The 2018 rom-com Crazy Rich Asians gave Constance Wu the feel of fame. Before then, she often appeared in several movies but never bagged an international recognition. She started her career when she was way younger and has upheld the mysteries behind perfection in working behind the scenes. Interestingly, in 2017, Wu was listed as one of the most influential people in the world by Time 100 and later earned the Indie Series award in 2014 and 2016.
Well, Constance Wu may not be one of the regular faces you see on set on a daily basis but from her repertoire, she has proven her capabilities. Read on to find out more about this superwoman.
Who Is Constance Wu From Crazy Rich Asians?
You may likely be wondering why her name is often tagged to the movie, Crazy Rich Asians. Well, that was the very platform that spurred her to limelight despite the fact that she has been very active on screens. Before we keep on talking about her ordeals in the movie, let’s meet this amazing lady who from nowhere got a spot in the 2019 Oscar nominations list.
Constance Wu was born on the 22nd of March 1982 in Richmond, Virginia and was named Constance Tianming Wu. Her parents are immigrants of Taiwan to the United Staes of America. Her father, made ends meet as a genetics professor while her mother was a computer programmer. She has three siblings, two older sisters and a younger one.
The actress spent her high school days at Douglas S. Freeman High School and later proceeded to Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute where she obtained a degree in acting. Onwards, she studied at the State University of New York, graduating with a degree in fine arts and acting. Then, she bagged a degree in speech pathology from Columbia University.
Building her career
Constance Wu craved to be an actress from an early age. At the age of 12, she was already making head waves with her community theatre group and got her first role in the stage play, Wind in the Willows. As she grew, she kept enhancing her skills in acting by attending several rehearsals in which her perfection later became the platform that birthed her professionalism in acting.
Also, she took to reading a lot of books, correlating with her career line and with time, she bagged her first official movie role in The Sound Of My Voice. Meanwhile, Constance Wu left her place of birth and sojourned to New York City with the intents of attaining greener pastures. She later got a supporting role in Stephanie Daley (2006) and Year of the Fish and The Architect (2007).
For television series, Constance played different roles in episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Torchwood, and Covert Affairs. She appeared in three episodes of the ABC soap opera One Life to Live in 2007. With the rise in her career, she became a hottie and landed more roles in movies like Deadly Revenge, Watching TV with the Red Chinese, Best Friends Forever, and The Feels and Crazy Rich Asians.
As regarding Constance Wu’s net worth, she has garnered a lot of cash from her many acting ordeals with a few of her movies gaining a spot at the Box office. Estimation from credible sources eg her net worth at $2 million, a figure that could most likely rise should she keep up with her pace.
Is She Dating or Does She Have A Husband?
When it comes to love, Constance Wu has had her share of love tales. In most of her relationships, she has been tight-lipped with cautiousness, keeping details her love life to herself. As of this writing, she is not yet married but internet snitches like us, have been able to dig out one of her past relationships.
She was once in a relationship with the filmmaker, Ben Hethcoat. The two met sometime in 2011 and eventually ventured into a relationship. Then, the relationship became heavily publicized with a lot of PDA in most of their uploaded pictures.
When it seemed like Constance Wu had found her Mr. Perfect, their relationship hit the rocks leading to a break up in 2016. Practically, four years after they started dating.
Their fans expected the reasons behind their break up, however, to date, there are no details about this.