- 1 Who is Levy Tran?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Levy Tran Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Fame as Actress
- 6 Continued Success
- 7 “Shameless” and Other Roles
- 8 Recent and Upcoming Projects
- 9 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 10 Personal Life: Is She Single Or Not?
- 11 Hobbies and Favorites
Who is Levy Tran?
Vy Le Tran, better known as Levy Tran, was born on 8 April 1983 under the sign of Aries in San Jose, California USA. She is a 37-year-old model and actress, probably best recognized for landing a small role in the seventh sequel of the “Fast & Furious” franchise, entitled “Furious 7” (2015), playing Eddie in the Showtime comedy-drama series “Shameless” (2018), and featuring as Desiree ‘Desi’ Nguyen in the CBS action-adventure series “MacGyver” (2019-present).
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How rich is she, as of now? Levy Tran Net Worth
As of early 2020, Levy Tran’s net worth is over $1.5 million acquired through her successful career as a professional actress, who has starred in more than 20 TV and film titles since her career started in the early 2010s.
Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Levy Tran spent her early years in her hometown of San Jose in California, where she was raised with her younger sister, named Chi Tran by their parents, whose names and professions haven’t been revealed, but it is known that they are immigrants from Vietnam. She is American by nationality, but belongs to Vietnamese ethnicity.
Upon matriculation, Levy enrolled into college and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Child and Adolescent Development, with a minor in Mathematics. She speaks both English and Vietnamese fluently.
Prior to becoming an actress, Levy Tran spent some time working as an embalmer at a funeral home in 2011, but during that year she moved to Los Angeles, California and tried herself as a model, soon becoming one of the best Asian models. She collaborated with a number of fashion brands, doing photoshoots for them and appearing in various advertising commercials. She also graced the covers of such magazines as ‘Bizarre’, ‘Tattoo Life’, ‘Glass’, and ‘Inked’.
In 2012, Levy appeared as a guest-host in an episode of the reality comedy series “Guy Code”, broadcast on MTV2. In the following year, she made an appearance in the music video for Day Above Ground’s single “Asian Girlz”, which caused huge controversy since it was called racist. Even though the band and Levy claimed that it was supposed to be satirical, they eventually publicly apologized.
Rise to Fame as Actress
Levy Tran started her professional acting career in 2015, when she made her film debut in the role of the race starter in the action thriller “Furious 7”, alongside such actors as Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Paul Walker. The film is the seventh installment of the “Fast & Furious” franchise created by Gary Scott Thompson, one of the highest-grossing franchises of all time.
Levy came to prominence thanks to that appearance, being named the most beautiful woman of the franchise. During the same year, she guest-starred as Vy in two episodes of the drama series “Jungle Justice”, and Mya in an episode of the sci-fi fantasy series “Chosen Kin”. She also appeared in a small role in the short action film “All Men Are Thieves” (2015), directed by Henry J. Kim.
In 2016, Levy Tran was quite busy since she played Kid 2.0 in Christian Sesma’s action crime thriller “Vigilante Diaries”, guest-starred as Stephanie in the episode “Welcome To Hollywood” of the drama series “Confessions Of A Hollywood Bartender”, and featured as Levy in the short drama film “The Stanford Letter”, directed by Dillon G. Artzer.
She continued the same year portraying Nurse Không May in Jonathan Heap’s horror thriller “The Unwilling”, played Lisa in the action crime drama “Female Fight Club”, directed by Miguel A. Ferrer, and featured as Lien in the short western “Manifest Destiny”, written and directed by Peter Tran.
“Shameless” and Other Roles
After guest-starring as Christie in the episode “Karma” of the TNT drama series “Animal Kingdom”, Levy landed the roles of Thiri in the mystery crime drama “Gemini”, written and directed by Aaron Katz, and Nicola in Royce Gorsuch’s sci-fi film “Mad Genius”, all in 2017. In the same year, she reprised the role of Mya in the sci-fi fantasy action series “Chosen Kin Origins”, and joined the cast of the Showtime comedy-drama series “Shameless”, in which she played Eddie from 2017 to 2018.
It was followed by her portrayal of Roenick in the 2018 slasher film “The First Purge”, which is the fourth installment of the “Purge” franchise, written by James DeMonaco and directed by Gerard McMurray. During the same year, Levy landed the role of Haruko in the crime drama film “The Silk Road”, alongside Shu Sakimoto and Gina Hiraizumi, and then played Trish Park in the anthology supernatural horror drama series “The Haunting Of Hill House”, created by Mike Flanagan for Netflix.
Recent and Upcoming Projects
Most recently, Levy Tran joined the main cast of the action-adventure series “MacGyver”, broadcast on the CBS network, starring in the series as Detective Desiree Nguyen since 2019.
It is announced that she will be featured as Addy in Ryan Brookhart’s upcoming drama “Two Ways To Go West”, and Patty in the upcoming short comedy film “Pov”, directed by Catero Colbert, both of which are currently under post-production.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Levy Tran has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), weighs around 126lbs (57kgs), and her vital statistics are 32-24-35. Her bra size is 32B, and shoe size 7 (US). Levy is a huge fan of tattoos, and has numerous all over her body. One of her favorite is the zombie tattoo on the side of her stomach, because of its artistry.
Personal Life: Is She Single Or Not?
Levy Tran is quite secretive person. However, it was rumored that she was briefly romantically involved in a relationship with Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds back in 2008, but it’s believed that she is single at the moment. Her current residence is in Los Angeles, California.
Hobbies and Favorites
In her spare time, Levy enjoys working out at a gym since she is a fitness freak. She also likes reading and traveling, and her favorite holiday destination is Miami, Florida. Her favorite actor is Johnny Depp, while her favorite actress is Jennifer Lawrence. Her favorite cuisine is Italian and her favorite food is pasta. Levy is an animal lover, and has a dog, named Carlos.