Lucy Liu Biography
Liu was born in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, on December 2, 1968. Alexis became her middle name in high school. She is the third child born to Cecilia, a biochemist, and Tom Liu, a trained civil engineer who sold digital clock pens.
She has a brother named John and a sister named Jenny.
Liu went to Joseph Pulitzer Middle School (I.S.145) and Stuyvesant High School. Later, she attended New York University before transferring to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she was a member of the Chi Omega fraternity. Liu has a Bachelor of Arts in Asian languages and cultures.
Lucy Liu Career
Lucy Alexis Liu is an actress, producer, director, and artist from the United States. Her honors include a Critics’ Choice Television Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Seoul International Drama Award, in addition to Primetime Emmy nominations.
Liu has played Ling Woo in the television series Ally McBeal (1998-2002), Alex Munday in two Charlie’s Angels films (2000 and 2003), and Joan Watson in the crime drama series Elementary (2012–2019). Her film credits include Payback (1999), Shanghai Noon (2000), Chicago (2002), Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Watching the Detectives (2007), The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), and Set It Up (2013). (2018).
Liu provided voice acting for Master Viper in the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008-2016) and Silvermist in the Tinker Bell series (2008–2014). Maya & Miguel (2004-2007), Mulan II (2004), Magic Wonderland (2014), and The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2014) are among her other voice credits (2013).
Lucy Liu Personal Life
Liu is a single parent. Rockwell, her son, was born in 2015 via gestational surrogate.
Liu had surgery in 1991 after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Lucy Liu Net Worth
Lucy Liu has an estimated net worth of approximately $16 million.