Etty Lau Farrell is a very talented music sensation who is quite popular. She is a dancer, singer and a cast member of E! Channel’s series Married to Rock. However, none of the above-named feats brought her fame like being the wife of the legendary Perry Farrell of the defunct band group, Jane’s Addiction.
Her beautiful tale of love began with her being hired as a dancer for Jane’s Addiction tour. Etty Lau eventually built more than a professional relationship with her would-be husband that landed her in a matrimonial union in 2002. It is almost two decades and the couple has been together as man and wife with stories of infidelity or controversy in their union. Here is a look into the biography, family, and facts about this talented dancer.
Etty Lau Farrell’s Bio (Age)
The 30th day of December 1974 heralded the birth of Etty Lau in Hong Kong, China. She was young when her family moved residence to Bellevue, Washington, in the United States. Naturally endowed with dancing skills, the young Etty Lau discovered her talents early enough and developed an interest in dance as a career choice.
She enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dance (ROD) based in London where she was trained as a classical ballerina. She equally got trained at Pacific Northwest Ballet based in Seattle, Washington as well as Cornish College of the Arts. By the time she turned 18, the skillful Etty had won a scholarship to the Edge Performing Art Centre in Los Angeles.
Etty Lau Farrell stepped into the showbiz well equipped and highly spirited having gotten the professional training for what was to come. The sweet Asian woman is an amazing vocalist for the band – Satellite Party. She would dance in local shows and gigs and it was in one of the shows that she performed that an American rock band group from Los Angeles known as Jane’s Addiction saw her and reached out for her services.
The group formed in the mid-1980s had released three albums namely Jane’s Addiction (1987), Nothing’s Shocking (1988), and Ritual de lo Habitual (1990) before they broke up due to different ideologies. When they reunited in 1997 and wanted to embark on “Relapse Tour”, that was when Etty was called up to dance for the group and since then, she has been performing for the team.
While Etty was dancing in different cities for groups, she was also auditioning for roles in the movie industry. Her first credit was in 1999 in a series Power Rangers Lost Galaxy where she played the role of Ginger. In 2000, she landed the role of a dancer in a film Lucky Numbers which was followed Monkeybone (2001).
Etty Lau Farrell’s role as the wife Perry Farrell in E! Channel’s series titled Married to Rock is what really boosted her acting career. The series which debuted on November 7, 2010, had eight episodes in a single season.
About Etty Lau Farrell’s Family Life
One thing that Etty Lau Farrell has carefully concealed from the public is the identity of her birth parents. It is no news that her family left China and relocated to Bellevue, Washington, when Etty was just ten. What we could not ascertain is if she has siblings or was born an only child.
Precisely in 1997, in the course of her dancing career when she was called by Jane’s Addiction band group to dance in their Relapse tour, she grew close to one of the bandmates named Perry Farrell – who ended up being her husband.
The couple started out on a professional note and then they turned lovers, and eventually ended up as man and wife in June 2002. Their union has been blessed with two sons namely Hezron Farrell and Izzadore Farrell. Before Etty’s marriage with Perry, the latter dated Casey Nicoli whom he worked with to produce his film titled Gift. He also dated another woman named Christine Cagle who bore him a son named Yobel.
Perry is a legendary musician and songwriter born on May 29, 1959, in Queens, New York City as Peretz Bernstein. He has worked as a frontman for different rock bands and has so far recorded over 15 albums with groups and solo efforts.
Facts About Perry Farrell’s Wife
Etty Lau Farrell is very hardworking and it is safe to say her hard work has paid off. Although her net worth is still under review but it is expected to be in six figures. Meanwhile, she has been living a life of luxury and affluence with her husband whose financial value is estimated at $50 million.
The hazel-eyed Etty Lau Farrell is beautiful standing at a height of 5 feet 3 inches which is a serious shortfall from her husband’s 6 feet 2 inches height. While her other body measurement has not been disclosed by this singer.