Simu Liu

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NameSimu Liu
Birthday19 April 1989
Net worth$19 Million
ProfessionActor and Author
Simu Liu

Simu Liu who was born on 19 April 1989 AD is a Canadian actor and author. He is popular for his work of portraying Shang Chi in the 2021 Marvel Cinematic Universe film Shang Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings. He also portrayed as Jung Kim in the CBC Television sitcom Kim’s Convenience and as Ken in Barbie. Later for his works he got nominations at the ACTRA Awards and Canadian Screen Awards for his work in Blood and Water. Later in 2022 he published the memoir We Were Dreamers as an author and was entitled as as Time’s 100 most influential people in the world in the category of Artist section.

Net worth

Simu Liu’s hard work and dedication towards his profession has earned him millions of fortune which adds up to total of $19 million to his net worth as of 2024. He is one of the richest actor around the globe thanks to his unwavering talent hand dedication towards his craft.

Real estate

As we know Simu Liu is a multi million dollar celebrity he spends is fortune in buying massive properties that only some could dream of. In 2021 he bought himself a massive mansion costing around $5 million which is located in the Hollywood Hills. The mansion features 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and an outdoor yard along with mansion’s area measuring 4,700 sq ft.

Simu Liu
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Salary and Endorsements

Simu Liu was paid around $6 million for his role in Marvel’s Shang Chi movie. He was also paid at least $3,431.25 on a weekly basis for his role in CBC series. He earned himself $2 million for his role in Barbie movie. In 2014, Liu was paid $100 to model for a set of stock photos for Fat Camera.

Simu Liu

He has been able to earn more fortune thanks to his fame and works he gets massive offers for brand endorsements as well. Cheetos Canada chose him for the brand endorsement in Canada. He is also a new global brand ambassador of Nobis Global.

Early Life, Education and Parents Details

Simu Liu was born on 19 April 1989 in Harbin, China to the parents Zhenning and Zhang Liu. He was raised by his grand parents in a small apartment in China until he was 5 as his both parents were studying engineering and his father went to USA to study for PhD while his mother stayed back to work in Beijing. Later he also moved to USA with his parents where they accomplished being a successful aerospace engineers.

Simu Liu

Liu was very good with his studies and excelled his academics as he attended University of Western Ontario, there he studied finance and accounting. After graduating he worked as accountant at Deloitte but left the job in April 2012 after 9 months as he found his passion lied somewhere else in the entertainment industry. His relation with his parents began to get a bit dirty after losing the accountant job and entering acting as an actor and stuntman. As time passed by his skills were polished and slowly after discussing the condition with family members they became closer and happy afterall.


2013Pacific Rim
2021Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Bright: Samurai Soul
Women is Losers
2023One True Lovers
2024Arthur the King
TBAGrand Death Lotto
Last Breath


2013Warehouse 13
2014Beauty and the Beast
2015Blood and Water
Make it Pop
2016-2021Kim’s Convenience
2017Orphan Black
Dark Matter
Slasher: Guilty Party
Bad Blood
The Epanse
2019Fresh off the Boat
2020Awkwafina is Nora From Queens
2021Saturday Night Live
Selling Sunset
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Star Wars: Visions
Corner Gas Animated
2022The Simpsons
Celebrity Jeopardy
2023The Other Two
Story Bots: Answer Time
TBASeven Wonders

Music Videos

2012I could be the one
2015The Filth
2021Run It

Controversies and Relationships

Just like most of the celebrities Simu Liu has also not been able to stay away from media and controversies. Over the past few years he was allegedly victim of few controversies. His initial controversy started from his post on Reddit which was accused of making sexist essentialist comments towards women in sports and making Islamophobic remarks about Muslims. The account has been deleted as of now.

In 2015 his ego resulted in a backlash to his career as he made alleged 2015 comments on pedophilia and homophobia which made headlines in the world overnight. In response to all those controversies he issued a public apology addressing his past mistakes which has caused many harms to people. He expressed his accountability of his mistake and tends to learn form those mistakes to be a better human.

Simu Liu

Talking about his relationship and personal life he has been liked with many stars and big names. His relationship with Jade Bender resulted in break up after only 2 months of opening their relationship to public. Later in late 2022 he was linked with Allison Hsu while he was going through his recent breakup trauma with Jade Bender. In November 2023 he made his relationship with Hsu public and being tremendously happy with her.

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Wight79 Kg
BirthplaceHarbin, China


Who does Simu Liu date?

In November 2023 he made his relationship with Hsu public.

Can Simu speak Chinese?

Yes, Simu can fluently speak Chinese language Mandarin.

How rich is Simu Liu?

Liu’s net worth is estimated to be around $19 million as of 2024.

Does Simu Liu have Instagram?

Yes, Liu does have an Instagram with over 3.1 Million followers. (@simuliu)

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