June 25, 2024

Elizabeth Yu (born October 5, 2002) is a remarkably talented Korean-American actress and performer recognized in the industry by her professional moniker, Lizzy Yu. 

She has captivated audiences with her portrayal of Azula, the younger sister of Prince Zuko, in the highly acclaimed film adaptation of the series Avatar. Lizzy Yu’s performance has earned her widespread acclaim and solidified her status as a rising star in Hollywood.

Facts & Wiki

  • Full Real Name: Elizabeth Yu
  • Nick Name: Lizzy Yu
  • Date of Birth: October 6, 2002
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Place of Birth: Mystic Island, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actress, social media star, and media face
  • Education: High School Graduate
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Ethnicity: Asian
  • Net worth: USD 1 million 
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Height: 5′ 5″
  • Weight: 54 kg.

Early Life

Lizzy was born and raised in Mystic Island, New Jersey, United States, nestled in a nurturing environment that fostered her love for acting. Growing up in a mixed-ethnicity household, she shared her childhood with her sister, Liann Yu, who also pursued a career in acting. While details about her family background remain private, it’s clear that Lizzy’s upbringing provided a supportive foundation for her artistic endeavors.

In terms of education, Lizzy completed her studies at Pinelands Regional High School and is currently pursuing further academic and artistic development at Montclair State University. Her journey into the world of drama began during her formative years at Frog Pond Elementary School, where she honed her acting skills from 2011 to 2015, laying the groundwork for her future success in the industry.


Lizzy’s career kicked off with her debut film, “Somewhere in Queens,” in 2022, where she portrayed the character of Amy, marking her entry into the industry.

In 2023, she garnered significant attention for her role as Mary Atherton in the movie “May December,” sharing the screen with esteemed actresses Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman.

March of the same year saw Lizzy landing the role of Young Maggie in an NBC drama pilot by Jenna Bans and Bill Krebs. Her character, described as a passionate “big murder-mystery book nerd,” adds depth to the storyline despite facing a tragic fate within the narrative.

The pinnacle of Lizzy’s career arrived in 2024 when she took on the iconic role of Princess Azula, the younger sister of Prince Zuko, in the highly anticipated film adaptation of “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” Starring alongside talented actors such as Gordon CormierKiawentiio, Ian Ousley, and Dallas Liu, Lizzy’s portrayal of Princess Azula showcases her versatility and solidifies her presence in the industry.

Personal Life

Lizzy has maintained a private stance on her personal life, preferring to keep details away from the media spotlight. Currently, she is believed to be single and not romantically involved, dedicating her time and energy to her academic pursuits and flourishing career in the entertainment industry.

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Net Worth

The young actress has an estimated net worth of about US$1 million.

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