Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Simu Liu|
|Profession||Actor, Writer, Stuntman, Filmmaker|
|Famous For||Known for starring in Shang-Chi movie|
|Simu Liu Height||In Centimeter- 189 cm|
In Meter- 1.89 m
In Feet- 6’0”
|Simu Liu Weight||In Kilogram- 79 kg |
In Pound- 174 lbs
|Date Of Birth||April 19, 1989|
|Simu Liu Age (2022)||33 Years|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Aries|
|Home town||Mississauga, Ontario|
|School||University of Toronto Schools|
|College/University||Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.|
|Educational Qualification||Graduating with honors in 2011|
|Simu Liu Net Worth (2022)||19 Million USD|
Early Life and Childhood
Liu was born in Harbin, China, on 19 April 1989. Liu was raised by his grandparents until age 5, when his parents immigrated with him to Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He was raised in Mississauga, Ontario. He attended University of Toronto Schools for high school and studied business administration at the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario, graduating with honors in 2011
Liu initially worked as an accountant at Deloitte but was eventually laid off in April 2012. He began to explore other career options and decided to pursue a career as an actor and stuntman.
- Liu got his start in acting working as an extra and stuntman, appearing in movies and music videos such as Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim and Avicii’s I Could Be The One.
- In 2015, Liu was cast in his first significant recurring role, appearing as a series regular in seven episodes of the Omni Television crime drama series Blood and Water (2015–2016). He would later receive his first award nominations for this role at the ACTRA Awards and Canadian Screen Awards in 2017.
- In 2016, Liu was cast in a recurring role as the ex-CIA analyst Faaron, loosely modeled on real-life ex-analyst Rodney Faraon, in the NBC prequel series Taken based on the film franchise starring Liam Neeson.
- In 2017, Liu appeared in the second season of Slasher as well as the CityTV miniseries Bad Blood, both as recurring characters.
- In 2018, he appeared in the science fiction television series The Expanse and Wong Fu Productions’ YouTube series Yappie.
- In early 2019, Liu guest-starred in the 100th episode of ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat as a noodle vendor named Willie.
- In September 2021, it was revealed that Liu will lead the English-language voice cast of Bright: Samurai Soul, a Netflix anime film which premiered on 12 October.
- In February 2022, Liu joined the cast of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie film for Warner Bros and thriller film Hello Stranger directed by April Mullen.
Facts About Simu Liu
- Worked at Deloitte & Touche LLP as an associate, passed his first of three Chartered Accountant examinations before switching careers.
- Simu Liu likes to play volleyball.
- He is the son of a Chinese mother and an Indian father.
- Simu Liu joined UNICEF Canada as their newest ambassador in 2020. He lends his voice to help defend the right of every child to a childhood.
- Liu has written and produced for television as well as in film. His short film Meeting Mommy was selected as a semi-finalist for the NBC Universal Shorts Festival.
- He was also a writer on the second season of Blood and Water, contributing as a story editor for the season and as the main writer for one episode.
- Simu trains extensively in martial arts and stunt work in addition to television and theatrical performance.