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Full NameLucy Alexis Liu
First NameLucy
Middle NameAlexis
Last NameLiu
Birth NameLucy Alexis Liu
ProfessionActress, Voice-Actor
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAsian-American
Birth CityQueens, New York City, New York
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameTom Liu
Father ProfessionCivil Engineer
Mother NameCecilia Liu
Mother ProfessionBiochemist
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeSagittarius
Marital StatusSingle
Relation WithZach Helm (2004), George Clooney (2000), Will McCormack (2004 - 2007), Noam Gottesman (2014)
No Of Children1
AwardsTeen Choice Award,Screen Actors Guild Award
SibilingsAlex, Jenny
FilmographyCharlie's Angels,Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle,Ally McBeal (1998- 2002),Elementary (2012- 2019)
EducationStuyvesant High School, University of Michigan
Height160 cm
Weight52 kg
Networth$16 M
Facebook Profile
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of BirthDecember 2,1968
Age50 years

Lucy Liu, the Teen Choice Award-winning American actress gained huge fame as Alex Munday in Charlie's Angels (2000) and its sequel movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003).

Professional since 1990, Liu records 96 acting credits and has appeared in commercial success like Payback (1999), Shanghai Noon (2000) and Kill Bill film series.

Moreover, she has worked in the famous TV series Ally McBeal (1998- 2002) featuring Portia de Rossi and in Elementary (2012- 2019).

What Is Net Worth Of Actress Lucy Liu?

Lucy Liu, an American actress of Asian origin, famous for Charlie's Angles has a net worth of $16 million as of September 2019.

How Much Salary Lucy Earns?

With the professional career journey of nearly 3 decades, Lucy indeed commands a hefty sum of salary.

Well, for her work in Elementary, Liu earned $130,000 per episodes; the show ran for 7 seasons till August 15, 2019, totaling 154 episodes.

American actress & voice-actor Lucy Liu is famous for appearing in Charlie's Angels & TV series Elementary
American actress & voice-actor Lucy Liu is famous for appearing in Charlie's Angels & TV series Elementary

Source: Hollywood Reporter

Moreover, the Asian-American actress made a whopping millions dollars showers through movie appearances:

MoviesSalary
Charlie's Angels (2000)$1 million
Shanghai Noon (2000)$2.5 million
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)$4 million
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)$5.5 million

What Is Lucy Liu Currently Doing & Up To?

Since August 15, 2019, Lucy Liu voices in the dark comedy web-series Why Women Kill featuring Ginnifer Goodwin and Reid Scott in the voice-over.

Well, the 2-time Screen Actors Guild Award winner is set to star as Sienna in the upcoming comedy-drama film Stage Mother, though the production detail is yet to be out.

Did you know? Liu, famous for the pseudonym "Yu Ling" is also an artist & often showcases her paintings & photography on exhibitions. She attended New York Studio School (2004- 2006).

Personal Life: New York-born & Youngest Of 6 Children

Lucy Liu was born on December 2, 1968, in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City. Her birth name is Lucy Alexis Liu & is the youngest of 3 children, Liu's parents (father) Tom Liu was a civil engineer while (mother) Cecilia worked as a biochemist.

She has a brother named Alex and a sister named Jenny.

Childhood picture of Lucy Liu (right) with her brother & sister
Childhood picture of Lucy Liu (right) with her brother & sister

Source: Pinterest

The Stuyvesant High School attendant went to New York University but later transferred to the University of Michigan and obtained a bachelor's degree in Asian languages and cultures.

An American by nationality, Lucy Liu hails from Asian ethnic background.

Current Age & Height

As of September 2019, Lucy is 50 years old & has a height of 5 ft. 3 inches (160 cm).

Mother Of A Child: Is She Married & Who Is her Husband?

For a fact, Lucy Liu is never married officially but is the mother of a son named Rockwell Lloyd.

Well, the actress became a single parent via gestational surrogate in 2015, however, keeps lip sealed regarding the details on the child's father.

Lucy Liu and her son Rockwell
Lucy Liu and her son Rockwell

Source: Facebook @wonderwall

Meanwhile, she is single, though, was in many relationships in the past.

Lucy Liu was once engaged to Zach Helm briefly in 2004. Moreover, she was in relationships with George Clooney (2000), Will McCormack (2004 - 2007) and Noam Gottesman (2014).

Interesting Fact: Back in 1991, after a possible breast cancer symptoms, the Elementary star had breast surgery.  

