Who is Anna May Wong? First Asian American to be on US currency

Who is Anna May Wong? First Asian American to be on US currency

Anna May Wong Will be the first Asian American on US currency.

As a 14-year-old girl, Wong talked her way into her first role in a movie despite being a daughter of an immigrant.

When Wong died in 1961, she was known for her large, expressive eyes and flapper-era styles.

She was one of the most unforgettable figures of Hollywood’s great days.

The quarter honors Wong’s trailblazing career and the difficulties she faced trying to secure meaningful roles as an Asian American actress.

Anna May Wong was said to be the hashtag "representation matters" decades before Twitter was even invented.

The US Mint is expected to create over 300 million Wong quarters in her honor.

The net worth of this famous actress is estimated to be $25 million at the time of her death.