Jade Wu Biography
Jade Wu is a famous Japanese-born Chinese-American actress, playwright, producer, director, editor, and accomplished figure of the arts. She is also the granddaughter of highly respected Chinese actor and director, Yuanlong Wang popular for his work in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Jade Wu Age
Wu is 68 years old as of January 2021. She was born on January 5, 1953, in Tokyo, Japan. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on the 5th of January every year. Her birth sign is Capricorn.
Jade Wu Family
Wu was born into a family of Chinese background. She is a daughter of a soldier and spent much of her childhood traveling while her father served in the United States Army. Later on, her family settled in the United States where her father started work at Capitol Hill. She spent much of her childhood in Washington, D.C. and she considers it to be where she was raised, despite the many places she lived before. After many years, finally, she moved to California.
Jade Wu Education
After moving to the west coast, Wu joined the University of California, San Diego. She worked towards success in medical school, She started research after her first year enrolled as a student, she realized that she had the interest to pursue an MFA in theater. After a while, Wu developed the accents of standard English, British/Polish/ Slovakian, and some fluency in Cantonese and Mandarin. Wu is a graduate from the University of California with a BS in Biochemistry, a BA in Humanities, a BA in Drama, and an MFA in Acting and Directing. Later on, she received education:
- Certification in Video/Film Editing from The Edit Center
- AA in Science and Humanities from Mira Costa College
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After graduating, Wu moved to New York City to put her degree to use and pursue her dream as an actress and a director. However, upon her arrival, she could not find any job. At the time, there were no roles or positions for Asian Americans on television, and if they were, they were too small to benefit financially. Due to lack of opportunities, Wu engaged herself in commercialism, later on, she landed in the corporate realm of public relations and advertising.
During her time as a youth, she became skilled in image and visibility in both public and private sector campaigns. Wu became highly skilled in international diplomacy and formalizing relationships, and also gaining interest in social, human, cultural, and environmental causes. Additionally, Wu further developed her specialties of public speaking, food styling, writing narratives/scripts/essays/journals, and photography.
Jade Wu Net Worth
Wu has an estimated net worth of between $1million -$5million attributed to her successful career as an actress, playwright, producer, director, editor.
Jade Wu Teaching
Wu was a returned lecturer at Bard College from February 2005 to February 2007. She lectured on the relations of Michel Foucault’s philosophies in “Fearless Speech” and dramatic conflict and conversation in plays for the school’s theater and social human justice departments. As well, she has also taught at Cal State East Bay, Fashion Institute of Technology, and Raul Julia Performing Arts Institute.
Jade Wu Television
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent (Mrs. Kaoru Mlyazaki) (Irene Chang)
- For Life (TV series) (Judge Julie Tanaka)
- The Blacklist (Chinese Cabal Delegate Rec)
- Homicide: Life on the Street (Sun-Rae Roh)
- Manifest (TV series) (Angela Graham)
- Snakehead (Dai Mah) – Arowana Films
- One Life to Live (Dr. Amelia Chen)
- The Jury (Maeve Lil Sock)
- One Life to Live (Judith Chen)
- Elementary (TV series) (Woman)
- Divorce (Katie’s Mom)
- Bull (Judge Cara Bergen)
- Luke Cage (Connie Lin)
- Limitless (Mary Wu)
- The Motel (Ahma)
- Asian American (Self)
Jade Wu Stage
- Like Shadows (Boss)
- Washer/Dryer (Dr.Lee)
- Memes in the Membrane (solo performance)
- U.S. Premiere Chimerica (Feng Mehui) (Ming Xoali)
- Mother Courage (Farmers Wife)
- 2752 (solo performance)
- Red (Sonya Wong Pickford)
- The Shanghai Gesture (Mother God Damn)
- Barriers (Naima)
- Trojan Women (Pallas Athena)(Hecuba US)
- Primary English Class (Mrs. Pong/Translator)
- Book of Days (Sharon Bates)
Jade Wu Awards
- BlueCat Semi-finalist
- Disney/ABC Fellowship
- PEN USA Rosenthal Emerging Writers finalist
- Jerome Media Fellowship
- Edinburgh Festival Best Actress Nomination