Liu Yan is a Chinese singer, actress and hostess. She gained international fame in the late 90s when she appeared in the Kung Mangalakkua (The Empress) along with several other popular shows. Liu Yan is known for her singing abilities and has released several albums of wonderful music. Her songs have been featured on the cover of many music albums. She has also been nominated several times for the Best Female vocals category at the MTV Music Awards.
Liu Yan became famous in China and around the world through the various productions that she was involved in during her early years in the industry. Her first major role was in the Chinese production of the film Spring Awakening as a hostess. She was then used in many more shows and movies including Crazy Heart, Minority Report, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, MIB: Men from the East, Big Bear, etc. In some of these films, her voice is provided by Angelina Jolie. Liu Yan was married to Li Guangyou during the early years and they have one child together.
Liu Yan is known for her long brown hair and gray eyes. She was born in 1969 in Fujian, China and grew up in the city. During her early years in the entertainment business, she was often compared to the legendary singer Madonna. Like Madonna, she was also an avid dancer and singer and even appeared at several ballet performances. Liu Yan began studying dance at age 14 and trained with several dancers from Fujian who were considered professionals. In 1998, she became a popular guest star in the movie Crazy Heart, playing the main role of a beautiful Chinese maid.
Liu has since gone on to star in many other movies and plays. Her career spanned most of the decade and into the early 1990s, when she finally decided to give it up. Liu Yan, according to Chinese media reports, had undergone liposuction to correct her extra fat and was then able to shed the weight easily. Since then, she has gone back to the stage and has since gone on to star in many more popular movies, most notably the remake of Ghost in the Shell, her own film G.I. JOE: Private Military Police, as well as in the TV series, The Mermaid.
|Occupation||Actress, hostess, singer|
|Age||41 years old|
|Born||8 November 1980|
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Actress|
Liu’s next project is the TV series Kung Fu Panda. She will play the role of Mantis, a fierce and deadly martial arts expert. Liu is not only known for her great acting career, but also for her impressive martial arts background. This makes her an interesting fit to portray the character of Mantis, which is an important role in the Kung Fu Panda television series.
Liu Yan is certainly no stranger to Hollywood, having previously appeared in the films’ Iron Man, Bruce Lee: Asian Legend, Bruce Almighty, Conan the Barbarian, Cleopatra. Other notable roles that she has had include Nurse Jackie, Chun Li, Celine Dion in The Deerhunter, The Hours, Pretty Woman and Mulan. As an actress, Liu has appeared in many movies throughout the years, including the likes of Pretty Woman, Edward Scissorhands and Bruce Almighty. With this impressive resume, it would be hard to imagine that Liu Yan is still in her 40’s, and that she is still the top rising star in the Chinese internet movie industry today.