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Hu Ge is a well-known Chinese actor. At 14, he began presenting television shows and studied acting at the famed Shanghai Theatre Academy. His first big break came in the TV series ‘Chinese Paladin’. Since then, he has starred in several roles on both television and film. Despite a catastrophic vehicle accident, he returned to his fans’ surprise. He has sung in most of his films besides acting. He won the 2nd China Quality Television Drama Award. He’s dated a handful of his co-stars, but nothing serious. His admirers adore him and critics admire his work.

Early Childhood of Hu Ge

Hu Ge was born Hu Ke on September 20, 1982 in Shanghai. His names are Hugh and Hugo and he is of Han Chinese descent. His ancestors came from Wuxi, Jiangsu.

He attended Shanghai Xiang Elementary School and graduated from Shanghai No 2 High School in 2001 with honors. He excelled in extracurricular activities and attended the Shanghai Media Group’s Little Stars Performing Arts School (SMG).
When he was 14, he hosted the popular TV show ‘Sunrise Youth’ on the Shanghai TV Education Channel.

He also hosted a show on East Radio Shanghai and did commercials to earn money before graduating from high school.
After high school, he studied acting at the famed Central Academy of Drama and the Shanghai Theatre Academy. The Tangren Media Company introduced him to voice dubbing and a tiny role in the film ‘Pretend There’s No Feeling’.

A Career of Hu Ge

Hu Ge’s first big break came in 2005 when he won the 2nd Enlight Media Awards for his portrayal as Li Xiaoyao in the TV series Chinese Paladin.
The 601st Phone Call, for which he won the Film Actor with Most Potential Award in 2006, followed. In the same year, he released ‘Treasure’.

After a year out to recover from an automobile accident, he returned in 2008 as Guo Jing in ‘The Legend of the Condor Heroes’. In the same year, he published ‘Start’ and gave his first solo concert in Shanghai.
In 2009-2010, he appeared in the serials Chinese Paladin 3 and The Myth. His award-winning serial performances elevated his prominence in China and Asia.

Hu showed his versatility in parts like ‘Bitter Coffee,’ ‘Shangri-la,’ and ‘1911,’ for which he won the 31st Hundred Flowers Award for Best New Actor in 2011.
He also wrote and starred in four of the ten episodes of the TV series ‘Lights from the City’. In 2013, he ventured into theatre, garnering fans with his performances in ‘A Dream Like a Dream’ and ‘Forever Yin Xueyan.’

His award winning performances continued in a series of prime time television serials, making him one of China’s leading performers by 2017.
In 2017, he stated his intention to leave acting to complete his education in America.
His famous status in his country is great, and he has sponsored labels like Piaget and Chanel. He also represents Shanghai Tourism and Emporio Armani throughout Asia Pacific.

Grandiose of Hu Ge

‘The Ghost Inside’ (2005), ‘The 601st Phone Call’ (2006), ‘The Butterfly Lovers’ (2008), ‘1911′ (2011), ‘Just Another Margin’ (2014) and ‘Cherry Returns’ (2015). (2016).
Xuan-Yuan Sward: Scar of Sky (2012), ‘Go Goal! Fighting!’ (2016), ‘The Surgeons’ (2017) and ‘Game of Hunting’ (2018).

Hu Ge has appeared in the television serials ‘Dandelion’ (2004), ‘Chinese Paladin’ (2005), ‘The Little Fairy’ (2006), ‘Till Death Do Us Apart’ (2006), ‘The Young Warriors’ (2006), ‘The Legend of the Condor Heroes’ (2008), ‘The Myth’ (2010), ‘ (2017).

His most popular soundtracks are June Rain from Chinese Paladin, After Dawn from The Little Fairy, Tell Him I Love Her from The Young Warriors, Dark Clouds from The Legend of the Condor Heroes, One Persistent Thought from Scarlet Heart, Moving On from Sound of the Desert, and When the Wind Blows from Nirvana in Fire.

Honors & Awards

He won the 2nd Enlight Media Chinese TV Drama Awards and the Youku Television Awards for his role in ‘Chinese Paladin’ and ‘Chinese Paladin 3′.
His act in ‘The Myth’ earned him both Most Popular Actor and Best Actor at the 1st China Student Television Festival.

Awarded Most Popular Actor at the 3rd China TV Drama Awards for his role in ‘Unbeatable’.
In 2012, he received Best Actor and Most Popular Actor for Xuan-Yuan Sward: Scar of Sky.

He won Best Actor for ‘A Dream Like A Dream’ in 2013.
For his roles in ‘Sounds of the Desert’ and ‘Life Revelations’, he won again the following year.

At numerous award shows, he received the Best Actor, Most Marketable Actor, and Grand Award for Best Performance for his role in ‘Nirvana in Fire’.
His 2017 Outstanding Quality Star was given at the 2nd China Quality Television Drama Ceremony.

Personal Legacy of Hu Ge

Hu Ge dated Xue Jianing and Jiang Shuying, with whom he co-starred in ‘Go! Goal! Fighting!’.
He is now single but has close pals in the entertainment world like Wallace Huo, Eddie Peng, and Tiffany Tang.

In 2006, he was killed in an automobile accident. Hu had surgery and had to take a year off work to recover. The incident shaped his personal existence. Scavenger of Happiness’ covers his life from childhood through stardom and the accident.

His sources suggest he has five cats in his house.
His wax figure from the TV serial ‘Nirvana in Fire’ is on exhibit at the Madame Tussauds Museum in Shanghai.

Estimated Net Worth

Hu Ge is one of the wealthiest and most popular TV actors. Hu Ge net worth is estimated at $1.5 Million by Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.