Kelly Hu Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08.Feb.2018
Facts of Kelly Hu
Date of Birth: 1968 , February-13
Age:50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
NameKelly Hu
Birth NameKelly Ann Hu
FatherHerbert Hu
MotherJuanita Hu
Birth Place/CityHonolulu, Hawaii
Working ForMovies and TV shows
Net Worth$10 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark brown
Body Measurements34-24-34
Breast Size34B
Waist size24
Hip Size34
Shoe Size7
Weight in KG53kg
Famous forVoice artist, model
EducationKamehameha Schools, Pepperdine University
MoviesKepler's Dream
TV ShowTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
SiblingsGlenn Hu
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Kelly Hu is an American actress who is popular for her acting aptitudes and sweet voice. She has appeared in several films like The Scorpion King (2002), X-Men 2, The Tournament (2009). In 2017, she appeared in a TV series Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters

Kelly appeared in ten episodes of  TV series Arrow alongside Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Willia Holland and Emily Bett Rickards in 2017. She is busy filming drama movie Go Back to China (2019). 

Early Life and Education

 Kelly Ann Hu is an American voice artist, actress, and former fashion model who was born on 13 February 1968, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her dad, Herbert, was a sales representative and her mom, Juanita, worked numerous odd employments to bolster the family. Her parents divorced in her young age. 

She has one sibling, Glenn who works as a resource manager in the United States Army. Her nationality is American and ethnicity is Chinese-American.

Kelly studied in Ma'ema'e Elementary School and Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu, Hawaii. She has held a deep-rooted enthusiasm for dancing and singing and has additionally for martial art as well since her initial age.


Kelly Hu is a winner of Miss Hawaii Teen USA 1985 and competed in the Miss Teen USA.  Hu won Miss Teen USA pageant’s third title holder and first Asian-American winner. In 1987, she moved to Los Angeles and began her journey to become an actress.

She got her break on TV's Growing Pains in 1987 and begins her career. In 1993, she participated in the Miss USA pageant, finished in the fourth position of the Miss USA. 

She then appeared in various television series including Melrose place, 21 Jump Street, and her first film was Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan where she played a small role.

She became first Asian-American to be highlighted on the front of Maxim magazine. That issue was the greatest offering issue in the magazine's history.

Some of her famous works include X-Men 2, The Scorpion King, and The Librarian: Quest for the Spear, Batman: Under the Red Hood and Cradle 2 the Grave

During her acting career, she has worked with several Hollywood stars like Dwayne Johnson, Lucas Till, Robert Carlyle, Ian Somerhalder and Steven Brand.

Net Worth And Body Measurement

Kelly Hu’s net worth is $10 million, according to The Richest. She earns hefty amount of money from her acting career. Her estimated annual income is $10 million. Her several movies have grossed a hefty amount at the Box Office.

In 2002, she featured in a hit film, The Scorpion King, which earned $165.3 million. In 2003, he appeared in Marvel’s superhero film, X2 which collected $407.7 million at the Box Office.

In 2012, she was a part of third part of The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption which collected $38 million at the Box Office. She stands a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weight of 53 kg. 


Kelly Hu has involved in various charitable works and movements. In 2004, she started a public service announcement to encourage young Asian Americans to register and vote.

In 2007, she was a part of Toyota Pro/Celebrity national fund-raising program supporting children’s hospitals in different parts of America. In 2008, she campaigned for former President Obama in Hawaii for Democratic caucuses.

Personal Life

Kelly Hu is currently single and not dating anyone (publicly). She was linked up with several men including the investment banker, Ahmad Ali Moussaoui and Mitch Allan.

She and Ahmad Ali Moussaoui dated from 1989 to 1996. There were a lot of rumors about them getting married and divorce but there is no such official statement.

Mitch Allan was next known boyfriend of Kelly, they dated from 201-015. Her last relationship was with her personal manager Gordon Gilbertson, but she has not revealed about her relationship with him publicly.

She is an energetic poker fan and has much of the time participated in a competition, for example, the World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour, including the WPT Celebrity Charity match. In 2006, she was a part of Hollywood’s Celebrity Poker Night. To know about her interesting facts, watch the below video.

That something was her rage for singing and dancing including martial arts which kept her caught up with amid her adolescence and maybe, transitioned a capable kid to a star she is today.