If you are Dwayne the Rock Johnson’s fans, you might know Kelly from her movie with the Rock – The Scorpion King. Yes, Kelly Hu, is the hot sorceress every guy would have dreamed of having. A former fashion model and Hollywood actress with a sweet voice, Hu has definitely made a name for herself. She is the first Chinese lady to be entitled as Miss Teen USA in 1985. Apart from this, Kelly has also participated in Miss USA 1993. Her interest in modelling builds her career path towards the entertainment industry.
Kelly hu did several movies in her career. Her popular works as an actress include ‘Sorceress Cassandra in The Scorpion King (2002)’, ‘Lady Deathstrike in X-Men: Reunited (2003)’, ‘Sona in Cradle 2 The Crave (2003)’, ‘China White in Arrow’ and ‘Pearl in The Vampire Diaries’. She is also a good voice artist.
Early life and Education
Kelly Hu, the Asian-American actress was born on February 13, 1968, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Kelly’s parents Herbert and Juanita got divorced in her early childhood. Her brother Glenn is Lt.Colonel in US Army.
Hu attended Kamehameha School in Honolulu and graduated from the same school. Kelly is interested in Karate. So, she joined the martial arts training and holds a black belt. Besides having interest in martial arts, she has a great passion for singing and dancing. During her high school, Kelly also started modelling, as a suggestion of her friend. This later turned out to be a perfect suggestion as she won Miss Teen USA in 1985. And further grow into commercial success.
‘85 throwback – I was Miss Teen USA & traveled w Miss Universe & Miss USA, Laura Herring. It was a year for minorities w Laura being Latina from Mexico & me being Asian from HI. We moved to LA shortly after to pursue acting & wound up on a soap opera, #SunsetBeach together. pic.twitter.com/6t2OKhjCAr
— Kelly Hu (@KellyHu) February 6, 2018
Kelly Hu Movies and TV shows: Career Path
Kelly Hu started her career as a model. However, she was not sure for it in the initial days. Later, she modelled in Italy and Japan and gains the fame for Philadelphia brand cream cheese.
After moving back to the US, Kelly participated in Miss Hawaii and Miss Teen USA and won the title. Afterwards, she started to appear in some TV shows and series. She also took part as a Miss USA contender in 1993. In that beauty pageant, Kelly reached top 6 and ended up with the title of Miss Photogenic. This beauty contest opens her way to the Hollywood.
Kelly Hu began her acting career in 1985 as Kirk Cameron’s love interest in Growing Pains TV Show. Then after that, Kelly shifted to Los Angles and starts moving forward in her career. She entered Hollywood from the movie Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan. She also attended some shows like Tour of Duty, Night Court, and 21 Jump Street as a guest appearance.
This Chinese beauty queen startled the audience with her outstanding performance in the movies like The Doors, The Scorpion King, X-Men Reunited, Americanese, Strange Days, Batman: Under the Red Hood, Cradle 2 the Grave and others.
Along with the acting career, Kelly also worked as the voice artist in the video games Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II The Sith Lords, Batman: Arkham Origins and Battlefield Hardline.
The Scorpion King’s actress is the first Asia-American to be featured twice in the Maxim magazine.
Recently in 2017, Kelly Hu won “Pioneer in Entertainment Award” from the Chinese Americans organization.
Because of her notorious popularity and sexy persona, she was able to land various commercial gigs including this viagra commercial:
Kelly’s Personal Life and Love Affairs: Is she married?
American artist Kelly Hu looks flawless and appealing even in her 40’s. However, she is still unmarried.
As everybody knows, some people are not destined to be together. This proclamation correlates Kelly’s love life. Her relations didn’t go well.
However, we cannot assume this gorgeous being lesbian as she has been in 3 relations till now. And also she had a crush in her movie set.
Kelly said “Ian (Somerhalder) and I were in a movie together called The Tournament. And as soon as I met him I immediately had a crush on him!”.
Talking about Kelly’s love life, her first relationship was with Gordon Gilbertson. Gilbertson was the personal manager of Kelly Hu. This couple dated for some periods. Later, they drifted and the reason is not disclosed to the public.
Her second love affair was with Ahmad Ali Moussaui. They dated for two years. But this relation also went in vain.
After that, Kelly dated Mitch Allen – musician, song producer and songwriter. This relation only lasted for four years.
Gorgeous Kelly holds the handsome money from her acting profession. Her estimated net worth is $10 million. A serious poker fan has a sexy figure with the height of 5 feet 5 inches and weight of 53 kg.
Her fan following in the social media is also high. She is a travel geek and her followers are always the first to know her visit. In 2017, she was in Nepal. Did you know that? Well, here facebook profile suggests that. If you like to follow this hot lady of Scorpion King, You can find her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.