Simu Liu - Updated Jun 2024

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Simu Liu

Simu Liu is a popular Chinese-born Canadian actor, author, and stuntman. Simu Liu is well-known for his role as Shang-Chi in the 2021 Marvel Studios film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Early Life and Childhood

Simu Liu was born on 19 April 1989, in the city of Harbin, Heilongjiang, China. His age is 34 years old as of 2024 and his full name is also Simu Liu.

Similarly, he is a Canadian citizen and belongs to the Chinese ethnicity. Moreover, he is Buddhist by religion and his birth sign is Aries.

He was born to aerospace engineer Zhenning Liu (father) and a housewife Zheng (mother). However, there is no information available on the web regarding his siblings.


In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at the University of Toronto Schools in Canada. Later, he studied business administration at the Ivey Business School. Furthermore, he graduated with honors in 2011 from the University of Western Ontario.

Simu Liu – Net Worth 2024

Liu has an estimated net worth of approximately $19 million and his annual salary is $2 million. Similarly, his source of income is mainly from his acting profession. However, his monthly and weekly wages are unknown.

Additionally, he has worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he started acting career working as a stuntman and appearing in movies that include Nikita in 2012 and Beauty and the Beast in 2014. He also worked as a stuntman in Sick: Survive the Night in 2012 and the TV series Heroes Reborn.

He was cast in his first recurring role, in the crime drama series Blood and Water in 2015. Later in the same year, he was cast in the main role as Jung Kim in the CBC Television series Kim’s Convenience.

In 2017, he appeared in recurring characters in the second season of Slasher as well as Bad Blood. Likewise, he also appeared in the science fiction television series The Expanse and YouTube series Yappie in 2018.

At Comic-Con 2019, Disney announced that he would play the superhero character Shang-Chi in the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which is Marvel’s first film with an Asian-led cast.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film was delayed several times and was released in theaters on 3 September 2021, garnering positive commercial success, and a sequel is also planned.

Similarly, he played the lead in the English language voice cast of Bright: Samurai Soul, which is a Netflix anime film that premiered on 12 October. In February 2022, he was cast in Greta Gerwig’s Barbie film for Warner Bros and also cast in the thriller film Hello Stranger.

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Caption: Simu Liu in his character Shang-Chi. Source: NBC News

Brand Endorsements

Aside from his earnings from acting, Liu is also associated with endorsing brands. Moreover, he is the first-ever Giving Ambassador for the 2022 holiday season for BoxLunch. Similarly, he is also the Global Brand Ambassador for the luxury outerwear outfit named Nobis. Furthermore, we may see him associated with some more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nominations

Liu has won ACTRA Awards 2017 for Kim’s Convenience, People’s Choice Awards, Unforgettable Gala – Asian American Awards, and Hollywood Critics Association Film Awards for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Similarly, he was nominated for Canadian Screen Award, Critics’ Choice Super Awards, People’s Choice Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards, and Saturn Awards.

Relationship Status

Liu is single and not dating anyone right now. Moreover, he isn’t married before and has no children. It is seen that he is quite happy being single at the moment. There has been much interest in who he might be dating, but he has never disclosed any information about this.

Similarly, there is no indication on his social media that he is in a relationship. However, he was in relation with his then-girlfriend Jade Bender.

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Caption: Simu Liu with his ex-girlfriend. Source: US Weekly


Liu has always been concerned with his professional life. However, he hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Also, he avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 6 Feet 0 inches tall and weighs 79kg. Similarly, he has a good physique which measures 40-32-15 inches. Moreover, he has beautiful black eyes and hair.

Also, his dress size is 8 and his shoe size is 11(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.

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Caption: Simu Liu posing for the photo. Source: US Shree Gyan

Simu Liu – Social Media

Simu Liu is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. He is active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photo shoots with his lovely family and friends.

He has 3M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @simuliu. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @SimuLiu with 1M followers. Besides that, he is not available on Facebook.