Who is Nancy Wu?
Nancy Wu Tingyan was born on the 9th September 1981, in Hong Kong, China, and is an actress, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Ha Fei-fei in the TVB drama series “The Silver Chamber Of Sorrows” (2008), playing Ting Yan-chi in the TV drama film “Gloves Come Off” (2012) and as Tiu Lan in the TV martial arts action drama film “A Fist Within Four Walls” (2016).
Early Life and Education
When it comes to speak about her early life and parents, there is no information in the media, except the fact that she holds Chinese nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity, and that she spent her childhood in Hong Kong. Regarding her education, Nancy went to St. Margaret Girl’s School.
Nancy became interested in acting and singing early, so she participated at the 1999 TVB’s 18th Annual New Talent Singing Awards competition, finishing in fourth place. Two years later, she participated at the TVB’s 3rd Annual Cover Girl Competition, when she won several awards, including the Most Fit, Most Photogenic and Most Attractive Awards as well as the Overall Winner Award, which led her to enroll in the 18th TVB Acting Class, and start pursuing her career in the entertainment industry as an actress.
Acting Career Beginnings
Nancy’s acting career started in 2001, when she made her debut appearance in a minor role in Campbell Scott’s sci-fi drama thriller film “Final”, which was followed by other minor roles in the NBC series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, and the ABC sitcom “Hope & Faith”. In 2003, she appeared in several TVB titles as “Point Of No Return”, “Life Begins At Forty” and “Triumph In The Skies”, marking the beginning of her increasing popularity.
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Rise to Prominence
After getting enough experience, she came to prominence when she won the role of Wan Wan in the TVB drama series “Twin Of Brothers” (2004), based on Wong Yee’s novel of the same title, which was followed by her appearances as Lau Mei Mei in the title “The Zone” and as Cheung Lai Kei in the TVB drama series “When Rules Turn Loose”, both in 2005, after which she portrayed Sum Kong Hung in the TVB series “Face To Face” in 2006. In the following year, Nancy was cast as Yeun Tong-tong in the TVB comedy series “Ten Brothers” and guest-starred in Michael Kang’s crime drama film “West 32nd”, and the NBC series “Law & Order”, all of which increased her net worth by a large margin.
The late 2000s
Nancy’s next major roles came in 2008, when she featured as Iris in the comedy series “Wars Of In-Laws II”, portrayed Momoko in the comedy action series “D.I.E.”, played Ha Fei-fei in the drama series “The Silver Chamber Of Sorrows” and was cast as Ka Lau Lo/Mok Che in the fantasy-adventure series “Legend Of The Demigods”. All of these projects were aired on the TVB channel and earned her the TVB Anniversary Award for Most Improved Female Artiste, increasing enormously her popularity as well as her net worth. During the next year, Nancy was nominated for the TVB Anniversary Award for Best Supporting Actress for the role of Sun Hoi Tong in the TV drama series “Rosy Business”, after which she reprised the role of Momoko in “D.I.E. Again” (2009). By the end of the decade, she had also guest-starred in such titles as “Frozen River” (2008) and “Made For Each Other” (2009).
The 2010sWith the beginning of the 2010s, Nancy continued to line up successes by appearing as Gertrude in the comedy film “We Are the Hartmans” (2011) and as Chow Yek-fei in the TVB drama series “Forensic Heroes III” in the same year. In 2012, she landed the role of Ting Yan-chi in the TV drama film “Gloves Come Off”, for which she won the Asian Television Award in the Best Supporting Actress category. Afterwards, she featured as So Mei in the TVB drama series “Coffee Cat Mama” (2013), played Fong Ming-yu in the TVB drama “The Ultimate Addiction” (2014) and as Keung Yung in the TVB romantic-comedy“Ghost Of Relativity” (2015), winning the TVB Star Award in the category for Best Actress, and increasing further her wealth.
In 2016, Nancy starred as Tiu Lan in the TVB martial arts action drama film “A Fist Within Four Walls”, for which she also won significant awards, including StarHub TVB for Favorite Actress, and played Chu Chan-chan in the supernatural comedy-drama “House Of Spirits”, which was followed by her portrayal of Yip Zi-san in the TVB drama series “Phoenix Rising” (2017). Most recently, she landed the role of Wong Zhen in the TVB series “Deep In The Realm Of Conscience” (2018), so her net worth is certainly still rising. To speak further about her career, she was also rewarded with the TVB Long Service Award for her accomplishments in 2012.
Nancy Wu Net Worth
Her career started in 2001 and she has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since, primarily known as a professional actress. So, if you ever wondered how rich Nancy Wu is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $2 million, accumulated through his successful career.
In her personal life, Nancy Wu has dated several famous personalities. She was in a relationship with singer Deep Ng from 2003 to 2006, after which she dated Kenneth Ma Kwok Ming (2009-2011), and was then romantically linked to musician Terry Chen, with whom she dated for two years. Moreover, she also dated businessman Patt Shum and there was the rumor that she was dating actor Ruco Chan; however, both of them denied it. So, it is believed that she is currently single, and focused on her career.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance, Nancy Wu is apparently a beautiful woman with dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She has an amazing body with the height of 5ft 5ins (1.66m) and weight that is reputed to be around 99lbs (45kgs), but information about her vital statistic is not available in the media.
Social Media Presence
In addition to her involvement in the entertainment industry, Nancy Wu is an active member across many of the most popular social media sites, which she uses not only to promote her upcoming projects, but also to post other various contents, such as photos from her private life. She runs her official Instagram account, on which she has more than 1.2 million followers, as well as her own Facebook page.