Godfrey Gao Wiki
Godfrey Gao was born on September 22, 1984, and from Taipei, Taiwan. He was a Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor, noted as the first Asian model to appear in a campaign for Louis Vuitton. Furthermore, 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 Chinese television series Remembering Lichuan.
On 27 November 2019 at about 1:45 am, Gao, collapsed while running when he was in Ningbo filming Chase Me, a sports reality television series broadcast on Zhejiang Television. The show’s producers said he fell and lost consciousness while running in a team event and died at the hospital.
According to Chinese news media outlets, he collapsed at around 02:00 local time (18:00 GMT Tuesday). “Guest participant Godfrey suddenly collapsed to the ground while running. The program’s on-site paramedics began lifesaving measures immediately and urgently transported him to the hospital,” the management behind Chase Me said in a statement.
“After two hours of all-out efforts to save him, the hospital [said] he had suffered a sudden cardiac death.”
Godfrey Gao Career
He started his career as a model in 2004 and was managed by JetStar Entertainment. In 2011, he became the first Asian model for the fashion brand Louis Vuitton.
Furthermore, he appeared on several TV dramas and films and made his American film debut in 2013 as Magnus Bane in the film adaption of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. Some of his other credits are the 2015 film Wedding Bible alongside Korean actress Yoo In-na and the lead role in the 2016 television drama Remembering Lichuan, which brought him broader recognition as an actor across Asia.
Then, the 2017 romantic comedy film Love is a Broadway Hit, alongside Wang Likun, Wang Chuanjun, Yuan Li and Naren Weiss.
Godfrey Gao Family
How old was Godfrey Gao? He was born on September 22, 1984, and from Taipei, Taiwan and he was 35 years old as of 2019. He was born to a Taiwanese father and a Malaysian mother.
Gao moved with his family to Vancouver as a child, before returning to Taiwan in 2004 to work as a model.
Godfrey Gao Girlfriend
He was in a relationship with his Girlfriend named Bella Su Xiang Han. According to Tencent News, an audience member heard Gao shout, “I can’t carry on,” before collapsing to the ground and his family and Bella Su Xiang Han have flown to Zhejiang and his body will be flown back to Taipei tomorrow.
Godfrey Gao Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of him is $650K USD as of 2019. He stands 5 feet 9 inch tall and weighs around 78 KG.