|JuJu Chan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||February 2, 1989|
JuJu Chan is a Hong Kongese actress, martial artist, model, singer as well as a writer who came to limelight after portraying the role of Silver Dart Shi in the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016). She gained further popularity by starring in several other movies and programs like the Netflix Series Wu Assassins (2019) where she played the part of Zan. She has been hailed as the “Female Bruce Lee” by her fans and the media because of her real fighting skills as well as her mastery of the “Nunchakus”.
Hong Kong, China
Los Angeles, California, United States, and Hong Kong, China
She attended the University of San Francisco, graduating with a bachelor’s degree with honors in Computer Science and Mathematics. After that, she earned a master’s degree in Film and Television from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
Actress, Martial artist, Model, Singer, Writer
- Siblings – She has 1 twin sister.
She is represented by Agency for the Performing Arts.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- Antony Szeto (2019-Present) – She tied the knot with director Antony Szeto on October 1, 2019.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Chinese descent.
She often tends to dye her hair in different shades.
- Prominent cheekbones
- Expressive eyes
- Shapely lips
JuJu Chan Favorite Things
- Has Proudly Embraced – Her Chinese culture, having stated that every time she has taken on a role, she has tried to bring some Asian culture to it, for instance, she has added Chinese words into her dialogue, and also shared her own food with the crew gatherings after work
- Interests – Hip hop, Ballet, Latin dancing, Skiing, Swimming, Diving, Playing the piano
- Supporter Of – Charity organizations such as Heroes2
JuJu Chan Facts
- She emigrated to the United States when she was 3 years old, settling in San Francisco.
- When she was a child, she was a huge fan of action movies having stars like Jackie Chan, which inspired her to take martial arts training at the age of 10. She began with Judo, as that was the nearest school at the time, going on to learn Shotokan karate, Wushu, Hung Ga, Wing Chun, Nunchaku, ITF Taekwondo, and Muay Thai.
- Her signature weapons have been her double “Nunchakus”.
- JuJu participated in the Miss Chinatown USA 2009 pageant and had emerged the winner.
- She has penned several books including her semi-autobiography titled To Live a Beautiful Life, that was released in June 2010.
- She is fluent in Cantonese, English, and Chinese Mandarin.
- JuJu is an accomplished singer having won awards in Hong Kong and she has written her own songs.
- One of her favorite roles has been that of Silver Dart Shi as she loved her character’s personality, where a masculine female character was portrayed, that is a sharp contrast to the usual norm in the entertainment industry, where female actors are valued more for their appearance than for their talent, and she felt it a complete honor to play her.
Featured Image by JuJu Chan / Instagram