Yoson An, a Chinese-born New Zealander actor, is best known for starring as the romantic lead in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Mulan. He had a series regular role in the 2018 show Dead Lucky. Most recently, he starred in the SBS historical drama, New Gold Mountain.

Yoson is also a skilled martial artist, having earned a black belt in karate. He also practices kickboxing, ninjutsu, and powerlifting. As Yoson has made the great leap to American film, fans are curious to know more about him.

Here is everything you need to know about the Kiwi actor.

A Kiwi Actor of Chinese Descent

Born on June 23, 1992, in China, Yoson learned English at an international school in Macau. In search of economical opportunities, his parents moved abroad to New Zealand.

Yoson was only seven years old when his family settled in Auckland. He is the only son and the first child born to his parents. He has three younger sisters. His sister, Avana, was born in Auckland.

A Multi-Lingual Actor

Though Yoson wasn’t educated in a Chinese system, he speaks Cantonese and Mandarin, as well as English fluently. Despite the fact that he recognizes some Han characters, he cannot read or write Chinese.

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Yoson once revealed that his ex-girlfriend from Taiwan helped him polish up his Mandarin. He studied music at Saint Kentigern College in Pakuranga Auckland.

An Impressive Collection of Acting Credits

The Chinese-born actor began his acting career in 2012. Since then, he has amassed an amazing list of credits, including appearances in international feature films such as The Meg, Mortal Engines, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.

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Yoson An with his co-star in the set of Mulan. Photo Source: Instagram

He also landed lead roles in local films such as Mega Time Squad and the cult classic Ghost Bride. In 2014, he played ‘Ricky Wu’ in HBO’s original horror-thriller Grace.

The 5′ 7″ tall Yoson starred as the series lead ‘Charlie’ in SBS TV’s crime thriller Dead Lucky, starring alongside Rachel Griffiths, in 2018. The following year, he played ‘Justin’ in Warner Bros. comedy Fresh Eggs.

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In 2020, Yoson played ‘Sook’ in BBC’s The Luminaries. The same year, he starred as the romantic lead in Disney’s live-action Mulan. Most recently, he starred as Leung, the head of a Chinese digging camp, in the SBS historical drama New Gold Mountain.

Thanks to his impressive acting resume, Yoson has accumulated a hefty fortune and continues to do so. As of 2021, his net worth is roughly estimated at $500 thousand.

Available to Dating Someone

The New Gold Mountain has managed to keep his love life private. He hasn’t provided a single clue about his relationship status, hence, he seems to be single at present.

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Yoson An is possibly single. Photo Source: Instagram/ yosonosoy

The handsome hunk seems to be completely focused on his acting career. Rather than looking for a girlfriend, he is searching for better acting opportunities. However, who knows? Maybe he is having a secret affair with a beautiful girl.


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