Yu Tsai was born on 17th May in Taiwan and is currently settled in the United States. His father was a Chinese and a native of Taiwan. Yu Tsai spent his childhood years in Taipei.
Yu Tsai Career Details
He is a globally renowned fashion photographer and his work is generally centered in New York and Los Angeles. His photographs have formed headlines across the globe from New York to Bejing. His proficiency and skill have prompted him to focus on fashion photography and thus has become a prominent name among the world of celebrities. His honesty and effortless personality helps him to gain trust and this makes him stand apart from his peers. His clientele consist of extremely popular names like Leonardo di Caprio, Janet Jackson, Anne Hathaway, Keith Knightley, Chris Hemsworth, Lindsay Lohan, Ryan Reynolds, Sienna Miller, and so on. His photography skills have also been used for advertising campaigns by companies like Apple, Clairol, Guess and Lexus.
Yu Tsai has also worked with other commercial directors in treatment writing and script development. He has been director of several commercials including Aetna, Gateway and Samsung. He has been judge of cycle 4, cycle 5 and cycle 6 of Asia’s Next Top Model. He has also been a part of National Geographic Research Group. He has also worked as photo shoot creative consultant on cycle 21 and cycle 22 of Asia’s Next Top Model. He has travelled extensively to Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and this has been a source of his inspiration. He has been the winner of American Photography.
Yu Tsai Bio: Early Life, Ethnicity, Background, Education And Family
Yu Tsai shifted from Taiwan to Indiana at the age of 12 with his family. His adolescence years were spent in Chino, California. He was a student of Don Antonio Lugo High School and there he was a member of the Future Farmers of America and the track team. He graduated in biology and zoology from University of California and California State Polytechnic University. He realized his passion for arts and photography after attending the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
Although he initially wanted to become a veterinarian he finally became a photographer to fulfill his passion for art. His photographs have featured in popular fashion magazines like Vogue, Esquire, Playboy, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan etc. Currently he is working in a TV series titled to Street to Kitchen where he gets the chance to explore people who are making a difference in the street food. At the end of each episode, Yu Tsai is seen preparing delicious dishes for weekly guests.
Is Yu Tsai Gay? Know His Boyfriend/Partner
Yu Tsai is openly gay although he is currently not dating anyone and there is no public information available about his past boyfriends. In 2012, he was accused of sexually harassing a male model at a fashion show for Guess brand. However, it was not proved since the model preferred to remain anonymous.
Yu Tsai Net Worth
After years of gaining commercial success for top brands like Apple and Samsung he is now earning annual salary of more than $50,000 as a celebrity photographer. He is also working in a show for a travel channel FoxLife.