Obituary

Taiwan's Serena Liu dies: Dancer became household name after dancing with Andy Lau on Variety Big Brother

Liu, a regular guest on Taiwanese variety series and talk shows, has done hosting and acting but first came to the public's attention as a beautiful dancer.
Liu, a regular guest on Taiwanese variety series and talk shows, has done hosting and acting but first came to the public's attention as a beautiful dancer.PHOTO: SERENACHENLIU/INSTAGRAM

Taiwanese ballroom dancing queen Serena Liu Chen died at age 44 on Sunday (March 22) following a drawn-out hospital stay, where she was awaiting a heart transplant after heart valve replacement surgery.

A staple of the Taiwanese entertainment scene for over 15 years, Liu leaves behind her husband, singer Shin Lung, 48, and their four-year-old daughter nicknamed Ni Ni.

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