At the age of 34 Li realized his career as a
dancer would soon be over, so he began to study at
the Australian Securities Institute (in between rehearsals and
performances) qualifying as a stockbroker two years later. Today he
lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife
and three children and works as a stockbroker. He also finds
time to work with many charities, including
He is an avid supporter of The Cochlear Research Institute in Australia which conducts ongoing research and provides support to those who cannot afford the implant. The cause is close to his heart as his first child was born profoundly deaf and, at four-years-old, became one of the youngest children to receive a cochlear implant. Sophie is now 15 years-old and excels in jazz, tap, and ballet.
Interesting Link: Pictures of Li Cunxin and his family.
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