Lucy Liu Net Worth Is $185 Million
Lucy Liu (whose Chinese name is Yu Ling) is an American actress, artist, model and occasional film director and producer. She has starred in many movies and series including Charlie’s Angels, Kill Bill, Sherlock Holmes, Payback, Kung Fu Panda and Chicago among many others. She was born on December 2, 1968 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. According to ‘People with Money’ magazine, Liu is one of the highest paid actress with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings. The magazine reports that the famous actress pulled in the incredible earnings between December 2012 and December 2013.
When compiling the list, the magazine put certain factors into consideration, such as upfront pay, residuals, profit participation, advertising work and endorsements. Liu has an estimated net worth of $185 million, and owes her fortune to lucrative endorsement deals (mostly with CoverGirl cosmetics), substantial property holdings and smart stock investments. Liu also owns a number of restaurants under the Fat Liu Burger chain in Washington. She also has stakes in the New York Angels football team, and has her own brand of Vodka. Liu has also stormed the juniors market with her top-selling perfume known as ‘With Love from Lucy’. She also introduced a fashion line known as the “Lucy Liu Seduction”.
The 40 plus actress is also an artist in various media. She has hosted a number of gallery shows showcasing her photography, paintings and collage. On September 2006, she held an art show and made a donation from her share of profits to UNICEF. She held another show two years later in Munich and donated the proceedings to the same organization. Since 2004, Liu has been a member of the Chinese-American organization Committee of 100. In 2011, she served as the spokesman for the Lee National Denim Day fundraiser. The fundraiser raises millions of dollars to help in breast cancer education and research.