|Celebrated Name:||Andy Lau|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Andy Lau Tak-wah|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||27 September 1961|
|Birth Place:||Tai Po, Hong Kong|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Carol Chu (m. 2008)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Hanna Lau)|
|Is Andy Lau Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor, singer, lyricist, film producer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$80 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2020|
Andy Lau belongs from Hong Kong, who works as an actor, singer, lyricist, and film producer. He has been Hong Kong’s most successful actors in the early 1980s, who has featured in more than 200 commercial movies. He also has a successful singing career who has contributed to several films and reality shows with his voice. He also holds a world record for the “Most Awards Won by a Cantopop Male Artist.” He is also among the few members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.
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Early Life & Biography
Andy Lau was born in the city of Tai Po, situated in Hong Kong, on 27th September 1961. He was taken to a simple middle-class family where his father worked as a fireman. He was the fourth child in the family of six children. He grew up with his three elder sisters, one younger sister and one younger brother. His grandfather was very wealthy as he was a landowner, but his father grew up through severe hardships.
They used to reside in an area that was full of wooden houses. While growing up, Lau had to fetch water four times a day because his father could not afford to plumb. He completed his schooling from Band One Secondary School and later got admission in Ho Lap College, situated in San Po Kong, Kowloon. He used to do calligraphy while growing up and was a master of Chinese calligraphy.
Andy Lau is married to a Malaysian actress named Carol Chu. They were in a relationship for 24 long years and finally got married in 2012, following a grand wedding that took place in Las Vegas. Carol gave birth to their first child, Hanna.
While shooting for a movie in January 2017, Lau got severely injured after falling from a horse during a shoot in the Khao Lak village area and immediately admitted to the hospital for quick recovery. However, it took time for him to get back onto his legs and finally became 95% fit in at the end of 2017.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 27 September 1961, Andy Lau is 59 years old as of today’s date 30th November 2020. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 67 kg.
Andy Lau started his acting career in 1981 after he landed with an offer by TVB. He rose to fame during the year 1982, where he gathered several lead roles in movies and television series. His characterization of “Yang Guo” became the crowd’s favorite which he played in the TVB series “The Return of the Condor Heroes (神鵰俠侶).”
After that, he never looked back and continued impressing his fans through his extreme acting talent. He worked with several celebrities such as Tony Leung, Michael Miu, Felix Wong, and Kent Tong in the show “Five Tiger Generals of TVB” to gain rating more significant than the appearances of Korea and Japan.
In 1991, Lau established his own production company, which he named “Teamwork Motion Pictures,” but later changed to “Focus Group Holdings Limited” in 2002. He also received the award for “Asian Filmmaker of the Year” due to his immense contribution to the industry. His musical career was no less. He released blockbuster albums such as “Only Know that I Still Love You” (只知道此刻愛你), labeled under Capital Artists. He became one of the most successful commercial singers of Cantapop during the 1990s.
Awards & Achievements
Andy Lau is one of the most successful artists of the Asian region, who has contributed to both the movie and television industry in the utmost manner. He has also received several awards and nominations in his lifetime, reflected below:
- Won Best Film (Producer) in Hong Kong Film Awards (1998)
- Won Best Actor in Golden Bauhinia Awards (2000)
- Won Best Actor in Golden Bauhinia Awards (2001)
- Won Best Actor in Golden Horse Film Festival (2004)
- Won Best Supporting Actor in Hong Kong Film Awards (2008)
- Won Best Actor in Huabiao Awards (2016)
Net Worth & Salary of Andy Lau in 2020
As of 2020, Andy Lau has gathered a net worth of $80 million. He has contributed to the Asian movie industry in every possible way. He has been part of several blockbuster movies and television shows throughout his lifetime. His production house was one of the best of the Hong Kong industry, which has released box office hits such as Firestorm and Shock Wave.
Andy Lau is a Hong Kongese actor, film producer, singer, and lyricist who has worked in several blockbuster movies and television shows. He rose to popularity after featuring in the TVB show “The Return of the Condor Heroes (神鵰俠侶).” He has won numerous awards in his lifetime, and also holds a world record for “Most Awards Won by a Cantopop Male Artist.”