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Godfrey Gao Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 11, 2019

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Short Biography

Godfrey Gao was born on 22-09-1984 in Taipei, Taiwan. He is a Taiwanese-Canadian Model, Film Actor & Television Actor.

Other Name: Godfrey Tsao, Kao Yi-hsiang, Gao Yixiang, Tsao Chih-hsiang
Other Professions: Film Actor Television Actor

Godfrey Gao Complete Bio & Career

Godfrey Gao's actual name is Tsao Chih-hsiang. He relcoated to Canada from Taipei at a very young age with his family. He returned to Taiwan to work as a model in 2004, and was managed by JetStar Entertainment. He along with his model friends Sphinx Ting, Victor Chen, and Lan Chun-tien were collectively nicknamed the "Fashion 4" (F4), and jointly released a book in 2009. He became the first Asian model for the fashion brand Louis Vuitton in the year 2011.

He began appearing in minor roles in Chinese television dramas in 2006, and had his first starring role in the 2010 television drama Volleyball Lover. In 2013, he made his American film debut as Magnus Bane in the film adaption of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.His starring role in the 2016 drama Remembering Lichuan was widely acclaimed, and earned him the nickname of the "nation's husband" in Chinese media. Some of his films which requires a special mention are Wedding Bible, Love is a Broadway Hit, and Legend of the Ancient Sword among others. In addition to films, he was also a small screen star as well. He was last seen in television series We Are All Alone.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 27-11-2019 in Ningo, Zhejian, China at the age of 35 because of caridac arrest. He was filming for a Chinese reatiy series Chase Me and he died on the sets due to cardiac arrest. He was taken to the nearby hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

DEATHDAY 27 November,2019 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Ningbo, Zhejiang

Godfrey Gao Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Taiwanese father Tsao Tao-cheng & Malaysian mother Tan Say Tin. He had two elder brothers.

Life's Important Dates Of Godfrey Gao

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Taipei
Nationality Taiwanese , Canadian
Religion Buddhist
Address Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
School Queensbury Elementary School, Vancouver
Argyle Secondary School, Vancouver
College Capilano University, Vancouver
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Playing and Watching Sports
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Film - All About Women (2008)
TV - The Kid from Heaven (2006)
Best Movies Wedding Bible (2015), Love is a Broadway Hit (2017), The Jade Pendant (2017), and Shanghai Fortress (2019) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Basketball
Favorite Place Shanghai

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Godfrey Gao

  • In Canada, he used to play Basketball for his school team.
  • He was the first Asian model to endorse popular brand Louis Vuitton.
  • His starring role in the 2016 drama Remembering Lichuan was widely acclaimed, and earned him the nickname of the "Nation's Husband" in Chinese media.

Godfrey Gao Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Godfrey Gao was 35 years 2 months & 5 days old age.