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Full Name Godfrey Gao
Date of Birth September 22, 1984
Date of Death 2019-11-27
Birthplace Taipei
Country Taiwan
Horoscope Virgo

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Explore Godfrey Gao net worth, age, height, bio, birthday, wiki, and salary! In this article, we will discover how old is Godfrey Gao? Who is Godfrey Gao dating now & how much money does Godfrey Gao have?

Godfrey Gao Biography

Godfrey Gao is one of the most popular and richest Model who was born on September 22, 1984 in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwanese model who made his first major film role in the 2013 motion film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. He also starred on The Chinese movie of fantasy Legend of the Ancient Sword.

He starred on the big screen alongside Lilly Collins in the 2013 film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

Godfrey Gao (Chinese: 高以翔 ; pinyin: Gāo Yǐxiáng ; 22 September 1984 – 27 November 2019) was a Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor. Described as Asia’s first male supermodel, Gao was the first male Asian model to appear in a campaign for Louis Vuitton. As an actor, he was known for his roles as Magnus Bane in the 2013 film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, and for his leading role in the Chinese television series Remembering Lichuan.

Gao returned to Taiwan to work as a model in 2004, and was managed by JetStar Entertainment. Gao and fellow male models Sphinx Ting, Victor Chen [zh] , and Lan Chun-tien [zh] were collectively nicknamed the “Fashion 4” (F4), and jointly released a book in 2009. In 2011, he became the first Asian model for the fashion brand Louis Vuitton.

His birthplace was Taiwan. He and his partner Bella Su had their first date on May 20th, 2015 They were together until the time of his death.

NameGodfrey Gao
First NameGodfrey
Last NameGao
OccupationModel
BirthdaySeptember 22
Birth Year1984
Place of BirthTaipei
Home Town
Birth CountryTaiwan
Birth SignVirgo
Full/Birth Name
ParentsTan Say Tin, Tsao Tao-cheng
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Gao’s body was moved to a funeral home in Ningbo on 28 November 2019, and returned to Taiwan on 2 December 2019. Gao’s funeral, a Buddhist ceremony per the request of Gao’s mother, was held in Taiwan on 15 December 2019. His remains are interred at Chin Pao San.

Godfrey Gao Net Worth

Godfrey Gao is one of the richest Model from Taiwan. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Godfrey Gao's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He began appearing in the major Taiwan modeling campaigns in the year 2004.

He also appeared in the TV series The Queen of SOP, Bull Fighting, and Momo Love.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeModel
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

On 27 November 2019 at about 1:45 am, Gao collapsed in Ningbo while filming Chase Me, a sports reality television series broadcast on Zhejiang Television. He was taken to a hospital, where after attempts at resuscitation for nearly three hours, he was pronounced dead. Gao’s death was confirmed in a statement on the social media site Sina Weibo by his agency JetStar Entertainment that stated, “We are very shocked and saddened and even until now find it impossible to accept.”

Godfrey Gao's Height & Physical Stats

Godfrey Gao height 6 ft 4 in Godfrey weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

Height6 ft 4 in
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Feet/Shoe SizeNot Available

Gao began appearing in minor roles in Chinese television dramas in 2006, and had his first starring role in the 2010 television drama Volleyball Lover. In 2013, he made his American film debut as Magnus Bane in the film adaption of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. His starring role in the 2016 drama Remembering Lichuan was widely acclaimed, and earned him the nickname of the “nation’s husband” in Chinese media. Gao’s other notable credits include the 2015 film Wedding Bible alongside Korean actress Yoo In-na, and the 2017 romantic comedy film Love is a Broadway Hit, alongside Wang Likun, Wang Chuanjun, Yuan Li and Naren Weiss.

Who is Godfrey Gao Dating?

According to our records, Godfrey Gao is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Godfrey Gao’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Godfrey Ranked on the list of most popular Model. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Taiwan. Godfrey Gao celebrates birthday on September 22 of every year.

How did Godfrey died?

Godfrey Gao
Died27 November 2019 (aged 35) Ningbo, China
Cause of deathCardiac arrest
Resting placeChin Pao San, Jinshan District, New Taipei City

What Chinese actor died on set?

Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor Godfrey Gao has died after collapsing on set while filming a variety show in China. The 35-year-old was a guest participant on Chase Me, a reality TV show that sees teams competing to win a race.

Is Godfrey Gao really dead?

November 27, 2019

Who is Bella SU?

But for late Taiwanese-Canadian actor-model Godfrey Gao’s girlfriend Bella Su, May 20 was the fifth anniversary of their first date. And the 23-year-old influencer posted several photos of them together on Instagram on Wednesday, including one of their first date on May 20, 2015, likely in a Japanese restaurant.

Who has passed away 2020?

In July, Glee stars and fans alike shared heartfelt tributes to Naya Rivera. More recently, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at age 87, beloved Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman died at age 43, and Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek died at age 80.

Key Events

  1. Gao's father is a Taiwanese of Shanghainese descent, and worked as a general manager at Michelin Taiwan; his mother is a Malaysian of Peranakan Chinese descent from George Town who won the Miss Penang beauty pageant in 1970..

  2. Godfrey Gao (Chinese: 高以翔; pinyin: Gāo Yǐxiáng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko Í-siông; 22 September 1984 – 27 November 2019) was a Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor..

  3. Gao was born Tsao Chih-hsiang in Taipei on 22 September 1984..

  4. Gao returned to Taiwan to work as a model in 2004, and was managed by JetStar Entertainment..

  5. Gao began appearing in minor roles in Chinese television dramas in 2006, and had his first starring role in the 2010 television drama Volleyball Lover..

  6. Gao and fellow male models Sphinx Ting, Victor Chen, and Lan Chun-tien were collectively nicknamed the "Fashion 4" (F4), and jointly released a book in 2009..

  7. In 2011, he became the first Asian model for the fashion brand Louis Vuitton..

  8. As an actor, he was known for his roles as Magnus Bane in the 2013 film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, and for his leading role in the Chinese television series Remembering Lichuan (遇見王瀝川). .

  9. In 2013, he made his American film debut as Magnus Bane in the film adaption of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones..

  10. Gao's other notable credits include the 2015 film Wedding Bible alongside Korean actress Yoo In-na, and the 2017 romantic comedy film Love is a Broadway Hit, alongside Wang Likun, Wang Chuanjun, Yuan Li and Naren Weiss..

  11. His starring role in the 2016 drama Remembering Lichuan (alongside Jiao Junyan, and others) was widely acclaimed, and earned him the nickname of the "nation's husband" in Chinese media..

  12. On 27 November 2019 at about 1:45 am China Standard Time, Gao collapsed in Ningbo while filming Chase Me, a sports reality television series broadcast on Zhejiang Television..

  13. Gao's body was moved to a funeral home in Ningbo on 28 November 2019, and returned to Taiwan on 2 December 2019..

  14. Gao's funeral, a Buddhist ceremony per the request of Gao's mother, was held in Taiwan on 15 December 2019..