|Constance Wu Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||March 22, 1982|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Constance Wu is an American actress who is best known for her silver screen appearances in films such as Stephanie Daley (2006), Electric Slide (2014), Parallels (2015), and Crazy Rich Asians (2018). She has also starred in several TV shows including Fresh Off the Boat, which has earned her a spot in the nominations for the TCA Awards and for the Critics’ Choice Television Awards in the past. She also has a huge fan base of more than 600k followers on Instagram and more than 200k followers on Twitter.
Constance Tianmin Wu
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California, United States
Constance studied at the Douglas S. Freeman High School in Tuckahoe, Virginia. While completing her graduation, she developed an interest in acting and enrolled herself into a 6-month program at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, in Manhattan, New York.
Later, she pursued a bachelor of fine arts in acting at the State University of New York at Purchase‘s Conservatory of Theatre Arts program in 2005.
She also pursued further studies in Psycholinguistics and ought to attain a degree in speech pathology at Columbia University.
- Father – Unknown (Biology and Genetics Professor)
- Mother – She is a computer programmer.
- Siblings – She has an older sister.
Constance is represented by –
- Principal Entertainment
- United Talent Agency
5 ft 1 in or 155 cm
53 kg or 117 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Constance has dated –
- Ben Hethcoat (2011-2016)
- Ryan Kattner (2017-Present) – In 2017, she was first linked with musician Ryan Kattner. Ryan is the frontman of Man Man. They have kept their relationship low profile over the years. The couple secretly welcomed their first child together, a girl in the summer of 2020.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Taiwanese ancestry.
She often tends to dye her hair ‘dark brown’ or ‘pink’.
She has a beauty spot on the right side of her chin and on the left side of her forehead.
She has appeared in a TV commercial for Samsung in the past.
Constance has also done endorsement work for PSA organizations like –
- Do Something
- Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (API)
- Feeding America
She has also used her social media presence to endorse brands like –
Best Known For
- Being featured on the cover of various magazines like Harper’s Bazaar, Delta Magazine, Fashion, and Adweek
- Having earned a place in Time‘s “Top 100 Most Influential People” list in 2017
- Her outstanding performance on ABC’s comedy TV series Fresh Off the Boat as Jessica Huang
Constance made her theatrical film debut as Jenn in the drama film Stephanie Daley in 2006.
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance as Candy in the Underbelly episode of the crime-drama TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2006.
Constance believes in maintaining a balanced diet without having to stick to any strict meal plan by not over-consuming chocolates and Kettle chips.
To maintain her lean physique, Constance has made it a routine to run a minimum of 6 miles which in turn helps her burn excess fat, tone muscles, and keeps her active. While running, she enjoys listening to music from the golden days of Broadway that include The Sound of Music or A Chorus Line by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante. If she is on longer runs, she prefers to listen to funny podcasts such as Punk A*sed.
When she goes to the gym, her bag contains items such as sneakers, headband, sparkling water, sunscreen, a foam roller, dry shampoo, and headphones.
Constance Wu Favorite Things
- Part About Fresh Off the Boat – Being a member of an Asian-American family
Source – Health
Constance Wu Facts
- Her family immigrated to the United States from Taiwan.
- Her paternal grandparents are bamboo farmers.
- Constance grew up in Richmond, Virginia and later, moved to Los Angeles to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute at the age of 16.
- Her father belonged to a poor family background. Yet, he immigrated to the United States and worked to fund his studies to complete a Ph.D. Later, he joined the Virginia Commonwealth University as a science professor.
- Constance is a supporter and founding member of the Time’s Up movement for equality and she also wants to put an end to cultural, background, sexual orientations, and the questioning of a woman’s abilities.
- She is a fan of singer Whitney Houston and even owns a T-shirt with a picture of her on it.
- Constance does not believe in the mythical tales of superstition.
- She is a member of two labor unions AEA (Actors’ Equity Association) and SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists).
- When she’s not on the screen, she prefers to spend time admiring nature and catching up with her best friend from high school.
- Constance has a pet rabbit named Lida Rose.
Featured Image by Constance Wu / Instagram