Kelly Ann Hu was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on February 13, 1968. The American television star has an estimated net worth of $10 million thanks to roles in various films and television shows. The actress first grabbed eyeballs in 1985 when she won the Miss teen USA pageant. The actress also won Miss Hawaii USA in 1993 before becoming a prominent actress on television in 1997 thanks to her role in Sunset Beach.
The actress model began her acting career in 1987 with small roles on various shows like Tour of Duty, and 21 Jump Street. However it was with her role as Dr. Rae Chang in Sunset Beach that she won her first spell of stardom and success. Since then she has appeared in various shows like Martial Law, Nash Bridges, CSI: NY, In Case of Emergency and Phineas and Ferb.
Her important movie roles have been in movies like X-Men 2, The Scorpion King, Cradle 2 the Grave, What Women Want, and Dim Sum Funeral among many others. She has also lent her voice to various animated characters in titles like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and a number of video games. Because of the lack of prominent roles in movies, she has not been able to win many awards but is certainly one of the richest actress among those with a Chinese descent.