Godfrey Gao is a Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor who became the first Asian first male supermodel to appear in a campaign for Louis Vuitton. In 2009, he co-released a book along with fellow male models Victor Chen, Sphinx Ting, and Lan Chun-tien and collectively nicknamed ‘Fashion 4 (F4)’.
He made his acting career in Chinese television dramas and films. His acting career includes My Other Home, Shanghai Fortress, Volleyball Lover, and God of War, Zhao Yun. However, the actor passed away on 27 November 2019 after he collapsed while filming Chase Me and pronounced dead after three hours taken to hospital. Let us scroll over to know more information on him while reading his net worth and body measurements.
Caption: The Taiwanese-Canadian actor, Godfrey Gao.
Godfrey Gao: Bio, Family, Education
The handsome actor was born on 22 September 1984 in Tsao Chih-hsiang in Taipei, Taiwan. He was born as the son of a Taiwanese father having Shanghainese descent and a Malaysian mother of Peranakan Chinese descent. His father worked as a general manager at Michelin Taiwan while his mother holds the title of Miss Penang beauty pageant in 1970.
Furthermore, he has three youngest brothers. His family moved with his family to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada when he was still a child. Regarding his education, he attended Queensbury Elementary School and Argyle Secondary School. After that, he joined Capilano University where he played basketball for the school’s team.
Godfrey Gao: Career & Life Achievements
He started his modeling career in 2004 after moving back to Taiwan under JetStar Entertainment. During his modeling career, he has modeled for different fashion brands including Louis Vuitton and many other brands. In 2006, he began his television acting career and featured in minor roles in Chinese television dramas. It includes 2006 ‘The Kid from Heaven’, 2007 ‘Bull Fighting’. 2010 ‘Volleyball Lover’, 2012 ‘The Queen of SOP’, 2015 ‘God of War, Zhao Yun’, and 2020 ‘We Are All Alone’.
In 2008, he made his first film appearance in the Chinese romantic comedy-drama film ‘All About Women’. His other film works include 2013 ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’, 2017 ‘My Other Home’, 2018 ‘Legend of the Ancient Sword’, and 2019 ‘The Gravity of A Rainbow’.
Godfrey Gao: Personal Life & Girlfriend
Coming over to his personal life, he has always put his private affairs under the curtains. However, it is reported that he was dating his beautiful girlfriend named Bella Su. After his death, she has posted several photos of them on her Instagram page citing their fifth anniversary on 20 May 2020. It seems that they were dating since 20th May of 2015 and had their first date likely in a Japanese restaurant. Additionally, he reported planning to propose to her on 28 November 2019 but the plan didn’t happen since he died just before a day on 27th.
Unfortunately, the actor died on 27 November 2019 at the age of 35 after collapsing during the shooting of the Chinese reality show Chase Me in Zhejiang in China. Further, he collapsed while running in a team event and was immediately taken to the hospital but he died.
Caption: Godfrey Gao and Bella Su
Godfrey Gao: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Before his death, he has been maintaining a hefty amount of fortune from his acting career. He has also appeared in different variety shows including ‘Chase Me’ as well as posed for top brands and products. Therefore, he had an estimated net worth of around $3 million and a salary of almost $50 thousand.
He was highly active over different social media platforms before his demise. However, we can still view his social media accounts which are not deactivated yet. On Instagram, he goes by the verified handle @godfreygao with 621k followers. He has a verified Twitter account @GodfreyGao with 87k followers.
Godfrey Gao: Body Measurements
The late actor had a slim and strong body that stands to a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.93 meters. His body weighs around 88 kg with unknown body measurements. He had dark brown hair color with the same eyes color.