Quick Facts of Andy Lau Tak-wah

  • Full NameAndy Lau Tak-wah
  • Date of Birth27 September, 1961
  • NicknameAndy
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceTai Po, Hong Kong
  • Ethnicity Asian
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality Chinese
  • Active Year1981- Present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseCarol Chu (2008–present)
  • Height5feet 7 inches
  • Weight58 Kg
  • EducationHo Lap College
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Net Worth$70 million
Andy Lau

Andy Lau Tak-wah is a Hong Kong actor, singer, and film producer. He signed up for acting lessons offered by Hong Kong’s Television Broadcasts Limited station and got a lead role on their 1982 series, The Emissary. He started the career as a TV actor. Lau was entered into the Guinness World Records for the “Most Awards Won by a Cantopop Male Artist”.

His credits include Ying hung ho hon (1987), Rich and Famous (1987), Yang ka Cheung (1986), The Legend of Master So (1982) God of Gamblers (1989), Crazy Stone (2006), and God of Gamblers II (1991). He is now 55 years old.

Early Life and Education

Back to his early life, Lau Fok Wing was born on 27 September 1961 in Tai Po, Hong Kong. He is the son of Lau Lai who is a fireman. There is no information about his mother. Similarly, he has brother Lau Takshing. Moreover, he graduated from a Band One secondary school, Ho Lap College in San Po Kong, Kowloon. He is skilled in the Chinese calligraphy.

He belongs to Hong Konger nationality with ethnicity Chinese. His birth sign is Libra. His religious beliefs are as per Buddhism and is now a follower of the Lingyan Mountain Temple in Taiwan.

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He is the one of the Four Heavenly Kings of Cantopop who also had a heavenly film career in House of Flying Daggers and Infernal Affairs III. His collection of over 160 films from 1985 to 2005 made him the top Box Office Actor of Hong Kong. He gained nearly 300 awards for his music and more than a dozen film award honors.

Married to Carol Chu

On 24 June 2008, Lau married Malaysian Chinese Carol Chu. They had 24 years of strong connection. The couple was married in Las Vegas. On 9 May 2012, the couple became parents of his first child, a daughter named Hanna.

Andy Lau with his wife
Andy Lau and his wife Carol Chu is their early days

Andy has a long list of on-screen romance with many of his co-stars but in real life, he is a very good husband. Despite his hectic schedule, Andy spends most of his time with his family. So, there is no rumors related to his separation as of now.  His sexual orientation is straight. The couple is not ready for divorce.

Body Measurements

Talking about physical appearance, 55 years old gentleman has a height of 5 feet 9 inches with 65 kg. He has a good body figure being an actor. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Net worth & Salary

A Hongkong actor Andy Lau has earned an extraordinary amount throughout his sucessful profession as an actor. In fact, the rising star has appeared in several hit movies and television series which have helped him to earn a big chunk of money. He has a net worth of $70 million.

Exploring his Social media account, it seems like the actor often spends his fortune in traveling and exploring exotic places. He is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.