Who is Henry Golding

Henry Golding is a rising actor and model. He rose into fame after his successful hit film called Crazy Rich Asians, where he portrayed the character of Nick Young. He has also worked as a television host and is currently working in the BBC travel program called The Travel Show as a presenter.

Quick Info
Full NameHenry Ewan Golding
Date of Birth5 February 1987
Birth PalceSarawak, Malaysia
Parent(s)Margaret Likan Golding and Clive Golding
OccupationActor, Model, TV host
Spouse(s)Liv Lo ​(m. 2016)
Net worthUS $3 million

Early life

Henry Golding was born on 5th February of 1987, in the state called Sarawak of Malaysia. His full name is Henry Ewan Golding, and is the son of Margaret Likan Golding and Clive Golding. Golding holds the citizenship of both Malaysia and England. He moved to England when he was eight years old with his family. He joined The Warwick School in Redhill for his schooling and later transferred to Kuala Lumpur to study photography and camera roles. Before landing his role in films, he used to work as a hairdresser.

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Henry Golding first started his career as a host. Since the beginning of 2007, he began hosting the short show called The 8TV Quickie. The performance earned him the 2nd Shout! Awards nomination for Favourite TV Personality in 2010. The show ended in 2010. The same year, he won his first 2nd Shout! Awards for Hot Guys Award. In 2009, he appeared in the Tv film called Goda as Hariz. Starting in 2010, he began hosting the show called Football Crazy; after the show’s end, he hosted the Welcome to the Railworld Malaysia. He received another nomination of 3rd Shout! Awards for Favorite TV Personality Award for his performance as a host in the program.

In 2014, he started hosting the Travel Show program, and the program is still running as of 2020. In 2015, he hosted the show called Welcome to the Railworld Japan, and in 20176. He hosted another program called Surviving Borneo. For his hosting talent. He has been nominated for 3rd and 4th Shout! Awards for Hot Guy in 2012 and 2013, respectively.


Henry Golding made his film debut in 2009. He made his small appearance in Bernard Chauly’s Malaysian comedy-drama film called Pisau Cukur, where he portrayed Iskandar Tan Sri Murad’s character.

In 2018, he directly landed the lead role in the American romantic comedy film called Crazy Rich Asians with Michelle Yeoh and Gemma Chan. He caught the attention of film director Jon M. Chu after being mentioned by one of his accountants named Lisa-Kim Ling Kuan. In the film, he portrayed the main character Nick Young alongside co-star Constance Wu. The film was released in 2018 and became a major hit the same year; he dropped another hit thriller film called A Simple Favor. In the movie, he portrayed the character of Sean Townsend as the husband of co-star Blake Lively and played alongside the co-star Anna Kendrick.

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Henry Golding’s performance in the Crazy Rich Asians earned him the 9th The Asian Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinema in 2019. He also received Teen Choice Awards nomination for Choice Comedy Movie Actor and Screen Actor Guild Awards nomination for Outstanding Ensemble Cast – Motion Picture.

After his film’s success, he later landed the lead role in a British drama film called Monsoon directed by Hong Khaou. In the movie, he portrayed Kit’s character and played alongside co-stars Parker Sawyers, David Tran, and Molly Harris. He also played the lead role in Paul Feig’s romantic comedy film called Last Christmas alongside Emilia Clark as Tom Webster. He then starred in the British-American action comedy film called The Gentlemen as Dry Eye alongside Matthew McConaughey, Jeremy Strong, Charlie Hunnam, and others. All his three films were released in 2019.

As of 2020, Henry Golding is currently working for the American superhero film called Snake Eyes, portraying the main character. The film is believed to be released in 2021. He is also working for the animated movie The Tiger’s Apprentice, where he will be voicing Mr. Hu’s character.


Personal life

Henry Golding is committed to a Taiwanese yoga instructor named Liv Lo. They tied their knot in 2016 in Malaysia. They do not have any children of their own yet. The couple is currently living in Surrey, and Golding does not hesitate to show his love life on social media. Besides, they also have a pet dog named Stella.

Henry Golding is active on both Instagram and Twitter. He has over 1.1 million followers on Instagram and over 92.9 thousand followers on Twitter. Golding owns a bejalai tattoo on his right thigh, which he got during the filming of Surviving Borneo, shown on Discovery Channel Asia.

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Physical statistics & others

Golding is in his early 30s. He is young and healthy and expected from a model; he possesses a height of around 6 feet and 1 inch. He weighs approximately 81 kg. His chest size is 42 inches, and he has a biceps of 17 inches with a waist of 36 inches. He has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair color. He also has few tattoos on his body. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

His sexual orientation is straight. He belongs to both English and Malaysian ethnicity.


Net worth

Henry Golding’s net worth as of 2020 is not estimated yet, but his net worth was estimated to be around 3 million dollars after his debut from Crazy Rich Asians in 2018. Since then, he has appeared in other films, and his net worth is believed to have increased as of 2020. His income source is not just from acting, but he is also a successful model and has endorsed big brands like BOSS, COVETEUR, Prada, Tom Ford, etc. He also earns working as a television host.