The news of Godfrey Gao spread like wildfire on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. This handsome model, as well as an actor, has remarkably imprinted his name in Hollywood. No matter what, he will always have a special place in the heart of thousands of fans all over the world.
Godfrey is regarded as one of the first Asian models who appeared on the runway for Louis Vuitton. Unfortunately, the world has to lose such a talent and versatile persona so soon. In this article, we will talk about the cause of his death and something the world was unaware of him. Let’s start with some quick facts;
Godfrey Gao Passed Away At The Age Of 35
Gao was reported dead by his agency JetStar Entertainment on Weibo. During the shoot of Chase Me, this diva collapsed and rushed to the hospital. Eventually, he died after nearly three hours. Some sources claim that Gao’s heart stopped for three minutes and was having an unfavorable health condition.
People who claimed to witness the incident said that,
“Gao’s heart stopped beating for a few minutes before it resumed. Then he was rushed to the hospital as soon as possible.”
Godfrey Gao Family
Godfrey Gao is also known by his Chinese name Gao Yi Xiang. Originally he was from Taipei, Taiwan, and later moved to Vancouver, Canada. This model is the son of Taiwanese father, Tsao Tao-cheng, and Malaysian mother Tan Say Tin. As a result, this handsome was blessed with mixed genes.
Gao is the owner of the dual citizenship of Taiwan and Canada. His father is a Shanghainese but grew up in Taiwan. Similarly, his mother is a Peranakan straight from George Town. According to sources, Tan was a former beauty queen, and Tsao was a tour guide from Taiwan.
Godfrey Gao Childhood And Education
Being raised in Canada, Gao enjoyed his days thoroughly. Speaking of education, this 35 years old model enrolled in Argyle Secondary School. Consequently, he went to Capilano University in North Vancouver.
In his high school days, Godfrey was a sports enthusiast. This versatile actor was keen on playing basketball, volleyball, and taekwondo.
Godfrey Gao’ Age And Vital Statistics
Godfrey Gao was born on 22nd September 1984 and died at the age of 35. Being an Asian, he stands tall at a towering height of 6 feet 4 inches and has a mesomorph body. That is one rare feature for any Asian guy.
Aside from his astounding height, his fair complexion and sharp chip enhance his beauty. On top of that, some beards make him look strong and appealing. Even more, charming personality, humbleness, gentleness are the combo feature that he is gifted with.
Godfrey Gao’ Career
Godfrey Gao commenced his career with Canadian productions such as Still Life and Stargate SG. After that, this handsome decided to move back to his hometown Taiwan to pursue his career. And the rest is history!
In 2004, this Candian model returned back to rock the fashion industry as a model. Soon he was seen on the cover page of famous fashion magazines. They are Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, GQ, Elle Men, Men’s Uno, Men’s Club, among others.
What’s more, is that this diva is the first-ever Asian male model to front a French Luxury brand Campaign. Godfrey has also been a celebrity guest for DKNY’s Spring 2010 fashion show and the grand opening for the Louis Vuitton Island Maison in Singapore.
Also, he has made an appearance on a small screen. Some of his work includes Bull Fighting(2007), Momo Love(2009), Volleyball Lover(2010), The Queen of SOP(2012), Never Give Up Dodo(2013), and God of War, Zhao Yun(2015).
Although, Godfrey’s most memorable role happens to be Magnus Bane in the film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones in 2013.
Who Is Godfrey Gao Girlfriend?
Godfrey Gao was a single man. However, this diva was rumored to be dating a non-celebrity girlfriend, Bella, since 2017. In fact, Bella, aka Su Xiang, is twelve years younger than this model.
The duo umped into each other with the help of former basketball player Mao Jia En. Consequently, the couple dated for a while, although Gao denied the rumors and allegations about his personal life.
How Much Does Godfrey Gao Earn? -Net Worth
At the time of Gao’s death, the Taiwanese model had an estimated net worth of $2 million. Sadly this young handsome faced death at such an uncertain time. In addition to this, the hot model made $1,923.08 per week and $8,333.33 per month.
In conclusion, Godfrey earns an annual amount of $100,000 from his professional career as a model and actor.
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