Gemma Chan (born November 29, 1982) is a British Actress and Former Fashion Model from London, United Kingdom. She is famous for playing a role in “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” TV series as Charlotte. Furthermore, the 35-year-old actress also appeared in the BBC’s Doctor Who (“The Waters of Mars”) as Mia.
Chen also acted in shows like Fresh Meat, Sherlock, and the fourth series of The IT Crowd. She portrayed a character named Shin Shin in drama film Shanghai in 2010. Moreover, the actress also appeared in many movies like Pimp, Submarine, The Double, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Families etc.
Gemma then acted in a minor role as Madam Ya Zhou in a movie named Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. In addition, the actress appeared in two movies i.e. Transformers: The Last Knight and Stratton in 2017.
Chan recent works are in films like Crazy Rich Asians (as Astrid Leong-Teo) and London Fields (as Petronella). Her upcoming movie is Mary Queen of Scots as Elizabeth Hardwick. Gemma will play Minn-Erva in the 2019 Marvel Studios film Captain Marvel.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The beautiful Actress was born on 29th November 1982 in London, United Kingdom. Hence, Gemma Chan’s age is 35 years old in 2018. She has Chinese descent parents. Her father grew up in Hong Kong and works as an engineer.
Furthermore, Gemma’s mother works as a pharmacist at Guy’s Hospital. The actress also has a younger sister (name not available). The family spent most of their lives in a town named Sevenoaks in west Kent, in South East England.
Moreover, Chan attended Newstead Wood School for Girls for her education. Later, she received a law degree from Worcester College, Oxford. The actress also studied at the Drama Centre London.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Spouse
Chan was in a relationship with her boyfriend Jack Whitehall (English Actor and comedian). The couple started dating each other in 2011. They first met on the sets of Fresh Meat. Moreover, the love partner enjoyed their first date in Nando.
Gemma and her boyfriend also attended the Royal Television Society Programme Award in March 2016 together. Prior to that, in 2015, she was present on the premiere of Jack’s movie “The Bad Education in London”. They broke up in the year 2017.
|Full Birth Name||Gemma Chan.|
2. Former Fashion Model.
|Age||Thirty-five (35) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||29th November 1982.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||London, United Kingdom.|
|Current Residence||London, England.|
|Famous for||1. Portraying Charlotte in TV series "Secret Diary of a Call Girl".
2. Will play Minn-Erva in the 2019 Marvel Studios film Captain Marvel.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 58 Kg.
Pounds: 126 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-25-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||9.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Will update.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Husband & Relationship|
|Dating History?||Jack Whitehall (British Comedian & Actor).|
|School||Newstead Wood School for Girls.|
|College/ University||Worcester College, Oxford.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Emma Stone.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Favorite Color||Red and Black.|
|Love to do||Listening to music, Reading, Shopping, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Food.|
|Net Asset||Approx. $6 million USD (As of 2018).|
|Salary Per Episode||Will Update.|
|Debut Movie||2006 When Evil Calls as Molly Nelson|
|Television Debut||Project Catwalk as Herself in 2006.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Gemma Chan (Actress)
- In July 2016, she gave her voice for the character of Dewdrop in “Watership Down”.
- Her height is 5 Feet 9 Inches (175 centimeters).
- Furthermore, she is also popular on Instagram having 530+ k followers.
- Income & Wealth Detail: The estimated Net worth of Gemma Chan is $6 million US Dollars.
- The actress first spotted by the British film producer Damian Jones.
- She is also a good friend of her co-star “Constance Wu“.
- Gemma also appeared in many theatres such as Turandot, The Sugar-Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie, Yellow Face (UK premiere), Our Ajax (World premiere) etc.