Scott Ly is a Vietnamese-American popular television and film actor, Producer, and Writer. He known for his role as the romantic guide and love interest to Rachel Leigh Cook in the NETFLIX feature film A Tourist’s Guide to Love, which was shot on location throughout Vietnam. Ly’s previous acting credits include TV series such as “Blood of Redemption” and “Legend of Souls,” as well as films like “The Fallen Faithful” and “Triage”. Ly shared his experience filming romantic scenes with Cook and how they approached it as actors. “A Tourist’s Guide to Love” is notable for being the first international production to shoot in Vietnam since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Birth Name

Scott Quoc Ly




Actor, Producer, Writer



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Scott Ly was born on the 2nd of April 1978, in Houston, Texas,, United States.


He’s currently 45 years old.

Sun Sign







His educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Scott Ly has dated –


Scott has largely opted to keep his personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about his love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 11 inches
  • In centimeters – 180 cm
  • In meters – 1.80 m


  • In Kilograms – 73 kg
  • In Pounds – 160 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Scott became known for his roles on hit shows like Criminal Minds, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, and Animal Kingdom. His Instagram page shows a combination of promotions for his upcoming works and fitness accomplishments. In 2023 it was announced he would play the love interest of Rachael Leigh Cook in a Netflix movie called A Tourist’s Guide to Love.

Film Debut

In 2006, Ly had his first film onscreen role in the short film, Fast Money as Pistol Pete.

Scott Ly Net worth

Scott Ly has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Scott Ly

  • Scott was born in Houston, Texas, United States. In April 1975, Scott Ly’s family were boat refugees from Vietnam who migrated to the United States after the fall of Saigon.
  • He grew up with his three older siblings in Los Angeles, California, United States.  While growing up, He was interested in sports. Ly was the captain of his high school’s wrestling and basketball team and practised MMA, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and yoga.
  • Ly is an actor, producer, and writer. In 2006, The Houston native made his acting debut when he appeared in the film, Fast Money as Pistol Pete.
  • In 2016, The entertainer garnered prominence when he was cast to play a role in the TV series Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.
  • In 2023, The American entertainer became more famous when he portrayed Sinh Thach in the romantic comedy film, A Tourist’s Guide to Love.
  • In the film, Ly plays Sinh, a Vietnamese ex-pat tour guide who becomes the love interest of Cook’s character, Amanda, during her undercover assignment to learn about the tourist industry in Vietnam.


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