Lucy Alexis Liu was born on December 2, 1968, in New York City, USA. Lucy Liu is an actress from America. She earned multiple awards such as a Critics’ Choice Television Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Seoul International Drama Award, along with a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Liu underwent surgery in 1991 following a breast cancer scare. She reported that the doctor felt and diagnosed it as cancer, stating that it must be removed.

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Lucy Alexis Liu
December 2, 1968
55 years old
$16 Milion

Lucy Liu Net Worth

Lucy Liu has accumulated a net worth of $16 million as an American actress. Lucy Liu appeared in various movies and TV shows throughout her career. She earned many awards and accolades due to her successful career. Lucy Liu bought a property in her hometown, New York City.

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In 2005, she bought a unit in a townhouse-style boutique close to Union Square. The 1,816-square-foot residence cost her approximately $2 million. In 2018, reports indicated Liu sold her Studio City home. The Fryman Canyon property was listed for $4.199 million by her.

Liu Early Life

During high school, Lucy decided to add a middle name, Alexis. The youngest of three children is born to Cecilia, a biochemist, and Tom Liu, a civil engineer who sold digital clock pens. Liu’s parents moved from Beijing and Shanghai to Taiwan as adults before they met in New York. 

She possesses an older brother named John and an older sister named Jenny. Lucy and her siblings grew up with their parents juggling multiple jobs. Liu mentioned growing up in a diverse neighborhood. At home, she picked up Mandarin and started learning English at the age of five.

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As a young person, she practiced the martial arts kali-eskrima-silat as a hobby. Liu went to Joseph Pulitzer Middle School (I.S.145) and finished high school at Stuyvesant High School. After attending New York University, she switched to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. There, she joined the Chi Omega sorority and focused on studying Asian languages and cultures.

Lucy Liu Career

At 19, Lucy Liu’s acting career started unexpectedly when an agent discovered her while she traveled on the subway. Although Liu failed initially keen on acting, her talent stood out when she received the main role in the University of Michigan’s play “Alice in Wonderland.” Her illustrious career started with her big-screen debut in the Hong Kong film “Rhythm of Destiny” in 1992.

Liu rose to fame with her role in the sitcom “Pearl,” and later gained praise for her performance on “Ally McBeal,” where the character Ling Woo was tailored to fit her. She excelled in major films such as “Charlie’s Angels” and “Kill Bill,” earning an MTV Award for Best Movie Villain for her role as O-Ren Ishii.

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Liu excelled not only in acting but also in art and photography, earning acclaim for her talents. She ended up being the first woman to play Joan Watson in the American version of “Sherlock Holmes,” called “Elementary,” in 2012. Liu received recognition for her artistic contributions when Harvard named her Artist of the Year in 2016 and invited her to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

She has been cast in the superhero movie “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” the upcoming Disney Animation Studios film “Strange World,” and Jake Kasdan’s film “Red One,” solidifying her reputation as a versatile and accomplished artist.

Lucy Personal Life

Liu explored different religions like Buddhism, Taoism, and Jewish mysticism. She said, “I love everything spiritual like meditation, chants, and all that.” I learned about Chinese philosophy in school. The metaphysical intrigues me. She joined the Chinese-American organization Committee of 100 in 2004. Liu is a single parent.

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Her son, Rockwell, was born in 2015 through a gestational surrogate. She said surrogacy turned out the best choice for her because she worked and unsure when she could take a break. She participated in Tylenol’s #HowWeFamily Mother’s Day Campaign, honoring non-traditional families. Liu has followed a vegetarian diet since childhood.

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