Kelly Ann Hu, an American former fashion model and actress was born on 13th February, 1968 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Kelly held Miss Teen USA 1985 and the Miss Hawaii USA 1993 titles.
Kelly was the daughter of Herbert Hu, a salesman and exotic bird feeder and Juanita, an engineering drafter for Honolulu. During Kelly Ann Hu childhood, her parents separated. Kelly is of English, Chinese, and Hawaiian descent. Kelly joined the Ma‘ema‘e Elementary School and the Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu, Hawaii. Kelly has held an enduring interest in dancing and singing. From her early childhood days, Kelly Ann Hu has been involved in the martial arts. Kelly’s cousin was an unbeaten model in Japan. Kelly determined to pursue her example. For getting publicity, Kelly Ann Hu achieved the Miss Hawaii Teen USA 1985 title and participated in Miss Teen USA 1985 show, becoming the 3rd Miss Teen USA vendor. Kelly has given a statement in an interview that Kelly Ann Hu mother had already told her that America was not prepare for an Asian as such a dazzling role model. On the other hand, Kelly became the primary Asian American to succeed the title.
Kelly worked in Italy and Japan. Kelly became popular as a star of the series of advertisements for the Philadelphia brand cream cheese, playing the part of a young Japanese college student named Kaori. She shifted to Los Angeles and started her career in 1987 with guest starring character as Mike Seaver's Hawaiian love curiosity on a sitcom Growing Pains. After it, Kelly appeared on television series such as Tour of Duty, Melrose Place, 21 Jump Street, and Night Court and her initial film role in the Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan. Kelly Ann Hu achieved the title of Miss Hawaii USA in 1993. Kelly Ann Hu became the initial former Miss Teen USA to succeed the Miss USA state title and continued to participate in 1993 Miss USA show held in Wichita, Kansas. Kelly entered top 10 in 2nd place, after appealing the prelude interview contest and placed 2nd position and 3rd in evening gown and swim suit. Kelly Ann Hu was eliminated after the question of judges.
In the year of 1995, Kelly Ann Hu played a role of covertly police officer in the film No Way Back. Though the film didn’t get a big success but it unlocked a fresh career direction for Kelly in the action adventure roles. Then Kelly was cast as a Dr. Rae Chang on Sunset Beach for 6 months in 1997. And afterwards, Kelly was cast as the police officers Michelle Chan in TV series Nash Bridges (1997 – 1998), as Pei Pei "Grace" Chen on the Martial Law (1998 – 2000) and as Agent Mia Chen on the last 3 episodes of TV series Threat Matrix (2004). And Kelly Ann Hu ensuing movie appearances comprise The Scorpion King (2002), X2 (2003), and Cradle 2 the Grave (2003). Kelly provided the voice talents for trendy video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sixth Lords as Visas Marr, the Sixth woman who connects Exile's party. Kelly has been featured two times in the Maxim magazine (May 2002 and May 2005).
In the month of January 2007, Kelly Ann Hu began emerging in a permanent role on TV series In Case of Emergency. Kelly Ann Hu plays the role of Kelly Lee, a Korean-American woman who by accident joins up with her high school colleagues, yet realizes none of them grew up according to their high school plans.
For the period of the first quarter of 2007, Kelly Ann Hu finished filming the movie Stiletto, and after that, The Farmhouse.
Kelly completed her graduation from the Pepper dine University in Malibu. Kelly resides in the Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. Kelly has never been wedded.
Kelly is a passionate admirer of poker; frequently Kelly Ann Hu has taken part in World Poker Tour and World Series of Poker competitions. Kelly has also taken part in the HollywoodPoker.com's "Celebrity Poker Night" (May 30th, 2006), and in July 2006 Kelly placed in top 200 in a World Series of Poker Ladies Tournament, besting almost thousand other contestants. And Kelly Ann Hu icon teammates included Anne Heche, Ricki Lake, Mena Suvari, Mimi Rogers, Jean Smart and Victoria Pratt.
In January 2008, Kelly took part in a videocassette for Barrack Obama created through Will.I.Am named Yes We Can. Kelly campaigned for Obama in their inhabitant Hawaii in amass to 19th February Democratic caucuses. In February 2008, Kelly emerged in a new viral video for Obama, Si Se Puede Cambiar, written and presented by Andres Useche, and directed through Eric Byler, from a faction United For Obama.