Kelly Hu Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Sep, 2021
Facts of Kelly Hu
Date of Birth: 1968 , February-13
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Kelly Hu
Birth Name Kelly Ann Hu
Father Herbert Hu
Mother Juanita Hu
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Honolulu, Hawaii
Ethnicity Mix
Profession Actress
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark brown
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements 34-24-34
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 24
Hip Size 34
Shoe Size 7
Weight in KG 53kg
Famous for Voice artist, model
Married N/A
Education Kamehameha Schools, Pepperdine University
Movies Kepler's Dream, Farm House, The Doors
TV Show Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, NCIS: Los Angeles, Arrow
Siblings Glenn 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, and The Tournament (2009). In 2017, she appeared in a TV series Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters. She has had recurring roles as Pearl on the CW series, The Vampire Diaries. Her other significant roles include as China White on the CW series Arrow, as Abigail Cho on the Syfy series Warehouse 13, as Stacy Hirano in the animated series Phineas and Ferb, and as Oroku Karai/Hamato Miwa on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

In 2017, Kelly appeared in ten episodes of the TV series Arrow alongside Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Willia Holland, and Emily Bett Rickards. Her net worth is $10 million at present, as per celebrity net worth in 2019. The actress has collected such a hefty amount of net worth from her illustrious acting and singing career. 

Early Life, Family, And Bio Of Kelly Hu

Kelly Ann Hu is an American voice artist, actress, and former fashion model who was born on 13 February 1968, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Chinese-American.

Her dad, Herbert, was a sales representative and her mom, Juanita, worked numerous odd employments to bolster the family. Her parents divorced at a young age. She has one sibling, Glenn who works as a resource manager in the United States Army. 

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's Career - Movies And TV Series

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

Moreover, she got her to 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.

Kelly 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.

Kelly became the 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

In 2017, Kelly appeared in ten episodes of the TV series Arrow alongside Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Willia Holland, and Emily Bett Rickards. In the same year, she also made an appearance in the movie Maximum Impact. The following year, the actress was cast in the TV series Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure. She is busy filming the drama movie Go Back to China (2019)

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

Kelly Hu's Net Worth, Salary, And Earnings 

In 2019, Kelly Hu’s net worth is $10 million, according to The Richest and Celebrity Net Worth. She earns a 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.

Here is the list of her hit movies

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) $5.1-$5.5 million $14.3 million 4.6 Kane Hodder, Jensen Daggett, and Peter Mark Richman.
The Scorpion King (2002) $60 million $165.3 million 5.5 Dwayne Johnson, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Steven Brand.
X2 (2003) $110-125 million $407.7 million 7.5 Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and Ian McKellen.

According to some online sources, a TV star earns an average salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million.

The actress currently owns a house in Los Angeles but the financial details of the property is yet to be revealed. 

Kelly Hu's Charity

Kelly Hu has been 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, Hu was a part of the Toyota Pro/Celebrity national fundraising program supporting children’s hospitals in different parts of America. In 2008, she campaigned for former President Obama in Hawaii for Democratic caucuses.

Kelly Hu's Married, Husband, Affair, And Children 

Kelly Hu is currently single and not dating anyone (publicly). She has kept the details of her personal relationship pretty much entirely under wraps these past few years.  

Hu previously linked to 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 started their life as husband and wife but there is no such official statement.

Mitch was the 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 her relationship with him publicly.

Moreover, Hu 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.

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 the star she is today. 

Kelly is also quite active on social media like Facebook and Instagram accounts with over 85.3 K followers, as of Jan 2019. She has also a micro-blogging site Twitter. 

Mitch was the 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 her relationship with him publicly.

Kelly is also a dog person who has a pet puppy named Mushu.

Kelly Hu's Height, Age, And Other Facts 

  • Height = Kelly Hu stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches.
  • Weight = Hu weighs 53 kg. 
  • Age = As of 2019, her age is 51.
  • Hair Color: Black 
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Birth Name: Kelly Ann Hu

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