Quick Facts of Daniel Wu Yan-Zu

  • Full NameDaniel Wu Yan-Zu
  • Net Worth$20 million
  • Date of Birth30 September, 1974
  • Marital Status married
  • BirthplaceBerkeley, California
  • Ethnicity Asian
  • Professionactor
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour blaxk
  • Hair colour black
  • SpouseLisa S.
  • Height6 feet
  • Weight78kg
  • ChildrenRaven

Daniel Wu Yan-Zu is an American born Hongkong actor, producer, and director, who portrays as Sunny in the AMC drama series Into the Badlands. He is also recognized for portraying in Tomb Raider as Lu Ren.

With huge assets of $20 million, Daniel is living a happy married life with his spouse Lisa S. Moreover, from his relationship with Lisa Yan-Zu shares a daughter.

Who Is Daniel Wu Yan-Zu? Bio And Wiki

Daniel was born on 30th September 1974, in Berkeley, California. Yan-Zu grew up in Orinda with his mother Diana Wu and father George Wu. He is of Asian ethnicity and holds American nationality. Yan-Zu’s father is a retired engineer and mother is a college professor, are the origins of China. When China faced the communist revolution, Daniel’s father shifted to the United States.

In 1949, George met Diana in New York. After dating for a few years, the couple married and settled in California. Daniel has two sisters, Gloria, and Greta.

Yan-Zu also had a brother who passed away in 24 months. At his early age of 11, Daniel’s interest in martial arts developed after he watched the movie Shaolin Temple, where Jet Li shows his martial arts skills. Wu was inspired by Jet Li, as he began training wushu.

Daniel joined Head-Royce School, later graduated in architecture from the University of Oregon. During his days is the university, Wu founded the University of Oregon Wushu Club. He was the first coach of the team. Moreover, Wu also attended acting classes and performed in local theaters.

Daniel Wu Yan-Z Career

In 1977, Daniel went to Hongkong to see the handover of Hongkong. All of a sudden, Wu began modeling in a recommendation of his sister. After four months of modeling, he was spotted by movie director Yonfan and made his appearance in a clothing ad. The director also offered him to portray in his upcoming movie.

Although Wu could not read or speak Cantonese, he completed his debut movie Bishonen. Still, when he gets a Cantonese script, Wu’s assistant read the whole script whereas, Daniel makes notes for pronunciation. Yan-Z also gained huge criticism for his movie Cop on a Mission, where he is doing sex scenes with Suki Kwan. However, Wu gained huge attention among film directors.

In 2005, Wu formed a boy band called Alive, along with his members, Conroy Chan, Andrew Lin, and Terence Yin. A year later, Daniel made his directing and writing debut with The Heavenly Kings, which shows Alive’s formation and exploits.

Later, the movie was released, which disclosed that The Heavenly Kings was a mockumentary and the band Alive was formed as means to make the movie.

Additionally, Wu also appears on the AMC action series Into the Badlands, as Sunny. He also serves as the executive producer. On the other hand, Daniel credited his voice as Gul’dan, the central antagonist in the fantasy movie Warcraft.

Is Daniel Wu Yaz-Zu Married Or single?

Daniel Wu Yaz-Zu is living a happy married life with his spouse Lisa S. The pair became husband and wife since 6th April 2010, and shares a daughter together named Raven Wu born in June 2013. Their wedding took place in South Africa. His spouse is an American actress as well as a model.

Daniel Wu Yan-Zu with his spouse and daughter
Daniel Wu Yan-Zu with his spouse and daughter

Since their wedding, Yaz-Zu and his spouse are living a blissful life with their daughter. To date, they haven’t faced rumors and controversies about their divorce and extramarital affairs. Other than this, there are no records of Yaz-Zu’s past relationships.


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Daniel Wu Yaz-Zu Net worth

Wu Yan-Zu earns a decent amount of money from his career as an actor and producer. Till date, he has portrayed in various movies and series. In addition, he has also produced many films. Wu’s total wealth is $20 million as of 2019.

Likewise, the movies in which Wu worked on are doing pretty good in the box office. Yaz-Zu earns an average annual salary of around $1.5 million.

Wu is a car enthusiast. He shows immense love for cars on his social media accounts. He also owns a Porche GT3 worth $148,000 and vintage Datsun 501 in blue. Daniel owns houses in many places such as Beijing, Shanghai, and Hongkong, and he still trains wushu which is one of his source of income.

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Yan-Zu Height, Age, & Weight

Handsome and talented actor Daniel stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches of 1.82 m and weighs around 78kg. Likewise, he has black hair and his eye color is black. His age is 44 years as of 2019.


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