Harry Shum, Jr.

Shum in 2011, photo by DFree / Shutterstock.com

Place of Birth: Limón, Costa Rica

Date of Birth: April 28, 1982

Ethnicity: Chinese

Harry Shum, Jr. is an American actor, dancer, choreographer, and singer. His roles include the films Crazy Rich Asians and Everything Everywhere All at Once.

He was born in Limón, Costa Rica, to Chinese parents. His father is from Guangzhou and his mother is from Hong Kong. Harry’s family moved to San Francisco, California, when he was six. Harry speaks English, Cantonese, and Spanish.

Harry is married to actress and dancer Shelby Rabara, with whom he has a daughter. Shelby is of Filipino descent.


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7 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    interesting surname for a Chinese

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