Reading the name Julia Hsu might not ring a bell, but if you are an avid Rush Hour movie fan, you probably know who are we talking about. Julia Hsu is a Taiwan actress who played the role of Soo-Yung in the 1998 American action comedy film, Rush Hour. For her debut role, she has earned a huge number of fans. However, she had only a short acting career as she hasn’t made many film appearances. She came back into the spotlight only recently when rumors were swirling that she has become a rapper and Instagram celebrity who often posts scantily clad photos of herself.
Nevertheless, let’s take a close look at who actually Julia Hsu is and everything there is to know about her.
Julia Hsu’s Early Life and Career
Julia Hsu was born on April 1, 1986, in Taiwan. She is the daughter of Pasquale Bellucci and Brunella Briganti and has a brother named Randy Bart. She moved with family to Texas where she spent most of her childhood. Ever since she was a child, she showed a huge interest in acing. Julia Hsu has a Bachelor’s degree, as well as, a Master’s of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Then, in 1998, she got a chance to show off her acting skills in her debut role. She played alongside Hollywood’s action icon and Hongkong’s superstar Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. The film was called Rush Hour and she played the role of Soo Yung. Rush Hour was directed by Brett Ratner and the film became a commercial and critical success.
Then, she hasn’t made any public appearances for a while. However, in 2001, she was featured in the short film titled Three Exits. She played the role of Theresa, which was also her last screen credit. The film was directed by Selena Chang and Julia played in it alongside Cathleen Chin, Phil Hawn, and Ming Lo. Ever since then, she hasn’t appeared in any Hollywood project.
Julia Hsu has been quite quiet about her private life and there hasn’t been any information about her dating life. She is active on social networks, especially on Twitter. Julia has over 12.1K followers on Twitter.
Julia Hsu’s Net Worth
Julia Hsu’s debut role was a huge success and she has earned a lot of money from it. It is estimated that her net worth stands at over a million dollars. Rush Hour was made with a budget of $35 million and accumulated a tremendous amount of $244.4 million at the box office.