Enjoys A Lavish Lifestyle: House & Cars

An avid user of Instagram & Twitter, Lucy Liu has over 810K and 248K followers respectively, as of September 2019.

With ownership of massive fortune, the actress lives a lavish lifestyle & often flashes her luxury including costly clothes & travels on her social media.

Sources report that the actress currently lives in New York, though is yet to open up about her current residence.

Houses Worth Millions Sold

In January 2019, she sold her two-story house in Studio City, California for a reported $3.06 million

The property spread on 4,098 sq. ft. boasts 4 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms decorated with handmade ceramic tiles.

Well, the Charlie's Angels star bought the house back in 2001 from Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette & had put it in the market in 2018 for $4.199 million and then to a sliced $3.5 million, before the trade got into action.

Lucy Liu sold her Studio City house for $3.06 million in early 2019
Lucy Liu sold her Studio City house for $3.06 million in early 2019

Source: Variety

Moreover, in February 2019, Liu parted ways with her New York condos in Manhattan, selling $2.995 million for each, both in less than a month.

American actress Lucy shelled out of her 2 Manhattan apartments in February 2019, sold each unit at $2.995 million
American actress Lucy shelled out of her 2 Manhattan apartments in February 2019, sold each unit at $2.995 million

Source: Domino

Well, the actress had purchased the units separately, the 1,816-sq ft. upper unit for $2 million in 2005, and snagged another $2.05 million for the downstairs apartment in 2006.

Collection Of Cars

The brand ambassador for 2016 Fall/Winter campaign for Bruno Magli, drives luxurious cars.

She owns expensive rides like Ford, Cadillac and Volkswagen XL1.

Back in 2008, the 1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder driven by Lucy in the movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle was auctioned.

Charity Work Involvement

Well, Lucy Liu was the spokesperson for the breast cancer fundraiser Lee National Denim Day in 2001. Moreover, she became an ambassador for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in 2004.

An active supporter of gay marriage and LGBTQ community, the actress, in 2011, became a spokeswoman for the Human Rights Campaign.

Stairway To Million Dollars Fortune: Career Journey

Ever since Liu became cast for the legal comedy-drama Ally McBeal in 1998 through 2002, her career took a big turn.

Followed by her role of Pearl, a 'high-class prostitute' in the   
Mel Gibson featured film Payback (1999), the American actress' got showers of lucrative offerings.

Considered one of the talent versatile actresses, Lucy later worked in Charlie's Angels (2000) and its sequel Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) featuring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, and Demi Moore.

As for a fact, the Charlie's Angels film series earned her 2 MTV Movie Awards (2001, 2003) and totaled a collective gross of $523.2 million.

Lucy Liu as Alex Munday in Charlie's Angels
Lucy Liu as Alex Munday in Charlie's Angels

Source: Pinterest

Apart from these, she made massive acclaim & earnings through movie appearances in Shanghai Noon (2000), Chicago (2002), Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003), Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004) and Lucky Number Slevin (2006).

Till date, Lucy Liu has 96 acting credits in her account, has worked alongside actors like Jackie Chan, Queen Latifah, Uma Thurman, Morgan Freeman, and Bruce Willis.

Voice-Over In Movies And TV Series

Well, the New York-born actress made a hefty fortune through voice-over in animated movies: as Master Viper in Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008, 2011, 2016) and as Silvermist in Tinker Bell (6 installments).

Moreover, Lucy also made notable TV appearances in MADtv (2000), Joey (2004- 2005), Cashmere Mafia (2008) and in Dirty Sexy Money (2008- 2009) featuring Peter Krause.

Most recently, she portrayed Joan Watson in the procedural drama series Elementary (2012- 2019).

Was Waitress Before Turning Into Actress

Initially, a waitress for Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase club through 1988- 1989, Lucy made many stage appearances, including Alice in Wonderland and got acting gigs in TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Pearl (1996- 1997).

Movie & Their Box Office Collection

FilmsBudgetBox Office Collection
Payback (1999)$90 million$161.6 million
Shanghai Noon (2000)$55 million$100.5 million
Charlie's Angels (2000)$93 million$264.1 million
Chicago (2002)$45 million$306.8 million
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)$120 million$259.1 million
Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003)$30 million$180.9 million
Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004)$30 million$152.2 million
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)$27 million$56.3 million
Kung Fu Panda (2008) voiced Master Viper$130 million$631.7 million
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)$150 million$665.7 million
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)$145 million$521.2 million
Updated On Mon Sep 23 2019 Published On Mon Sep 23 2019 By CRM

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