Who is Vivian Wu?
Born on February 5, 1967, Vivian Wu or Wu Junmei is a Chinese-born American actress. Her big break came in 1987, appearing in the biographical film The Last Emperor. She later went to starring in films Iron & Silk (1990), The Guyver (1991), Heaven & Earth (1993), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993), The Joy Luck Club (1993), and most notable playing the leading roles in The Pillow Book (1996) and The Soong Sisters (1997). In 2020, she stars as Dr. Lu Wang in the Netflix science fiction drama Away.
Besides films, Wu has also worked in television, making guest appearances in shows, such as The Untouchables, L.A. Law, Tales from the Crypt, Highlander: The Series, JAG, Murder, She Wrote, F/X: The Series, ER, and Ghost Whisperer. She also starred in the live-action video game Supreme Warrior (1994).
Vivian Wu Family / Siblings / Ethnicity
Wu was born in Shanghai, China. Wu is the daughter of Zhu Manfang, one of the leading actresses in China during the 1940s and 1950s, and Wu Cheng Ye. Wu attended Shanghai Shixi High School and began acting at the age of 16 in Shanghai Film Studio. In 1987, she attended the Hawaii Pacific University, studying tourism.
Vivian Wu Boyfriend / Husband / Spouse / Children
Vivian Wu Age / Net Worth / 2022
As of 2022, Wu is 55 years old and has a net worth of $1.5 million.
- Full Name: Wu Junmei
- Nick Names: Vivian Wu
- Birthday: February 5, 1967
- Age in 2022: 55
- Birth Place: Shanghai, China
- School: Shanghai Shixi High School
- College/University: Hawaii Pacific University
- Education: N/A
- Profession: Actress
- Nationality: Chinese
- Ethnicity/Race: Asian
- Religion: N/A
- Zodiac: Pisces
- Net Worth: $1.5 million
- Height: 5 feet 6 inches
- Weight: 55 kg
- Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
- Dress Size: N/A
- Body Measurement: 31-26-33
- Bra Size: 32B
- Hip Size: 33 inch
- Waist SizeL 26 inch
- Body Type: Unkown
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
- Father: Wu Cheng Ye
- Mother: Zhu Manfang
- Sister: N/A
- Brother: N/A
- Husband / Boyfriend / Spouse : Oscar Luis Costo (m. 1996)
- Children: N/A
Trivia / Facts
- In 2020, she stars as Dr. Lu Wang in the Netflix science fiction drama Away.
- She began acting at the age of 16 in Shanghai Film Studio.
- Wu gained some critical acclaim after appearing in The Joy Luck Club (1993) directed by Wayne Wang, and playing the leading role in the erotic drama film The Pillow Book (1996).
- She is one of the original four judges of Hunan TV’s “Worlds’s got Talent”.
- In 2020, Wu made her return to Hollywood productions after nearly 25 years, with a starring role as Chinese astronaut Lu Wang, in the Netflix science fiction drama Away opposite Hilary Swank.