Lucy Liu is an actress, singer, producer and director from the United States of America. She is most popular for appearing in the comedy crime TV film Charlie’s Angels in 2000 and its 2003 sequel Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, and the comedy-drama series that aired on Fox from 1998-2002, Ally McBeal. Let’s find out how much is Lucy Liu’s net worth in 2018.
Lucy Liu Early Life
Lucy Alexis Liu was born on December 2, 1968, in Jackson Heights, New York City, New York. Her father, Tom Liu is a civil engineer, her mother Cecilia Liu worked as a biochemist, and they are originally from China but met in New York. Lucy has 1 brother and 1 sister, Alex Liu and Jenny Liu.
Lucy Liu has a bachelor degree in Asian languages and cultures from the University of Michigan.
Unconfirmed information says that Lucy Liu had a relationship with the Ukrainian former professional boxer Wladimir Klitschko, the famous actor George Clooney and with the writer-director and producer Zach Helm.
Lucy Liu has a son that was born via gestational surrogate, his name is Rockwell Lloyd, and he was born on August 27, 2015.
Lucy Liu had a benign breast lump, but she had a surgery, and it was removed.
Lucy Liu Career
Lucy Liu was first working as a waitress; then she appeared in a commercial followed by a stage act. Her first considered appearance was in 1993, in the legal drama series that aired on NBC, L.A. Law, but she had previous appearances including 1991 series called Beverly Hills, 90210, and a 1992 crime drama film called Rhythm of Destiny. Then she had a few minor rules in The X-Files series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys series and others.
In 1996, Lucy Liu appeared in the comedy series that aired on CBS, Pearl. She continued appearing in other TV films and series. One of her important appearances was in 1999, in the action film Payback.
A major success and career breakthrough for Lucy Liu was in the comedy-drama series that aired on Fox from 1998-2002, Ally McBeal, followed by the comedy crime film Charlie’s Angels in 2000 and its 2003 sequel Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.
In 2004, Lucy Liu worked in an animated comedy-action series called Game Over, and another animated series called Maya & Miguel.
Lucy Liu appeared in 2 series in 2008 including a comedy-drama series that aired on ABC Cashmere Mafia, and another ABC drama series called Dirty Sexy Money. She also appeared in a crime drama series called Southland, and it aired first on NBC than on TNT.
Since 2012, Lucy has been appearing on CBS’s procedural drama series, Elementary, which she also was the director for a few episodes of it.
Lucy Liu has also worked in the animated action comedy film Kung Fu Panda and its other series Kung Fu Panda 2, Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll and Kung Fu Panda 3.
Lucy Liu’s 2017 appearances includes a comedy series called Difficult People, a Netflix romantic comedy film called Set It Up and an animation called Michael Jackson’s Halloween.
Lucy Liu 2018 upcoming work so far includes only a science fiction film called Future World.
Awards & Achievements
Lucy Liu has a very great list of award winnings and nominations. Her winnings include Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (Ally McBeal), Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Team (Charlie’s Angels), MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (Charlie’s Angels), Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast (Chicago), Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (Chicago), New York Women in Film & Television Muse Award for Best Actress (Elementary), Seoul International Drama Award for Best Actress (Elementary), Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Action (Elementary), Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series (Southland) and others.
Net Worth of Lucy Liu
Lucy Liu has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. She made her fortune from her work as a TV film and series actor and director. Lucy Liu has an apartment in Los Angeles which she bought in 2012 and has been renting it for $12000 per month. Her salary only from the procedural drama series, Elementary is $130,000 per episode, and she made around $5 million from her most famous TV film appearance, Charlie’s Angels and its sequel Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.
Lucy Liu has been a very talented TV film and series actress and director. She is most famous for appearing in Charlie’s Angels film and its sequel Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. Lucy Liu’s 2018 upcoming work so far includes only a science fiction film called Future World. She is not married, and her only son Rockwell Lloyd was born via gestational surrogate.