Daniel Wu

Birth Day September 30th, 1974
Birth Place Berkeley, California
Age 49 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

Daniel Wu Biography

A Chinese-American actor, director, and producer based in Hong Kong, Daniel Wu Neh-Tsu is professionally known as Daniel Wu. He is well recognized as a "flexible and distinctive" leading actor in the Chinese language film industry. He made his film debut in the 1998 film, "Bishonen", and has appeared in over 60 films. Daniel made his theatrical film debut in "Young & Dangerous: The Prequel" as Big Head in 1998 and he made his first TV show appearance in "MTV Whatever Things" as himself in 2003. He appeared in 2014, "That Demon Within", and the 2016 film, "Warcraft". He previously majored in architecture at the University of Oregon and founded the wushu club in 1994. Daniel Dae Kim and Daniel Wu are currently offering $25,000 as a reward for information regarding the 31st January assault of a 91-year-old man in Oakland's Chinatown, following two similar incidents also targeting elderly Asian residents. Scroll more to know about his Full Biography, Untold Story, Wiki, Age, Facts, Career, Interesting Facts, Birthday, Personal Life, & Family Life. 

Famous For

  • For being a Chinese-American actor, director, and producer.
  • Being a "flexible and distinctive" leading actor in the Chinese language film industry. 

Daniel Wu, a famous Chinese-American actor

Source: @wbgo.org

Daniel Wu Early Life 

Born with the real name or full name of Daniel Wu Neh-Tsu, Wu's birthdate is 30th September 1974. He took birth in Berkeley, California, the USA, and raised in Orinda, California (hometown). He is of American-Chinese nationality and he belongs to mixed ethnicity. By religion, he is Christianity and his zodiac sign is Libra. He celebrates his birthday on the 30th September of every year and he has celebrated his 46th birthday as of 2020. Wu's race is white. His parents, Diana Wu (mother), a college professor, and George Wu (father), a retired engineer, are natives of Shanghai, China. His father immigrated to the United States after the communist revolution in China in 1949 and met his mother in New York, where she was a student. After marrying, they settled in California. Wu has three siblings, an older sister, Greta and Gloria, and an older brother who died when he was two. Wu attended the Head-Royce School in Oakland, California, and later majored in architecture at the University of Oregon. While there, he founded the University of Oregon Wushu Club in 1994 and served as the team's first coach.

Daniel Wu Career 

  • Daniel Wu kicks off his acting career from the movie, "Bishonen" in 1998 after which he was offered the leading role in Mabel Cheung's "City of Glass" and later, a supporting part in "Young and Dangerous: The Prequel".
  • His breakthrough performance came in 1999 with his role in Benny Chan's "Gen-X Cops" as he received criticism from the Hong Kong media for sexual scenes with Suki Kwan in "Cop on a Mission" in 2001.
  • Then, his first experience in film production came with his starring role in Julian Lee's 2003 film, "Night Corridor", and took part in a stage production of "The Happy Prince" at the Edward Lam Dance Theater in the following year. 
  • He starred in Derek Yee's "One Nite in Mongkok" in 2005 as well as appeared in best-supporting actor for "New Police Story".
  • Wu made his writing and directorial debut with "The Heavenly Kings" in 2006, whereas he started appearing on the AMC action series "Into the Badlands" as Sunny in November 2015.
  • As well, he portrayed via motion capture and voiced Gul'dan, the central antagonist of the action-fantasy film "Warcraft" in 2016.
  • In 2019, he appeared in the film, "Caught in Time", however, he can also be seen in "Reminiscence" in 2021.
  • Additionally, Daniel Dae Kim and Daniel Wu are currently offering $25,000 as a reward for information regarding the 31st January assault of a 91-year-old man in Oakland's Chinatown, following two similar incidents also targeting elderly Asian residents.

Daniel Dae Kim and Daniel Wu

Source: @yahoo

Everything You Need To Know About Daniel Dae Kim

Daniel Wu Awards and Achievements

  • 41st Golden Horse Awards, Best Supporting Actor
  • 26th Hong Kong Film Awards, Best New Director
  • 7th Chinese Film Media Awards, Best New Director

Daniel Wu Personal Life & Affairs

Daniel Wu is a married guy. He tied a knot with a model Lisa S. in South Africa on 6th April 2010. They are also blessed with a daughter, Raven, who was born in June 2013. He has said in interviews that he prioritizes family over work, preferring to spend time with seven-year-old daughter Raven, and wife. The pair was in a romantic relationship for a long time as they dated for eight years before tying the knot in 2010 in an intimate ceremony in South Africa. The 45-year-old actor was quoted in an interview last December saying they did not plan to have another child because having one at this point in his life would mean that he would be unable to do a lot of things together with the kid. Concerning Wu's sexual orientation, he is straight.

Daniel Wu with his wife, Lisa S. and their duaghter, Raven

Source: @twitter

Daniel Wu Net Worth & Salary

Daniel Wu's net worth is around $20 million as of 2021. He has also done print advertising for "Crocodile" label clothing. He is the spokesperson for brands like "Seiko" and "L'Oreal" from where he gains a fine amount of money. His exact salary has not been disclosed yet but we can surely assume that he has his salary of around a million dollars per year. Wu's main source of income is from his acting, directing, and producing career.

Daniel Wu Body Measurement 

Standing with an ideal height of around 5 ft 11¾ in or 182 cm and a perfect bodyweight of around 78 kg or 172 lbs, Daniel Wu has kept his body maintained. He was training 5 days a week and his workout session was two-and-a-half hours long under the guidance of his personal trainer Matt Lucas. He was trained in Shaolin Kung Fu, Wushu, Muay Thai, and western boxing. Being a trained martial artist, Daniel's body had suffered several injuries, including an ACL tear and so he practiced martial arts yoga to keep himself flexible, efficient, and fully aware of his body and mind. Besides, Wu has black hair and dark brown eyes color whereas his body build type is average.

Did you find any mistake? Help us to update this page.