Liu Wen is a model from China. The New York Times labeled her “China’s first bona fide supermodel” in 2012. She was the first East Asian spokesmodel for Estée Lauder cosmetics and the first Asian model to appear on Forbes magazine’s annual list of the highest-paid models.
Liu was born on 27 January 1988 in Yongzhou, Hunan province, China.
Liu became the second Chinese model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in 2017 and the first to do so on the front cover rather than the foldout. She appeared on the cover of American Vogue for the second time in April 2020, becoming the first person of Chinese ethnicity to do so.
Wen is presently signed at The Society Management. She also works with Elite Model Management (Paris, Milan, Barcelona) and Storm Management (London).
Continue reading to learn more amazing facts about Liu Wen.
Liu Wen’s Net Worth
Liu Wen has an estimated net worth of $40 million. she earns from her career as a model.
Forbes named Liu in their 2017 edition of 30 Under 30 – Asia – The Arts.
Liu Wen Height
Liu Wen is 5ft 10.5in (1.79 m) tall.
Liu Wen Boyfriend
Liu Wen is currently single and does not have a boyfriend. She is also not involved in any relationship at the moment.
Liu was however in a relationship with Si Won Choi in the past. Not much was known about their affair.
Liu Wen Family: Parents and Siblings
There is no information about the identities of Liu Wen’s parents and siblings. She has not disclosed any information about her immediate family to the public.
It is however known that Liu was encouraged by her mother to pursue modeling to improve her posture after she developed the habit of hunching her back as she towered over her classmates.
Liu Wen competed in the New Silk Road World Modeling Contest in 2005, where she got the attention of several Chinese fashion agencies. She began working almost quickly, and by 2007, she was consistently booking high-profile spreads.
She was immediately in high demand internationally after modeling in publications for Karl Lagerfeld and Viktor & Rolf. Since then, she has appeared in the Chinese editions of Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, walked the runway for designers such as Lagerfeld, Trussardi, Chanel, Gaultier, and Hermes, and appeared in ad campaigns and editorials for Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Oscar de la Renta, Hugo Boss, and Benetton, among many other companies and designers.
She is also the first Asian model to make Forbes’ Highest Paid Models list.