Simu Liu Net Worth - Income And Earnings From His Acting Career

BY SUYASHA Published on 31 January, 2021

Simu Liu Net Worth

Simu Liu has abruptly gained fame and also fortune as Jung Kim in Kim's Convenience. Image Source: Simu Liu Instagram.

Birth Name Simu Liu
Birth place Harbin, China
Profession Actor, Stunt-man, Filmmaker
Nationality Canadian
Zodiac Sign Aries
Hair Color Black

Simu Liu is a Chinese- Canadian actor, writer, filmmaker, and stunt-performer known for his role as Jung Kim in Kim’s Convenience TV series. He is also a well-known stage performer. Furthermore, Simu is also the first Asian who is all set to be a lead actor in Marvel movies.

According to several sources, Simu Liu's net worth is estimated to be in millions of dollars. Simu Liu, who started his career as a stunt-man, has become a well-known industry face. Now let’s look at how the handsome actor accumulated an enormous fortune from his career.

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Simu Liu Net Worth and Career

Liu’s career started quite differently than other celebrities. He worked as an accountant at first. However, he got fired from the job, and he pursued other careers until finally giving in to work as a stunt-man, later an actor. And now, as stated earlier, Sim Liu’s net worth is of a grand sum.

Income As a Stunt-Man

Liu, after getting fired from the job of an accountant chose a different career path. He made his debut as a stunt-man in the 2014 sci-fi horror film Sick. This made him love his job more. After that, he worked as a stunt-performer in Crimson Defender Vs. the Slightly Racist Family, Heroes Reborn, Designated Survivor, and Kill Order.

Simu Liu net worth and earnings

Simu Liu also did a stunt-double of Vinson Tran in the movie Seven in Heaven. The average stunt person's pay in Hollywood is $34,873 a year, and the salary range extends from $15,000 to $64,000. So Liu must have earned a considerable amount of money contributing to his net worth through his work as a stunt-man.

Income As an Actor

Simu Liu's love for acting grew when he starred as an extra on Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim set. In love with his new passion, Liu used to check Craigslist every morning in search of similar opportunities. This helped him book his first national commercial. Simu then starred in numerous movies and series. He quickly landed roles on series such as Heroes Reborn, Nikita, Warehouse, The Expanse, and Air Emergency. Liu got the role of Dustin in the TV sci-fi action series Omega. He then starred as Mr. Ying in the film Kung Fu Cops, which helped him earn quite a reputation. 

The reputation Simu earned from Kung Fu Cops resulted in a role in the TV series Blood Water. This is one of his most prominent roles so far. He then starred as Faaron in the TV action-drama series Taken.

Well, his career's turning point was when he secured Jung Kim's role in the TV comedy series Kim's Convenience. The show was critically acclaimed, and Liu abruptly gained fame. The show also increased his net worth by a large margin.

Furthermore, Siu also gained immense fame as the first Asian to be cast as a lead character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has been cast as lead character Shang- Chi in the Marvel comics superhero Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings. We hope that the film gets critically acclaimed and Liu makes a good earning through the movie.

Besides being a successful actor, Simu has also worked as a screenwriter in the Blood and Water series. He wrote an online piece detailing his experiences growing up in an immigrant family for Maclean's Magazine in December 2012. He most recently wrote and produced a short film Meeting Mommy with Tina Jung, which grossed over 250,000 views in its first week. The short films written, directed, and produced by Simu Liu have been screened and won awards in festivals across the USA and Canada.

LifeStyle and Asset

Simu Liu has been a successful personality in the entertainment industry. With a net worth of $4 million, it is sure that the actor is living a comfortable lifestyle. He lives in Toronto with his dog Barkley. The actor has not shared much information regarding his residency. But being a multimillionaire, it is pretty sure that the actor is living a lavish lifestyle.

Trivia

  • On April 19, 1989, he was born in Harbin, China as an only child of his parents.
  • His grandparents raised him for 5 years, and then he reunited with his parents in Canada.
  • He attended the University of Toronto Schools.
  • He studied for two years at the University of Western Ontario.
  • He studied finance and accounting at Ivey Business School.

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