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Simu Liu’s name immediately skyrocketed after he played the character Shang-Chi in the Marvel Studios project some time ago.
His acting skills have also received praise from film critics and film fans superhero.
However, behind his current success, it turns out that Simu Liu’s career is quite unique, because he has a background as an accountant.
The following is Simu Liu’s career journey before becoming famous as Shang-Chi.
Started his career as an accountant and got laid off
The actor who was born on April 19, 1989, started his career as an accountant in a private company in Canada. He previously studied Business Administration at the University of Western Ontario and graduated with honors (2011).
Unfortunately, after 9 months of work, Simu Liu had to leave because he was fired due to his poor performance.
He also admitted that he did not like his job and decided to change his direction to the world of acting. Despite not getting the blessing of his family.
“I thought they knew that I went through a lot by losing my job. But, they panicked even more when they realized I was serious (fired). We had a long argument. My parents felt like I was throwing my life away,” he said in an interview with People.
Be a model stock images
Although actually in 2012 he has played in the series Nikita as a cameo, Simu Liu could not depend on his fate with such a meager income.
It is known that in 2014 he had become a photo model for stock images which can be downloaded for free. He was only paid around Rp. 1.7 million.
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