Shu Qi, born Lin Li-hui, is a model and actress from Taiwan. She has starred in a number of films, the most notable of which are ‘Sex & Zen II’, ‘Viva Erotica’, ‘Young and Dangerous: The Prequel’, ‘A Man Called Hero’, ‘If You Are the One’, ‘The Assassin’, ‘The Foliage’, and ‘If You Are the One 2’. Shu Qi, one of the highest-paid actresses in China’s entertainment industry, has appeared as a model in Playboy magazine’s Chinese edition. Additionally, she has worked on a number of television projects and has acted in several music albums. In addition to her acting career, she has served as the brand ambassador for Frederique Constant since 2008. She has also served as a brand ambassador for Bulgari. With regards to Shu Qi’s awards and accolades, she has received numerous honors and titles throughout her career. She won the ‘Best Actress’ award at the 10th Asian Film Awards for her performance in ‘The Assassin.’ She was named ‘Best Supporting Actress’ at the 35th Golden Horse Awards ceremony for her performance in ‘Portland Street Blues.’ Apart from that, Shu Qi was named ‘Best Supporting Actress’ at the 2nd Golden Bauhinia Awards for her performance in ‘Viva Erotica.’ She has also received several Hong Kong Film Awards.
Career of Shu Qi
Shu Qi was a leading actress in the 1996 films ‘Sex & Zen II’, ‘Street Angels’, and ‘Viva Erotica’. Following this, she starred in the film ‘Those Were the Days’. She starred in a number of films in 1998, including ‘Bishonen’, ‘The Lucky Guy’, ‘The Storm Riders’, ‘Young and Dangerous: The Prequel’, ‘Young and Dangerous 5’, ‘City of Glass’, and ‘Portland Street Blues’. In 1999, the actress was cast in the film ‘Gorgeous.’ In the same year, she starred in the films ‘A Man Called Hero’ and ‘Metade Fumaca’ as Mu Xiuluo and Ah Nan, respectively.
In 2001, Shu Qi appeared in the films ‘Millennium Mambo,’ ‘Beijing Rocks,’ ‘Visible Secret,’ and ‘Martial Angels.’ She also appeared as Little Goldfish in the drama series ‘The Duke of Mount Deer’ during that year. She then starred in the drama ‘Romance of Red Dust’ in 2004. Between 2005 and 2014, the Taiwanese actress appeared in a number of films, including ‘Seoul Raiders’, ‘Home Sweet Home’, ‘My Wife Is a Gangster 3’, ‘Blood Brothers’, ‘If You Are the One’, ‘City Under Siege’, ‘If You Are the One 2’, ‘The Second Woman’, and ‘Gone with the Bullets’.
In 2015, she starred in the films ‘The Assassin’ and ‘All You Need Is Love’ as Nie Yinniang and Ye Fenfen, respectively. The following year, she starred in the film ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ as Gu Jia. She then made a cameo appearance in the film ‘Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back’.
Private Life of Shu Qi
Shu Qi was born in Xindian, Taipei County, Taiwan on 16 April 1976 as Lin Li-hui. After dating actor-director Stephen Fung for four years, she married him in 2016.
Estimated Net Worth
Shu Qi has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Shu Qi is a Taiwanese actress and model. Shu Qi was born in New Taipei City, Taiwan’s Xindian District, and moved to Hong Kong in her late teens. Her professional career began in the softcore pornography industry.