Who Is Harry Shum Jr. Sister Susana Shum? Everything You Should Know

December 8, 2022   | December 8, 2022  | 
Quick Facts
Full Name Susana Shum
Popular Name Susana
Birth Place Costa Rica
Nationality American
Ethnicity Asian
Siblings Cristina Shum and Harry Shum Jr
Profession Business Person
Net Worth $100,000
Height 5 ft 3 inches
Weight 70kg
Gender Identity Female
Marital Status Married
Children Yes

Susana Shum is widely recognized as the older sister of the popular actor Harry Shum Jr. Her brother is mostly famous for starring in the movie Love Hard where he played the role of Owen Lin.

Susana on the other hand is a very secretive woman who bearly exposes her life to the media. Therefore, people are getting curious about Susana and want to know more about her.

Therefore, in this article, we are going to talk about Harry Shum Jr, sister Susana Shum. Who are her parents? What does she do for a living? And, is she married? Her career, net worth, & more.

Susana Shum Is The Sister Of Harry Shum Jr.

The beautiful Susana was born in Limon, Costa Rica. Her parents were Chinese immigrants; Shum’s mother is a native of Hongkong whereas her father is from Guangzhou, China. She spent most of her childhood in Costa Rica but later moved to San Francisco, California, United States.

Shum isn’t the only child of her parents. Her parents gave birth to two more children named Harry Shum Jr. and Cristina Shum.

Talking about her ethnicity, Susana is Asian. However, she holds American Citizenship.

Her Education

There isn’t much information about Susana’s education as she hasn’t disclosed much about her studies to the media and the public. 

However, her brother Harry graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in 2000 and spent most of his educational years in San Luis Obispo County, California. He had initially been more interested in theater and sports, but after going on a dare to try out for his high school dance team, he discovered a passion for dancing.

Before leaving San Francisco State University to pursue a dance career, Shum spent a year there. In an interview, he claimed that before being inspired by dancers like Gene Kelly and Michael Jackson, his early dancing inspirations came from seeing artists like Ginuwine, Dru Hill, and Usher. 

What Does Susana Shum Do For A Living?

Well, Susana is a business owner and has been pursuing entrepreneurship for a while. While she has not revealed much about her business, but we know for sure that she has been running it successfully.

On the other hand. Harry initially started his career as a dancer in Los Angeles, United States. At the age of 18, he was invited to join singer Kaci on a UK tour after being noticed by choreographers Rosero McCoy and Jamal Sims. He progressively advanced his profession, performing as the sole male dancer on BET’s Comic View and serving as the model for several Apple iPod commercials. 

Susana Shum's brother Harry Shum Jr started his career as a dancer.
Harry is an actor by profession.

Likewise, he performed as a backup dancer for performers including Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, and Mariah Carey before joining Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, and Missy Elliott in their co-headlining tour Ladies First in 2004.  He made multiple appearances in music videos for songs like It’s Like That by Mariah Carey and Lose My Breath by Destiny’s Child. 

Susana’s Brother Harry Changed His Career From Dancer To An Actor

Susana’s brother started his acting career in 2008 when he was awarded the roles in Jon M. Chu’s Step Up 2 and Step Up 3D. On the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee, he played the part of Mike Chang, a dancer who joins the glee club, from 2009 to 2015. He had a brief run as “Other Asian” on Glee and received few lines throughout the first season.

Similarly, Harry’s character had storylines in the second season, most of which focused on his connection with fellow glee club member Tina Cohen-Chang. This was partially because of the enthusiasm from fans during his performances on the live tour that took place after the first season ended.

Likewise, Shum’s brother has been in numerous Wong Fu Projects productions. Susana’s brother has starred in 3 Minutes which is an action movie directed by Ross Ching. Then, he starred in the comedy-drama White Frog, which Quentin Lee directed, in 2012.

Shum was then chosen to play Kuai Liang in Mortal Kombat: Legacy’s second season. Martin Scorsese was as executive producer of the criminal drama movie Revenge of the Green Dragons, in which Harry played a significant role. In addition, Shum served as a judge on the reality competition program Face Off.

Some Of Harry’s Popular Series. Susana’s Brother Has Also Played In The Famous Series Grey’s Anatomy

Shum had four appearances on Tell Me a Story, which aired in December. Shum made a special appearance on an episode of Comedy Central’s Awkwafina is Nora from Queens in March 2020.

The love drama All My Life premiered in US theaters on December 4 before being released on December 23 and streaming on HBO Max on August 7, 2021. The movie All My Life, in which Harry played the role of a real-life individual was based on true events.

Susana Shum's Brother has played in popular series Grey's Anatomy.
Harry Shum Jr attending an event.

As mentioned previously, Harry has starred in the popular series Grey’s Anatomy where he portrayed the role of Dr. Benson Kwan.

As of 2022, he has played in six episodes of the show. In the same manner, some of the cast of the series are Clara McGregor, Richard Flood, Matt Farren, Giacomo Gianniotti, Sarah Casey, Greg Germann, Sara Frankino, and Rodney Sherman.

Is Susana Shum Married?

Well, Susana is a married woman. But unfortunately, she hasn’t revealed anything about her her husband mostly because of privacy reasons. As we discussed previously, she is a very private woman so it makes sense that she wants to keep the information about her relationship or marriage away from the media.

On the other hand, her brother is currently married to a beautiful woman named Shelby Rabara. Harry and Shelby got engaged in October 2013 and then got married on November 22, 2015. 

Throughout their marriage, the couple shared a daughter named Xia Shum. 

How Much Is Susana Shum’s Net Worth?

Talking about her net worth, Susana has an estimated wealth of $100,000.

On the other hand, Harry has an estimated net worth of $14 million. He earned most of his money from his career in the entertainment industry. 

FAQ About Susana Shum

Does She Smoke?

No, Shum Prefers To Stay Away From Smoking.

Does Shum Drink?

No, she does not drink.

Has She Ever Cheated?

No, Susana has not cheated but is rather happily married to her husband. 

Does Susana Have A tattoo?

No, She Hasn’t Inked Her Body.

Does She Have Mental Health Issues?

No, Susana Shum Doesn’t Have Any Mental Health Issues.

What Type Of Cars Does Shum Drive?

She Drives an Exotic Car.

How Many Businesses Does She Own?

Shum Doesn’t Own Any Business.

Does Susana Work Out?

Yes, Shum Works Out Occasionally.

Does She Have Any Phobia?

No, She Is Perfectly Fine.

Where Does She Live?

She Used To Live In San Francisco, California, United States.