Jade Xu

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Xu Huihui (徐慧慧, known professionally as Jade Xu) (born February 9, 1986) is a Chinese martial arts actress and multiple World Wushu Champion.

Early life[edit]

On February 9, 1986, Xu was born in Shanghai, China. Xu's mother was Xu Guan Guan, a Wushu style martial artist.[1] Xu moved with her family to Italy at the age of nine.[2][1]

Career[edit]

At age 6, Xu started training in Wushu style of martial arts. Competing for Italy, Xu won the World Championships three times in a row,[1] and the first (gun/staff) and second (dao/broadsword) place in the Wushu Tournament Beijing 2008.

Xu then transitioned to acting, as Sister Mahjong in Tai Chi 0 and Tai Chi Hero, and in the title role in the Chinese TV series The Legend of Wing Chun. In 2012, Xu was recruited to perform in Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson: One show,[2] in which she plays one of the four central characters.[1]

Xu is a Wushu trainer. On September 30, 2018, Xu held a Wushu workshop "Flying Front Kick" in Las Vegas, Nevada. [3]

Personal life[edit]

Xu is married to David Torok, a fellow wushu competitor.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Steve Bornfeld, "Jade in the USA: Martial arts champ Jade Xu brings her moves to Las Vegas in Michael Jackson ONE", Vegas Seven Fall Arts Preview (August 21, 2013).
  2. ^ a b King Of Kung Fu: An interview with rising female star Xu Huihui (Jade) (November 19, 2012).
  3. ^ "Jade Xu". alivenotdead.com. September 30, 2018. Retrieved October 4, 2018.

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