Liu Wen is a very famous person and China first ever super model. She is also the first East Asian model to work for Victoria's Secret. She was the first Asian listed in Forbes as highest paid supermodels. She was born in a middle-class family in 27th January, 1988 in Yongzhou, China. Her current residence is in Manhattan, New York city. She works very hard and loves to travel.
She is the only child of their parents. At first Liu wanted to be a tour guide. She used to be very tall almost 5 feet 10 inch in her class. She was always encouraged by her mother to maintain a disciplined life and take a chance in modeling contest. After participating in a model contest, the fashion industry discovered her potential. Later she was then sent to Paris. She started her career as a full-time model.
She moved from her home town to Beijing to pursue the modeling career. In 2007, her international career started. She worked in Chinese Vogue in 2008. Her first international runway was in Milan. Then slowly she started working with all the international brands. She was in several campaigns like Hugo Boss, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli, H&M, Marni, Oscar de la Renta, Calvin Klein, Diesel, Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone, Lane Crawford, Vivienne Tam, Bergdorf Goodman and Gap. She was the first Chinese model who appeared on American’s Vogue cover for their 125th anniversary.
She shared the covered with Ashley Graham, Imaan Hammam, Adwoa Aboah, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Vittoria Ceretti. She participated in the fashion show of Victoria's Secret many times. In 2009, for the fall collection, she was in 74 shows which were held in New York, London, Milan, and Paris. This was a record for that season.
Next year she again appeared in 70 shows as well. In 2011 she signed a contract with Estée Lauder brand, an international cosmetics contract. She is now the Global Ambassador of Chanel Beauty. Her agencies are The Society Management, Elite Model Management and Storm Management. She worked in many Vogue editorials. In future she wants to be a stylist.
She is a very hard-working person. There is not much information about her personal relation or any boyfriend. In many interviews she stated her status as single. She said that she is too busy to have a boyfriend. She joked that even her mom wants to know about her relations.
Net worth (salary)
Last year, Liu was the 8 top paid model in the world. Her net worth is $ 40 million.
She is very popular in social media like Instagram and Weibo. She was the first model to appear on the Vogue China with an Apple Watch, in 2014. No one had done that before. In 2005, she was in a show named We Are In Love. She did a TV show named A Bite of China. She is the first Asian model to receive the status of “New Supermodel” by Model.com. In 2012, she attended the Cannes Film Festival for the first time.