Simu Liu is a Chinese-born Canadian actor and stuntman known for portraying Shang-Chi in the 2021 Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. He played Jung Kim in the CBC Television sitcom Kim’s Convenience and received nominations at the ACTRA Awards and Canadian Screen Awards for his work in Blood and Water.
Age and height – How old is Sim Liu?
Simu Liu was born 19 April 1989 and he is currently 33 years old. Liu was born in Harbin, China and was raised by his grandparents until age 5, when his parents immigrated with him to Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Simu Liustands at a height of 6 ft 0 in (183.0 cm).
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 honours 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.
It’s Liu Wife
Simu Liu is not married, however, there has been speculations that he is in relationship with his former co-star Tina Jung.
Simu Liu Net Worth
According to sources, Liu has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Simu is a very famous person, who has recently come into the limelight after appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Shang-Chi Legend of Ten Rings.
Simu Liu Parents and ethnicity
Simu holds an Asian ethnicity. There is no much information about Liu’s parents – father Zhenning and mother Zheng, were given a chance to pursue graduate studies at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada and in his early years Simu was brought up by his grandparents in Harbin, a city in north-east China, according to sources, his mother worked in Beijing, and his father had already gone first to the US, then to Canada to do a PhD.
Fun fact: my parents actually hang around all my movie sets. It’s not in my contract or anything, they just… kinda show up. And now with Live Translate on the #Pixel6the entire set gets to hear them criticizing my acting.
— Simu Liu (@SimuLiu) January 21, 2022
Simu Liu Career and Awards
Simu Liu has just started his career in 2012, and by now he has done some really amazing work. He hasn’t done a lot in movies, but he has made a significant success in television shows and series. His only film to have gained a significant amount of success is Shang Chi The Legend of Ten Rings. The movie was released in 2021 and has gained a massive success, as you expect from a Marvel movie.
Apart from that, he has not done anything worth mentioning in films. However, he has done some seriously good stuff in television series. His work in Blood And Water made his really successful and was also proven to be the breakthrough of his career. Later he appeared in series like, Kim’s Convenience, Yappie, and many more.
Simu has won only two awards till date, ACTRA Awards 2017, and the People’s Choice Awards. He has been nominated plenty of times in a variety of awards.
His parents worked for five years to build a stable environment for Simu before bringing him to his new home in North America.
Simu said he still slept in his grandma and grandpa’s room when they went to Harbin to pick him up since they were his “true” parents.
It isn’t easy to picture his parents not being extremely proud of their son, who has forged his own path and built a thriving entertainment career for himself.