Chloé Zhao Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Chloé Zhao Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 56 kg
Date of Birth March 31, 1982
Zodiac Sign Aries
Boyfriend Joshua James Richards

Chloé Zhao is a Chinese film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor who has directed, written, and produced the drama films My Brothers Taught Me (2015), The Rider (2017), and Nomadland (2020). The last of those films had won the ‘Golden Lion’ award at the Venice Film Festival and the ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the Toronto International Film Festival. In September 2018, she was hired by Marvel Studios to direct the superhero film Eternals.

Born Name

Zhao Ting

Nick Name

Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020
Chloé Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020 (Chloé Zhao / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Beijing, China

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

Chinese

 

Education

Chloé had attended a boarding school in London, before completing her high school graduation from an institution in Los Angeles. She had then joined Mount Holyoke College, a private liberal arts women’s college in South Hadley, Massachusetts, earning a bachelor’s degree in political science.

She had also studied film production at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts.

Occupation

Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Editor

Chloé Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019
Chloé Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2019 (Chloé Zhao / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Zhao Yuji (Former General Manager of a Chinese State-Owned Steel Company)
  • Mother – Her mother is a hospital worker who had once worked in a performance troupe for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA).
  • Others – Song Dandan (Step-Mother) (Actress), Batu Ying (Step-Brother)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Chloé has dated –

  1. Joshua James Richards (2016-Present)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

She is of Chinese descent.

Chloé Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Chloé Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Chloé Zhao / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Long, straight hair
  • Petite frame
  • Cryptic smile
  • Radiant face
Chloé Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Chloé Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Chloé Zhao / Instagram)

Chloé Zhao Facts

  1. Chloé’s first breakthrough had come in 2010 when her short film titled Daughters had won the ‘Best Student Live Action Short’ award at the 2010 Palm Springs International ShortFest and the ‘Special Jury Prize’ at the 2010 Cinequest Film Festival. It had also been premiered at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
  2. She had worked on this and other short films while she was still studying at college. During this time she had worked several odd jobs such as a party promoter, in real estate, and bartending before joining the New York University Tisch School of the Arts. One of her professors there was acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee.
  3. Her debut feature film, Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015), was premiered as a part of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival, and as part of the Director’s Fortnight selection at the Cannes Film Festival. It had also earned a nomination in the category of ‘Best First Feature’ at the 31st Independent Spirit Awards.
  4. For her 2017 film titled The Rider, she had been nominated for the ‘Best Feature’ and ‘Best Director’ awards at the 33rd Independent Spirit Awards. At the same ceremony, she was honored as the inaugural winner of the ‘Bonnie Award’ which was instituted to recognize the achievements of mid-career female directors. The award was named after Bonnie Tiburzi, an American aviator who was the first female pilot for a major American commercial airline.
  5. She is an animal lover and owns 3 chickens and 2 pet dogs.

Featured Image by Chloé Zhao / Instagram

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